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Teen Volunteer Opportunity: Become a STEM Mentor!

December, January, February STEM programs in the Kunkel Creation Station

Are you looking for a volunteering opportunity? Are you interested in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM)? Does the idea of learning about 3D printing excite you? Would you like to offer your science skills and help younger kids become excited about science?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then consider becoming a STEM Mentor here at the library! Work with the STEM/Teen Programmer to help mentor kids in STEM programs at the Kunkel Creation Station! For ages 13 to 18. Contact the STEM Coordinator/Teen Programmer, Colleen Pease, at cpease@ccpa.net to find out more information!

 


 

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November 1, 2018
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Services Coordinator to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters.

No registration necessary.

 


Friday, December 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

12:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the Community Room, Lower Level

Drop-in for part or all of this board game event for ages 8-18. Children age 8-12 must be accompanied by an adult. Games will be supplied but bringing along your favorite is encouraged! Feeling creative? Materials to create your own board game will be supplied.

No registration necessary.

 


Monday, January 7, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For ages 12 -18. Younger than 12 but still interested in joining? Fill out the application and & email the Teen Programmer at cpease@ccpa.net. 

 

Limited spots available. Apply online https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9R8HY9W

 

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Services Coordinator to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters.

No registration necessary.

 


Monday, January 14, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For ages 12 -18. Younger than 12 but still interested in joining? Fill out the application and & email the Teen Programmer at cpease@ccpa.net. 

 

Limited spots available. Apply online https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9R8HY9W

 

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Monday, January 14, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please. Registration is now open.  When registering, please indicate which month's session you will be attending. Register online now.

 


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 9:30am

9:30 am – 11:00 am in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. day, take time to gather together. Drop in anytime during the program to enjoy juice and breakfast snacks. Then take a moment to talk to the neighbors at your table and get to know the people in your community. For ages 0 – 100 with no registration necessary. 


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For ages 12 -18. Younger than 12 but still interested in joining? Fill out the application and & email the Teen Programmer at cpease@ccpa.net. 

 

Limited spots available. Apply online https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9R8HY9W

 

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

18 years and up: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in the Community Room, Lower Level

All ages: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Atrium, Upper Level

Martin Luther King Jr. is an icon of justice, peaceful protest,and civil rights, but he was also so much more. On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we will hear from Joseph Robinson, president of the Martin Luther King Leadership Development Institute, who will delve into the layers of who MLK was beyond the surface. Come expecting an engaging, eye-opening, and interactive discussion of Dr. King's life and life's work. Discussion and book-signing follow the presentation. No registration necessary. Two presentations available for differing age groups: 1 pm: 18 years and up, 7 pm: all ages

 

BIO

Mr Robinson is president of the Martin Luther King Leadership Development Institute, Harrisburg, PA, and author of "7 Leadership Imperatives from a Wild Man" (Judson Press, 2008). He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia, and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Central Penn College, Summerdale, PA, where he previously taught African-American History as an adjunct professor.


Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Services Coordinator to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters.

No registration necessary.

 


Monday, January 28, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For ages 12 -18. Younger than 12 but still interested in joining? Fill out the application and & email the Teen Programmer at cpease@ccpa.net. 

 

Limited spots available. Apply online https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9R8HY9W

 

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 6:00pm

6 pm - 8 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Makerspaces are creative community workspaces where people can build and experiment with art, craft and technology projects while sharing tools and ideas with other community members. This week the Kunkel Creation Station will serve as an idea lab and creation space for teens to explore their creativity and cultivate their imaginations in interactive, hands-on ways! For ages 12 -18. Activities throughout the week include building a Chaos Tower, creating things out of cardboard and duct tape, and working with the 3D printer! No registration necessary.


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