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Check out the Teen Calendar to see upcoming programs for youth ages 11 to 17.

Missed one of our online programs or want to watch one again? Check out our Online Programs page.

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For more information on this opportunity, please visit
https://teens.sapl.ca/programs-and-events/read-it-and-review.html


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Upcoming Events

Title:Reading Buddies Volunteering Opportunity
Date:Wednesday, May 19
Time:All Day Event
Categories:Teen
Description:

This is a virtual volunteering opportunity for teens ages 13-17 looking to help the community this summer! Volunteers support readers in grades 2-4 by reading ebooks together over Zoom. The goal is to help your young buddy improve their confidence and develop a positive attitude toward reading. When matched with a buddy, you will meet weekly over Zoom for four sessions in a row in July or August 2021.

 

Volunteering Benefits:

  • Earn volunteer hours (1 hour per session, even if your buddy misses a session)
  • Experience to add to your resume
  • Contribute to your community in a positive way

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be ages 13-17
  • Must hold a valid library card (Don’t have a card? Get one for free!)
  • Interested in reading and writing
  • Positive attitude and interest in helping others
  • Must have a computer or laptop with a strong Internet connection (capable of running a video chat over Zoom and sharing your screen during the Breakout session)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Once we’ve matched you with a little buddy, you will read and hang out with them virtually once a week.
  • Borrow an ebook to read with your buddy (don’t worry… we’ll show you how to do this in the training!)
  • Suppport your little buddy in their reading, demonstrating patience and gentle encouragement. Your job is to be friendly, enthusiastic and encouraging to someone who could benefit from reading support.
  • You must attend the Zoom call prepared and on time. Sessions are either Tuesdays (6:30-7:00pm) or Wednesdays (4:00-4:30pm).
  • At least 20 minutes of each session will be spent reading with your buddy.

 

Requirements:

  • Submit volunteer application form.
  • Complete virtual training (this counts toward your volunteer hours).
  • Show up on time for the Zoom sessions once you’ve been matched.

 

Volunteer application form available here. Applications will be open until June 16.

Title:ONLINE - Virtual Escape Rooms
Date:Friday, May 21
Time:All Day Event
Categories:Teen
Description:

Try one of our Virtual Escape Rooms! These games were designed with 11-17 year olds in mind but players of all ages enjoy solving the puzzles! Think you've got what it takes to escape?

 

Trapped in The Little White School 

 Seeking shelter from a storm, you wait out a blizzard in The Little White School. You'll need to get the electricity back up and running in order to escape this game. 

 

Click here to play.

 

 

 

The Haunted Theatre 

 At annual scary movie festival, things get spooky real quick. Classic horror movies, old Hollywood lore and some paranomal activity make this game a stand out! Try to get out before curfew! 

 

Click here to play.

 

Museum Mayhem 

Locked in an amazing museum overnight, the only way out is the to examine the displays and learn about Ancient Civilizations to escape.

Click here to play.

  

Phantom of the Arden 

 You're an understudy who's been given the chance of a lifetime to perform a lead role at the Children's Festival. Can you solve all of the Phantom of the Arden's puzzles before the time runs out?

Click here to play.

 

Hotel Heist 

 Travel back in time to this luxurious 1920s hotel. One of the guests was robbed last night at a masquerade ball. Investigate the crime scene, talk to witnesses and accuse a suspect in this game.

Click here to play.

 

Cambriolage à l'hôtel 

 Traduis par L'Alliance Francaise d'Edmonton. Voyageons dans le temps vers un bel hôtel des années 1920. L'un des clients s'est fait cambrioler hier soir durant un bal masqué. Nous devons enquêter, retourner sur la scène du crime, parler aux témoins et trouver notre suspect !

Jouez ici.

 

Cabin Fever 

 You're locked in a creepy cabin in the woods. You could take the easy way out, or follow the clues to discover treasure.

Click here to play.

 

Piégé dans les bois 

 Traduis par L'Alliance Francaise d'Edmonton, ce jeu est pleine d'intrigue. It faut rechercher d'indices pour nous échapper d'une vieille cabine dans les bois ici.

 

Sugar Rush 

 You're an apprentice at a bakery. You're about to start your shift when you discover it's has been pranked with all kinds of puzzles! Can you solve the riddes and narrow down the suspects?

Click here to play.

 

 

The Mad Wizard's Tower

You're trapped in a castle with a strange wizard who isn't too keen on revealing the secret to escape.

Click here to play.

   

Maker Escape

 Robots have gone haywire and we need an expert coder like you to make things right.

 

Click here to play.

   


 

Title:Reading Buddies Volunteering Opportunity
Date:Wednesday, May 26
Time:All Day Event
Categories:Teen
Description:

This is a virtual volunteering opportunity for teens ages 13-17 looking to help the community this summer! Volunteers support readers in grades 2-4 by reading ebooks together over Zoom. The goal is to help your young buddy improve their confidence and develop a positive attitude toward reading. When matched with a buddy, you will meet weekly over Zoom for four sessions in a row in July or August 2021.

 

Volunteering Benefits:

  • Earn volunteer hours (1 hour per session, even if your buddy misses a session)
  • Experience to add to your resume
  • Contribute to your community in a positive way

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be ages 13-17
  • Must hold a valid library card (Don’t have a card? Get one for free!)
  • Interested in reading and writing
  • Positive attitude and interest in helping others
  • Must have a computer or laptop with a strong Internet connection (capable of running a video chat over Zoom and sharing your screen during the Breakout session)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Once we’ve matched you with a little buddy, you will read and hang out with them virtually once a week.
  • Borrow an ebook to read with your buddy (don’t worry… we’ll show you how to do this in the training!)
  • Suppport your little buddy in their reading, demonstrating patience and gentle encouragement. Your job is to be friendly, enthusiastic and encouraging to someone who could benefit from reading support.
  • You must attend the Zoom call prepared and on time. Sessions are either Tuesdays (6:30-7:00pm) or Wednesdays (4:00-4:30pm).
  • At least 20 minutes of each session will be spent reading with your buddy.

 

Requirements:

  • Submit volunteer application form.
  • Complete virtual training (this counts toward your volunteer hours).
  • Show up on time for the Zoom sessions once you’ve been matched.

 

Volunteer application form available here. Applications will be open until June 16.