Thursday, September 29, 2011

October Programs in the Teen Room!

Teen Room Movies
--Tuesdays, October 4, 11, 19, & 25 from 6:30-8:30pm

Guess How Many
--Wednesday, October 12 from 3-3:30pm
Guess how many items are in the container. The winner gets to keep the items (which is usually candy)!

Candy Corn Craft
--Thursday, October 13 from 3-3:30pm

Teen Read Week: Make Your Own READ Poster
--Tuesday, October 18 from 3-4pm
Have you ever seen the "READ" posters that hang in the Teen Room? Lots of celebrities have made them. You can star in your own READ poster by coming to this program. We'll show you how and give you the finished product.

Teen Read Week: Come in for a Treat --
Wednesday, October 19 from 3-3:30pm
Stop by the Teen Room to celebrate Teen Read Week and have a special treat!

Teen Read Week: Book Chat with Kim & Clare
--Thursday, October 20 from 3-4pm
Talk about teen books you've read and get ideas about what to read next! Snacks will be served.

Puzzle Fun
--Friday, October 21 from 3-5pm
Join us in the Teen Room to put together a 1,000 piece puzzle. We'll work on it until it's done!

Bella Beads Workshop
--Monday, October 24 from 2-4pm
Carla, from Bella Beads, will be back to show us how to make some great jewelry. Everyone will take home a piece they make! Preregistration is required!

Make a Caramel Apple
--Thursday, October 27 from 3-3:30pm
Make and eat a caramel apple!

Hallow Teen Party
--Monday, October 31 from 3-4pm
Come to a great Halloween Party! Dress up! Prizes & Treats!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Want to be an MHL "volunteen" this Fall?

Students in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to apply to be a "volunteen" this Fall. Volunteens will be working in the Book Buddies program, assisting younger children with their reading. The volunteens will be meeting Tuesday afternoons from 3:30pm to 4:30pm, beginning October 4th.

To apply to become a volunteen please email the following information to teen librarian Kim Lynn at
1. Your name
2. Address
3. Phone number
4. Age
5. Grade
6. School
7. Parent Name
8. Parent email address
9. Please write at least two sentences about why you would like to be a volunteen and what experience (volunteen/babysitting/etc) you have.

Remember, the volunteens will be meeting on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Unfortunately, if that time does not work for you then you will not be able to be a volunteen this semester.

Questions? Just ask Kim or Clare at or 978-623-8401 x56.

Spaces are limited!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

We hope you had a great start to the school year!

Make it even better by visiting the Teen Room!

Remember, every Tuesday night is Movie Night! Join us at 6:30pm. We also have game days, crafternoons, Banned Books Week events, and more scheduled!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Visit the Teen Room this month!

We know you'll be busy with school starting, but we might be able to help you! Check out our online resources at or let us track down the information you need.

If you're just interested in fun, join us Friday, September 2 at 3pm for Chocolate Friday! This is just an excuse to eat chocolate on Friday in the Teen Room!

Come to our regular Tuesday evening movies at 6:30pm. You can watch and use the computers at the same time!

Need a break from school? We know the first week can be overwhelming. Join us on Monday, September 12, at 3pm to put together a 1,000 piece puzzle.

Watch for more listings!