SCPL Teen Blog

October 25, 2011

FREE ACT Practice Test!

Filed under: events — Amy @ 5:09 pm

FREE ACT PRACTICE TEST
Saturday, November 12
9:30AM-1:30PM

East Regional Library
160 West Campus Drive, Destrehan, LA
Map to Branch

Register for the Free ACT Practice Test online at www.princetonreview.com.  Click on the  “Free Events” tab!

OR

Call 1-800-2Review (1-800-273-8439)

After taking the test, you’ll receive a detailed score report, so you’ll know where your strengths and weaknesses are.

July 22, 2011

Toothpick Sculpting!

Filed under: events, summer reading — Amy @ 2:28 pm

If you missed last summer’s toothpick art workshops, we’ve invited Michael Smith, a.k.a. Toothpick Man, back again!  Michael holds the Guinness Book of Records for the largest toothpick sculpture ever built, an alligator named Alley that weighs over 300 pounds and contains 3 million toothpicks.  He’ll be here next week to show off some of his sculptures and help you create your own toothpick art!

Toothpick Art Workshops for tweens and teens

Wednesday, July 27
Norco Branch at 10:00 a.m.
St. Rose Branch at 12:00 p.m.
Hahnville Branch at 2:00 p.m.
Paradis Branch at 3:30 p.m.

June 6, 2011

Harry Potter Lock-In July 16!

Filed under: East Regional Library, events, Harry Potter, summer reading — SCPL Teens @ 6:47 pm

Welcome to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

Get ready for a full night of Harry Potter! As you may already know, the last film in the series will be out in theaters on Friday, July 15.
To celebrate, we will be having an all-night Harry Potter extravaganza on Saturday, July 16 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Harry Potter Lock-In Invitation and Permission Slip
Very important: Pick up an invitation and a permission slip at any branch. Or, print an invitation and permission slip from the link above.  You must have it signed at returned to the library by July 15!

February 20, 2011

This Week @ Your Library

Filed under: events — SCPL Teens @ 12:00 pm

View our Calendar of Events at the library.
Tweens—recommended for ages 8 to 12
Teens—recommended for ages 12 to 18

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WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Thursday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m.—Thriller Thursday: Game Night TEENS&TWEENS
Come play your favorite board games with us!

EAST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Wednesday, February 23 at 4:00 p.m.—Wii Wednesday: Just Dance 2 TEENS
Come to the library for an afternoon of fun with one of our new Nintendo Wii games, Just Dance 2! Grab your friends, and get your groove on.

Thursday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m.—Mardi Gras Mask Craft TWEENS
Come design an awesome Mardi Gras mask to wear or display in your room.

HAHNVILLE BRANCH

Thursday, February 24 at 3:00 p.m.—Game Daze TEENS

ST. ROSE BRANCH

Fridays at 3:00 p.m.—Game Daze TEENS&TWEENS

 

 

 

February 13, 2011

This Week @ Your Library

Filed under: events — SCPL Teens @ 12:00 pm

View our Calendar of Events at the library.
Tweens—recommended for ages 8 to 12
Teens—recommended for ages 12 to 18

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WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Thursday, February 17 at 5:00 p.m.—Project Help TEENS&TWEENS
Tired of waiting for a computer to open up so you can do your homework? Wait no more!

EAST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Wednesday, February 16 at 5:00 p.m.—BATS Meeting TEENS
Want to start a book club? Learn how to make duct tape crafts? Come help plan your own library programs and receive service hours at the same time!

ST. ROSE BRANCH

Wednesday, February 16 at 4:00 p.m.—Art Attack TEENS&TWEENS
Come to the library, and decorate Mardi Gras masks!

Fridays at 3:00 p.m.—Game Daze TEENS&TWEENS

 

 

 

February 11, 2011

Free ACT Practice Tests

Filed under: college prep, events — SCPL Teens @ 8:42 pm

Saturday February 26
9:30AM-1:30PM

East Regional Library
160 West Campus Drive
Destrehan, LA
Map to Branch

Saturday March 5
9:30AM-1:30PM

West Regional Library
105 Lakewood Drive
Luling, LA
Map to Branch

Register for the Free Practice Tests online at www.princetonreview.com.  Click on the  “Free Events” tab!

OR

Call 1-800-2Review (1-800-273-8439)

After taking the test, you’ll receive a detailed score report, so you’ll know where your strengths and weaknesses are.

Then, come to the East Regional Library for a Scores Back Strategy Session on Thursday, March 17th at 5:00 p.m.  You’ll meet with a certified Princeton Review instructor and learn tips and tricks to beating the ACT.

January 30, 2011

This Week @ Your Library

Filed under: events — SCPL Teens @ 12:00 pm

View our Calendar of Events at the library.

Tweens—recommended for ages 8 to 12
Teens—recommended for ages 12 to 18


WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Thursday, February 3 at 6:00 p.m.—Chinese New Year Craft TEENS&TWEENS
Come celebrate the new year with us by making Chinese clay dishes and twig vases!

EAST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Wednesdays, February 2 and 16 at 5:00 p.m.—BATS Meeting TEENS
Want to start a book club? Learn how to make duct tape crafts? Come help plan your own library programs and receive service hours at the same time!

ST. ROSE BRANCH

Saturday, February 5 at 11:00 a.m.—Popcorn and a Movie: Karate Kid starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith (PG) TEENS&TWEENS
Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could’ve been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother’s latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying, but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre’s feelings make an enemy of the class bully and kung fu prodigy, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a master of kung fu. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

 

 

 

 

January 23, 2011

This Week @ Your Library

Filed under: events — SCPL Teens @ 5:00 pm

View our Calendar of Events at the library.
Tweens—recommended for ages 8 to 12
Teens—recommended for ages 12 to 18

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WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Thursday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.—Thriller Thursday Game Night TEENS&TWEENS
Come play board games with us!

EAST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Wednesday,  26 at 4:00 p.m.—Wii Wednesday TEENS
Come to the library for an afternoon of fun playing the Nintendo Wii. Join us for different games every time, including MarioKart, Wii Sports and much more.

Thursday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.—Creepy Crawly Snakes TWEENS
Come create an awesome creepy crawly snake that you can scare anyone with. We will also have a couple of live snakes.

Friday, January 28 at 3:30 p.m.—Duct Tape Crafts TEENS
Grab a friend and join us for duct tape crafts. Make your own wallets and cell phone holders out of our wide variety of colored duct tapes!

HAHNVILLE BRANCH

Thursday, January 27 at 3:00 p.m.—Outdoor Game Daze TEENS&TWEENS
Four square, ring toss, horse shoes and more!

ST. ROSE BRANCH

Fridays at 3:00 p.m.—Game Daze TEENS&TWEENS

January 16, 2011

This Week @ Your Library

Filed under: events — SCPL Teens @ 5:00 pm

View our Calendar of Events at the library.
Tweens—recommended for ages 8 to 12
Teens—recommended for ages 12 to 18

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WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Wednesday, January 19 at 6:00 p.m.—Jewelry Craft TEENS&TWEENS
Add to your collection by making your own one-of-a-kind jewelry!

Thursday, January 20 at 5:00 p.m.—Family Movie Night ALL AGES
We will be showing How To Train Your Dragon (PG). Bring your blanket, and sprawl out for the movie.

EAST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Wednesday, January 19 at 5:00 p.m.—BATS Meeting TEENS
Want to start a book club? Learn how to make duct tape crafts? Come help plan your own library programs and receive service hours at the same time!

NORCO BRANCH

Thursday, January 20 at 3:00 p.m.—Painting Wooden Cars TWEENS
Come paint your own miniature race car.

ST. ROSE BRANCH

Wednesday, January 19 at 4:00 p.m.—Art Attack TEENS&TWEENS
Join us for flicker football.

Fridays at 3:00 p.m.—Game Daze TEENS&TWEENS

January 9, 2011

This Week @ Your Library

Filed under: events — SCPL Teens @ 5:00 pm

View our Calendar of Events at the library.
Tweens—recommended for ages 8 to 12
Teens—recommended for ages 12 to 18

______________________________________________________________________________________

WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Thursday, January 13 at 6:00 p.m.—Dragon Craft TEENS&TWEENS
Come create your own spinning dragon top. How long can you keep it spinning?

EAST REGIONAL LIBRARY

Tuesday, January 11 at 6:00 p.m.—Fantastic Fossils TWEENS
If you like fossils, this is the program for you. Come see some fantastic fossils, and learn all about how they are formed and found.

Wednesdays, January 12 and 26 at 4:00 p.m.—Wii Wednesday TEENS
Come to the library for an afternoon of fun playing the Nintendo Wii. Join us for different games every time, including MarioKart, Wii Sports and much more.

Friday, January 14 at 5:30 p.m.—After Hours Movie Night TEENS
Join us for an after-hours movie night! We will be watching Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (PG-13) and snacking on popcorn. Just enter through the meeting room exit!

HAHNVILLE BRANCH

Thursday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m.—Popcorn and a Movie: Lottery Ticket (PG) TEENS&TWEENS

NORCO BRANCH

Wednesday, January 12 at 3:00 p.m.—Birdhouse Craft TEENS
Come decorate your own birdhouse.

ST. ROSE BRANCH

Fridays at 3:00 p.m.—Game Daze TEENS&TWEENS

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