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If you had to delete all but three apps from your smartphone, which ones would you keep?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the 14th installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our latest prompt for you is: If you had to delete all but three apps from your smartphone, which ones would you keep?

Here's what you said:

  • WEBTOON
  • Google Chrome
  • Signal

Our next Post-it Prompt will launch in January.

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

Name a creature that seems impossible but exists anyway.

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the 13th installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

Our latest prompt for you is: Name a creature that seems impossible but exists anyway.

Here's what you said:

  • duck-billed platypus
  • geoduck ("gooey-duck")
  • dinosaur
  • narwhal
  • axolotl
  • bumble bee
  • your dad/mom

Our next Post-it Prompt will launch in December.

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 in the Teen Room

¡Viva la Cultura!

Ever since 1968, Americans have observed National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th, where the contributions, histories, and cultures of those from Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean are celebrated. Scarsdale Public Library's Teen Room is no different and would like to take the time to showcase some of the best Young Adult lit written by and for those of Hispanic Heritage.

What's your favorite pokémon?

Hello Scarsdale Teens!

Here's the 12th installment of our bite-sized writing exercise: Post-it Prompts!

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

Here's what you said:

  • Bidoof
  • Bulbasaur (x2)
  • Charizard
  • Darkrai
  • Dinosaur (x2)
  • Lilipup
  • Mudkip
  • Pikachu (x2)
  • Snorlax
  • Squirtle

Our next Post-it Prompt will launch in October.

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 10th 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.

Participation in the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) allows Scarsdale's teens to earn community service credit during the school year by communicating what they need and want from the Teen Services Department at their community public library. TAB is really whatever Scarsdale #TeensVolunteer to make it. The Teen Services Department asks TAB members for: