Our staff has been hard at work bringing everything you love about the Teen Room online: from mindfulness to Magic to delicious food, get ready for a week of virtual fun!
We're going LIVE!
We're bringing the energy and excitement of teen programming live to our social media accounts!
Marie is hosting a weekly book talk on Instagram Live. Find out what she's reading, what she recommends, and what's new and exciting in the world of YA lit. Tune in Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.!
Gamers rejoice! Our ever-popular Magic expert James is heading to Instagram every week to give tips and tricks on all things Magic the Gathering . Follow along Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. on Instagram Live .
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.
More Fun This Week
Spend some time having fun in the kitchen! Every week, Adriana will be sharing a fun and easy recipe you can do at home. This week, it's our beloved Rice Krispies Challenge ! Make a delicious creation and be sure to tag us on Instagram ( @ossiningpubliclibrary ) before you enjoy it. Click below to download this week's recipe in English and in Spanish.
In case you missed it (and even if you didn't, it's worth a rewatch. Oscar campaign, anyone?!): Louis took a look at the music available in hoopla and recommended five artists to try.
We're participating in the Big Library Read ! A global book club, the Big Library Read is highlighting the hilarious Michael McCreary's Funny, You Don't Look Autistic , which is available for free--and no wait!--with hoopla . To join our discussion, send Suzy an email .
Coming Soon!
The Chapter Chat Book Club is meeting on Tuesday, April 14 to discuss what we're reading, what's next on our list, and all other things literary. We're meeting via Google Hangouts: to get the details, email Marie .
If your teen is struggling with the transition to distance learning, distracted by phones, games, and social media, or overwhelmed with anxiety, you won't want to miss this webinar. We're welcoming back Dr. Dominique Padurano, of Crimson Coaching LLC , for a webinar aimed at Self Care and Taming Anxiety for Middle and High School Families . Join us Thursday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom . Register on our online calendar here; upon registration, you'll receive a link to the Zoom event . We hope you'll be able to attend this important discussion.
Three Instagram Accounts You Should Follow
All YA Lit, all the time
Elizabeth Acevedo
Author of The Poet X
Jason Reynolds
One of the greatest YA authors ever.