February 2013 Archives

Coming Up: More SAT Stuff!

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SATMarch2(ONE).pngTwo more SAT programs are coming up in March!  On March 2, we'll be having a follow-up to the February 23 "The 18 Things You Need to Know to Kick Butt on the SAT Math" session with "12 More Things You Need to Know to Succeed on the SAT Math I Subject Test" in the second floor meeting room beginning at noon.  Details about the program and registration can be found here.   

Then on March 4, in conjunction with Greenwich Library's Student Leadership Council, we'll be holding another SAT Practice test, also in the second floor meeting room beginning at 4:00pm.  Details & registration here.  Seating is limited, so act fast. 

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SATTestFeb23.pngCraig Lanzoni, President of Linear Learning Co., will be presenting "The 18 Things You Need to Know to Kick Butt on the SAT Math" on Saturday, February 23, beginning at noon in the library's Cole Auditorium.  Details and online registration  here

This 4-hour intensive seminar, the first of several between now and March 23 that'll cover the SAT & the ACT, will go over the 18 critical things that, when mastered and applied, will assure you success on the SAT Math. Whether you're preparing for the SAT for the first time, or you're working to improve your score, this seminar will help you immensely. Contact Margaret Walsh at (203) 622-7915 for more details. 

Upcoming programs: 

12 More Things You Need to Know to Succeed on the SAT Math I Subject Test (March 2nd)

SAT Practice Test (March 4th)

What You Need to Know to Ace the ACT Math and Science Test (March 23rd) 

And (sneaky plug time) you'll also want to brush up on your TARDIS knowledge  for this event on March 28th (more details soon). 

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Beautiful Creatures

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BCjacket.pngFebruary 14, Valentine's Day, is also opening day for a new film Beautiful Creatures.  Based on a book written for Young Adults by Kami Garcia, Beautiful Creatures tells the story of a Lena, a girl who moves to South Carolina with her family.  Lena's family are "Casters" who are all endowed with witch-like powers. On her upcoming sixteenth birthday, Lena will learn if she will become a creature of the darkness or a creature of the light.  Feeling like an outsider in a new town, Lena falls in love with a boy named Ethan, with whom she shares a psychic connection that spans back to the Civil War.  If you're a fan of Twilight or supernatural romance, be sure to  check out this award winning title and of course, see the film. View the trailer below.

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Celebrate Black History Month 2013!

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My Pictures (Jan2013) 047.jpgYep, it's that time of year again.  This February is Black History Month, where important events and people in the African American world are celebrated and acknowledged. 

As you see from the picture above, we've put up a display in the second floor Teen Central area highlighting books by and about African Americans.  There are titles by such authors as Coe Booth, Angela Johnson and Walter Dean Myers, as well as books about Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. 

Here and on our Facebook and Twitter pages, we'll be posting links to various  BHM-related sites, like these ones:

African American History Month

Enchanted Learning

The History Channel  

Smithsonian Education

More links will be coming.  Watch for them.  And let us know what you'd like us to highlight in our display. 

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StudentLeaders123112.pngOur Student Volunteer Advisory group, the Student Leadership Council,  consisting of students from grades 7-12, get together at Teen Central on the second floor the first Wednesday of each month.  They discuss using library resources to initiate, develop & realize projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours.

Interested in joining?  New members are always welcomed. The SLC's next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 6th at 7:00 pm. For more details, click here.

Students will assist the library to provide essential programs to their particular age group as well as contributing to the library community. So come prepared! Snacks & refreshments will be served.  Email us here, or call Ed and/or Everett at (203) 622-7918 or 625-6507 for more info. Hope to see you there!

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