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 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 Middle School Book Club <b>When:</b> Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Monthly book discussion for students in grades 6,7&8.<br /><br />The title we will be discussing today is "The False Prince" by Jennifer A . Nielsen. This 2014 Nutmeg Award nominee, set in the country of Carthya, tells the story of a devious nobleman who engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king's long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war.<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 /> http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24843 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24843 Understanding Teen Depression <b>When:</b> Monday, October 06, 2014 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Glenn Wolff,LCSW, a local psychotherapist, will lead this interactive workshop for parents and guardians of teens.<br /><br />Topics include:<br /><br />*What are the signs and symptoms of teen depression?<br />*How do I talk to my depressed teen?<br />*How do I best support my teen through treatment?<br /><br />Space is limited to 20 participants. Required registration begins September 1.<br /><br />Glenn Wolff, LCSW specializes in the treatment of children, teens and families. He maintains a private practice in Stamford, CT.<br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24897 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24897 Greenwich Library Student Leadership Council Meeting <b>When:</b> Thursday, October 09, 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.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25430 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25430 Friday Night Chess <b>When:</b> Friday, October 10, 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 League of Legends Championship Tournament <b>When:</b> Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>The Greenwich Library's Student Leaders will host a viewing party for the League of Legends World Championship Finals on October 19th starting at 1pm. Come root for your favorite team as they either become the Season 4 World Champion or fall just short of the glorious title! There will be a large projection of the broadcast. Feel free to bring your own laptop, but it isn't necessary. Free food will be provided. <br /><br />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25284 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=25284 Middle School Book Club <b>When:</b> Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Monthly book discussion for students in grades 6, 7&8.<br /><br />Today the club will discuss the Greenwich Reads Together companion book “Outcasts United” adapted for young people by Warren St. John. “Outcasts United” shares the inspirational story of a youth soccer team comprised of refugees from around the world who, under the guidance of a formidable female coach, helped to transform their Georgia community.<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 />http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24844 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24844 Pumpkin Carving Fun! <b>When:</b> Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Come celebrate Halloween at Greenwich Library. <br /><br />Students in grades 6 and up are invited to a pumpkin carving party on Saturday October 25th at 1:00 pm in the 2nd floor meeting room.<br /><br />Carve a classic jack-o-lantern or create your own design. Refreshments will be served. There is no fee and you only have to bring your imagination! <br /><br />Required registration begins Monday October 13th. <br /><br />Contact Teen Services Librarian Margaret Walsh for information.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24853 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24853 FAFSA 101 <b>When:</b> Monday, November 03, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Whether your student is in 8th grade, 12th grade or somewhere in between, it’s never too early or too late to plan for college costs. Daniel Patti,CFP of Janney Montgomery Scott presents "FAFSA 101." In this program Mr. Patti will discuss:<br /><br />• Why everyone should complete the FAFSA.<br />• What documents you will need.<br />• Key dates not to miss.<br />• How to improve your chance of getting aid.<br /><br />There is no charge for this program and all are welcome. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24854 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24854 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 FAFSA 101 <b>When:</b> Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Whether your student is in 8th grade, 12th grade or somewhere in between, it’s never too early or too late to plan for college costs. Daniel Patti,CFP of Janney Montgomery Scott presents "FAFSA 101." In this program Mr. Patti will discuss:<br /><br />• Why everyone should complete the FAFSA.<br />• What documents you will need.<br />• Key dates not to miss.<br />• How to improve your chance of getting aid.<br /><br />There is no charge for this program and all are welcome. No registration is required.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24855 Teen http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=24855 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