Get involved at your library and earn community service hours by joining the Teen Advisory Group. TAG gives teens an opportunity to voice what materials and programs they want at the library. For more info on teen volunteering and becoming a TAG member, visit the Natural Bridge Branch or call (314)994-3300. Grades 6-12.
So you've gotten your first real job offer for $9.50 an hour for 37.5 hours a week. You need to pay rent, put gas in your car, and eat plus pay for the cell phone, internet, and a little entertainment. Will your salary be enough? Test your knowledge about real world money challenges in this workshop...could you survive the real world? Grades 6-12. Registration required.
This month we will be reading "In the Shadow of Blackbirds" by Cat Winters. In 1918, the world seems on the verge of collapse with the deadly Spanish influenza, and young men being sent to war. Sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches as desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort, but she herself has never believed in ghosts until she's forced to rethink her entire way of looking at life and death. Copies of the book are available for checkout. Ages 12-18. Registration required.
Calling all teenage writers! Join us for a peer-led writing club where you can develop your work and receive feedback from like-minded teens. Improve your own writing by analyzing the work of your favorite authors and poets and learn from their techniques. Snacks provided. Ages 14-18.
Engage in a theatrical approach to understanding poetry, prose, rhythm and sound. By playing with the language of the Bard, we will unlock the character clues and story details packed into some of Shakespeare's most popular plays. Presented by Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. Ages 11-15. Registration required.