Teen Read Week: Unleash Your Story
This year, the Dover Public Library is one of the lucky and grateful recipients of the 2017 YALSA/Dollar General Teen Read Week™ Program Grant. This grant allows us to host a series of five exciting programs to celebrate Teen Read Week™.
Grant funds will be used for all art supplies, software, and giveaways for this series as well as a collection of books on famous YouTubers, writing, creating videos, and more.
For more information about Dover Public Library’s Teen Read Week Program, please contact Teen Librarian Liz Strauss at 330-343-6123.
Dover Public Library’s Teen Read Week Program is supported by a grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. YALSA’s mission is to support library staff in alleviating the challenges teens face, and in putting all teens on the path to successful and fulfilling lives. Learn more about YALSA at www.ala.org/yalsa. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation provides assistance to organizations in implementing and expanding literacy programs for youth. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
Unleash Your Story Series: Tuesdays at 3:00 PM
Explore creative ways to tell your story this Fall with a special series sponsored by the 2017 YALSA/Dollar General Teen Read Week™ Program Grant. All materials will be supplied by the Library.
Art Studio: September 12
Take your art to the next level and use it to tell a story. Each participant will receive a free sketchbook to keep their art going!
Creative Writing: September 19
Meet other young writers, play writing games, and more. Each participant will receive a free notebook and a list of writing challenges!
Video Club: September 26
Plan and film a video in the Library, then learn how to use video editing software to turn it into a finished product.
Stop Motion Animation Studio: October 3
Learn how to use clay, construction paper, and toys as well as special apps and equipment to make your own stop motion animation video.
Unleash Your Story Screening: October 10
See all the projects over the last month come together as we gather our teen storytellers for this screening event. At the event, teens will have the opportunity to share their work with their peers and enjoy free refreshments. Teen favorite activities from the workshops will also be available for teens to try again or for the first time.