Welcome to the Teen Room!
The Teen Room holds special events just for teens all year long! Check out the calendar for new and upcoming events. Past programs have included movie days, owl pellet dissection class, DIY emoji pillows, Murder mystery & Zombie nights, college seminars, themed crafts and more.
Scroll down to find helpful and useful websites, book of the month, college admission/financial aid, college prep checklist websites and events.
Up Next for Teens
Saturday, January 25 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us for a free ACT practice test in the Yeager Room, led by expert tutors from C2 Education! Please bring a #2 Pencil and a calculator (4-function, graphing or scientific). Please register: (914) 337-7680 ext. 34 About C2 Education: C2 Education offers fully customized programs to support students throughout their …
Wednesday, February 12 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ages 9 & up. Cupcake wars is back! Decorate a cupcake and show us what you’ve got in order to win a prize! For ages 9 & up, registration required.
Saturday, February 22 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear. Rated PG-13, 109 min. Please observe ratings and use your discretion when determining appropriateness for your child.
Wednesday, March 18 | 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Ages 9 & up. Who said you shouldn’t play with your food? In this part art class and part cooking class, participants will get creative with foods and build fun and yummy creations. With a curriculum developed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, this class not only inspires creativity but…
Saturday, March 21 | 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam. PG-13, 2 hr 13 min. Please observe ratings and use your discretion when determining appropriateness for your child.
Listen, Read & Watch
Some vendors require you to go through a one-time registration process. It always involves your library card number. It sometimes involves your library PIN and/or your email address.
If you need help, ask a librarian! And remember that we offer personal eReader instruction by appointment with the Reference Desk.
Get College Ready!
Check out these great links on information for college: how to find one, how to pay for college and more!
bigfuture.collegeboard.org: A great website of handouts, presentations and tons of information about planning for college
College Prep Checklist: a checklist and pamphlet created by the Federal Student Aid office of the U.S. Department of Education.
Get Schooled! : A GREAT website with current events, college info, resume help, GAMES and so much more!
BigFuture by The College Board : Information on finding colleges, paying for college and exploring careers.
Federal Student Aid : Visit this website for everything financial aid. How to get it, where to get it, who can apply for it, work study jobs and even help filling out a FAFSA(the Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
KnowHow2GO: A website made with teens in mind! Campus tours, college quizes, making a plan and even information on how to talk to an adult.
College Prep Checklists: Checklists for 9th-12th grade on what you need to do in each grade to prepare.
FAFSA Webinar: Learn the how-to’s, get questions answered and get resources.
SmartScholar – a website that helps you find the perfect scholarship for you. Check it out and get some money for college!