Are you a person who likes to make a difference in your community? The DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a teen to serve on the Board as the teen representative. The goal of appointing a teen library board representative is to provide the Trustees with a teen perspective on library issues under discussion.
What are the requirements? You must be between the ages of fourteen and eighteen years of age, and live or go to school in DeKalb County. You must commit to full participation in the discussion during Library Board of Trustees meetings. (These meetings are generally held one Tuesday a month for approximately two hours, starting at 4:30 p.m., usually at the Library Administrative Center.) The meetings are normally set for the following months: January, March, May, July, August, October and December. You must be interested in personal development of leadership skills and community trusteeship.
Are you still interested? Here is what you need to do:
1. Print out the application located here.
2. Fill out the application. Type or print legibly.
3. Do not use additional pages.
4. Attach at least two letters of reference.
5. Return the application to the address on the form.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Looking for something to do this month? Below is a sampling of programs that you might be interested in attending at the Library. To check all of the programs offered for the month, check out the teen events calendar.
Iron Man 3 at the Hairston Crossing Library on March 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
REDA Teen Tuesdays at the Redan-Trotti Library on March 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Titles are announced one week prior to screening.
Designing Teens-Duct Tape – Design an accessory using duct tape at the Salem-Panola Library on March 18, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Teen Zone – Celebrate National Craft Month and make a cool scarf at the Doraville Library on March 15, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming Day at the Flat Shoals Library on March 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Wii Want You to Just Dance! at the Clarkston Library on March 19, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Teen Anime Club at the Redan-Trotti Library on March 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Teen Book Club at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library on March 18, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Teen Talent 2 Extravaganza at the Decatur Library on March 22, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
The line-up is set for Teen Talent 2 Extravaganza. There will be singers, instrumentalists, poets and other great talent! Everyone is invited to attend this second annual entertaining program, sponsored by the DeKalb County Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board.
Looking for something to do this month? The Library has a variety of events planned for teens for the month of February. Below is a sampling of these programs. To see all of the programs offered for the month, check out the teen events calendar.
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time at the Gresham Library on February 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Mortal Instruments at the Hairston Crossing Library on February 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Teen Anime Club at the Redan-Trotti Library on February 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Anime Club at the Covington Library on February 24, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Teen Crafternoon – Learn to make duct tape roses at the Hairston-Crossing Library
on February 12, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.
Designing Teens at the Salem-Panola Library on February 18, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Teen Book Club at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library on February 18, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
February Teen Trivia Night at the Chamblee Library on February 15, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.
Black History Month Quiz Bowl at the Covington Library on February 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Valentine Cupcakes with Sari! at the Brookhaven Library on February 10, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Teen Zone – Cooking and preparing simple and delicious meals at the Doraville Library on February 15, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is looking for teens in seventh through twelfth grade to showcase their talent this March. The Teen Talent 2 Extravaganza will be held in the Decatur Library’s auditorium on March 22, 2014, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Do you or someone you know sing, dance, do stand-up comedy, draw or have another talent to showcase? The Teen Advisory Board is looking for you! Stop by your local branch for an application or print one out now. The deadline has been extended to February 28, 2014. Completed applications can be dropped off at any branch.
Not daring enough to get up on stage yourself? Everyone is invited to watch the Teen Talent 2 Extravaganza. Join us Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the Decatur Library. The Teen Advisory Board would love to have you come out and have an entertaining evening.