SOMERS, N.Y. --- The Somers Library has a busy schedule this fall with a slew of interesting events and clubs coming up.
Here are some of the upcoming events the library has planned:
The New SAT and the revised ACT: Which test should you take and why?
Find out the latest information on the new SAT and recent changes made to the ACT at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The program will be presented by Neal Schwartz of College Planning of Westchester. Registration is required. Click here to register online or call the library at 914-232-5717.
High School Writers Workshop
The High School Writers Workshop will be from 3-4:30 p.m. on the following Thursdays: Oct. 1, 15 and 29, Nov. 12 and Dec. 3 and 17. It will offer advice and guidance on developing your writing in a fun and encouraging environment. This program is for high school writers. Registration is required. Click here to register or call the call the library at 914-232-5717.
The Middle School Book and Games Club
This club meets from 3:15-4:30 p.m. every other Tuesday starting Sept. 22. Join the club to discuss your favorite books and authors or to play games. This club is intended for middle school students in grades 6-8. Click here to register online or call the library at 914-232-5717.
Join the Anime Club for everything anime and manga. Regular meetings are every other Wednesday (except for November when the club will meet Tuesdays) from 3:15-4:30 p.m. This club is intended for teens/tweens in grades 7-12. The club had its first meeting Wednesday, Sept. 16. Click here to register online or call the library at 914-232-5717.
High School Gaming Club
The High School Gaming Club meets every other Friday. Join the club to play board games and video games or to just hang out. The first meeting will be from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. Click here to register online or call the library at 914-232-5717.
Magic the Gathering Club
Play Magic the Gathering every Saturday. It started Sept. 12 and will continue through Dec 26. (No meeting Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Oct. 31 or Nov. 28). Bring your own cards or borrow a deck from the library. This club is intended for middle and high School students. Beginners and new members are welcome. Click here to register or call the library at 914-232-5717.
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
The Somers Library will be giving Somers teens/tweens the opportunity to make an impact on their library and community through participation in the Somers Library TAG. The library TAG will work with the teen librarian and the library staff to accomplish the following:
- Develop and host teen programs at the library.
- Make recommendations on books to be added to the teen book collection.
- Create book reviews for peers.
- To acquire volunteer hours (one or two meetings per month plus helping with monthly teen programs).
- To acquire a leadership role in this group (president, vice president, etc.).
- To work with adults and peers on a common goal and to serve the Somers Community in a fun and exciting way.
Meeting dates and times are: Sept. 21, Oct. 5, Oct. 26, Nov. 9, Nov. 23, Dec. 7 and Dec. 21. The meetings are from 3:15-4:30 p.m. Registration is required. Click here to register online or call the library at 914-232-5717.
The Somers Library is at Route 139 and Reis Park.
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