Teen/Tween Summer Reading

electric guitar, amps, books, teen and tween summer reading, Libraries Rock, image copyright 2018 CSLP, artwork by Larry Jones

LIBRARIES ROCK!

Pick up a free reading log at Mounce Library (Bryan) or Ringer Library (College Station) June 1 to July 31, 2018. Come in for prizes at 15 and 30 days. Last day to turn in reading logs is August 31, 2018. The final prize is a free book. All events are free. Contact Elaine at (979) 209-5600 for more information about Mounce events and Cindy or Kendra at (979) 764-3416 for more information about Ringer events. Please note: Information is subject to change.

SUMMER EVENTS THAT REQUIRE EARLIER REGISTRATION:

Job Skills Training Program (Ringer Library):

  • Going into 9th-12th grade in Fall 2018
  • Apply March 1 – April 30, 2018
  • Sign up for a schedule (at least 24 hours at summer reading desk)
  • Mandatory training in May (contact Cindy for details)
  • Learn about resumes, cover letters, & careers; get volunteer experience
  • Contact Cindy at (979) 764-3416 for more information or to apply

TEENS Publish (Ringer Library):

  • Going into 7th-12th grade in Fall 2018
  • Apply May 1 – May 31, 2018 (limited to 15 people)
  • Creative writing/illustrating program led by author Molly Blaisdell
  • Wednesdays, June 6 – Aug. 8 (except July 4), 2:30-5 p.m.
  • Complete one polished piece to be included in an anthology
  • Contact Kendra at (979) 764-3416 for more information or to apply

MOUNCE LIBRARY (BRYAN) TEEN/TWEEN EVENTS

5TH-12TH GRADE, NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

School’s Out Picnic: Thurs., June 7 at 3 – 4:30 p.m, bring a blanket, free food

2 Fit 2 Quit: Thurs., June 14 at 3 – 4:30 p.m, fitness routine with professional trainer

Rock Solid: Thurs., June 28 at 3 – 4:30 p.m., all sorts of building sets

Game Day Blowout: Thurs., July 12 at 3 – 4:30 p.m., try an old/new game or bring one

Disney’s Incredibles: Thurs., July 26 at 3-5 p.m., PG movie and popcorn

 

5TH-12TH GRADE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

BCS Has Got Talent!: Thurs., June 21 at 3 – 4:30 p.m., show off any talent, entry form required in advance (form will be available online and at the library)

Artisan Day: Thurs., July 19, limit 20 people per activity, guided by skilled artists

  • Jewelry 2 Go, make and take jewelry, 1-2:30 PM
  • Art with Glass, 2-3:30 PM
  • Mug Rugs (quilting), 3:30-5 PM

RINGER LIBRARY (COLLEGE STATION) TEEN/TWEEN EVENTS

5TH-7TH GRADE, REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED:

Tween Ice Cream Party and Book Swap: Sat., June 2 at 1-3 p.m, bring a book to swap

Button Mania for Tweens: Fri., July 27 at 1-3 p.m, create your own buttons

 

5TH-12TH GRADE, REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED:

Larry Through the Lens: Mon., June 4 at 6-8 p.m, photography, bring a camera or phone

The Hungry Games: Mon., June 11 at 2-4 p.m, cake decorating challenge, supplies provided

Supernatural Survival Sports 101: Sat., June 23 at 2-4 p.m., outdoor challenges

Larry’s Arts and Trash: Mon., June 25 at 6-8 p.m., create art with recycled trash

Magic Workshop: Tues., July 3 at 1 p.m., learn magic tricks, 2nd-12th grade

Bruce Larry: Mon., July 9 at 6-7 p.m., martial arts and self-defense

Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? It’s Larry!: Sat., July 14 at 2-4 p.m., superhero movie & challenges

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go” Art Contest: July 15 – Aug. 1, any art medium, turn in at YS

Larry @ the Disco: Fri., July 20 at 2-3 p.m, activities from the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s

Larry in the Lab: Mon., July 23 at 2-4 p.m., weird science activities

Music Madness: Tues., July 24 at 10 a.m., bring a musical instrument to show kids

Reptile Day: Sat., July 28 at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m., snakes and more

 

9TH-12TH GRADE, REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED:

Tortilla Teen Talk: Mon., Aug. 6 at 5-7 p.m, teens discuss topics that matter, free snacks

 

11TH-12TH GRADE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

SAT Training: Tues., June 5 at 1 – 3:30 p.m, practice test and SAT tips from Sylvan

 

TEEN & ADULT (13+), REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED:

Guitar Hero for Teens and Tweens: Sat., July 21 at 2-4 p.m, PlayStation 2

Animé Club: Thurs., June 28, July 26, Aug. 30 at 4 – 5:30 p.m, PG to TV-14 videos

BCSPLS TEEN/TWEEN EVENT, 5TH-12TH, PERMISSION SLIP REQUIRED:

Teen/Tween Pool Party at Adamson Lagoon: Tues., July 31, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

  • Must attend at least 2 teen and/or tween events at Mounce &/or Ringer libraries
  • Signed permission slip required (will be available at libraries and at the party)
  • Meet at Adamson Lagoon (1900 Anderson St., inside Bee Creek Park, College Station)
  • Free swimming and snacks
  • Contact Kendra at (979) 764-3416 or Elaine at (979) 209-5600.

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If you are interested in volunteering or joining the Teen Advisory Board and are in 7th-12th grade, contact Cindy at (979) 764-3416 for Ringer (College Station) or Elaine at (979) 209-5600 for Mounce (Bryan). If you will be in 7th grade in the fall, you may apply starting in May.

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