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Teen Programs & Services

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Summer at your library- FOR TEENS

June 1- July 31st
Read all the books you didn't have a chance to read during the school year!
How to participate:
Register online or use the Beanstack app on your mobile device.
Log your minutes to earn points.
Review books for extra points. Books can be reviewed in the traditional, essay format or you can approach the review from a creative angle- write a poem, record a TikTok video, or even sing a song!
Each week we will raffle off a $20 gift card.
The grand prizes are a drone & a Fujifilm Instax camera.
The more points you earn, the better their chances of winning!
Winner will be announced by August 7th.
Funding provided by Friends of the Arcadia Public Library.



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Bad is good!
Embrace the ridiculous, wacky, ugly, & tacky.
We challenge you to make the worst art possible.
Create, take a photo, & share.
Use any art material or format, including digital.
How to submit:
Post a photo of your art on Instagram
Tag the library!
Don’t have IG? Submission can also be emailed to ref247@arcadiaca.gov
Important dates:
Entries due by July 31st.
Winner will be announced on August 7th
$50 Amazon gift card!
Funding provided by Friends of the Arcadia Public Library.



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Make-it or Bake-it: Tie-Dye T-shirt

Let's get crafty!
This month we'll learn discover the art of tie-dye. Why pay tons of money to buy tie-dye shirts and sweaters when you can personalize your own colors? Watch the instructional video and post your final product on social media using #APLteens.

You could win a small prize!⁠⁠



Creative Writing: Teen Workshops

The class has ended, however, the fun has not!

For more information, resources, and writing ideas visit Sprouting Ink.


For more and future programs please visit the Library-wide calendar.


Getting Through High School

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans

Mango Languages

Literary Reference Center Plus

Master File Complete

MAS Ultra High SChool

Points of View Reference Center

Teen Resources

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Published: August 16, 2021