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June 2016

Teen Tie Dye: Summer Reading Kickoff Event!

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bethel Public Library
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Sponsored by the Krauss Estate Join us for our annual summer kickoff! Laurie Lynne returns with her incredibly bright, professional quality dyes to show us how to make our own tie dye shirts. Pick your pattern! Students entering grades 6-12 in the fall are welcome. Registration is required. Register online, at the Teen Services Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 0. REGISTER HERE

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Introduction to Babysitting

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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Sponsored by the Friends of the Bethel Public Library In this Introduction to Babysitting Course, participants will learn interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of young babies and toddlers, safety and first aid tips, and feeding and general care. A simple test will be administered at the completion of the course and certificates will be distributed. This course is for ages 10 and up. Amanda Tucker is a current Kindergarten teacher. She holds three teacher certifications including Early Childhood, General Education…

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The Art of the College Essay

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
Writing the College Essay

Sponsored by the Friends of the Bethel Public Library Be able to relax this summer by getting started on the hardest part of the college application process! Bring a laptop or writing material, and join Kate Callahan, whose in-depth study of the art of the college essay includes twelve years as Artist-in-Residence in the West Hartford Public Schools. She has interacted with hundreds of students and their writing. A passionate teacher, Kate loves guiding teens to their own unique writer's…

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Teen Scavenger Hunt & Pizza Party

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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Presented by the Friends of the Bethel Public Library Are you new to Bethel or the Library's Teen Department (or not so new)? Join us for a crash course in where things are located, and what services we provide. Find prizes, and we’ll finish with a piñata outside! We’ll start at the main entrance. REGISTER HERE

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July 2016

Teen Crafts: Sharpie Tie Dye

July 16 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Bethel Public Library
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Join us as we transform cotton items into brightly colored works of art! Try your hand at this quick version of Tie Dye. Bring your own shirts or all-cotton items, but we will have some items available if you forget or can’t bring something! Students entering grades 6-12 in the fall are welcome. Registration is required. Register online, at the Teen Services Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 0. REGISTER HERE

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All programs sponsored by the Bethel Public Library are open to the public, and meet accessibility requirements for the disabled. Those needing special arrangements should contact the library at least 2 weeks prior to the program to make arrangements.