Teen Events

Minute to Win It

Teen Events

November 15

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Complete our crazy challenge in under a minute, and win a prize!

Open to all teens grades 6-12

Drop In | Main Library

Teen Zone Trivia

Teen Events

November 16

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Guess (or research) the answer, win some candy!

Open to all teens grades 6-12

Drop In | Main Library

Newspaper Basket Weaving

Teen Events

November 19

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Try your hand at the traditional art of basket weaving! We will be using recycled newspaper and cardboard to make this DIY up-cycled craft.

Open to all teens grades 6-12

Drop In | Main Library

Teen Zone Refresh

Teen Events

November 26

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Flex your artistic muscles on some new canvases that will refresh our Teen Zone space. 

Open to all teens grades 6-12

Drop In | Main Library

Teen Zone Trivia

Teen Events

November 30

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Guess (or research) the answer, win some candy!

Open to all teens grades 6-12

Drop In | Main Library

Don’t Panic! Take the Stress Out of Writing Your College Essay

Teen Events

December 5

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Still struggling with your college application essay? This December 5 workshop is designed to take some of the pressure off. We’ll talk about the Common App essay questions, brainstorm, and do some writing exercises to help you narrow in on a topic that is unique to you. This workshop is geared toward students who still haven’t settled on an essay topic. 

Registration Recommended but not required: https://dontpaniccollegeessay.eventbrite.com

Genine Babakian is a writer and editor who has worked for newspapers, non-profits and UN agencies.  She has been conducting the Don’t Panic workshops at Maplewood Library since 2013.

There will also be opportunities for one on one essay help following this workshop. Sign-ups for one-on-one help are linked below:

December 8 One-on-One help at Main Libraryhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4baaa62caaf85-dont

December 15 One-on-One help at Hilton Branchhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4baaa62caaf85-dont1

Don’t Panic! One-on-One College Essay Help @ Main Library

Teen Events

December 8

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Still struggling with your college application essay? Sign up for one-on-one editing sessions with Genine Babakian, a writer and editor who has worked for newspapers, non-profits and UN agencies.  She has been conducting the Don’t Panic workshops at Maplewood Library since 2013.

These sessions are designed for students who have started their essays but need some advice or a second set of eyes. 

Please sign up for a 30 minute time slot at https://bit.ly/2Odbz3O and email your essay ahead of time to Genine Babakian at gbabakian@earthlink.net in order to get the most out of your 30 minute sessions

 

Don’t Panic! One-on-One College Essay Help @ Hilton Branch

Hilton Branch Events

December 15

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Still struggling with your college application essay? Sign up for one-on-one editing sessions with Genine Babakian, a writer and editor who has worked for newspapers, non-profits and UN agencies.  She has been conducting the Don’t Panic workshops at Maplewood Library since 2013.

These sessions are designed for students who have started their essays but need some advice or a second set of eyes. 

Please sign up for a 30 minute time slot at https://bit.ly/2ERuiTk and email your essay ahead of time to Genine Babakian at gbabakian@earthlink.net in order to get the most out of your 30 minute sessions