2019 BOOK LIST for Summer Reading for Sharon High School
The books are now on display in the Adult New Book area on the main level of the library. 


Teen Advisory Board, Ages 12-17
Tuesdays:  August 6 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., September 10 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., October 8 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., November 12 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., and Dec 10 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Calling all teens! Learn about summer volunteer opportunities at the library, discuss books and movies, meet new friends, enjoy pizza and coke. Participation counts for volunteer hours. REGISTRATION APPRECIATED

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Meet the Merge Master, Ages 12-18
Friday, July 12 from 
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Bring your phone (*Please see list of recommended devices) and pre-download the merge apps that you want to play with. For options visit: https://miniverse.io/cube 

The library is providing cubes and goggles. Experience the hologram that you hold in your hand. This augmented reality experience will take you from the library to worlds unknown.  You will be able to move and rotate the cube to experience different things and different angles. Adventure awaites! 

REGISTER for a 15 minute slot. 3 teens per slot. 

*Recommended devices: iPhone 6 and newer, Galaxy S5 and newer, HTC M8 and newer, LG G4 and newer. 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Do you have a talent that you'd like to share? Talents can include (but are not limited too) playing an instrument, singing an original song or a cover, comedy, dance, or performing a monologue. Participants must register with Jessica at least one week before the event. All acts must be approved. Please keep your act under 5 minutes, and all language appropriate. This program is open to students in middle and high school. Lemonade and snacks will be served.

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Design and Screen Printing, 2 Session Series, Ages 12-18
Fridays July 19 & July 26 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

WEEK 1: Design and print your own stickers, decals, or even T-shirts! In this 2-session series, you can convert any monochromatic image (you can bring one with you, use one of ours, or create one on-site) into a vinyl sticker or decal for your phone or laptop or whatever. We will provide vinyl decal material in a variety of colors, transfer tape, and the machinery to cut out your design. Presented by Full STEAM Learning. For more info about them: http://www.fullsteamlearning.com/

WEEK 2: Take your design from Week 1 and use your vinyl cut-out to screen print it onto a T-shirt! We will provides the T-shirts and the screen-printing supplies. Presented by Full STEAM Learning. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Soldering, Ages 12-18
Friday, August 2 from 
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Learn to solder! Make connections! Melt some metal! If you like building stuff that moves or blinks or beeps, you're eventually going to need to solder some electronics parts together. Or maybe you'd like to see how circuit boards work. In this workshop, you will be soldering components onto a small circuit board that lights up. Pin it to your jacket or backpack and show off your new skills. Presented by Full STEAM Learning. For more info about them: http://www.fullsteamlearning.com/ . REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

CSLP’s 2019 Teen Video Challenge

Do you have a passion for reading or libraries? Do you want to share your video or performative skills with teens across the country? The Teen Video Challenge is for you!

Five winners will be chosen and will receive: a $200 cash prize, and $50 worth of summer reading materials for their library!

The Teen Video Challenge is an annual video contest and is open to all teens (librarian and teacher support is encouraged). The challenge is for teens to create a public services announcement-type video that shows their unique interpretation of the 2019 CSLP slogan “A Universe of Stories”. Videos are to be no longer than 60 seconds and should promote libraries and reading.

Videos will be accepted June 1 through August 2, 2019

For more information, including complete contest rules, visit this page of the CSLP website: https://www.cslpreads.org/programs/teen-program/2019-teen-video-challenge/

Teen Movie Night: Captain Marvel
Tuesday, August 13 at 5:30 p.m. 
A female pilot gains superpowers after a freak accident and uses them to help save the world alongside another superpower yeilder. 2019. PG-13. 100 minutes. This event is for middle and high school students only. Pizza, soda, and popcorn will be served. Registration appreciated, but not required. 


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War Novels


Alex Award Winners & Nominees
Printz Award Winners & Nominees
YALSA Nonfiction Award
Great Graphic Novels


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