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Holiday Programs

and Gift Ideas

Looking for something fun and free to do with your family or friends this holiday season? Look no further than your Library!

We're hosting a variety of winter and holiday themed programs for all ages. From holiday festivals and parties, to cookie and gift making, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

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Homework Help

Educational resources at the Library

Need help with homework?
Looking for the perfect college or university?
Preparing for the ACT or SAT tests?

Get live, online tutoring through Tutor.com and check out our vetted resources for finding the perfect college for you, access ACT and SAT practice tests and more!

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Tech Tools for Teens

With tech tools available on site — and a wide range of items you can take with you — we have what you need to entertain, create and innovate, including:

  • 3D Printers and Scanners
  • Button Makers
  • Laser Engravers
  • Recording Studio Equipment

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New for Teens

The great thing about young adult literature is that it has mass appeal! Check out our newest young adult fiction and nonfiction titles.

eBooks & Audiobooks

Find eBooks, audiobooks and videos just for teens on OverDrive.

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MUSIC & MOVIES

Stream the latest music and tons of movies through hoopla Digital!

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Volunteer

Looking for something fun to do? Be a Volunteen (for ages 12 - 17)! Contact the library location of interest for details and to sign up.

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event spotlight

Write Your Story

Join us for a three-part writing series aimed at teaching you how to write your own story. Learn what makes a good story and how to put it together. Attend all three classes and get your book professionally printed! Open to grades 5-12. Registration required.

Write Your Story at Waterville
Nov. 26 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Nov. 27 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Nov. 28 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Famous Mascots

Wednesday Nov. 14
All Day

Location: Point Place

Many companies use a mascot to sell their goods, like Tony the Tiger or Ronald McDonald. Identify the mascots in this contest and get a treat!

Event Details for Famous Mascots

Boom Blocks

Wednesday Nov. 14
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Washington

Can your fortress of boxes withstand an attack? Put your engineering skills to the test and see if you can build a sturdy enough fortress to be the last one standing at Boom Blocks!

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Famous Mascots

Thursday Nov. 15
All Day

Location: Point Place

Many companies use a mascot to sell their goods, like Tony the Tiger or Ronald McDonald. Identify the mascots in this contest and get a treat!

Event Details for Famous Mascots

Class visit (Private)

Thursday Nov. 15
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Birmingham

Class visit

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A Latte iPad Fun

Thursday Nov. 15
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Enjoy a DIY coffee drink and test out an iPad in the comfort of the library.

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Expression through Painting

Thursday Nov. 15
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Lagrange

Looking for a creative outlet? Join Arts Coordinator Lorenzo Flores from the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center for some painting exploration.

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