Teens at the Voorpl

The Middle School Book Club meetings will be held online after school and will include activities, games, and author info as well as discussion of the book shared. In addition, Creativity Lab activity kits will be available for pick-up each month. Check EventKeeper for dates and details. Below teens can find Boredom Busting ideas by the dozen. The librarians and library staff are also collaborating with the school librarians. Check the School Library Google Classroom for activities like games and First Chapter Friday recorded readings. Join the Teen Advisory Group to help plan teen activities by emailing teens@voorpl.org.

Thank you for hashtagging! The Voorheesville Public Library will soon have 4 Bicycles in our Library of Things!
Look at the nice image Paige made for the Voorheesville Family Bike Challenge!
Be the Change
The environment, immigration, gun violence, racism, mental health, and any number of social issues can be explored through books.
  • Read a fiction or nonfiction book about a topic that interests you, share a slide with teens@voorpl.org by 8/13, and snag your Be the Change tote bag.
  • Families and friends are encouraged to read together as well and discuss a title to claim a canvas bag.
  • Email teens@voorpl.org if you need book suggestions for your topic. You will earn Community Service hours for participating too.
The Voorheesville Public Library is excited to keep our community reading, learning and exploring with the Summer Adventure @ the Voorpl.
Make a READsquared account to track reading on our website. There will be raffle prize incentives for participants who record their reading by midnight
on Friday, August 13.
Please register for activities that interest you using our online calendar beginning June 1, and you will receive complete information. Read the Tween and Teen Summer Summer Brochure here.
Check out this year’s PRIZES HERE

Be sure to Register!

READsquared

Create your Summer Reading Account and log reading

The Voorheesville Public Library is excited to keep our community reading, learning and exploring with the Summer Adventure @ the Voorpl. Make a READsquared account to track reading on our website here. 

There will be raffle prize incentives for participants who record their reading by midnight on Friday, August 13.

The Middle School Book Club stepped away from screens and into the woods with local author James Preller! He discussed his exciting wilderness survival story, “Blood Mountain.” Steve Young from the Heldeberg Workshop taught us how to survive in the woods. 

Play with your food! Candy Diorama project submitted projects recap video.

Clear Star Studios shows you how to make some adorable polymer clay cupcakes. Sweet!! 

Teen Readalikes
While reading one book, do you find it reminds you of other books? That happens to me — ALL. THE. TIME!  Watch this spot for reading suggestions based on popular books & movies. Submit your readalike tips to teens@voorpl.org, or share a Google slide for posting. Teen volunteer hours will be your reward! 
Fantasy Finder
It's time to choose! Tap to watch this presentation on everything fantasy!

Summer Boredom Busters

Teen Time