Teen Escape Room
Mar
15
5:00 PM17:00

Teen Escape Room

Have you heard of the mystery room craze sweeping the nation? The library is jumping on the bandwagon and hosting our own escape games for kids and teens each month! An escape game consists of puzzles, clues, and other problem-solving exercises that groups work together to solve before the clock runs out.

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Battle of the Books Interest Meeting
Feb
15
3:30 AM03:30

Battle of the Books Interest Meeting

Come learn what Battle of the Books is all about and see if it is right for you. You’ll learn which books we are taking on this round and pizza will be provided. You’ll meet your coaches and teammates too. No pressure…just come and see if Battle is something you’d like to participate in. Ages 12+ are eligible to compete in the Battle.

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Teen Breakout Game
Feb
8
5:00 PM17:00

Teen Breakout Game

Have you heard of the mystery room craze sweeping the nation? The library is jumping on the bandwagon and hosting our own escape games for kids and teens each month! An escape game consists of puzzles, clues, and other problem-solving exercises that groups work together to solve before the clock runs out.

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Teen Research & Writing Lab
Dec
10
4:00 PM16:00

Teen Research & Writing Lab

This is a time for teens (9-12th grade) who need guidance with research/writing/editing to come and get help. Do you need help finding and evaluating sources? Not sure how to word something? Need some help making your point clear or figure out a thesis for a paper? Just want someone to read over your college essays and give some feedback? This is the program for you. Stop in to the Youth Services Librarians office during this time to get help with all of this and more. Call 845-794-4660 ext 8 or email cshelton@rcls.org if you have any questions.

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Chess Club
Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

Chess Club

Chess Club is a program hosted once a month by the library on the second Saturday of each month. During chess club, players of any age and ability level are welcome to come and play. We will have 3-4 chess sets available. This program is not led by an instructor.

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Low Tech Game Night
Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

Low Tech Game Night

Join us for board game night for teens! We’ll play fun games like exploding kittens, bears vs. babies, game of phones, and unstable unicorns. Snacks will be provided!

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Free Practice SAT
Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Free Practice SAT

The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello will be offering a free practice SAT exam for teens on Saturday, March 17th at 11am. The test, proctored by leading test prep agency, Princeton Review, will take approximately 4 hours. Space is limited and registration is required. To register please call the library at 845-794-4660 ext. 5. Students are expected to bring their own pencils and calculators. If you do not have pencils or a calculator, contact the youth services librarian and we will do our best to assist.

After the exam, Princeton Review will contact each student with a detailed score report including analysis of strengths and weaknesses and recommended plan for improvement. Space will fill up fast. Call now to reserve your spot. This free practice exam will take place once in the fall and once in the spring of each year

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Chess Club
Aug
11
11:00 AM11:00

Chess Club

Chess Club is a program hosted once a month by the library on the second Saturday of each month. During chess club, players of any age and ability level are welcome to come and play. We will have 3-4 chess sets available. This program is not led by an instructor.

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Chess Club
Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Chess Club

Chess Club is a program hosted once a month by the library on the second Saturday of each month. During chess club, players of any age and ability level are welcome to come and play. We will have 3-4 chess sets available. This program is not led by an instructor.

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Volunteen Interest Session 2
Jun
11
5:00 PM17:00

Volunteen Interest Session 2

Stop in any time between 5 and 7pm Friday June 1st and Monday June 11th to learn more about volunteering at the library this summer. Get a jump start on your volunteer hours for next year, gain valuable job experience, meet new people, work in a fun environment, and more.

These meetings are only for information. You are not committed to volunteer until you fill out our application and go through volunteer orientation.

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