Teen Library Programs - LSC-CyFair

For teens ages 11 - 18 or in 6th - 12th grades
Young Adult Librarians
Elise Sheppard,
elise.j.sheppard@lonestar.edu, 281-290-5248
Melanie Wachsmann, melanie.s.wachsmann@lonestar.edu, 281-290-3400

FALL 2014

Book Discussions - Classics
CyFair ISD
Movie & Game Nights
Online Courses - Free
Prom Closet - Free prom dress give-away
SAT Prep & Tutoring - English, Math, Chemistry, Physics
Study Skills
Teen's Top 10 Titles of 2014
Volunteering in the Library

2014 TEENS' TOP 10 TITLES - GREAT READS!

Over 12,000 votes from teens around the world. Sponsored by the American Library Association's Young Adult Literature Association.
The list.
  1. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Macmillan/St. Martin's Griffin)
  2. Splintered by A.G. Howard (ABRAMS/Amulet Books)
  3. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (Tor Teen)
  4. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (Penguin/Putnam Juvenile)
  5. Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne (Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends)
  6. Earth Girl by Janet Edwards (Prometheus Books/Pyr)
  7. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  8. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson (Random House/Delacorte Press)
  9. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (Macmillan/Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)
  10. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (Random House/Delacorte Press)

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUBS - THE CLASSICS

Sign up now for book clubs! Sign up at 1st floor Reference Desk or email Elise at elise.j.sheppard@lonestar.edu.
Please supply your own titles.
2 dates (Friday & Sunday) / 1 classic title each month
Flier (PDF) for fall 2014 book discussion clubs
List (PDF) of titles discussed since 2004.

FRIDAY CLASSICS FOR HOME SCHOOLED TEENS
1:00 - 2:00 pm in the Teen Room
September 19: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
October 17: The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
November 7: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
December 5: 1984 by George Orwell

SUNDAY CLASSICS FOR EVERYONE
2:00 - 3:00 pm in the Teen Room
September 21:To Kill a Mockingbirdby Harper Lee
October 19:The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli
November 9:The Catcher in the Ryeby J.D. Salinger
December 7:1984by George Orwell

SCREEN-PLAY

MOVIES & GAMES
TICKET
FOR TEENS ONLY!
Come hang out, play games and watch a movie (due to licensing restrictions, movie titles cannot be advertised outside of the library). Please stop by or call, 281-290-3213/3218, the library for movie titles.
No need to sign up - just show up!
Flier(PDF)
Dates:
  • September 15
  • October 13
  • November 10
  • December 8
Times: Games:5:00 - 6:30pm
Movies:6:30pm
Location: Library Meeting Room 131
For more information, contact Teen Librarian Melanie Wachsmann, melanie.s.wachsmann@lonestar.edu,
281-290-3400.

SAT PREP REVIEW & TUTORING SESSIONS

PSAT/SAT Prep Review & Tutoring: English,Math, Chemistry and Physics review sessions/tutoring at LSC-CF and other classes and online help. Library sessions are Free! Drop in - no registration.

STUDY SKILLS & STUDENT SUCCESS

Student Success/Study Skills in the summer or upon request:
Memory, Note Taking Self Esteem, Time Management, Writing & Speaking, Selling Your Marketable Skills & Job Interviewing, Preparing for An Exam, Test Anxiety

Lone Star College - CyFair Student Success Skills Sources selected websites online.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab - OWL

ASSISTANCE FOR TEENS ON A BUDGET

Prom Closet: Since 2004. CELEBRATING 10 YEARS! Receive or donate a dress for prom, JROTC military award banquets, homecoming, recitals, etc.
THE CLOSET IS CLOSED UNTIL SPRING 2015. DATES FOR THE SPRING OPEN HOUSES WILL BE POSTED ON THE PROM CLOSET WEBSITE IN JANUARY. HOWEVER, WE DO ACCEPT DONATIONS ALL YEAR LONG.

VOLUNTEER IN THE LIBRARY

Teens can Volunteerin the Library (must be at least 15 years old).

CY-FAIR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Middle School, Grades6 - 8 , list(PDF)
  • High School, Grades 9 - 12, list (PDF)
  • FREE ONLINE COURSES FOR ALL LEVELS (K - HIGHER ED) - NONCREDIT

    MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) - MOOC List
    About MOOCs

    Coursera
    Lectures in a wide array of subjects by world-class professors from prestigious universities such as Princeton, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania.
    Extraordinary way to improve your mind and expand your world.


    Contact the LSC-CyFair Library: chat | e-mail | voice - 281.290.3214 | text - 832.463.0478
    Maintained by:E. Sheppard-Teen Librarian
    elise.j.sheppard@lonestar.edu 281-290-5248

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