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Youth Engagement Research

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On Thursday November 16 from 4:00-6:00pm at Bathurst Clark Resource Library youth are invited to an anonymous discussion group! What’s in it for you? You’ll be compensated with $40 for your participation!

iPad Mini!

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Want to win an iPad mini 4?! Enter into Vaughan Public Libraries’ Love VPL Photo Contest in celebration of Canadian Public Library Month and Ontario Public Library Week from October 1 – 31, 2017.

How can you enter? Just SNAP a photo of yourself at a VPL branch and tell us what you love about your library! TAG it on social media with #loveVPL and #LibraryMoments; and FOLLOW and TAG us for your chance to WIN!

Unleash Your Story

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Come one, come all! Celebrate teen lit with us at this afterhours, teen only event! Love John Green? We’ll be lending out copies of his brand new book, Turtles all the Way Down – come out and beat the holds queue. Hear from Allan Stratton’s newest book, The way back home. And get some amazing writing tips from Deborah Kerbel, author of Feathered!

 

Don’t miss out!!

Welcome to the Teen Writers’ Club

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Would you consider yourself to be a young Rowling in the making? Is Shakespeare your guy? Feel at home whenever your pen is on paper, or your fingers on the keys? Check out VPL’s newest club for teens! Our Teen Writers Club is the place where you can write, discuss, and share with like-minded friends. You never know when a new idea from someone else will be just the inspiration you need! It starts at the Civic Centre Resource Library on September 12 at 3:30, and at Pierre Burton Resource Library on September 13 at 3:00pm, and then every other week after that. For ages 13-18, and no registration required.

 

Can’t wait to get together? You can upload your latest writing project on the WriteIt! Blog, and see what everyone is writing about.

 

Get Job-Ready, Recent Grads

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Hello my recent grads! With school just around the corner for everyone but you, you’re bound to be thinking about your next steps! NPower Canada is a non-profit organization that provides free industry-certified IT skills training, career development, and life skills support, as well as paid internships and job placement opportunities for underserved youth who have an interest working in technology. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you’ve been waiting for, check out the application process here! Remember, no prior IT knowledge or skills are necessary. Good luck, and good luck with your futures!