What's New @ the Library?
Teen Advisory Group
We're looking for teens grades 6-12 to join the Teen Advisory Group. This volunteer organization meets monthly to help plan events, choose books for the teen department, and promote the library to the community. Applications are due September 11, 2015. Pick up an application at the library or print one below:
1st Early-Out Wed. of the Month - 2pm
Join us in the library auditorium for a FREE family-friendly film on our big screen. Snacks & supervision provided.
Magic: the Gathering
Come to the library auditorium on the 3rd Thurs. of the month from 4-5:30pm to play Magic: The Gathering. We'll provide the snacks, but you need to bring your own deck or borrow one there. Contact Joy Stortvedt at 712-246-2315 for more information.
*On hiatus for summer*
Kids & teens ages 5 and up can come to the library auditorium for Lego building fun during Lego Club. First, we'll have snacks and look at pictures of cool Lego creations based on our theme, then you'll get a chance to build your own design out of Legos from the library's extensive collection. Contact Joy Stortvedt at 712-246-2315 for more information.
Kids & Teens age 8-14 are invited to the library auditorium on the 2nd early-out of the month from 2:30-4:30pm for Makerspace. During this time, volunteers will be leading a variety of hands-on projects, from technology to arts & crafts. What will you make? Design. Create. Explore everything. Contact Jan Frank-de Ois at 712-246-2315 for more information or to volunteer.
LearningExpress Library Test Preparation + Job & Career Skills
LearningExpress Library Test Preparation + Job & Career Skills - The Shenandoah Public Library is excited to be able to offer our patrons this amazing online resource. LearningExpress Library contains practice tests and courses to help you pass many exams, including the GED, ACT, ASVAB, Nursing Entrance exam, CDL test, Civil Service exams and many others. Spanish speakers can use GED resources, US Citizenship resources, and test prep for the TOEFL test. There are also courses on conducting a job search, writing resumes, interviewing and other career building skills, like computer skills. There are even electronic copies of popular test preparation books that you can read online.
To sign up: Click on the image above to sign up for your free account today. For your first time, click on the new user button. Enter your library barcode number as the username, and then choose your own password. Then find the test or course you need, add it to "my center" where it will be available each time you sign on, and then click to get started. Next time you log in, use the returning member login. If you have any questions, contact Joy Stortvedt at the library: 712-246-2315 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teen Advisory Group Movies:
We All Belong @ Our Library
Where's Theo? A Library Virtual Tour
Visit the Teen Links Page to find cool websites.
Want to find out about great reads? Check out Carrie's Booktalks!