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Just Dance Party
   Thursday, June 1, 4:30-6 p.m.
Get pumped up and play a variety of Just Dance games for an hour and a half! Refreshments will be served.

Anime Club
    Thursday, June 8, 4-5.30 p.m.
Interested in Anime & Manga? Join the Library’s Anime Club! It's drop in, so stop by! Common activities include: drawing, crafting, and viewing anime and manga. Snacks will be provided.

Summer Fest 2017- "Reading By Design" begins Monday, June 12! If you're entering 6th-12th grade this fall, join in the fun! It's simple: gain slips to win prizes. Earn slips by reading or attending programs between June 12- July 23. All subjects and formats of books are acceptable: from One Punch Man to Astrophysics For People in a Hurry, e book, audio, or print. Fill out one slip per book, Extra slips can be picked up from the Circulation Desk or from Rose N. At the end of an event, ask Rose N. for a program slip. Return the completed slips to the library before each Monday to be entered into that week's prize drawing. All unchosen slips will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing, which will be held at the Finale Pizza Party. The weekly prizes and grand prize will be on display at the library. Calendars and reading slips will be available at the Library starting June 12. Registration opens up on June 12.

   Tuesday, June 13, 27, & July 11, 3-4 p.m.
Play Minecraft on X-Box or PC! Bring your Mojang login. Space is limited, so register now! June 13 registration, June 27 registration, and July 11 registration.

Brain Freeze or Brain Wave?
   Wednesday, June 14, 2-3 p.m.
Test the theory that eating cold ice cream boosts your mental performance. Space is limited, so register now!

Settlers of Catan/King of Tokyo Game Day
   Thursday, June 15, 2-3:30 p.m.
Play your choice of Settlers of Catan (kingdom expansion game) or King of Tokyo (monster battle game). Snacks will be served. Register now!

Catapult Battle
   Thursday, June 22, 2-4 p.m.
Lead your team to victory by building the best catapults and defensive structures. Space is limited, so register now!

Sloth Bed & Craft
   Friday, June 23, 3:30-5 p.m.
Make a little sloth and a little bed for it to nap in. Register now; space is limited.

Boat Building Challenge
   Thursday, June 29, 2-3:30 p.m.
Become the master boat builder by crafting a boat that can meet the challenge requirements. Space is limited, so register now!

Harry Potter Diorama Contest
Enter your diorama showing your fav scene from any of the Harry Potter books to try to win prizes! Entries accepted Monday, July 3 -Monday, July 10. Judging begins July 10. Winners will be announced on Monday, July 17!

Mystery Engineering Challenge
   Thursday, July 6, 2-3:30 p.m.
Build a structure that fulfils the challenge requirements better than your opponent's team! Space is limited, so register now!

Anime Club
    Thursday, July 13, 4-5.30 p.m.
Interested in Anime & Manga? Join the Library’s Anime Club! It's drop in, so stop by! Common activities include: drawing, crafting, and viewing anime and manga. Snacks will be provided.

Bob Ross Club
   Friday, July 14, 4-5:15 p.m.
Paint along with the master, Bob Ross! Space is limited, so register now!

Hidden Harry Potter
   Tuesday, July 18, 6-7:30 p.m.
Go behind the scenes with this insider's peek at one of the most treasured film series of all time. Register.

Battle of the Ages
   Wednesday, July 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Think you're smarter than some of those "adults"? Let's find out! This trivia contest will pit adults against teens. Space is limited, so register now!

Finale/Pizza Party
   Friday, July 21, 3:30-5 p.m.
Pizza party with the final weekly prize drawing and the Grand Prize Drawing! Space is limited, so register now!

End of Summerfest

Pokemon Go Safari
   Thursday, July 27, 3-4 p.m.
Walk around Morris to hit up Pokestops, hatch eggs, and find some pokemon! Meet at the Library.

Using the Library
The Teen & Young Adult Area of the library has fiction books for 6-12th grade reading levels, along with graphic novels, and magazines. Young adult non-fiction books are shelved with the adult non-fiction books. Teen & young adult books are tagged with either a “YA” (suitable for grades 6+) or “Teen” (suitable for grades 9+) sticker on the spine.
    Have an e-reader? Browse the Teens Collection on OverDrive, the library’s free e-books lending service!

Computer Use
Teens ages 11-18 may access library computers with a completed parental permission form on file. These forms are available at the Circ Desk at the library.

Library Cards
Until age 18, parents must apply for a card on behalf of their children. Parents must reside in the Morris Area Public Library District. When applying for a minor’s library card, parents must provide two forms of current id (including a photo ID).

Useful links
Homework Help:
Web Math
Citation Help

Reading Lists/Book recommendations:
Novelist reading recommendations, articles, lists, and more
Goodreads set reading goals, see reviews, find similar books
YALSA Young Adult Library Services Association's book awards

Just for Fun
Minecraft Wiki crafting and enchanting recipes; trading tips; information about mobs, biomes, and mods, and more
Teen Ink Teen writing, reviews, art, photos, and videos

College Prep:
Quest Bridge
Peterson's College Search
Big Future: Explore Careers

Financial aid:
Information on getting aid
ACT Student
National Society Scholarships
Federal Student Aid
Go Army Scholarships
College Board