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Jul 23

Teen Craft: Pet Toys

Posted on July 23, 2021 at 11:54 AM by Elizabeth Land

The theme for week three of our 2021 Summer Reading Challenge is Dr. Doolittle and friends.

This summer, the York County Public Library wants teens to go wild with crafts. As part of the Tails & Tales summer reading program, we are offering free Teen Craft Kits, while supplies last. Just visit the Tabb Library Teen Area or use the Grafton Annex Curbside Pickup Services to get your craft kit. This week's theme is Dr. Doolittle & Friends, which celebrates our pets. Use our kit, or the instructions below, to make toys for your dog or cat. Don't forget to check out our Week 3 Middle and High School Book List to find your next read! To see the lists of supplies and instructions, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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Tag(s): Teens, pets, craft

Jul 20

Teens Review: The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King

Posted on July 20, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Teen Reviews both The Cruel Prince and the Wicked King by Holly Black

 Teens & Tweens Review is an opportunity for York County Public Library teens and tweens to write book reviews for their peers. 

Today, local 10th grader Olivia reviews the first two book in The Folk of the Air series by Holly Black. The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King are set in a dramatic and thrilling Faerie realm, brimming with magic, danger and romance. To see our teen's reviews, as well as a list of readalikes hand-picked by York County Public Library staff, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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Jul 15

Teen Craft: Bottle Cap Magnets

Posted on July 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

The SRP Week 2 theme is The Wide Side - Safari. Pick up the teen kit to make safari magnets.

This summer, the York County Public Library wants teens to go wild with crafts! As part of the Tails & Tales summer reading program, we are offering free Teen Craft Kits, while supplies last. Just visit the Tabb Library Teen Area or use the Grafton Annex Curbside Pickup Services to get your craft kit. This week's theme is The Wild Side - Safari and we're turning flattened bottle caps into safari-themed magnets. This quick and easy craft can be used to make magnets for yourself, your parents or friends! You can even find your own pictures to cut to size and really get creative. Just visit the Tabb Library Teen Area or use the Grafton Annex Curbside Pickup service to get your craft kit. To read more about these crafts, and to see the schedule for tween/teen craft programs at the Tabb Library this summer, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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Tag(s): Teens, crafts