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Journaling/Creative Writing for Teens

For grades 6-12

2023-09-19 18:30:00 2023-09-19 20:30:00 America/New_York Journaling/Creative Writing for Teens Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room

Tuesday, September 19
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-09-19 18:30:00 2023-09-19 20:30:00 America/New_York Journaling/Creative Writing for Teens Whether it’s writing about your day, your feelings, or covering the page with doodles, journaling is for everyone. This workshop will also include creative writing prompts. Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room

Piracci Board Room

Whether it’s writing about your day, your feelings, or covering the page with doodles, journaling is for everyone. This workshop will also include creative writing prompts.

No experience needed. Just bring a notebook or journal and pen. Colored pens, washi tape, and stickers optional. Janine De Tillio Cammarata is a journaling extraordinaire and award-winning author of middle grade and young adult novels. Light refreshments will be served. 

All programs are subject to change based on weather and current safety guidelines.

Photos or videos may be taken at this event. Click here to see our Photo Policy.

For more information, visit: www.janinedetilliocammarata.com.

AGE GROUP: | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Workshop |

TAGS: | YS1218 |

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Phone: 518-371-8622
Library Director
Alex Gutelius

Hours
Mon, May 20 10:30AM to 9:00PM
(Emergency Evacuation Drill)
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library provides a wide range of materials, programs, and services to the residents of Clifton Park and Halfmoon. We are a member of the Southern Adirondack Library System. Our mission is to nurture and foster community connections by providing the space and resources for patrons to be educated, entertained, and enriched. Our vision is to be at the heart of our community. The go-to place to meet, learn, and do. 

Upcoming events

Tue, May 21, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab,Piracci Board Room,Reading Garden
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Tue, May 21, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
There's an app for that! Come... more
There's an app for that! Come learn how to search for and download apps to your smartphone.
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Tue, May 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn how to use library... more
Learn how to use library resources to access free newspaper articles from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Daily Gazette, NY Post, and more!
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
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Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
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Tue, May 21, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
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Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Local History Room
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Enjoy a range of talks from... more
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. This week, Rebecca F. Kuang will discuss Asian American Representation in Literature.
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Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - YS Virtual Room
Get comfy in your favorite PJs,... more
Get comfy in your favorite PJs, grab a blanket, and tune in for a special story time with Miss Chrissie!
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Main Floor
Visit the Ask Desk anytime... more
Visit the Ask Desk anytime during the month of May to pick up a scavenger hunt sheet. Then search for pictures of famous works of art hidden around the first floor.

Wed, May 22, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Corner
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Visit the Children's Library anytime during the month of May for a fun art supply themed scavenger hunt!

Wed, May 22, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab,Piracci Board Room,Reading Garden,2nd Floor Reading Area
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Canceled
Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
De-stress and pet a therapy... more
De-stress and pet a therapy dog! Drop by the 2nd Floor Reading Area to hang out with a furry friend! Come alone or with a friend. For adults only.

Wed, May 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Nurture your preschooler's love... more
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Wed, May 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Build a leadership toolkit with... more
Build a leadership toolkit with words and phrases to create a winning environment where people feel good about how they are contributing to the success of the organization.
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Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Our Dash and Dot robots make... more
Our Dash and Dot robots make learning to code fun for kids! Students learn to code in Blockly on individual projects using Dot and solve challenges in small groups with Dash. (Three-week class.)

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Come play with clay! Join us... more
Come play with clay! Join us for a four-week pottery class. Participants will create two ceramic artworks using handbuilding techniques. Presented by Sarah Hazelke of Round Clay Studio and Designs.
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Local History Room
B&G Committee Meeting

Wed, May 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Classes will focus on grammar... more
Classes will focus on grammar and will incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, May 23, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
Student artwork from... more
Student artwork from Shenendehowa grades K-12 will be on display at the Library from May 23-29. All are welcome to come and view these masterpieces throughout the Library.

Thu, May 23, 9:30am - 10:30am
- Zoom
Classes will cover... more
Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Long Wall
Join us for stories and songs,... more
Join us for stories and songs, and learn a new language while nurturing your child's love of reading! Stories will be read in both Spanish and English.

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
A relaxing hour of creativity!... more
A relaxing hour of creativity! Learn watercolor basics with Joy Charde and create a floral painting to usher in spring. Registration with a library card is required due to limited supplies.
This event is full

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Mocha Lisa's Caffe & Books - Mocha Lisa's Caffe & Books
Come talk about your favorite... more
Come talk about your favorite books and read quietly in a group setting. Bring your own book, borrow one from the Library, or purchase one from MochaLisa's.

Fri, May 24, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D,Study Area,Long Wall
Student artwork from... more
Student artwork from Shenendehowa grades K-12 will be on display at the Library from May 23-29. All are welcome to come and view these masterpieces throughout the Library.

Sat, May 25, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D,Study Area,Long Wall
Student artwork from... more
Student artwork from Shenendehowa grades K-12 will be on display at the Library from May 23-29. All are welcome to come and view these masterpieces throughout the Library.

Sun, May 26, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D,Study Area,Long Wall
Student artwork from... more
Student artwork from Shenendehowa grades K-12 will be on display at the Library from May 23-29. All are welcome to come and view these masterpieces throughout the Library.

Sun, May 26, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
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Stop by the Children's Library and use supplies on "The Very Hungry Carterpillar" to decorate a frame for your favorite picture or work of art! While supplies last.

Sun, May 26, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Use our template and design a... more
Use our template and design a bookmark for our Library! Compete in the following categories: Children (Gr. Pre-K-5), Teens (Gr. 6-12), and Adults.

Mon, May 27, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
The Library will be CLOSED... more
The Library will be CLOSED today. Our catalog and digital resources can be access 24/7 on our website.

Tue, May 28, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D,Study Area,Long Wall
Student artwork from... more
Student artwork from Shenendehowa grades K-12 will be on display at the Library from May 23-29. All are welcome to come and view these masterpieces throughout the Library.

Tue, May 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab,Piracci Board Room,Reading Garden
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Join us for our informal... more
Join us for our informal hang-out, book discussion of The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel, and craft activity! Light refreshments may be served.

Wed, May 29, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
Student artwork from... more
Student artwork from Shenendehowa grades K-12 will be on display at the Library from May 23-29. All are welcome to come and view these masterpieces throughout the Library.

Wed, May 29, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Main Floor
Visit the Ask Desk anytime... more
Visit the Ask Desk anytime during the month of May to pick up a scavenger hunt sheet. Then search for pictures of famous works of art hidden around the first floor.

Wed, May 29, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Corner
Visit the Children's Library... more
Visit the Children's Library anytime during the month of May for a fun art supply themed scavenger hunt!

Wed, May 29, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Nurture your preschooler's love... more
Nurture your preschooler's love of reading with stories, songs, and a fun craft activity!

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Crisis Communications Meeting

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Come play with clay! Join us... more
Come play with clay! Join us for a four-week pottery class. Participants will create two ceramic artworks using handbuilding techniques. Presented by Sarah Hazelke of Round Clay Studio and Designs.
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 30, 9:30am - 10:30am
- Zoom
Classes will cover... more
Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Long Wall
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Thu, May 30, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
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Go beyond sending and receiving with this hands-on workshop about Gmail features!
This event is full

Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Join us for an afternoon of... more
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Sat, Jun 01, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library,Reading Garden
Visit the Reading Garden or the... more
Visit the Reading Garden or the Children's Library anytime during the month of June. Count the number of Tad images that you see!

Sat, Jun 01, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
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Visit the Teen Place anytime during the months of June and July for a fun scavenger hunt featuring profiles of New York State Parks.

Sun, Jun 02, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
Turn an old map into something... more
Turn an old map into something new and fun! Work on this craft when you visit the Teen Place.

Sun, Jun 02, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
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Stop by the Children's Library and use supplies on "The Very Hungry Carterpillar" to make a puppet of a frog--like our library mascot, Tad! While supplies last.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Don't let your smartphone's... more
Don't let your smartphone's settings stump you! Learn the basics in this hands-on workshop.

Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
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Mon, Jun 03, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn to use Google Photos, the... more
Learn to use Google Photos, the popular photo sharing and cloud storage platform, to back-up your photos and create albums.

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Help us plan for the future!... more
Help us plan for the future! Join us for a community discussion and share your ideas about how the Library can best provide services for the next five years. Light refreshments will be provided.

Tue, Jun 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Jun 04, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Learn how maintaining both... more
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Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Reading Garden
Join us in the Reading Garden... more
Join us in the Reading Garden for an outside story time. After the stories we will create a mural on the front walkway using sidewalk chalk.

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
In this four-week series, we... more
In this four-week series, we will delve into the importance of description in fiction. Participants will learn to create down-to-Earth, crisp and meaningful description. Presented by Dianne Majzoub.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - YS Virtual Room
Get comfy in your favorite PJs,... more
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Wed, Jun 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Whether it’s in a notebook,... more
Whether it’s in a notebook, blog, or sketchpad, journaling can help you lead a whole and fulfilling life, as well as be a way to keep track of goals, your life activities, and dreams.