TEEN PROGRAMS AND EVENTS PDF Print E-mail

ABOVE THE INFLUENCE ART CLUB AND SHOWPaint brush paint
CLUB MEETINGS: Fridays, 4:30-5:30 pm
DATES: September 26, October 17, November 21, December 5

In partnership with Covina Coalition for Change, you are invited to create art and spread awareness on
the dangers of alcohol. For more information, contact Laura Caloca at (626) 331-5316.

GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB
MEETING DATES: Fridays, 4:30-6 pm, August 29, September 12, October 10, November 14

pencilTeens will learn about storyboarding, art and design, the writing process and publication. Activities include movie days, graphic novel club readings and more! For information, call (626) 384-5276 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Ages 12-17.

TEEN READ WEEK
October 12-18
This year “Turn Dreams into Reality!”   What does this statement mean to you?  Submit an art piece or essay on this topic by Saturday, October 18. Winners receive a mystery prize! Also complete a survey for a drawing prize!

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

Complete a survey by October 18 and be eligible for a prize drawing!

Reading challenge: Check out a book from the Teen Read Week display by October 18 and be entered into a prize drawing!

 

Also join us for the...

TEEN VOLUNTEER AND CAREER FAIR

Wednesday, October 15, 5-7 pm
Learn how to turn your dreams into a reality with advice from local organizations, gain volunteer opportunity information, and participate in a presentation.  Dress up as your hero and voice how they pursued their dreams! 

Presentation to take place at 6 p.m.

 

As a Library grant recipient, this event is made possible by YALSA and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s Teen Read Week grant.  For a full listing of events, please visit the Library or website.


Dollar General DG logoFor years, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has provided Youth Literacy Grants to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations in hopes to provide assistance in implementing and expanding literacy programs for youth.  For more information about Dollar General and its Youth Literacy Grants, visit www.dollargeneral.com.


Young Adult Library Services AssociationYALSAFor more than 50 years, YALSA has worked to build the capacity of libraries and librarians to engage, serve and empower teens.  For more information about YALSA or to access national guidelines and other resources, go to www.ala.org/yalsa, or contact the YALSA office by phone, (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390, or email, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Covina's T.E.A.M. (Teens Endeavor to Accomplish More)-Free! PDF Print E-mail
 

volunteer

 
Are you a teen who enjoys volunteering and helpingaround the community? Join Covina's T.E.A.M. where teens participate in service projects and volunteer at community events each month. To be an active member, teens must attend a monthly meeting and one service opportunity each month. Attend the next meeting for more information.
 
Location: Hollfelder Teen Center, Covina Park, 301 N. Fourth Ave.
Day & Time: Tuesdays, 6-7 pm
Dates:  November 4, December 2
 
For information, please contact the Parks & Recreation office at (626) 384-5340. Office hours are Monday-Thursday and alternate Fridays, 10 am- 5:45 pm
 
Staff Suggestions for Teen Readers PDF Print E-mail

first loveFirst Love by James Patterson
BL: 4.9- AR Pts: 8.0
Runaways 16-year-old Axi and 17-year old Robinson, who met on a cancer ward, leave Oregon on a cross-country trip to experience the best of life before it is too late.

 

 



 

 

finisher

 

The Finisher by David Baldacci
BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 20.0
Fourteen-year-old Vega has always been told that the forest surrounding her village is full of monsters, until her mentor disappears, and she realizes the village is built on lies.  

 

 

 

BitterblueBitterblue by Kristin Cashore
BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 23.0
Bitterblue, 18-year-old queen of Monsea, realizes the futility of relying on advisers who surround her with lies as she tries to help her people heal from the thirty-five-year spell cast by her father. (Sequel to Graceling)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faultinourstars
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green
BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 10.0
Sixteen year old Hazel, who has cancer, meets Augustus at a kids-with-cancer support group and as they fall in love they both wonder how they will be remembered.

 

 

 

 
Get Involved! PDF Print E-mail

volunteermatch_org

Do you need volunteer hours? We need talented youth like you to volunteer at the library! Check out our volunteer opportunities on VolunteerMatch.

 
Brainfuse Homework Help PDF Print E-mail

brainfuseAccess Brainfuse and chat with tutors between 1 and 10 p.m. Monday thru Sunday (except holidays). No appointment is necessary. Get help with the toughest school assignments -- chemistry, physics, calculus, etc. -- by clicking on the orange "Homework Help" tab. Students can also take mock SAT and ACT exams, and upon receiving the test results, can get one-on-one tutoring on the areas of the test they need to strengthen. Take as many practice exams as you want! To access the test center, click on the red "A+ Test Center" tab.

 
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