Fargo Youth Initiative

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Fargo Youth Initiative - January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Fargo Main Library

Members of attendance:
Martha Denton
Tate Fisher
Ameena Jovonovich
Dylan Lee
Rylee Lindemann
Nidhi Mahale
Morgan Mastrud
Hadley Mineer
Juliet Sampson
Ed Shen
Page Shoer
Kyle Tekautz
Saige Thurlow

Speaker: Bree Schmidt Teen specialist from Dr. James Carlson

Library Events:
Great Science Feb 6th
Donut Keychain- Feb 15th
Silent Reading Feb 20th @ Atomic
Spa Day March 20th 22nd (Soaps & bath bombs)

Design A Bookmark Contest:
Accepting Submissions in March
Winners will have their art printed as a bookmark to be distributed at all 3 library locations
Participants must be in Grades 7-12
Each teen can submit 2 entries

Summer Reading Program
-Weekly Events and Programs
Ex. Tie dye, leatherwork, yoga
Incentives for reading
Prizes for completed book logs
Grand Prize Drawing

Popular Fiction, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Manga, Graphic Novels,
Online Resources Hoopla & Overdrive

Library Card: 16 years old, Lives in Fargo, Fargo Public Schools, Under 16 need an adult
**Library card information works for Overdrive, ebooks automatically expire, so no fines!!!!

Can rent comic books as they come out, neato!
Can rent movies?
(recently added service within the last year, easy to set up account)

10 cents a day (books)
25 cents a day (movies)

Teen ideas for programs, more youth input, comments in comment box (Impact interactive project idea?)


Brainstorming by kyle:

-Therapy dogs as a program
-(do they still do where you dress up, and read to kids?)
-Bring in a possible speaker?
-Finals study session thing?

AP Review Session @ Library