when I grow up

What Do I Want To Do When I Grow Up?

Monday, November 30, 2015

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn more about yourself and get some ideas about what occupations, careers, or college majors will fit your interests and your career personality. A fun and revealing activity in which you can develop greater self-awareness and learn about jobs and work environments that may be a good fit for you.Adapted from an exercise created by author Richard Bolles, “What Color is Your Parachute”. This workshop will be led by Career & College Counselor Lisa Mark, M.A.


Hour of Code

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Main Library – Ages 8 & up

Join kids across the world who will all commit to an Hour of Code! At the Maplewood Library, teens and kids will work together on a hands-on program to learn how coding works. Register at: http://mlhourofcode.eventbrite.com/

karaoke party

Karaoke Party

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Main Library – Teens come out and showcase your karaoke talents! This could be your first stop before American Idol or the X-Factor! There will be singing; dancing, PRIZES and snacks will be served.

Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction Club

Monday, December 21, 2015

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Main Library – Grades 6 and up.  Flash fiction is very, very short stories. You choose from the stories provided, read it aloud and then we’ll talk about it. Refreshments will be served.

composition notebook journal

Still time to bring in your ...

  We have extended the period that you can bring in your DiY journal to receive a prize!  Bring in your journal by next Thursday, Sept. 10th to claim your prize!  If you haven’t finished the journal work on it this weekend – even if it’s not complete but close – you still will be eligible for a prize!  You get to keep the journal – we just want to see it and get your feedback!



Read about the Library’s Create Camp ...

There’s a good description and some great photos of our summer programs in the Create Space in today’s Village Green. 

Go to www.maplewoodlibrary,org/create-space-events/ for a full list of projects and to register. Create Camp is a Maker Camp Affiliate Site.

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