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Young Adult Programs in August

As summer continues, here’s a reminder that there will be lots of fun stuff going on at the Franklin Township Public Library this August. The August calendar of events for young adults, ages 10 and up is now available online. Click on the “August Calendar” tab at the top of the blog for links to . . . → Read More: Young Adult Programs in August

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Young Adult programs in July

As we all start our countdowns to summer and vacations, here’s a reminder that there will be lots of fun stuff going on at the Franklin Township Public Library this summer. The July calendar of events for young adults, ages 10 and up is now available online. Click on the “July Calendar” tab at the . . . → Read More: Young Adult programs in July

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Reading Buddies Registration is closed

Over the past several weeks there has been tremendous interest in the 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program. As a result, the Library is NO LONGER accepting applications. Registration and waiting lists are full for both Teen and Little Buddies at this time. All accepted applicants will be notified around June 12th 2014.

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Teen Buddies Registration Closed!

The Library is NO LONGER accepting Teen Buddies applications for the 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program. Accepted teen applicants will be notified around June 12, 2014.

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2014 Summer Reading Buddies

It is time to apply for the Franklin Township Public Library’s 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program. This 6-week program takes place Monday evenings, at the Main Library – Children’s Department (July 7th – August 11th). Reading Buddies is a social program that promotes literacy through paired reading. Teens earn volunteer credit by helping young readers . . . → Read More: 2014 Summer Reading Buddies

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Did you know today was author Ronald Koertge’s birthday?

Ronald Koertge is famous for his angst-filled, fast-paced, witty, realistic fiction. His often offbeat characters, frank depictions of teenage life, and humorous dialogue make these coming-of-age stories engaging for teen readers. Koertge explores themes of friendship, self-acceptance, death, young love, and family relationships. He is not afraid to touch upon controversial subjects in his stories. . . . → Read More: Did you know today was author Ronald Koertge’s birthday?

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Did you know today was author T. A. Barron’s birthday?

T. A. Barron is famous for writing fast paced, action-filled, world building fantasy fiction. Most stories are heroic quests filled with twists on Arthurian legends, and other myths. Have you read any of these: The Lost Years of Merlin (The Lost Years of Merlin series) Child of the Dark Prophecy (Greater Tree of Avalon series) . . . → Read More: Did you know today was author T. A. Barron’s birthday?

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Did you know today was author Ralph Fletcher’s birthday?

Ralph Fletcher is a writer of children’s picture books, young adult fiction, and poetry. Have you read any of these?

The Sandman

Flying Solo

Poetry Matters: Writing a Poem From the Inside Out

Young Adult reader’s that enjoy works by Ralph Fletcher, might also like the works of Paul . . . → Read More: Did you know today was author Ralph Fletcher’s birthday?

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Happy Pi Day!

Here are some fun facts about Pi (3.14) that you may not have known:

 

Pi (Π) is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet. Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter (Π = c/d) Π became the commonly used symbol for Pi around 1706 thanks to Mr. William . . . → Read More: Happy Pi Day!

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Free SAT Review @ the Library!

The Franklin Township Public Library is happy to welcome back Ameer Sohrawardy, an assistant professor of English Literature at Rutgers University – Newark, with more than 10 years of experience as an SAT instructor. Professor Sohrawardy will be presenting successful strategies that students can use to confidently handle both the written and essay portions of . . . → Read More: Free SAT Review @ the Library!