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Little Free Libraries

Here is a map of the bookish spots in Scarsdale where you can find some of your summer reading titles!

Scan the QR code below to view the full map on your mobile device.

 

 

Teen Volunteering

Calling All Scarsdale Teens!

If you will be in town this summer and you are available and interested in volunteering (at least two hours per week throughout July and August 2022) at the Library, please consider applying to be a summer volunteer! 

The Google Form link to the application is here: https://forms.gle/Th7LAdisqwRMpihAA

Scarsdale Public Library Teen Services Department 2022 Summer Reading Challenge

Dear Scarsdale Teens,

If you are a rising 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grader and you are prepared to track your time spent reading this July and August in Beanstack (via mobile app or online at www.scarsdalelibrary.beanstack.org), please register for the Teen Services Department's summer reading challenge! The challenge itself is to read 20 hours during summer break and to log your reading in Beanstack under the Teenstack banner.

What's your worst irrational fear?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the tenth installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our latest question for you is: What's your worst irrational fear?

Here's what you said:

What's something imaginary you wish were real?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the eighth installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our latest question for you is: What's something imaginary you wish were real?

Here's what you wrote:

  • Love
  • Magic
  • Telekinesis
  • A place to nap

Our next Post-it Prompt will be posted the week of February 7, 2022.

This project is brought to you by the Scarsdale Public Library's Teen Services Department & Teen Advisory Board.

What's an opinion you have that not many people share?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the seventh installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our latest question for you is: What's an opinion you have that not many people share?

Here's what you wrote:

  • Studying is interesting.
  • Talking to people who think differently than me helps me learn :)
  • Political parties bring more chaos and bad to America than good.

Our next Post-it Prompt will be posted the week of January 15, 2022.

What's something you hope never goes out of style?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the sixth installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our latest question for you is: What's something you hope never goes out of style?

Here's what you wrote:

  • Combat boots for civilians
  • [your clever answer here]

Our next Post-it Prompt will be posted the week of January 3, 2022.

This project is brought to you by the Scarsdale Public Library's Teen Services Department & Teen Advisory Board.

Teen Advisory Board

Created to provide specialized library services to students in Grades 6 through 12, the Teen Services Department at Scarsdale Public Library was established in December 2020, and it has one full-time staff member and a few part-time staff members.

What's your favorite karaoke song?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the fifth installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our latest question for you is: What's your favorite karaoke song?

Here's what you wrote:

Teen GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)

Beginning in May 2021, Scarsdale Public Librarians Jennifer Brinley (She/her/hers; They/them/theirs) and Katie Karkheck (She/her/hers) teamed up with Greenburgh Public Librarian Emily Dowie (She/her/hers) to offer Teen GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance), a monthly series of chats hosted over Zoom to be a safe space for queer or questioning teens *and* their allies to meet and discuss young adult literature or whatever's on their minds.

The program meets during the school year. Please check this site again in Fall 2022 for updates on the meeting schedule.

 

What's your ideal form of transport?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the fourth installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our question for you is: What's your ideal form of transport?

Here's what you wrote:

  • teleportation (weeeeeee!)
  • motorcycle (vroom vrum)
  • Razor Scooter is my favorite.
  • Train :)
  • I would FLY!! (like me flying - no plane --> I'm the form of transportation)

Our next Post-it Prompt will be posted the week of October 18, 2021.