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Applying for College? Check out these programs!

FAFSA (High schoolers and parents)

  • Monday, January 12
  • 7 p.m., Scheben Branch (Union)
  • Discover all you need to know about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) from Mary Givhan, Director of Financial Aid at Thomas More College. Registration encouraged. Click here to register.

Kaplan ACT Practice Exam (Middle and High Schoolers)

  • Saturday, January 24
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Main Library (Burlington)
  • Take a free practice exam, and Kaplan will send you the results and strategies to improve your score. Registration is required, so please click here to register.

 

Other Cool (and Fun!) Events

MMM Night: Beans or Bust (Middle and High Schoolers)

  • Wednesday, January 21
  • 6-7:30 p.m., Main Library (Burlington)
  • Join us at 6 p.m. for a free meal and workshop! In this night’s workshop, try to balance a jelly bean budget. Register here

Candy Casino (Middle and High Schoolers)

  • Thursday, January 22
  • 6:30 p.m., Florence Branch
  • Step up to the poker table and drop your M&Ms on a full house. Or try your luck at Black Jack, but hold on to your Twizzlers. Registration is encouraged — Click here to register

Improv! (Middle and High Schoolers)

  • Saturday, January 31
  • 2 p.m., Main Library (Burlington)
  • Actors from OTR Improv will lead exercises to help you sharpen your acting chops. Registration is required, so Click here to register

 

Upcoming Teen Events

Teen Night (M/H)
Friday, January 30, 2015 at Florence Branch – Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Improv! (M/H)
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Main Library – Actors from OTR Improv lead exercises to help you sharpen your acting chops. Registration required.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, February 02, 2015 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Open Gym (M/H)
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at Chapin Memorial Library – When we open the doors, the gym is yours. Snacks provided.
Read With a Teen (grades 1-3)
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
TAG (H)
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at Main Library – Help us plan programs, recommend books and materials, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
MAC: Middle School Advisory Committee (M)
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at Main Library – Voice your opinion! Recommend books, help us plan programs, and see your ideas come to life. Pizza provided. Registration encouraged.
Homeschool Hangout (M/H)
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at Main Library – Get up and move with the Boone County Extension Office as they show you how to make heart healthy choices. Caution: nuts may be present. Registration required.
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Movie Lovers Book Club (M/H)
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Come and discuss this month’s title, Warm Bodies.
Movie theater snacks will be provided. Registration encouraged.
Magic the Gathering (M/H)
Thursday, February 05, 2015 at Main Library – Here, I rule! Drop in to battle other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!
Middle School Writers Group (M)
Thursday, February 05, 2015 at Main Library – Do you write short stories? Songs? Poetry? Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, February 09, 2015 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
DIY: One Night, One Project — Minecraft (M/H)
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Florence Branch – TBA
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Yu-gi-oh (grades 4-10)
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Scheben Branch – The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Will You Eat It? (M/H)
Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Lents Branch – Try some delicacies from around the world, including candied bugs. Registration encouraged.
Engineer This!: Geodesic Dome and Paper Roller Coaster (M/H)
Monday, February 16, 2015 at Walton Branch – Create a geodesic dome out of candy and toothpicks and help build a paper roller coaster for marbles. Registration encouraged.
Open Gym (M/H)
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Chapin Memorial Library – When we open the doors, the gym is yours. Snacks provided.
Read With a Teen (grades 1-3)
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
Teen Writer Tuesday (H)
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Main Library – Whether you’re writing fanfic or your first novel, join us on the third Tuesday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Pizza & Pages (M/H)
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Lents Branch – Eat pizza and talk about books you’ve been reading.
Threading Thursday (M/H)
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Are you itchin’ to be stitchin’? Bring your latest projects and work among other thread-loving friends.
Registration encouraged.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, February 23, 2015 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Pokemon (grades 4-7)
Monday, February 23, 2015 at Main Library – Gotta catch ‘em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Anime and Manga Club (M/H)
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Main Library – Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!