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Teen Books Reviews

Activities this week — Monday, September 19 to Sunday, September 25, 2016

ACTIVITIES FOR TEENS

All activities for teens are free. They are open to Library members. Library membership is free for Pointe-Claire residents and for all young people attending a high school in Pointe-Claire.

Teens who live in Pointe-Claire must register online. To register, go to ludik.pointe-claire.ca.

Non-resident Library members must register in person at the Central Library.

 

fiercetartan_logoFIERCE TARTAN : GAME DEVELOPER CLUB with Mark Sibthorpe

An opportunity to create your own video game with a pro developer to help you understand the various programming platforms. Bring your laptop.

TOPIC:  VR Occulus Rift

Registration required.

Thursday September 22, 2016.

Central : 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – bilingual.

Volunteering at the Library

Please note that volunteer activities are quickly filling up so register soon.  All volunteers are required to fill out the Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer opportunities for teens”) before registering.

 

ASSISTING WITH CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

Earn volunteer hours by helping with a variety of children’s activities.

Various dates.

Central and Valois : various times – bilingual.

 

TEEN COUNCIL

Help us choose books, prepare themed decorations, and plan activities for teens. You can earn volunteer hours and get experience.

Fridays September 30, October 28, November 25 and December 16, 2016.       

Central : 4 to 5:30 p.m. – bilingual.   

 

READING BUDDIES

Teens share their love for reading with a Little Buddy (7 to 10 years old). Being a Big Buddy is a rewarding way to do volunteer work.

You must be willing to commit for the year in order to join this program.  Application deadline:  Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer Form: Reading Buddies”).

From Tuesday, October 4, 2016, to Friday, May 5, 2017.

Central: according to participants’ availability – bilingual.  

 

READING BUDDIES : MEET THE BUDDY NIGHT

Big Buddies receive a training kit and hear stories from other teens who have participated in the program. Then, the Sorting Hat assigns Little Buddies, and a reading schedule is set up with the child’s parents.

You must be registered as a Big Buddy to attend.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016.

Central:

Training: 6 to 6:30 p.m.

Activity: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

 

ASSISTING WITH THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

Preparing for the Friends of the Library book sale is a great way for teens to earn volunteer hours and get experience.

Thursday, October 20, Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Central : Various times