Doodle Rumpus Art Workshop Saturday, November 3, 2018 (2:00PM – 3:00PM)

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Presented by Charlie Williams.

Ages 10 - Adult.

How do you turn a doodle into a comic? This entertaining workshop includes developing content using wordplay, linear stories, storyboarding and sketches. You will also get to work with others to share your amazing ideas. All supplies provided.

Sponsored by KCLS & The Friends of the Mercer Island Library

​Self-Publishing for Teen Writers Tuesday, August 7, 2018 (7:00PM – 8:30PM)

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Presented by Gerri Russell, author.

For tweens and teens.

Are you interested in publishing your own book? What should you consider before you self-publish, and how do you prepare your manuscript for converting it to a document for Kindle, Nook, Apple and Smashwords? Come find out!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Get Reel Active: Make Media that Matters to You! Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (3:30PM – 6:00PM)

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Presented by Reel Girls.

For tweens and teens.

Are you a young leader who wants to make a difference in your community and beyond? Learn the importance of media literacy, and how to tell your story using a mobile device.

Register starting on July 8 when the Library opens.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

College Essay Writing - Making the Most of Summer June 26 & 27 2018 (1:30PM – 3:30PM)

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his is the first program in the series. Attend one or more program – all are FREE !

There is no right or wrong way to spend the summer. Whether it's backpacking with your friends, job shadowing at a local business, or catching up on the books you've always wanted to read, what is most important is that you enjoy what you are doing. Why? Because if you like what you're doing, you can show demonstrated interested when you write about it, aka, college essay gold! Join Cara to talk about exploring your interests this summer and learning to express them in a way that gets you noticed.

Presented by Cara Camire, Collegewise.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library and Mercer Island School District.

An interpreter will be available during the June programs for Mandarin and Cantonese speaking families.

Upcoming programs in the series:

College Essay Tips and Tactics
Wednesday, June 27, 1:30pm
Presented by Tom Barry, Collegewise
Learn what admissions officers want (and don't want) to read, which topics are overused, and discover writing techniques that are engaging and effective.

Drop-In College Essay Writing Labs
Thursday, July 12 and July 19, 2pm
Presented by Mercer Island High School staff and Collegewise staff.
Get feedback, tips and writing help on your college entrance essays during two sessions in July.

 

 

Drop-In College Essay Writing Labs Thursday, July 19, 2pm

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Presented by Mercer Island High School staff and Collegewise staff.
Get feedback, tips and writing help on your college entrance essays during two sessions in July.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library and Mercer Island School District.

Ukulele Start-Up Music Workshop Tuesday, July 17, 2018 (3:30PM – 5:00PM)

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Presented by Wes Weddell, musician and performer.

Everybody loves the ukulele, it's so happy-sounding and easy to carry – but how do you play it? Learn how by starting with the basics: how to tune it, hold it and soon you will be playing easy chords. Ukuleles provided, or bring your own.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Teen Advisory Board Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 PM

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Join us to talk about books and topics of the day. Express your opinion! We plan events for the community and focus on issues that are important to you. Light snacks provided. You can also earn volunteer credit.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.