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The Teen Services Department of Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library offers a large collection of materials for check out and in-building use.

Manga Books
Marvel Comic Books
DC Comic Books
Musical CDs
Xbox 360
Graphic Novels
Young Adult Fiction & Non-fiction
Audio Books
Wii

Teen Summer Programs 2016

These programs have been made possible through a grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund.

June 18th – August 13th
(entering grades 6 through 12 in the fall)

All programs are free!
Attend programs to win raffle tickets and prizes!
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Teen Summer Reading

Every time you read 150 minutes of anything (books, magazines, audiobooks), you will receive a raffle ticket that you can enter for a chance to win weekly prizes of gift cards (Wawa, Walmart, or Amazon) or the grand prize of an iPad mini.
Come into the library to register at the Circulation Desk. 
Registration begins June 18th!
[ Suggested Reading by grade level

Summer Reading Buddies

This Program is made possible through a grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund.

Wednesdays June 29th & July 13th, 20th, and 27th
5pm to 6:30pm
Join our teen volunteers who will be partnering with young readers for all-out fun and maximum learning. After the reading session, there will be a yoga class led by a professional yoga instructor.

Registration appreciated, click here to register.

 

Movies at the Library

This Program is made possible through a grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund.

Thursdays
3pm to 6pm

July 7th – Cool Runnings (1993) – When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified to the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

July 14th – Miracle (2004) – Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks, the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.

July 21st – Unbroken (2014) – After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he’s caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

July 28th – The Gabby Douglas Story (2014) – The story of the international gymnastics phenomenon who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African American ever to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.

August 4th – McFarland, USA (2015) – Jim White moves his family after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams.

August 11th – Race (2016) – Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.

Registration is appreciated. Click here to register for: Cool Runnings, Miracle, Unbroken, The Gabby Douglas Story, McFarland, USA, Race.

Drawing with Troy

This Program is made possible through a grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund.

Wednesday, July 20th
11am to 1pm
Learn to draw athletes in motion with Troy, our resident artist.
Supplies will be provided.

Registration appreciated. Click here to register.

Comic Book Workshop

This Program is made possible through a grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund.

August 1st through August 5th
4pm to 6pm
(Registration reguired, 15 students max)
A week long workshop with groups of three students working together to create a 6 page comic. The collection of comics will be printed in the standard format for students to keep.

Registration is required. Click here to register.
(For more information on any of these events, call 610-278-5100, ext 0)

Teen Services News

Pokewalk at MC-NPL!

Save the date! Pokewalk sponsored by Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library on Tuesday, August 9th from 2-3:30pm! read more...


Pre-Apprenticeship Program with the Montgomery County OIC

Do you want to learn marketable skills and gain career opportunities without accruing the dreaded student debt? No problem! Those between the ages of 17 and 21 can enroll in a local pre-apprenticeship program with only a GED or high school diploma. read more...


Teen Advisory Board at The Main Library

Calling all teens: Join our Teen Advisory Board and make your dream activities come true! read more...


Teen Suggestions

Let us know what you'd like to see more of in our teen programming. read more...


Game Day every Tuesday and Friday at 4pm (for ages 12 and up)

Play Yu-Gi-Oh, Smash Bros. Brawl, classic checkers, and more! read more...



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  One Response to “Teen Services”

  1. Hello,

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    Sincerely,

    Alfred C. Martino
    http://www.AlfredMartino.com

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