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Adulting 101 for Teens – Yoga for a strong mind and body (teens only, ages 12-18) (preregistration)

Welcome to Adulting 101 for Teens, a series of programs to help teens develop life skills to transition to adulthood. We will have presenters on topics in the fall series from September-December.

The Round Rock Public Library and The Yoga Room welcome teens to a yoga class on Tuesday, December 3 at 6:30 pm.  All levels are welcome.

Teens, ages 12-18, will learn how to increase stamina, strength, flexibility, and also how to build mental focus and mindfulness.

We thank The Yoga Room for making this event possible.

For more information please contact Jane Dance, 512.218.7012. 

This event is PREREGISTRATION ONLY.  Please arrive early!    Those who arrive more than five minutes late may forfeit their space(s).  Also, if you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation via Eventbrite or call 512.218.3275. Online registration will start at 12:00 pm, Tuesday 19 November .

 

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Chess Club at the Library (ages 10-18)

King, Pawn, Rook, Castling, Checkmate, Stalemate! Do you know what these words mean? Do you like to play chess?  Looking to learn how to play?  If you answered yes, then this club is for you!

Tweens and teens, join us for come-and-go playing opportunities in meeting room B:

  • Saturday September 14, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Saturday October 12, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Saturday November 9 16 10:30 am-12:00 pm

For More Information:

Contact Jane Dance at 512.218.7012

Adulting 101 For Teens (ages 12-18) – SAT / ACT – Prepare. Achieve. Succeed

Welcome to our series designed to help teens develop life skills and knowledge to transition to adulthood. We will have presenters on many topics the first Tuesday of every month, and our Fall series will run September – December.

Testing is stressful, and Huntington Learning Center, Round Rock are here to help!

They will present a workshop for college bound high school students. This presentation is for students taking the SAT / ACT and focuses on factors that influence college admission, and how the college exams are scored and used. We discuss tips on preparing for college entrance exams, and strategies to improve test scores

For more information contact Jane Dance, 512.218.7012

 

Chess Club at the Library (ages 10-18)

King, Pawn, Rook, Castling, Checkmate, Stalemate! Do you know what these words mean? Do you like to play chess?  Looking to learn how to play?  If you answered yes, then this club is for you!

Tweens and teens, join us for come-and-go playing opportunities in meeting room B:

  • Saturday September 14, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Saturday October 12, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Saturday November 9 16 10:30 am-12:00 pm

For More Information:

Contact Jane Dance at 512.218.7012

Adulting 101 For Teens (ages 12-18) – How To Be Financially Successful

Welcome to our series designed to help teens develop life skills and knowledge to transition to adulthood. We will have presenters on many topics the first Tuesday of every month, and our Fall series will run September – December.

Our October event is a free presentation about the advantages of starting saving early in life, compounding, living below your means, avoiding debt, credit cards, buying a car, saving for retirement, investing in the stock market, etc. It is very interactive with simple questions to answer and everyone is encouraged to ask questions. By the end of the presentation, students will have a good understanding of what needs to be done, to have a better financial future.

Parents are encouraged to attend with their teens.

Our presenter is Dean Allen who was able to retire six years ago at the age of 51, due to wise financial decisions. He enjoys sharing with young people how it was he was able to accomplish that during presentations, so they can do well with money and retire someday. He speaks at local high schools, colleges, and libraries. He is the author of the book:

Make Me Rich: He has The Path to Financial Freedom for Your High School / College Student which is available to checked out from the local author collection at The Round Rock Public Library.  

More information on his presentations can be found at his website.

For more information contact Jane Dance, 512.218.7012

 

Teen Book Club (ages 12-18): Faerie Wars

The Round Rock Public Library Teen Book Club meets the third Tuesday of every month. Join us in The Teen Room at 6:30 PM, August 20.

2019 Teen Book Club Selections (selected by teens at the November 2018 book club)

Please Note:While book club selections are chosen specifically for teens ages 12-18, parents may still wish to review the content for appropriateness for their child/teen.

For More Information:

Contact Jane Dance at 512.218.7012

Chess Club at the Library (ages 10-18)

King, Pawn, Rook, Castling, Checkmate, Stalemate! Do you know what these words mean? Do you like to play chess?  Looking to learn how to play?  If you answered yes, then this club is for you!

Tweens and teens, join us for come-and-go playing opportunities in meeting room B:

  • Saturday September 14, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Saturday October 12, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Saturday November 9 16 10:30 am-12:00 pm

For More Information:

Contact Jane Dance at 512.218.7012

Teen Writing Group (ages 12-18)

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Are you aged 12-18? Do have a  passion for the writing? Are you already working on your first novel, fanfiction or poetry?  Not quite sure where to start, but would like explore your writing skills?  If you answered yes to any of these questions then join the Round Rock Public Library Teen Writing Group.

Attend your first meeting and you will be provided with a notebook/journal for you to work in.  Also you may bring your own laptops/notebooks.

We will meet in the Teen Room on September 10 @ 6:30 pm.

For More Information:

Contact Jane Dance at 512.218.7012

 

Adulting 101 For Teens (ages 12-18) – College Admissions 101

Welcome to our series designed to help teens develop life skills and knowledge to transition to adulthood. We will have presenters on many topics the first Tuesday of every month, and our Fall series will run September – December.

For our September program there will be a seminar presented by College Counselor, Liz Pack with Collegewise Austin.

This free seminar will help families separate college admissions fact from fiction and enjoy the college process a little more. Liz will discuss grades, test scores, activities, and everything else colleges evaluate. Attendees will get straight answers about what college admissions committees really look for and how they ultimately decide who gets in. Liz thinks teens and parents will be pleasantly surprised to learn that teens don’t have to be multilingual, opera-singing rocket scientists to get into college today!

This seminar welcomes attendance from teens AND parents.

Liz shares her bio with us, highlighting her career and experience:

After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Liz worked in the UNC Office of Undergraduate Admissions as an admissions counselor and fell in love with information sessions and providing advice about the college process. Looking for more experience in higher education, she traveled to UT Austin to complete her master’s degree in education and spent time as an admissions counselor in UT’s Office of Admissions.

Though she’s located in Austin, Liz is not just a UT Austin expert. While Collegewise Austin students are accepted at UT at five times the national admit rate, they also receive acceptances from universities all over the country! Our students have recently been admitted to the University of Virginia, Barnard, NYU, Rice, and Texas A&M.

For more information contact Jane Dance, 512.218.7012

 

Teen Book Club (ages 12-18): An Ember In The Ashes

The Round Rock Public Library Teen Book Club meets the third Tuesday of every month. Join us in The Teen Room at 6:30 PM, August 20.

2019 Teen Book Club Selections (selected by teens at the November 2018 book club)

Please Note:While book club selections are chosen specifically for teens ages 12-18, parents may still wish to review the content for appropriateness for their child/teen.

For More Information:

Contact Jane Dance at 512.218.7012