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Would You Like to Be a Summer Reading Program Volunteer?
Sign up starting April 15 at the Lincoln City Libraries location of your choice! Here is a checklist and training schedule and an application and permission form. If you are volunteering at Gere Branch Library, you will also need this volunteer contract.
Third Sunday of every month, through May, 2014
(Fourth Sunday in January and April)
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! The third Sunday of every month (fourth Sunday in April) will be devoted to Legos! Each month we'll have a new theme to build, whether it is the pyramids and ziggurats or a new city on the Moon. This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.
Best Ever After School Teen Art Club – meets Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-5:30.
Hosted by Gere’s Teen Advisory Board, Mentored by Volunteer Artist Extrordinaire, Chris D.
Come discover your passion – Painting? Drawing? Anime? Writing? Music? Pottery? Don’t know yet, or just want to explore the options? Come on ahead. We have guest artists visit to share their projects, and Chris to organize your next masterpiece. Supplies are provided, along with a bit of sugary, caffeinated sustenance. Here are some examples of the Club's work! (Updated May 2013)
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Teen Advisory Boards
Creative teens advise library staff about materials, programs and services they would like to see in the library. This is your chance to make a difference! If you are interested in joining a Teen Advisory Board, please contact us at these e-mail addresses:
On Saturday September 8, 2012, current TAB members and other interested young adults met at Densmore Park to participate in the Hunger Games and find out about the different TAB groups. Here are some photos from the event.
Take a look at how members of Gere Branch Library's Teen Advisory Board have been working to make the Library better!
Teen Advisory Board Podcast
Check out this Podcast featuring the Bennett Martin Public Library's Teen Advisory Board!
Listen now - 9:57, 6.8 MB
Many of our other Podcasts also feature discussions of books for teens; here is an index to those Podcasts.
Need Help With Homework?
Homework HelpNow powered by brainfuse provides free homework help and online tutoring. Chat with a tutor through instant messaging from 2:00 PM to 11:00 p.m., seven days a week for grades 3-12 in the areas of math, English, science, and social studies. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available.
And don't forget our other homework help resources!
Downloadable Audiobooks and e-Books
Downloadable audiobooks and e-Books for young people are now available! Use your library card number to log in to our Digital Downloads site and start reading and listening! Here's some more information to help you get started with e-Books and audiobooks.
Video Games Now Available for Checkout
Here's some information about them.
The Continuing Adventures of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy
Don't miss The Continuing Adventures of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy! (QuickTime format, 16.8 MB) This eleven-minute sequel to the original Adventures of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy was created to thank our volunteers for all the work they do. Thank you, volunteers!
After-School Gaming @ Walt Branch Library
Drop in after school for open gaming! Join other 6-12th graders on Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 and Wednesdays from 3:15-4:30.