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Nutrition for Teen Athletes

March 29, 2016
Donna Brown

Clinical nutritionist Donna Brown discussed how to eat and hydrate to build stamina, endurance, strength and speed on March 31, 2016. 

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Newest Teen Books: Spring 2016

Posted by JainaL on Friday, Mar 18, 2016 - 10:12 AM

Check out our newest teen books. Click on the covers to find the books in our collection!

  

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Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College

March 10, 2016
Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College

Authors Janet Marthers and Paul Marthers shared their guide, Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College on March 10, 2016. 

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Riverwalk Hallway Exhibit: Teen Photography Contest Entries

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Enter the fourth annual Teen Photography Contest for Fairfield County residents in grades 6-12 (incoming grade). Submissions can be made in the following categories: portrait, landscape, and experimental. Submission deadline is Friday, July 8th. Email high-res images to westportteenphoto [at] gmail [dot] com

Contest will run from June 1-July 8. The entries will be judged by Westport graphic artist and photographer Miggs Burroughs and will appear in an exhibit in the Riverwalk Hallway from July 15 to August 31. There will be an artist reception and awards ceremony on Friday, July 15 from 6-7 pm in the McManus Room.

“Untitled” by Emily DeMasoLeft, Winner for 2015: Untitled by Emily DeMaso

 

Riverwalk Level Hallway
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Teen Photography Contest

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Enter the fourth annual Teen Photography Contest for Fairfield County residents in grades 6-12 (incoming grade). Submissions can be made in the following categories: portrait, landscape, and experimental. Submission deadline is Friday, July 8th. Email high-res images to westportteenphoto [at] gmail [dot] com. The award ceremony will be on Friday, July 15 from 5-6 pm in The Great Hall.

Contest will run from June 1-July 8. The entries will be judged by artist/photographer Miggs Burroughs and will appear in an exhibit in the Riverwalk Hallway from July 15 to August 31. 

 

“Untitled” by Emily DeMaso Left, Winner for 2015: Untitled by Emily DeMaso

 

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Teen Gaming Night

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 oculus

Join The Westport Library & Toquet Hall for a Teen Gaming Night. Compete in gaming tournaments, eat pizza and hang out. Try out the new Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset. Classic Nintendo and other gaming systems will also be available. For ages 13-18. 

Register online. 

For more information, contact Jaina Shaw (jshaw [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

NOTE OFFSITE LOCATION:
Toquet Hall
58 Post Road East
Westport, CT

 

Toquet Hall Teen Center
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Teen Gaming Nights

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oculus

Join The Westport Library and Toquet Hall in a teen gaming night. Get together to compete in gaming tournaments, eat pizza and hang out. Try out the new Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset. Classic Nintendo and other gaming systems will also be available.
For ages 13-18.

This event is free; please register online. 

Note location: Toquet Hall, 58 Post Road East
 

Toquet Hall Teen Center
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Grade 9, Grade 8
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Grade10, Grade8, Grade9

Teen Parent Book Discussion of "How to Raise an Adult"

February 26, 2016
How to Raise an Adult

A discussion of the book How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims, facilitated by professionals from Westport's Positive Youth Development Initiative. Learn about strategies for parents to help children become more resilient and self-sufficient, so they may successfully navigate adulthood on their own from February 26, 2016.

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Teen: Amazing Extracurriculars

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handsWhat are you passionate about? What are you good at? Do you think you "need to be" an althete, a Latin scholar, or a first chair violinist to get into the school of your dreams? No need to fear! 

Keith Berman of Options for College will present on how to use your passions to your advantage. Learn how to take clubs, community service, and more to the next level. Learn from real world examples and become versed in how to focus on impact, rather than hours. This is a great program for middle school and high school students and their parents. 

keith bermanKeith Berman is the president of Options for College. A graduate of Yale, Bank Street and Harvard, Keith created the Johns Hopkins University's CTY College Prep program in 2009. Keith has worked in the Yale and Harvard undergraduate admissions offices. He has been a Certified Educational Planner since 2006 as well as a teacher and guidance counselor.

McManus Room
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Grade 8
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Study Time at the Library

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finals Find extra space around the Library to study for exams. Enjoy space for quiet study or collaboration with groups, as well as fast wi-fi. Study for AP exams Saturday, April 30-Thursday, May 12. Study for final exams Saturday, June 4-Monday, June 13.

Photo credit Dave Matlow.

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