Upcoming Events!

You may register for upcoming events in person at the Wethersfield Library or by calling the Adult Services Information Desk at 860-257-2811.  You may also register via email at library@wethersfieldlibrary.org

 

April

Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, April 22 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Tell us what you think! Teens in grades 7 – 12 are invited to become members of the new Teen Advisory Board at the Wethersfield Library, 515 Silas Deane Highway.  Come share your opinions on teen programs you would like to see, possible improvements to the teen space, and titles you would suggest for the teen collection.  You will be asked to be an active participant in the discussion so that we can make your library experience better!   

Registration is required and limited to 10 participants.

Chewin' on Chapters

Thursday, April 24 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Calling all seventh and eighth graders! This will be the last book group meeting of the school year! We will discuss The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, participate in some activities related to the book, and have fun!  We will also have a book swap at the end of the program, so please bring 1-2 teen books you would like to trade!  Light refreshments will be served.  Registration is required and limited to 10 participants. 

Registration is required and limited to 10 participants.

May

Teen Resume Writing Workshop

Thursday, May 8
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Searching for that amazing summer job opportunity?  Teens in grades 8 -12 are invited to join us at the Wethersfield Library for a resume and interview skills workshop taught by Career Coach Nancy Frede of Frede Enterprises, LLC.  Find out where to look for jobs online, how to write a dynamic resume and cover letter, and how to make a great first impression in an interview!  Please bring your own personal laptop or smart phone. 

Registration is required and limited to 15 participants.  

Teen Advisory Board

Thursday, May 29 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Tell us what you think! The final Teen Advisory Board meeting of the school year will be held at the Wethersfield Library.  You will be asked to be an active participant in the discussion so that we can make your library experience better!  

Registration is required.

 

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Questions? Call the Adult Information Services desk at Wethersfield Library, 860-257-2811.