Teens

Upcoming Events

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Make 2018 a Year of Learning!
Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field, ensuring a high-quality, high-impact educational experience for all ages. This amazing resource is available to you at no cost with a library card! Click on the Gale Courses icon at the bottom of Aram Library’s homepage or under the Research/Databases menu.

¡Los cursos de Gale ya están disponibles!
Gale Courses ofrece cientos de atractivos cursos en línea, dirigidos por instructores, enfocados en el desarrollo profesional, habilidades con la tecnología, y enriquecimiento profesional. Los cursos de 6 semanas son enseñados por profesores de universidad y expertos en el área, asegurando una experiencia educacional de alta calidad para todas las edades. ¡Este recurso está disponible sin costo para usted con su Tarjeta de la Biblioteca! En el sitio web de la Biblioteca haga clic en el icono de Gale Courses o en el menú de Research/Databases.

Knit and Crochet Club — October 17, 24, November 5, 12, 28 at 6 p.m.
For all ages and experience levels, Knit and Crochet Club meets at 6 p.m. on the scheduled dates.  Bring your own project to work on.  Beginners welcome.

Club de Tejer y Crochet –  octubre 17, 24, noviembre 5, 12, 28 6 p.m.
Para todas las edades y niveles. El club de Tejer y Crochet se reúne a las 6 p.m. en las fechas acordadas. Traiga su propio proyecto. Los principiantes son bienvenidos.

Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda Presentation – Wednesday, October 17 at 6 p.m.
Join Rosa Zamora as she demonstrates how to create a Dia de los Muertos altar! This presentation will also include an explanation of the cultural significance of Day of the Dead and stresses the importance of memorializing deceased loved ones, in addition to a brief explanation on Mexican papercutting.

Presentación de Ofrenda Día de los Muertos –
Miércoles 17 de Octubre a las 6:00 p.m.
Únase a Rosa Zamora quien demostrará como crear un altar del Día de los Muertos. Esta presentación también incluye una explicación del significado cultural del Día de los Muertos y resalta la importancia de conmemorar a nuestros queridos difuntos, además d una breve explicación del papel picado Mexicano.

Trick or Treat at the Library: Wednesday, October 31 from 4–6 p.m.
Visit the Children’s Desk (downstairs) in costume to collect your treat!

Truco o Dulce – Miércoles 31 de octubre de 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
¡Pase a la mesa de niños en la planta baja con su disfraz para recibir sus dulces!

Food for Fines–November 1-30!
Do your part to replenish the food pantry supplies at the same time you reduce your fines for overdue library materials.  For each nonperishable food item you bring in, we’ll take $1 off your overdue fines.  All donations must be in good condition and not past their expiration or sell-by dates. (Ramen noodles and gelatin mixes will not be accepted.) Food for Fines does not apply to charges for damaged or lost materials.

November Makerspace: OZOBOTS!
Tiny robots?!  That you can code using colors and patterns?  SO COOL!  Contact the library to reserve a time to give this super cool technology a whirl.

Read Off Your Fines + Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fines got you down?  Come to the library and spend some time reading…and watch those fines minimize!  Each participant will receive $1 off of their fines for each 15 minutes read at the library during the program.  And while you’re here, stop by and read to our sweet Tail Waggin’ Tutor, Divot!  Those minutes will count towards Read Off Your Fines, as well!  Even better?  The time spent reading can ALSO count for the Summer Reading Program!  How sweet is that?!  Just sign in, start reading, and sign out when you’re finished!  Easy peasy!  Read Off Your Fines is only applicable for overdue items and will not reduce charges for lost or damaged materials.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors + Read Off Your Fines
Sábado 3 de noviembre de 10 a.m. a 12 p.m.
¿Tiene multas? Venga a la biblioteca a pasar el tiempo leyendo… ¡y disminuya sus multas! Cada participante descontará $1 de su multa por cada 15 minutos de lectura en la biblioteca durante el programa. Y mientras esté aquí, ¡pase a leer al simpático perrito terapéutico Divot! ¡Esos minutos cuentan para pagar su deuda!  ¿Qué tan bien está eso? Simplemente regístrese, comience a leer y firme cuando haya terminado. Read Off Your Fines solo aplica para elementos atrasados y no reduce los cargos por materiales dañados o extraviados.

Scrawl, Y’all: Teen Writing Club: Wednesday, November 7 at 5 p.m.
Are you a writer, constantly coming up with stories and characters?  Want to get together with other like-minded tweens and teens and geek out over your ideas?  Then this is the club for you!  We meet once a month to write, eat snacks, and share what we’re working on (if we feel like it.) Bring yourself, a notebook, and any stories or ideas you’d like to share!

Scrawl, Y’all: Club Juvenil de Escritura – Miércoles 7 de noviembre a las 5 p.m.
¿Eres un escritor que constantemente está creando historias y personajes? ¿Quiere reunirse con otros jóvenes que piensen igual compartir tus ideas geek? ¡Entonces este es el club indicado para ti! Nos reunimos para escribir, botanear y compartir lo que estamos escribiendo (si es que queremos). ¡Venga con una libreta y las historias o ideas que quiera compartir!

More Than Birchbark & Feathers–Monday, November 12 at 5:30 p.m.
Adults, learn everything you were never taught about Native Americans and their culture during this informative program with Bruce Pettibone (Ma’hi Shutz) of the Ho Chunk Nation, Black River Falls; and Danielle Hornett (Biitaaasinokwe) of the Bad River Ojibwe/Oklahoma Cherokee Nation.  No question too silly or too inappropriate!  (Just don’t ask anything too personal, please!)

DIY Make and Take Pie
Wednesday, November 14 & Tuesday, November 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Registration is required. 
Nothing says autumn like homemade apple pie.  Warm, cozy, and oh-so-delicious!  Sign up to create a crust and filling for your very own apple pie.  Give it as a gift or enjoy it yourself!  This program is great for pie enthusiasts of almost any age, so bring your family along and make a pie together!  All materials will be provided.  Space is limited, so registration is required.  Stop by the Adult Desk or call (262) 728-3111, x100 to reserve your spot.

 

RBDigital for E-Magazines
Enjoy unlimited digital access to all your favorite magazines – at no cost! Click on the RBDigital button on our website (under the Borrow menu/ Digital Magazines) to sign up, and download the app to find and read a constantly updated selection of titles.

RBDigital para E-Magazines
Disfrute de acceso ilimitado a todas sus revistas favoritas – ¡sin costo! Haga clic en en el botón de RBDigital en nuestra página web (debajo del menú borrow/Digital Magazines) para poder registrarse, y descargue la aplicación para leer nuestra selección de revistas que constantemente estamos actualizando.

BookMyne available for your devices – Download today!
Need access to your library catalog on the go? Add SirsiDynix’s BookMyne app, available both on Google Play and the Apple App Store. You can check availability of items by typing the title or scanning an item UPC, place holds, view best seller lists, manage your library account, and more.

BookMyne está disponible para sus dispositivos – ¡Descárguela hoy mismo!
¿Necesita acceso al catálogo de la biblioteca en donde quiera que esté? Descargue la aplicación SirsiDynix’s BookMyne, disponible en Google Play y App Store. Vea la disponibilidad del material escribiendo el título o escaneando el código de barras, reserve material, vea los libros más vendidos, maneje su cuenta de la biblioteca y más.

Interpreters are available for all programs upon request. Please notify the library at least 3 days in advance of the program date.

Volunteer
Looking for volunteer or community service hours?  Why not volunteer at the library!  If you’re interested, stop by the Children’s Desk for more information and an application.  (Please note, volunteers must be entering the 7th grade or older.)

Homework Help!

BadgerLink provides an amazing variety of quality resources! (Please note, BadgerLink may require a library card to allow for full access.)

Click the links below to check out all the information available—for free!

(Please note, BadgerLink resources may require a library card to allow for full access.)

Planning for the Future

LearningExpress Library – AP, ASVAB, ACT & SAT test prep, career guidance, and more!

Music and More

Bet You Didn’t Know About This Resource…

Did you know that you have access to royalty free music, audio themes, and sound effects? It’s true! Soundszabound offers the only royalty free music library which meets all the licensing and technology requirements needed for education! The music library ensures copyright safety and is ideal for grades K-12 and universities. Imagine what you could create with access to an entire library of amazing sound! Podcasts, PowerPoint, videos, news shoes, presentations, web design…and that’s just the tip of the iceberg!

Driver's Ed

Let Aram Public Library help you get behind the wheel!

Driving-Tests.org

Thanks to a partnership with Driving-Tests.org, Aram Public Library is proud to offer free online test prep for students preparing for their Wisconsin driving tests! Visit our exclusive website, where you can choose from several different permit tests. No library card number or personal information is needed! This resource is also great for anyone looking to brush up on their knowledge of Wisconsin’s traffic laws or interested in getting their motorcycle license. A helpful FAQ section addresses questions residents might have about visiting their local DMV.

I Drive Safely

I Drive Safely is an online driver’s education and traffic school.  This learning center service is absolutely FREE.  It provides teens with many different informational articles and tips for automobile issues and state-specific laws.  The mission at I Drive Safely is to provide reliable driver’s education training for new drivers and to install safe driving habits in teens.  The self-paced courses allow students to complete the courses at their own convenience and from the comfort of their own homes.  Click Wisconsin Safe Driving – Learning Center for more information and to get started.