This week we’re offering a book chat, a panel of college students talking about the ups and downs of their first year of college, trivia night, teen writing club, and much more. Join us online! Instagram Teen Book ChatLet’s talk books!  Join us on the QPL Instagram account as your favorite librarians talk about favorite books and authors, new titles you need to check out, and all things teen literature.  Check in weekly.Thursdays, August 13, 20, 273pm College Readiness: Freshman Year Ups and Downs PanelThis will be a conversation with college students discussing their first-year college experiences. The panelists attend local and out-of-state schools. They will talk about what they learned, their adjustment to college life, and their challenges and good memories. The attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. This exciting dialogue will bring families and college students together for a candid discussion. Attend here:, August 135pm Do you Know Your Power?In this workshop, young women learn and participate in activities to help tap into and exercise their power. Attend here:, August 144pm Imagine Your Story TriviaFriday Night is Trivia Night for teens! Each week is a different topic: pop culture, the Olympics, musicals, and more!  Email to register for the program and get the Webex invitation. Log in to Webex on a computer and use Kahoot on your phone to respond. Challenge your friends this summer and see who will reign supreme!Fridays, August 14, 215pm Photo ClubTeens 13 and up: Each week Rafael Ortiz, teen librarian at Flushing Library, will issue a photo journal prompt and demonstrate common photo app editing tools. Keep the creative juices flowing as you work alongside friends in this interactive virtual program. Email, Subject: Photo for a link to the program.Monday, August 173pm Teen Writing ClubAre you a teen writer or a teen who is interested in creative writing? We have a club for you! Join other teens to work on your creative writing through timed writing sprints and prompts. You can work on your own pieces, too. We will discuss writing in all its aspects. Librarians with experience in writing groups will lead the group. To register email and include subject Writing Club to get the login information.Mondays, August 17, 31 September 14, 214pm Read Your Story: After Dark Fairy TalesYou’ve grown up hearing fairy tales all your life that usually have happy endings, but that’s not always the case in these fairy tales. Come and join us for After Dark Fairy Tales, where you’ll hear some stories from the Brothers Grimm. Pull up a chair to hear some truly frightening fairy tales. Readers’ advisory – some stories may contain scary or even grotesque content! To register email and include After Dark in the subject heading.Monday, August 178pm 3D Design with TinkerCAD ClubTeens 13 and up: Get comfortable with 3D design and create a diorama representing your favorite story. Each week Ms. Ilana, teen librarian at Flushing Library, presents challenges and tutorials demonstrating 3D design. Chat with your friends to problem-solve common issues.  Email, Subject: 3D, to register.Tuesday, August 183pm College Readiness: Princeton Review: COVID-19 and College AdmissionsThis session presented by Princeton Review will cover how to handle the SAT, ACT, AP exam results, test optional policies, and other admission requirements.  Join the program here:, August 195pmVIEW ALL UPCOMING PROGRAMS FOR TEENS
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