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Join college planning expert Joseph Orsolini for an enlightening program that teaches parents of all income levels how to reduce the exorbitant cost of college so they won’t jeopardize their own retirement or strap their children with life altering debt.
Throughout his presentation, Joe focuses on strategies to help families maximize need‐based financial aid eligibility, target the right colleges for merit‐based financial aid, and exploit tax‐saving opportunities.
As a respected authority on college planning, Joe's work has been featured in a variety of media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's Safe Investing, Chicago Parent magazine, savingforcollege.com, FOX Business, and WLS 890AM radio.
College Night - January 31st 5:00pm-7:30pm
End Higher Learning Month @your library with a special visit to the library between 5:00pm and 7:30pm on Thursday evening for a showcase featuring local colleges and learning opportunities.
Scores Back Session with Princeton Review - January 31st 6:30pm
For those who took the free ACT practice exam on January 12th, attend the free Scores Back Session where you will receive a personalized score report and a Princeton Review expert will share strategies to improve test scores.
Can’t get enough chocolate? Join us for a celebration of this sweet treat! Teens in grades 7-12 will have plenty of chances to satisfy their sweet tooth, so be sure to be here. Registration is required.
YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association), the professional organization for teen librarians, is currently awaiting YOUR help! Stop by http://www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten to vote for your three favorite books this year. Voting ends on September 15th, so make sure to vote today! Who knows? You might just see your chosen book on the top of the list! Check back at the library this October to see which books get the new “Teens' Top Ten” stickers put on their spines.
Volunteer applications for the 2012-2013 school year will be available beginning September 4th at the library. Priority will be given to teens that are required to volunteer hours for school, church or another organization. If you are a Proviso Township student, you must get approval with the Proviso Township Service Hours packet. Packets are available at the library at no cost. Please speak with Katie if you have any questions regarding service hours.
Talking, eating, and hanging out with your friends – what could be better? Teen Book Club meets to discuss a book together. Sign up and get your copy of the book at the Youth Services desk.
Tuesdays, June 19, July 17, and August 28: 5-6pm