summer reading

Teen Read: Henna Art

Submitted by ricaza on June 24, 2015 - 3:55pm
Henna design

The ancient art of mehndi

Teens around Sonoma County look forward to summer every year. Pool parties. Sleeping in. No homework. And HENNA @ THE LIBRARY! Our favorite Henna artist, Beth Bowman, makes the rounds to library locations sharing this beautiful, ancient art form. Take a look at the calendar for upcoming henna art workshops. Check out these books on mehndi design from your local library. See you this summer!

Zombies Take Over London

Submitted by ricaza on June 17, 2015 - 1:47pm
The Fallen by Charlie Higson

Summer reading: artistic representation of a book

Those of you who are signed up for Teen Read this summer (and if you're not, what are you waiting for?! Sign up at your library already!) know that you can earn 4 Stamps for your Game Card by creating an artistic representation of a book that you read this summer. Shane B. read The Fallen by Charlie Higson and submitted this drawing of a scene from the book.

What Are You Doing This Summer?

Submitted by sbreedlove on May 30, 2015 - 12:10pm
Don't sit on the Baby

Not sure what to do with yourself just yet this summer? Before the lazy days of summer kick in and your vacation has sped by, here are a few ideas and places to look for something to do that is interesting, rewarding, or lucrative.

Summer Jobs for Teens

Check out these sites and books to give you ideas of where to start looking for a job this summer.

Job Link for Teens 

Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corp

Volunteer @ Your Library!

Submitted by teenspace on May 29, 2012 - 10:14am

Want to give back to your community?  Do you enjoy working with kids?  Do you need to "beef up" your college application?  If so, we need you!

Every year teens across the county help us run our summer reading program.  If you are interested in helping at your local library give us a call because we need you!

These branches are actively looking for teen volunteers:

Central Library (downtown Santa Rosa):  Kathleen, 545-0831 ext. 514

Healdsburg:  Tiffany, 433-3772 ext. 6

Northwest:  Kim, 546-2265 ext. 6

Teen Read 2012

Submitted by teenspace on May 18, 2012 - 3:44pm

Teen Read 2012

The format for our summer reading program is new this year!  Go to your local library the week of June 5th* to pick up a bingo card!  

Once you complete one row on the bingo card you will earn a free paperback book!

Complete 5-in-a-row and get a raffle ticket for cool prizes. 

Complete the ENTIRE CARD and win a prize!