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Teens

The Warner Library is open on Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.


Gamebulding with Scratch

 

               Tuesday, February 7th at 3:30pm -              For teens, ages 11 and up.  

 

 

Scratch allows you to make games & animations by working with “building blocks” – like programming with Legos. 

 

Bring a flash drive to save your work!  

 

 Instructor: C.A. MacFinn of CGMuse  professional animator & app designer   

 

Space is limited so sign up at the reference desk or call 914-631-7734! 


Yoga For Stress and Anxiety

Saturday, March 18 @ 11 am

 

Leslie Kimmich Seery, Certified Yoga Instructor,
will help you learn how Yoga can help you deal with stress and anxiety. For ages 12 and up.
Please wear comfortable clothes. Bring a yoga mat if you have one.
Please sign up at the Reference Desk or call 91-631-7734

 

 

 


Buttons Galore!

The Last Wednesday of every month @ 3:30

Drop in to the Teen Area and make a button.

We provide the machine and the materials, you provide the creativity.

Bring your own pictures or sayings - make sure they fit into a 2 1/4 inch circle with a 1/4 inch border. 

 


Create artwork! Create awareness!

Save lives. Inspire people with addictive disorders – and their loved ones – to overcome shame and seek help.

Shame Kills – now help your city overcome its shame and reach out for a helping hand.

This contest is open to all ages. Draw, paint, photograph or design your interpretation of the message.

Poster submissions should be 11 x 17 inches.

The winning poster will be chosen by Shame Kills advisory group. Winner receives $500 and a framed print of the poster. In addition, the winning poster will be the official poster used to represent the Shame Kills campaign in your city.

Click here for more information.


How  to Avoid Fake News

Fact-check the news with 

FactCheck.org

Snopes. com

Politifact

Professor Melissa Zimdar's Fake News Checklist

 


ONGOING EVENTS

 

Chess

Warner Library Chess Club

The Chess Club meets the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:30PM - 8:30PM.
All ages and skill levels welcome. Call Reference for further information (914) 631-7734.

★ Warner Chess Club Video

 

 

Backgammon Game Night

Backgammon meets on the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:30pm--8:30pm. All ages and skill levels welcome. Backgammon game night is organized by a local member of the US Backgammon Federation.

 


 

HOMEWORK WEBSITES


 

A Research Guide for Students by I Lee

The goal of A Research Guide for Students is to provide all the necessary tools for you to conduct research and to present your findings.

 

Kid Info

KID INFO saves YOU valuable time by providing for FREE - in ONE website directory - the BEST Pre K-12 quality educational websites, videos, and powerpoints. KID INFO also links to informative, interesting, and challenging educational game websites that are tons of fun!

 


Discovery Education

A site that covers all the basics (Math, Science, History), and divides them by school grade. Also includes links to other helpful sites.

 

 


Infoplease

General homework site featuring subjects, skills and reference sources. Features historical and current information on monthly themes: (Black history month, Women'shistory month, etc.)

 


Study Stack

Helps you study through an interactive flashcard program.

 

 

 


Homework Spot

Elementary, Middle, and High School subjects are covered, in addition to SAT tests, Puzzles, and Parent/Teacher guides. Also includes articles on monthly themes, fieldtrips and tips on writing reports and test-taking.
 

 


ipl2

ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.

 


Great Websites for Kids

Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee using established selection criteria. The committee is made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association

 

 

 


Cursive Writing

Cursive writing is disappearing from public schools, but many places still require a physical signature to complete a transaction: Banks when getting a mortgage or creating an account, Car Dealerships when buying a car, tax forms, tax returns and countless other government documents. Learning to write your name in cursive is the first step to developing a personal signature.  Here are some websites to get you started.

 

Cursive Alphabet Worksheets
More Cursive Alphabet Worksheets
VIDEO: Cursive Lessons Playlist
VIDEO: Cursive Writing - Complete Lesson
ARTICLE:
Five Reasons Kids Should Still Learn Cursive Writing