Young Adult

Young Adult Activities -

Kids in 6th Grade 

through 12th Grade

Caudill Book Club
Tuesday, January 23rd
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
6th – 8th Grades
Kid in 6th-8th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award nominated or winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. The selection for January is All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Conner. This event will also take place on February 20th (Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai), March 20th (A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Neilsen), and April 17th (Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt).

Abe Lincoln Book Club
Tuesday, January 30th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Read and discuss Abe Lincoln nominated and award winning books for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. January’s Selection is Denton Little’s Deathdate. This event will also take place on February 27th (An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir), March 27 (Nimona by Noelle Stevenson), and April 24th  (These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly).

Banzai Financial Literacy
Thursday, February 8th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Children in 6th – 8th Grade
Banzai is a computer based educational tool that helps teach the value of a dollar. Sponsored by Riverside Community Credit Union, the program includes a pre-test, Life Scenarios, that take the participant through a group of life financial situations such as budgets, insurance, debt, rent, and wise spending habits , a game and a post-test. This is a two-part program and the second session will be held on February 15th.