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What's Hot for Summer: YA Summer Reading Club

Monday, August 28, 2017
Glencoe Public Library
YA Summer Reading Club

24 May - 28 August 2017!

Summer is the time of year to read what you want and we're here to help. 2017's Summer Reading Club will once again have lists filled with suggestions on the latest and greatest books for summer. Prizes include a paperback book of your choice when you finish the program, chances to win a weekly raffle drawing for a $10 gift certificate for Little Red Hen, and a grand prize drawing for a $25 gift certificate for Starbucks!

Brand new this year is the option for you to sign up and keep track of your books online! Simply go to glencoelibrary.beanstack.org to sign up beginning 30 May 2017 (Tuesday); you can start recording your books 3 June 2017! If you'd rather sign up in person or by email, just stop by the Library or email us at radesk@glencoelibrary.org starting Wednesday, 24 May 2017.

YA Summer Reading Club is for students entering grade 6 through 12.
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Writers' Open Mic Night

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
YA Room
Writers of any age working in all forms and genres are invited to share their work at these community literary evenings. If you want to read your work, please email the moderator, Bob Boone, in advance at ycagsc@gmail.com so he can coordinate the evening’s roster. Everyone is welcome to participate by reading or just by being an appreciative audience for the many talented writers in our community.
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Books-n-Brunch @ Starbucks

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library


Wednesday, August 9, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Looking to beat the dog days of summer?  Join us for a presentation of the latest and greatest YA books all while sipping a cup of joe and enjoying a treat on us!  We will meet at the Readers’ Services desk at the library and then walk over to Starbucks together.  This program is for those going into 6th – 12th grade only.

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Writing the College Essay, Or How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

The essay is the only part of a college application that’s completely in the student’s control. Learn how to make the most of it from returning presenter Hanna Stotland, a college admissions consultant with a national clientele. She will cover getting started, subjects to avoid, and how to stand out from the crowd. Students and parents welcome. Bring your questions! 

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