Job Club 4 Teens- Work Etiquette: Do’s & Don’ts
Wednesday, May 29 from 5:00-6:30 pm
Looking for a job? Come learn the tricks and tips that could help you find a job. The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) will help you explore their websites and will explain the “ Do’s & Don’ts” when applying for a job. (Ages 15-18) Spaces are limited for these programs.
Must register @ 646-7223 to attend.
Knitting Club @ Main
Summer Reading 2013 is coming up soon! June 15 will be the kick-off for most branches. Mark your calendars for programs and other fun activities for teens throughout the summer! Also, don’t forget about Girls of Summer 2013! More information to come…
This Saturday, May 18 from 1:00-3:00 pm
Taught by Virshon Carrington, a member of our Teen Advisory Group, join us as we share the joy of knitting. Supplies will be provided, but you can bring your own and maybe extra to share! For teens and adults.
The program will be help in the Children’s Activity Room or “Outside of the Box Area in General Collection
Teen Advisory Group @ North Avenue Library
Today @ 4:30 pm
Also, Not Your Mother’s Book Club! Work with local teens to help plan teen library events and activities. Earn an hour of community service, practice team building, and demonstrate extracurricular activities for college applications!
May 15th 1886: Emily Dickinson dies
On this day in 1886 the American poet Emily Dickinson died aged 55. Dickinson lived as a recluse in her home town of Amherst, Massachusetts. Her work was not fully appreciated until after her death when the breadth of her work was discovered. Dickinson’s poems include ‘Hope is the Thing with Feathers’, ‘Because I Could Not Stop for Death’ and ‘T’is So Much Joy’. She fell ill following the death of several of her loved ones and died in 1886 from Bright’s disease.
Ossie Davis Endowment Scholarship Program
The Ossie Davis Endowment Scholarship Program awards scholarships to African American high school seniors who will be enrolled full-time in a four- year Historically Black College or University (HBCU).
Students must be interested in the arts and be able to use their artistic talents to address social concerns and issues. Eligible majors include African American Studies, Communications, Fine Arts, Humanities, Performing Arts, Political Science, Social Sciences, Theater Arts/Drama.