May offers New Challenges, S’mores, Gaming, Sign Language & Great Info for Mental Health Month!

Pop-Up Challenge DISCORD MEET-UP
Participate in a monthly challenge posted on our Teen Discord Server for a chance to win a prize! This month’s challenge: “Change One Word in a Movie Title.” More details & examples on Discord!  Email slateen@stratfordlibrary if you are not already a member.
Grades 6-13.
Pop-Up posted: 5/4 to 5/31 | Discord



Han Solo S’mores GRAB ‘N’ GO
Celebrate May the 4th–the special Star Wars holiday—by making your own delicious treats while paying homage to the fastest pilot in the galaxy! Register while supplies last. Grades 6-13.
Grab ‘n’ Go sign-up: 4/27 – 5/10



Mindfulness GRAB ‘N’ GO
Relax & unwind with a self-care kit for National Mental Health Awareness Month! Each kit has everything you need to de-stress: tea, a journal, a meditation guide & more! Register while supplies last. Grades 6-13.
Grab ‘n’ Go sign-up: 4/27 – 5/10



Share what video games you’re currently hooked on & get rec’s from other teens! Register & we’ll email you the link to join our Teen Discord server (if you’re not already a member). Grades 6-13.
5/4 | 7-7:45pm | Discord



Graphic Novel Book Club: “Sheets” GRAB ‘N’ GO
Join our super fun & informal book club! Snag &read a copy of our latest graphic novel pick, “Sheets” by Brenna Thummler, this May & then meet-up on June 9 via our Teen Discord server to chat! Grades 7-12.
Grab ‘n’ Go sign-up: 5/4 – 5/24



AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (Beginner & Advanced)
Teen volunteer instructor Emily covers the alphabet as well as conversational symbols & phrases. Register for the Zoom invite & we’ll email you the link. Grades 5-12.
Beginner 5/13   | 4-4:30pm | Zoom
Advanced 5/13 | 4:30-5pm | Zoom



May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Information, Education and
Resources for Teens
will be featured here all month!


The anxiety workbook for girls

by Erin A. Munroe


(Don’t) call me crazy : 33 voices start the conversation about mental health
by Kelly Jensen.


Beneath the surface : a teen’s guide to reaching out when you or your friend is in crisis.

by Kristi Hugstad


I Have OCD, now what? / Carla Mooney.

by Carla Mooney


My anxious mind : a teen’s guide to managing anxiety and panic
by Michael A. Tompkins


The PTSD survival guide for teens : strategies to overcome trauma, build resilience & take back your life

by Sheela Raja


When nothing matters anymore : a survival guide for depressed teens
by Bev Cobain ; edited by Elizabeth Verdick.


Your brain needs a hug: life, love, mental health, and sandwiches.

by Rae Earl









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