The Norfolk Public Library will be reopening on Thursday January 20th with temporary hours. Thursday 11-7, Friday 10-4, Saturday 10-2, Monday 10-4, and Tuesday and Wednesday 11-7

Programs Grades 7-12

Monthly Programs

 

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club

1st Monday of the month 3:00—4:00 PM

Teen Space

Join us each month to discuss a book chosen by the club, and bring your ideas for future reads! Open to grades 7-12.

Check our events calendar or stop by the circulation desk to see what this month’s book is.

Meetings take place in the Teen Space inside the library.

 

Teen Advisory Board

1st Wednesday of the month 5:00—5:45 PM

Teen Space

TAB works with the Youth Librarian to improve teen programs, the Teen Space in the library, and the YA book collection. Basically, the mission of TAB is to take ownership of teen services at the library and help turn the it into what you want the library to be!

Interested? Fill out an application to join! 

 

Chess Playing with Game of Kings

Chess Playing with Game of Kings

2nd Saturday of the month 10:30 AM—1:30 PM

Community Room

The Game of Kings is coming to the Norfolk Library on the second Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 1:30pm.

Teens/adults and any skill levels welcome to join in and play a game of chess! You may bring your own chess board, but it’s not required.

 

Take-Home Kits

Lit Loot

1st Monday of the month ALL DAY

Lobby

Sign up using the form linked on our Events Calendar for the upcoming month. (So, in November, if you want a bundle for December, click the event under the first Monday of December).

Lit Loot is for grades 7-12

Contains a personalized library book pick (must be returned), snack, craft, and a couple of goodies!

Bundles are available to pick up on the first Monday of every month in the lobby of the Library. 

You must have a SAILS Library card.

​You can check out one bundle per card.

You have one week to pick up your bundle.

Return the library book when you’re done, keep everything else!

 

Cooking Club

Cooking Club

1st Monday of the month ALL DAY

Lobby

Grades 4-12

Get an all-new cooking kit, complete with ALL the ingredients you need to make a fun and easy recipe!  Show off what you made by sending pictures to Courtney at [email protected], directly to Instagram @NorfolkPL or via Snapchat @NPLteen

(May need milk, eggs, or other perishable but common ingredients, see description below.)

Please note the ingredients provided and be aware of food allergies. If you have questions, feel free to contact Courtney at [email protected]

Digital Resources and Activities

30+ Jobs for Teenagers (Where & How To Look)

https://novoresume.com/career-blog/jobs-for-teens

  • How to Find Jobs as a Teenager
  • 10 Best Jobs for Teenagers
  • 9 Best Online Jobs for Teenagers
  • 5 Best Highest-Paying Jobs for Teenagers
  • 8 Best Summer Jobs for Teenagers
  • Other Job-Search Resources for Teens

College Scholarships

Top 175 Scholarships for College Students

Social Justice Resources

Thanks to Ocean County Library in New Jersey for creating this!

https://padlet.com/OCLTeens/socialjustice?fbclid=IwAR1n7vBiHZ9ePFhoeaVWrqwFubopxMkgKT0kNBEgx79tJeF5xmEu9Ka3130

Budget for a Home

An interactive workbook designed for teens to go through real-world scenarios of the home buying process, in order to understand the value of financial management.

How To Budget For a Home: An Interactive Workbook for Teens

 

Hamilton Digital Escape Room

From our friends at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_6d5miL4ksYVhV9Y7OgwY2MjnPOHITQJNbHn7MNs0ww/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2feosAR_2CLMFs1tclK9OCYU67HD8oOKC3QIsdLXpW0SThxLJfHP9K7WQ&edit_requested=true

Fairy Tale Digital Escape Room

Thanks to the Farmington Public Library in Missouri for sharing this!

https://sites.google.com/view/fplescapetheroom/home?fbclid=IwAR2gcUOeps_on60WoONmD4-PyC-PMfC-opXuVj_7_d9bXQP0N0KMwTJT6Cg

 

“Six of Crows” Digital Escape Room

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSegbY4E9AuG2LqI1eaA8FS4T0jnvoSrGesVJAp_P4fRrDI0Mw/viewform

Thank you to Abigail Hsu, the Young Adult Librarian at the Morristown & Morris Township Library for providing this adventure!

 

Harry Potter Digital Escape Room

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQfJ8q5BPxC7nagj4n1RY9pyXmgSBP_D4fJuEae0aQpACFsA/viewform

Thank you to Natalya Kahmannfor providing this adventure!

 

Tumblebooks

Gr 7-12 ebook database

https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6

https://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6

Free audio book databases

 

Bookish

https://bookish.netgalley.com/2020s-virtual-bookish-events/?fbclid=IwAR1Uy8Z5GrohWDMjGIwtMYLK7fNLEgVVN7BGEwPdi1QhYsPw8FqzWF6KnXY

A running list of book events for all ages.

 

YALLSTAYHOME

https://www.yallwest.com/?fbclid=IwAR3Q2tepC3YEofCBxb_-XqYc-YBAhuAN7n4MmjtUkd_hlEBSGM7yW2Iay0k

A virtual festival for our community to stay connected & inspired despite our social distance. They will be organizing giveaways, contests, signed book deliveries, special events and two full days of panels with more than 70 bestselling and award-winning authors April 25-26.

 

Facebook Group: Stuck Inside

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2809868005761916/?hc_location=group

Ideas and Activities for being stuck inside

 

Audible

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Free audiobooks

Youth programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

Questions? Program ideas? Contact Courtney Allen, Senior Youth Services Librarian, at 508-528-3380 x5 or email [email protected]

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