SAT Review Part II: How to Earn a Perfect Score on the SAT Writing Section, Exclusive of the Essay

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Community Room, 7 – 8pm

Space is limited; click here to register now!

Join us as we learn the strategies necessary to correctly answer all of the multiple choice questions in the SAT Writing Section. Students will learn about the most common types of grammatical errors found in sentence improvement and identifying sentence error questions. They will also learn strategies for confidently & correctly answering paragraph improvement questions. Although this seminar will NOT address the essay portion of the Writing Section, all the presented strategies will be applicable to helping students improve their own essay organization and writing.

This one hour seminar will be conducted by Ameer Sohrawardy, a Rutgers University English professor, who has more than ten years of experience as an SAT preparatory instructor.

SAT Review Part I: How to Earn a Perfect Score on the SAT Essay

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Community Room, 7 – 8pm

Space is limited, click here to register now!

Join us as students learn all the essential steps necessary for earning a perfect score on the SAT essay section. Attention will be paid to time management, organizing ideas, brainstorming relevant examples, crafting lucid prose, linking together & providing smooth transitions between ideas. Students will learn what graders are looking for in a perfect SAT essay,and will have a hands-on opportunity to review actual essays.

This one hour seminar will be conducted by Ameer Sohrawardy, a Rutgers University English professor, who has more than ten years of experience as an SAT preparatory instructor.

September Highlights @ FTPL!

Summer has finally ended, but the teen programs @ FTPL have not! Please keep an eye on our online calendar (www.franklintwp.org) as we change gears for Fall. Our main events in September will be two SAT review sessions, and the start of an 8-wk program sponsored by the Somerset Toastmasters, to help the youth of Franklin develop confidence and leadership skills.

End of Summer Reading Pizza Party!

Tuesday, August 21st
@ 7 – 8 p.m.
Community Room

For teens, ages 11 and up!

Teens are welcome to join us for our end of summer reading pizza party! All attendees will receive ‘Own the Night’ giveaways & 1 raffle ticket for the Grand Prize Drawings on September 5th!

The final day to log summer readings and redeem book buck prizes is Saturday, September 1st. All Grand Prize winners will be notified by phone.

Registration is required to ensure that there is enough pizza for all! Click here to sign up today!

Origami Lucky Stars!

Tuesday, August 14th
@ 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Children’s Program Room

For teens, ages 10 and up!

Own your very own night sky! Join us for a night of snacks & origami fun as we learn to make lucky stars! Teens can pick from our assortment of papers or decorate their own. Teens will be taught the basics, and then they can move on to various other crafts with their stars. Interested in making bookmarks, bracelets and more? Or would you rather show off your skills with a star race? How many lucky stars can you make before time’s up?

Registration is required; Click here to sign up today!

All participants will receive 3 raffle tickets for the summer reading grand prize drawings!

Magic of the Night Dream Journals!

Tuesday, August 7th
@ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Children’s Program Room

For teens, ages 10 and up!

Join us as Nancy Leary, of Apple Annie Productions, teaches us how to make “Own the Night” dream journals using “Ebru,” the Turkish art of paper marbleizing. This art form is similar to tie-dying. Marbleize the characters of the night (such as stars, moon, bats etc) on paper, and use them to create your personal dream journal!

Space is limited for this event; Click here to sign up now!

All participants will receive 3 raffle tickets for the summer reading grand prize drawings!

Ghost Hunting NJ & NYC!

Tuesday, July 24th
@ 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Community Room

For teens, ages 11 and up!

Ever get the feeling that a place is haunted, or that you may have just seen a ghost? Are you curious about visiting haunted places? Are you hooked on the unexplained? Come meet L’Aura, your Ghost Hunting travel guide, and learn about what’s haunted near you!

Registration is required; Click here to sign up now!

All attendees will receive 3 raffle tickets for the summer reading grand prize drawings!

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Tie-Dye Crafts

Tuesday, July 31st
@ 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Children’s Program Room

For teens ages 10 and up!

Join us as we dabble with tie-dying! Tie-dying designs are formed by applying different colors of dyes to various sections of fabric that has been folded and tied into patterns. All supplies will be provided. However, teens may bring their own fabric item to dye & create unique patterns!

Space is limited & registration is required! Click here to sign up now!

Attendees will receive 3 raffle tickets for the “Own the Night” Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawings!

Book Art & Paper Crafts

Tuesday, July 17th
@ 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Children’s Program Room

For teens, ages 10 and up!

Join us as we indulge in some harmless destruction! Teens will get to choose a book from our craft selection and turn it into something else. Tear off the cover and make a pendant or a button; rip out the pages and make paper beads or magnets…your imagination is your limit!

Space is limited & registration is required; click here to sign up now!

Attendees will receive 3 raffle tickets for the “Own the Night” Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawings!

Teen Movie Night – John Carter

Who: Young Adults ages 13 – 18!

What: John Carter (Rated PG-13; 132 min)

Where: Community Room

When: August 9, 2012 @ 6:15 – 8:30 pm

Why: Big Screen…Free…FUN! (Click here to register now!)

Join us for a Teen screening of the movie John Carter starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, and Willem Dafoe. He was lost in our world and found in another… Continue reading Teen Movie Night – John Carter