Teen Programs

Monday September 23, 2019



Fill in the Blank Teen Book Club (Grades 7+)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for the Fill in the Blank Book Club! September's theme is "Banned Books."Bring in a book or two you've enjoyed that has been banned to share with others in the book group. We'll discuss our book recommendations, favorite banned books, and snack on popcorn.

Please Register Online.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday October 1, 2019


MEFA College Admissions (Teens & Adults)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority's Guide to College Admissions covers how colleges make admissions decisions. Jonathan Hughes, Associate Director of College Planning and Education, also outlines the admissions process, covering the SAT and ACT, Colleges visits, compiling the college list and the important factors to consider when making your college decision. This program is for teens and adults. MEFA will offer College Financing on December 3, 2019 and Saving for College on February 2, 2020.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

Registration is Required.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday October 15, 2019

Page Partners (gr. 6-8)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Page Partners is a fun-filled book group open to students in grades 6 to 8, with an adult reading partner. This group meets monthly and includes a lively discussion, snack and a related project!

This month's selection is Frazzled by Booki Vivat.

"Nervous about middle school because her family does not get her and her friends know exactly what they want to do, Abbie Wu searches for her own passion before discovering a knack for leadership when injustices in the cafeteria come to light."--From the publisher.

Come in to pick up a copy of the book and register online.

Location: Upstairs Screening Room

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday October 22, 2019

Intro to Java Script (Gr. 6-12)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Learn how to code using the JavaScript language to create fun drawings and animations. This course is online and offered through Khan Academy and is limited to 20 participants. Students will need to have access to their school email account to create a Khan Academy account. Students will be required to bring a pair of headsets/earbuds weekly to listen to online lessons.
Motivated students with a real desire to learn coding are encouraged to enroll.

Please click here to read the permission form.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday December 3, 2019


MEFA College Financing (Teens & Adults)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority's Guide to College Financing is a dive into the basics of financial aid: what is it, who grants it and how to apply for it. You’ll learn how financial aid decisions are made as well, as well get information on how to pay for college, the basics of student loans and learn about free resources that are be available to you as you navigate this process. This program is presented by Jonathan Hughes, Associate Director of College Planning and Education. This program is for teens and adults.

MEFA will offer Saving for College on February 2, 2020.


Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

Registration is Required.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesday February 5, 2020


MEFA Saving for College (Teens & Adults)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority's Saving for College presentation discusses the cost of college, and the benefits of savings. Jonathan Hughes, Associate Director of College Planning and Education, busts myths surrounding the impact of savings on financial aid and discuss specific vehicles and strategies to save. This program is for teens and adults.


Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

Registration is Required.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM