Below are the high school programs offered by the Metuchen Public Library, free to Metuchen residents. Registration required.
Speak Your Mind: Public Speaking Made Fun.
Through theater games and speech activities, students will learn effective strategies to use for high school presentations, job and college interviews, campaign speeches, etc.
Instructor: Catherine LaMoreaux
(Gr. 9-12) Dates: Tues. 7/2, Weds. 7/3, Fri. 7/5 Time: 2 PM – 3:30 PM
Teen Resume Writing:
(Gr. 10-12) Date: Tuesday 8/20 Time: 1PM — 2:30 PM
College Interview Workshop:
(Gr. 11 and 12) Date: Wednesday 8/21 Time 1 PM –2:30 PM
Free Practice SAT:
(Gr. 10-12) Date: Tuesday 8/27 Time: 12:30 PM — 5 PM.
In addition, the two programs below do not require registration and may be of interest to high school students and their families:
A Visit with Authors John Hulme and Michael Wexler: Monday June 24; Time: 7:30 PM
The co-authors of the The Seems series will kick off the Summer of 2013 with a slideshow presentation and a Question and Answer Session with the audience. All three popular fantasy novels in the series will be available for purchase and to be signed by the authors. To learn more about John and Michael and the series, visit www.theseems.com.
Rubbish! The Archeology of Garbage: Thursday August 1; Time: 7:30 PM
Sondra Flite, from the NJDEP, entertains and informs her audience with a presentation on what lies beneath the surface of NJ under our lawns and shops, and in our landfills. What can our artifacts, the garbage we make now, reveal about our civilization to future generations? The program is based on Rubbish! by Rathje and Murphy. A free copy of the book will be given to the first 10 teens or families who commit to read it before the presentation and to attend.

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