Greenwich Library | Teen Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/images/greenwichtree.jpg Greenwich Library http://www.greenwichlibrary.org Teen Programs at Greenwich Library. en-us 60 3,2,1...Lift Off! Rocketry for Teens <b>When:</b> Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Participants will explore the basic principles of rocket design, trajectory, and propulsion using rockets they make and launch.<br /><br />For ages 11 and up.<br /><br />Please contact Teen Services Librarian Margaret Walsh for more information.<br /><br /><br />TEENSUMMERREADING2014http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24221 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24221 Middle School Book Club <b>When:</b> Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Book discussion for students entering grades 6, 7 and 8.<br /><br />The title we will be talking about today is "Eye of the Storm" by Kate Messner. In this 2015 Nutmeg nominee Jaden's visit with her meteorologist father, who has just returned from spending four years in Russia conducting experiments, fills her with fear as she discovers that her father's community, Placid Meadows, is anything but placid. Killer tornadoes and futuristic science make this a must read!<br /><br />Pizza will be served.<br /><br />You may register for the program and pick up a copy of the book at the 2nd floor reference desk. <br /><br />Please contact Teen Services Librarian Margaret Walsh for more information.<br /><br /><br /><br />TEENSUMMERREADING2014<br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24161 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24161 Student Leadership Council Debate Program <b>When:</b> Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at The Jewel<br><br>Greenwich Library's Student Leaders will allow middle school students and underclassmen in high school the opportunity to learn about debate. We will provide a lesson for the first half hour on a skill used in one or both of the two kinds of debate that high school Connecticut debaters participate in. For the rest of the time, we will either break off into teams or will stage a debate with the students, depending on the size of the group. This opportunity will give future varsity-level debaters the skill-set, confidence, and understanding necessary for success. For local students in grades 8-12. NOTE: JULY 26th SESSION CANCELLED. RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 2nd<br /><br /> <br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24633 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24633 Summer Chess <b>When:</b> Monday, August 04, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. <br /><br />No registration is required.<br /><br />TEENSUMMERREADING2014<br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24173 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24173 Greenwich Library Student Leadership Council <b>When:</b> Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library<br><br>Students from grades 7-12 get together at Teen Central on the second floor using library resources to initiate, develop & realize projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours. 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. Call Ed or Everett at (203) 622-7918 or 625-6507 for more info.<br /><br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24600 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24600 Student Leadership Council Debate Program <b>When:</b> Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at The Jewel<br><br>Greenwich Library's Student Leaders will allow middle school students and underclassmen in high school the opportunity to learn about debate. We will provide a lesson for the first half hour on a skill used in one or both of the two kinds of debate that high school Connecticut debaters participate in. For the rest of the time, we will either break off into teams or will stage a debate with the students, depending on the size of the group. This opportunity will give future varsity-level debaters the skill-set, confidence, and understanding necessary for success. For local students in grades 8-12. NOTE: JULY 26th SESSION CANCELLED. RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 2nd<br /><br /> <br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24634 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24634 Teen Summer Reading Film and Finale! <b>When:</b> Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Celebrate the end of summer reading at our film and finale party.<br />Hang out with your friends, have some pizza and enjoy the movie "Divergent."<br /> <br />We will also have giveaways and announce the lucky winner of our grand prize!<br /> <br />For more information contact Teen Services Librarian Margaret Walsh.<br /><br />TEENSUMMERREADING2014<br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24638 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24638 Greenwich Library Student Leadership Council <b>When:</b> Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library<br><br>Students from grades 7-12 get together at Teen Central on the second floor using library resources to initiate, develop & realize projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours. 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. Call Ed or Everett at (203) 622-7918 or 625-6507 for more info.<br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25136 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25136 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, September 05, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24613 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24613 Conquering the College Admissions Essay <b>When:</b> Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>If the thought of writing a college admissions essay fills you with dread and panic, then join us on Tuesday September 23 at 7 pm in the Meeting Room. Alan Gelb, author and college essay coach, will provide tips and strategies for crafting a winning personal statement.<br /><br />He will present the qualities and techniques necessary to craft a narrative that expresses your unique personality, strengths and goals. <br /><br />Alan Gelb is the author of Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.<br /><br /> http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24443 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24443 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, October 03, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24614 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24614 GRT 2014: A Conversation with Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss <b>When:</b> Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Greenwich natives Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are principals of Winklevoss Capital and active Bitcoin enthusiasts. Tyler and Cameron graduated from Harvard University with degrees in Economics and received their MBAs from Oxford University. They are also NCAA rowing champions and members of the 2008 US Olympic Rowing team who co-founded the Brunswick School Rowing team. Moderated by Greenwich attorney, longtime rower and builder of rowing shells Miles McDonald, the Winklevoss twins will share their Olympic experience, as well as discuss their rowing craft and the role of coaches in their training.<br /><br />A Greenwich Reads Together special event.<br /> http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24251 Books and Literature http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24251 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, November 07, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24615 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24615 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, December 05, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24616 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24616 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, January 02, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24617 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24617 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, February 06, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24618 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24618 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, March 06, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24619 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24619 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, April 03, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24620 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24620 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, May 01, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The first Friday of every month is Chess Night! National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don't have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24621 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24621