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Register for College Essay Bootcamp for Teens & Surviving the Application Process for Parents

Jenkintown Library is working in partnership with Abington Library to bring you this helpful event, held over two days. On Wednesday, July 14th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, the teen event for grades 10 and 11 will take place virtually, and on July 15th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm the Surviving the Application Process event for parents will be held.

Get started early on your college application essay with expert advice from writing coach Linda George. Discover tips for writing a resume and learn pointers for creating concise, original, and insightful essays that impress admission counselors. These workshops are offered to teens and parents separately.

Linda George is an award-winning writer with more than 25 years of experience as a high school and college English instructor — specializes in coaching high school, college, and adult students with writing skills. She also conducts numerous seminars and workshops at colleges and adult schools in the Philadelphia area. 

Registration for these events is separate and filling up quickly. To register for the College Essay Bootcamp for Teens on July 14th, you can register online, by email shuff@mclinc.org, or by calling the Information Desk at 215-885-5180 x113. 

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To register for the Surviving the Application Process on July 15th for parents, you can register online, by email shuff@mclinc.org, or by calling the Information Desk at 215-885-5180 x113. 
 

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Instructions for joining the Zoom Meeting for this event will be provided upon registration
 


One Summer One Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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In this live virtual Zoom event, New York Times-bestselling author Jarrett J. Krosoczka will show students how he went from being a drawing-loving kid to a widely-published adult. 

Date: Wednesday, June 30th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 
Grades: 6 - 12

Join Jarrett J. Krosoczka as he discusses his journey from a kid who loved to draw to a bestselling author. This event is perfect for middle school and high school students. Jarrett will be discussing his graphic novel Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction, which was a National Book Award Finalist. This Event is part of the Montgomery County Libraries “One Summer, One Author” Youth Author Events.

Registration is required. Register at https://linktr.ee/mcyae.

When registering, make sure to select Jenkintown Library as your home library when registering. Ten Jenkintown Library patrons will be randomly chosen to win a free copy of Hey, Kiddo!


College Essay Bootcamp for Teens

Date: Wednesday, July 14th
Time: 6:30-8:00 pm
Age Group: Grades 10 & 11

Parent session: Thursday, July 15th 
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Program Format: Presented live via Zoom

Description: Get started early on your college application essay with expert advice from writing coach Linda George. Discover tips for writing a resume and learn pointers for creating concise, original, and insightful essays that impress admission counselors. These workshops are offered to teens and parents separately.

Instructions for joining the Zoom Meeting for this event will be provided upon registration

Instructor: Linda George is an award-winning writer with more than 25 years of experience as a high school and college English instructor — specializes in coaching high school, college, and adult students with writing skills. She also conducts numerous seminars and workshops at colleges and adult schools in the Philadelphia area. 

Registration: Online registration required. Space is limited. Registration begins Monday, June 28th.


Virtual Teen Study Night

The Jenkintown Library's Teen Advisory Committee is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a Teen Study Night Wednesday, May 12, at 7 pm via Google Meet. This program will include time to do homework, study for upcoming assessments, and a fun study break! Those interested can register using the link at the end. We hope to see you there!

Register Here: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfT2kl-D6MA8K1w5CdztwV1nFWxYJR8Kh6pmEiEGGPrRUEeJw/viewform?usp=sf_link
 

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YA Book Club with Women's Center of Montco !

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