Reading Prize Party
Friday September 25,
Library, Costin Room
We’ll be pulling three winners from the
ten hour reading slips you submitted
throughout the summer. This year’s grand
prize has yet to be determined but past
prizes have included a Kindle Fire and $150
for a shopping spree at the mall! We’ll also
be making some kind of edible goodies.
Stay tuned for more information...
Thursday September 17,
Come to our first McAuliffe Open
YA Craft! This month we will create
fantastic duct tape crafts. Drop in for
some creative fun. What will you make?
Call for FLYAZ (Framingham
Library Teen Advisers)
Members, Grades 7 and up
If you need volunteer hours or if you
want to spice up your college application,
and love your public library, consider
becoming a Library teen adviser! We’ll
have two advisory teams:
The Teen Tech Team, for those of you who
love gaming and all things technological,
or The Program Planning Team, if you
like planning fun events like what we’ve
had in the past — a zombie apocalypse
survival night, the teen coffeehouse, a
manga evening, the Divergent choosing
ceremony and movie screening, Doctor
Who event, and more. We’d love to
hear your ideas! For more information,
contact Marcy Maiorana, firstname.lastname@example.org, 508-532-5570, ext. 4335.
Your public library offers online databases that present an alternative to
conducting research on the open web. Join us for a 45 minute online tour of your public library's
Credo Reference e-book collection! See the best full text reference e-books to help your students with their studies. We'll highlight content appropriate for ages 9 through 17 - all fully accessible from home with a library card.
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 2pm EDT
Click to register:
New Teen Materials!
See what is new on
The Homework Center
The Homework Center offers free tutoring and homework help program for all Framingham students K-12, and will open for the 2014-2015 academic year on Monday, September 14th.
We are excited to continue (for our 5th year) to offer free academic support to all students in Framingham. We have 26 tutors (+ an additional 4 new tutors) who are proficient in all subjects taught in the Framingham schools (including the newly offered mandarin classes at FHS)!
The Homework Center is open Monday through Thursday afternoons from 2:30-5:30 with additional evening and weekend tutoring available by appointment.
To schedule an appointment or for more information contact Judy Gatlin,
The Homework Center Student Advisory Board
The Homework Center runs with the help of a student advisory board made up of student representatives from each of the middle and high schools in Framingham.
The board meets on a monthly basis to plan events that raise the profile of the Homework Center Program and education in Framingham.
These students have planned and facilitated Framingham's town-wide middle school spelling and geography bees, craft workshops, fundraising fashion shows, warm clothing and book drives, our town's first middle and high school essay contest along with a host of other library events and activities!
The board accepts new membership during September and October. Our September meeting will be held on Monday September 21st at 4:00pm. (Home baked treats are served at all meetings :)
We welcome interested students (feel free to bring a friend/s) to attend a meeting - hear and share ideas and see if you would like to join in this fun and rewarding leadership/ community service experience
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
Homework Center 2015 Kick Off
Framingham's 2nd Annual Essay Contest;
Open to all Framingham middle and high school students
"What I think is important about Framingham's history"
In 500 words or less tell us about 3 aspects of Framingham's History that you think are important.
A $100.00 cash prize will be awarded to one high school essay author and one middle school essay author!
Essays are due on or before 5:00, Monday, November 2nd at the Homework Center.
Video games are here!
We have recently added several games for the Wii and xBox 360 to the Young Adult collection! Games may be borrowed for free for one week. We would like to expand our gaming collection, so please consider donating games you don’t play any more to the library.
Forgotten Our Stuff?
We have manga, anime, fiction, paperbacks, an online list of new books, databases, Internet access, wireless, audiobooks, videos, and all kinds of nonfiction and reference materials. If you're looking for something fun to do or read, or if you just need to study, we're the place - we've got it all!
Looking for a Good Book?
Check out our
Teen Reading page with lists of great books created by librarians and links to author websites.