Teens

Welcome to the Stratford Library Teen Page!

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  • Teen Program Dates Changing…

    Due to the predicted storm the following Teen Programs scheduled for Monday and Tuesday this week have been rescheduled.  Please give us a call at 203-385-4167 if you have any questions.  Stay safe! 

    Creative Writing 
    Rescheduled to Monday February 2, 2015
    6:30 PM in the Board Room

    BOYHOOD 
    Rescheduled to Tuesday February 10, 2015
    5 PM in the Lovell Room
    Talk Back session scheduled for Tuesday February 17, 2015 
    3:30 PM in the Lovell Room

    VOLUNTEERS
    No teen volunteers should report to the Library before Thursday.  Check our website www.stratfordlibrary.org for changes to opening and closing hours.

  • Join Us for this Special Movie Event

    Boyhood-poster   Golden Globe Winner and Academy Award Nominee

    BOYHOOD

    …a movie filmed over 12 years about growing up in any family
    …even your family!

    All high school and college teens are welcome
    and all middle school students who would like to attend
    are encouraged to bring a parent.
    This film is rated R.  Any questions please stop by Teen Services or
    call 203-385-4167.

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    5-8 PM in the Lovell Room
    Pizza will be served! 
  • Black History Art & Essay Contest

    South End Community Center and Stratford Library Teen Services
    sponsor our annual Black History Month Contest and Celebration for ALL Stratford students in grades 6 – 8.

    Essays or art must be handed in to the Stratford Library Teen Services Department by January 24, 2015.

    All entries must include a cover page with  students name, age, grade, school, teacher and contact number.  Essays must be typed ( Teen PCs are available if needed for typing!)

    First, Second and Third Prize winners will be formally announced and awarded their prizes on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at SQUARE ONE THEATER at 11 am

    GRADES 6- 8 entrants: Please choose one of the following topics:

    Essay 1: Write an essay about any African American past or present (both famous and not so famous) and why you think that he or she should receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Essay 2: Write an essay about any African American past or present (both famous and not so famous) and explain why you would like to grow up to be like that person.

    Essay 3: African Americans have been depicted in many wonderful fiction books written by African American authors. Read a Young Adult Fiction title such as those listed on the back and imagine that you are one of the African American characters in the story, how would you relate to the same difficult situation that the character faces and why.

    Poem: Write a poem about an African American person or a special event in African American history.

    Art: Create a drawing or an original piece of work about an African American person or a special event in African American History.

    For more information call Teen Services 203-385-4167

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