If you're about to embark on a college planning journey and don't know where to begin, we've got you covered.
The thought of navigating the college application process is anxiety-producing on its own. And when you factor in the stresses that go along with college applications in the era of COVID-19 (no standardized tests! No college tours!), that's a whole new kind of stress. Well, you can breathe a sigh of relief: college application coach and president of Crimson Coaching Dr. Dominique Padurano is back, and she'll be working with parents on College Planning During--and After--Corona Quarantine . Dr. P. will be sharing tips to follow now to help put you in the best possible position when this is over --no stress necessary. D on't miss this informative webinar on Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 pm. We'll be hosting the workshop on Zoom; register on our online calendar, and you'll receive meeting details via email.
Watch This!
Louis and Maggie are back with their expert picks that will keep your teens entertained.

In Worth Watching with Louis , Louis is going through some serious sports withdrawals, but perseveres to make some Netflix recommendations .
In Fun for the Knowledge-Thirsty Patron, Maggie takes a look at the fantastic fantasies available on Hoopla.
Keep Up with Marie's Reads
If you missed one of Marie's Instagram Lives, don't despair: we're archiving her recommendations on Instagram! Visit the Marie's Reads highlight on our profile page , and take a look below at some of the great books she's recommended so far. Fair warning: you will want to read all of them.
Save the Date! May 26
We're getting interactive! Join us at our Hold My Bookmark Book Group meeting, which will be LIVE on Facebook, Tuesday, May 26 at 4:30 . Marie will be hosting a lively discussion of Tigers, Not Daughters by Samantha Mabry; available on-demand on hoopla , Marie says "in a stunning adaptation of a literary classic, this novel weaves threads of magic, grief and love into a tapestry that will leave you breathless at the end." Join us on Facebook and chat, comment, and connect with us along the way!
This Week's Live Programs
We're bringing the energy and excitement of teen programming to you at home...live!
Today!! Marie's weekly booktalk on Instagram Live returns with her enthusiastic and entertaining recommendations. Learn more about what she's reading and what's next on her list by tuning in on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. We have a feeling she'll inspire you to add a lot to your reading list! You can always visit our Marie Reads highlight on Instagram to catch up on recommendations you may have missed.
Did James's Magic the Gathering tips help you out last week? He's back on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. on Instagram Live to hand out more expert advice.
Start your week of with a dose of positivity! Marie is taking over Instagram Live for a mindful moment , that will help make your Monday a peaceful one. Join us on Instagram on Mondays at 4:00 for a moment of wellness that we could all use.
Chess with Kenaya  will be taking place  virtually on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5 , and is open to all ages--children, teens, and adults--and all skill levels; you can learn to play or perfect your excellent moves with a great instructor.  Registration is required click here to register on our online calendar  and you'll receive the program's login information via email.
More Fun This Week
Make breakfast the sweetest meal of the day, with Foodie Fun @ Home! This week, Adrianna is sharing a delicious recipe for French toast.

Some End of the Year Digital Help!
As the school year winds down, we can help make sure it ends on a high note, with help from Tutor.com . Tutor.com  allows you to submit an essay for tutor review, ask a math question, and prep for the SAT and ACT exams. Best of all, it lets users,  grades K-12 , connect to  live, one-on-one tutoring, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 10pm.
You have access to dozens of research and learning programs with your library card and PIN through our  Digital Library . Whether you need help with research, test prep, or essay review, there is a program to help--plus a huge collection of eBooks, movies, and music.  Click here to download our fact sheet about our digital library.