Monday, January 23, 2017

Upcoming Teen Events: Writers, Henna, Food, and Gap Year!

Writer's Workshop for Teens
Eight Mondays:
1/23, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24
6-7:30 pm
Robbins Library
Meet at the Reference Desk
Work with Lynette Benton, published writer and writing instructor, to begin or move forward on your writing projects. Ms. Benton will inspire and guide you on your writing journey. For students who like to write stories, poems, or essays. For ages 12-18.  Location: meet at the Robbins Reference Desk.
Teens will have the option of presenting their work on Sunday, May 7th from 3-4:30 pm
Click here to save your spot! 

Snowflake Henna
Tuesday, January 24 (snow date Jan 31)
4:00-6:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room
Join professional henna artist Mandy Roberge in this unique workshop where library patrons can receive beautiful henna tattoos while learning about the history of the art form, known as mehndi. The henna paste is applied artfully to the skin in breathtaking designs, and stains the skin for several weeks. It is safe for all skin types. Open to those in Grades 6-12.

Food Friday!
Friday, January 27
3-4 p.m.
Robbins Library Teen Area
Teens, come to the Teen Area and sample the latest food gimmick! This food tasting event is for those in grades 6-12.

What Is a Gap Year, and Is It for You?
Thursday, February 2
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Are you feeling uncertain or hesitant about going straight to college?  Have you looked into gap year options and been overwhelmed by what is out there? Do you worry 
about what a gap year may cost?  Come learn all about gap year from Jane Sarouhan, Vice President of the Center for Interim Programs, the first independent gap year counseling organization in the United States. Jane has been working with young adults, families and programs for 20 years as an educator, programmer, director and counselor.
Students, parents and staff are welcome to attend!  

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