Brainerd Memorial Library
920 SAYBROOK ROAD, HADDAM, CT 06438     P:860.345.2204

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Teens

Teen Advisory Board

Halloween Book Folding Take & Make Craft

Craft bags include one book, instructions, and folding patterns for a pumpkin, bat, and ghost. Bags will be available through curbside pickup starting Tuesday October 13th through Saturday the 17th.

To reserve your craft bag and arrange a pickup time, please email us at library@brainerdlibrary.org or call 860-345-2204.

A Google Meet with instructions will be held on Monday, October 19th at 5:00pm.

Please email Katrina at kkirby@brainerdlibrary.org to receive the invite link. For grades 6 – 12

Time spent participating in this event counts towards school community service


Pumpkin Carving for Tweens and Teens

Pumpkins and carving kits will be available through curbside pickup starting Wednesday October 21st while supplies last. 

Carving kits are available to patrons ages 12 and over. Younger patrons must have adult supervision. Kits are handled wearing PPE, are quarantined before becoming available, and will include individually wrapped candies.


Community Service Hours Available!

Sign up to Volunteer Here!

For questions please email our YA Librarian Katrina

 

 

 

 

 


NASA has announced International Observe the Moon Nights. This is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide. 

This is a great opportunity to promote nature, science and culture for K-12 education!

For details of International Observe the Moon Night visit  https://moon.nasa.gov/observe-the-moon/annual-event/overview/

 

 

 


Some Plink Musicfun links to try.Chrome Rhythm Make music! Experiment with sound and rhythm.  Click links and start playing!   Here are:  Plink by Dinahmoe &  Music Lab Song Experiments


How to Make a Garland Video Link

Here is a Teen Craft video from Teen Librarian Katrina Kirby!

 

 


 

Here are the results from the May 21st TAB sketching challenge!

Click on graphic to view.

Thanks for joining us!

 

 

 


Teen Advisory Board is Back — on GoogleMeet!

Join the Teen Advisory Board on GoogleMeet for activities and movies!

BML has a new teen services librarian: Katrina Kirby. And there’s room for new Teen Advisory Board members, too!

TAB meetings are open to all Middle or High School students.

Please contact Katrina to register.

  • Voice your ideas for improved young adult (YA) services.

  • Help plan YA events and activities.

  • Help develop the YA collection.

  • Assist with Children’s events and book clubs.

  • Voice your ideas on community service projects

  • Meeting time counts toward school community service hours

It’s your library…be heard and make a difference!


audible

For as long as schools are closed, Amazon Audible is available. Starting today, kids can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across 6 different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It’s that easy!


Here are 450 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

Free College Classes and Code Camp!

8 Ivy League schools now offer free online courses across multiple online course platforms.There are 450 classes . Class Central has made a collection of all these which include the following categories: Computer Science, Data Science, Programming, along with: Humanities, Business, Art & Design, Science, Social Sciences, Health & Medicine, Engineering, Mathematics, Education & Teaching, and Personal Development.


khan academy — Steemit

How Khan Academy works

A nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone. Personalized learning: Students practice at their own pace, first filling in gaps in their understanding and then accelerating their learning. Trusted content created by experts: Khan Academy’s library of trusted, standards-aligned practice and lessons covers math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, AP®, SAT®, and more. Tools to empower teachers: Teachers can identify gaps in their students’ understanding, tailor instruction, and meet their needs.


Middle School Essay Contest Results!

“What happiness means to you”

First Place Essay Winner: Quinn Pollock
Read Quinn’s essay “One Day” here.

Special judges’ awards:
Sarah Bradley: Read essay here
Morgan Cook: Read essay here