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Monday-Thursday : 10-7   •   Friday: 10-5   •   Saturday: 10-2     200 Lisbon St, Lewiston ME 04240   •   207-513-3004

Kids Section Teens Section Online Services

Free SYNC Audiobooks!

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Starting May 5th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.

For a full list of titles and dates check out audiobooksync.com or stop by the library and grab a brochure!SYNC2016

Written on May 05, 2016 by Danielle Fortin and tagged with

The Voices of Youth Supporting Lewiston Video

As part of their DO YOU DO LEW positive image campaign for Lewiston, on doyoulewWednesday, May 11th, the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council will debut a 25-minute “The Voices of Youth Supporting Lewiston” video in which they—along with Farwell Elementary School K-6 students—will share why they love Lewiston!

The free event will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Lewiston Public Library, co-host of the event, at 200 Lisbon Street in Callahan Hall, and members of the public are urged to attend.

Written on May 04, 2016 by Danielle Fortin

5th Annual Teen Opportunities Fair

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The Lewiston and Auburn Public Libraries will host the fifth annual Teen Opportunities Fair on Saturday, April 2nd at Lewiston Public Library’s Callahan Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature exhibits and displays from a number of local businesses and agencies that provide services or volunteer opportunities for local teenagers and a few businesses and organizations that employ teenagers.

The Fair will feature area organizations supporting local young adults in one or more of the following pursuits: volunteering, internships, continuing education, life skills, and employment. The event is free and open to all area teens.

Participants will be able to talk with area agencies regarding details on the services and opportunities that they provide for teenagers. Some businesses and organizations will be on hand for to discuss what employers are looking for in new hires, and offer an opportunity to apply for jobs, internships, and volunteer experiences. In addition, the Fair will feature door prizes and free food.

The showcase of local organizations exhibiting at the Teen Opportunities Fair includes: The YMCA; Auburn Police Activities League; 4-H of Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties; Girl Scouts of Maine; the Career Center; Lewiston Rec. Department; Lots to Gardens; Tree Street Youth; Community Credit Union; representatives from area colleges, and more!

For more information on the event, contact Danielle Fortin at LPL (513-3135; defortin@lewistonmaine.gov) or Donna Wallace at APL (333-6640, ext. 2009 dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org).

Written on Mar 15, 2016 by Danielle Fortin

Teen Aspirations Workshop Series

file0002022362803Calling all Lewiston and Auburn teens! Join us for this spring’s Aspirations Workshop Series at Lewiston Public Library. The first event “What Do You Mean? Introduction to Aspirations” will be held on Wednesday, March 2nd from 4-5 PM in LPL’s 1st floor Jeanne Couture Room. This workshop will introduce the concept of Aspirations to students and give them the opportunity to discuss their future goals with college students from Lewiston and Auburn. They will discuss personal experiences from attending Lewiston/Auburn Public Schools and discuss the importance of education as part of their career trajectory.

These workshops are open to all middle and high school students interested in discussing their goals and learning how to access resources to build networks of support. Each workshop will include a presentation and/or activity followed with question and answer period. Workshop presenters will provide handouts for students to keep in resource folders. Free snacks are provided.

The Aspirations Workshop Series will take place over the next few months on Wednesdays, from 4-5 PM. The workshop schedule is as follows:

March 2nd: What Do You Mean? Introduction to Aspirations

March 16th: On My Mind: High School Prep

March 30th: Let’s Get in #Formation: Study Skills and Building a Team

April 13th: I Know I Can: College Prep

April 27th: Me, Myself & I: Cultural Preservation

May 11th: Hello From the Other Side: Post-High School Options Panel

This series is co-sponsored by the Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnerships and the Lewiston Public Library, along with the assistance of many community partners that have donated college-related materials and staff time for the workshops.


For more information, please contact the Adult & Teen Services Desk at the Lewiston Public Library: 207-513-3135 or LPLReference@LewistonMaine.gov.

Written on Feb 23, 2016 by Marcela Peres

Teens- Winter Reading Is Coming

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Beginning in January- stay tuned!

Written on Dec 09, 2015 by Danielle Fortin and tagged with

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