SAT Math Session

Free SAT Practice Session for the Math Section

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s a good time to start planning for the October 7th SAT Test date! Choose one session (both sessions will cover the same material) and in two hours, participants will enjoy a simulated, timed test environment, followed by a review of the material/questions with experienced test prep tutor, Michael Steiner.Registration Required

Tuesday Sep. 5 @ Hilton 6-8pm https://hbsatpractice.eventbrite.com

Wednesday Sep. 6 @ Main 7-9pm https://mainsatpractice.eventbrite.com

How to Write Great College Essays

How to Write Great College Essays with Collegewise

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Main Library – Many great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons.” Better tales are there for the writing. This seminar will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essays, and offer suggestions for sharing your best stories.

Registration Recommended: https://mmlcollegeessay.eventbrite.com

Paying for College

Paying for College: Financial Aid and Scholarships with Collegewise

Thursday, October 5, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – We think the process of applying for financial aid and scholarships is a lot more confusing and stressful than it needs to be. This seminar shares step-by-step advice for families, from how to estimate your eligibility to what forms to fill out to when to file them. We’ll even address the role of scholarships, how to find them, and how to evaluate a student’s potential eligibility. Registration Recommended: https://mmlpayingforcollege.eventbrite.com

Teen Poster

Teen Summer Reading Program

Join us this summer from June 19-August 17 for our Summer Reading Program for teens in grades 6-12! Once you register, submit a Teen Summer Reading Prize Entry every time you finish a book, read a newspaper article, listen to a podcast, or encounter words in any format. If you include a two sentence or more review, you get a second entry into our prize raffle.

The more you read, the more entries you submit, the more chances you get to win one of four Prize Packs! Our teens winners will be notified on August 18.

Join in on more summer fun with teen programs like our Create Camp, Build a Better World volunteer hours, and Village 2 Village initiative.

To register and start submitting prize entries visit https://maplewoodsummerreading.com/

2016 Teens Top Ten Books

 

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country.  The list is compiled by the Young Adult Services Association (YALSA).

The 2016 Teens’ Top Ten titles are:

Alive by Chandler Baker

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

The Novice: Summoner: Book One by Taran Matharu

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

When by Victoria Laurie

Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls By Lynn Weingarten

Teen Reads

  • Teen Reads Everything about books and authors for teens
  • YA Book Central A stopover for people looking for information on young adult books     
  • Reading Rants! Out of the ordinary teen booklists
  • Guys Lit Wire Helps guys find the books they want to read
  • Figment A community to share your writing, connect with other readers and find new stories and authors

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