Teens

Teen Advisory Board becomes Library Apprentice Group!

  The Goodnow Library and the Goodnow Library Foundation are excited to announce the transformation of the Teen Advisory Board into the new Library Apprentice Group! If you are interested in technology, books, video production, writing, or service this is the group for you. We invite tweens and teens, ages 11 and up to join…

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Categories: Adults, Foundation, Middle School, Teens

One Book, One School

Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:30-2:00 PM For 5th-8th grade students. No registration necessary. To prepare for the upcoming school year, the Goodnow Library is hosting a pizza party and book discussion for middle school students. The event is centered around Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan–the novel of choice for this year’s One Book,…

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Categories: Middle School, Teens

Goodnow Library Summer Schedule

Goodnow Library Summer Schedule July 7 – October 31: Monday: 9 am-9 pm Tuesday: 9 am-9 pm Wednesday: 9 am-9 pm Thursday: 9 am-9 pm Friday: 9 am-5 pm Saturday: 9 am-1 pm Sunday: CLOSED Saturday, August 30: CLOSED Sunday, August 31: CLOSED Monday, September 1 (Labor Day): CLOSED Monday, October 13 (Columbus Day): CLOSED

Categories: Adults, Children, Teens

Teen Fall Volunteer Program

Teen Summer Volunteer Program The Children’s Department is looking for enthusiastic teen volunteers to help with programs and events! Click on the Fall 2014 Teen Volunteer Application to download and print. Applications will be accepted at the Children’s Desk until Friday, September 12. We are looking for volunteers who can commit a set schedule of regular…

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Categories: Children, Teens

Duct tape it and Make it!

Duct tape it and make it event for middle and high school students! Wednesday, April 23rd 6:30pm-7:30pm, and Friday, April 25th 2:30pm-4:00pm Wallets, Flower Pens, Flip Flops, and more! What can you create with Duct Tape?  This program will be held in the Story & Craft Room. No need to sign up for this event, just come…

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Categories: Teens

Library Card Campaign

April 13-19 is National Library Week and we are celebrating with a “bring your library card” campaign to allow us to serve you better. Here are some of the benefits of bringing your card: With three express self-check stations, you’ll enjoy shorter wait times More privacy when you want it Better accuracy: having your card…

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Categories: Adults, Children, Teens

We have Kindles!

We are particularly proud to announce a new collection: Kindles. On April 1, 20 Kindles will be available for check out. Five will be loaded with the hottest young adult fiction available. Five more will have a selection of favorite children’s books. For adults, we have loaded up two Kindles with the very popular “Librarian’s…

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Categories: Adults, Children, Middle School, Teens

Cupcake Decorating and Anti-Valentines Day Party

Cupcake Decorating and Valentines Day (or Anti-Valentines Day) Party Whether you’re totally in love or forever alone, come to Goodnow Library’s Valentines Day/Anti-Valentines Day party for Middle School and High School students. At the party you can decorate cupcakes for  someone sweet, or treat yourself to something tasty. Not hungry? Participants can also create valentines…

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Categories: Middle School, Teens

Early closing, Tuesday, January 21

The library will close at 5 pm today, January 21, due to the impending snowstorm.

Categories: Adults, Children, Teens

Kids Day out at Goodnow!

The Goodnow Library Foundation and the Friends of the Goodnow Library will be hosting an open house to celebrate the completely renovated Children’s Room on Saturday, January 25 from 1:00-4:00 PM. Patrons are invited to bring the whole family to enjoy special performers, Animal Adventures from 1:30-2:30, an ongoing scavenger hunt throughout the library for…

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Categories: Children, Foundation, Friends, Middle School, Teens