Category Archives: Library Information

A Conversation with Teens, Parents, Teachers and Caregivers – Rape or Regret?

By   04/09/2014

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 6 PM, there will be a free showing of the video “Rape or Regret? A Jury’s Dilemma” at the Saratoga Film Forum, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. This viewing, facilitated by staff from Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services, is part of the 2014 “Humanitarian Games” program developed by Youth2, which launched on April 1st. During the Games, participating area youth will travel from non-profit to non-profit completing community service requirements.
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Celebrate Screen Free Week, May 5-11

By   04/03/2014

for-web_smallerScreen-Free Week (SFW) is an annual, international celebration when child care, schools, families and community groups pledge to spend seven days without entertainment on a screen (TV, Handhelds, Computers)  This is an opportunity to rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen; an opportunity for libraries to fill the gap during these 7 days.

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Job and Career Resources for Young Adults

By   04/01/2014

Workforce3One, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration knowledge sharing tool, recently shared the following resources to assist teens in discovering career paths and reaching their career goals.

Learn How To Become — Covers creative, educational, financial & business, medical, public service, technology, trade and more career fields with job titles and requirements. Guide describes the educational and professional steps needed to enter the field, including course work in high school, a college degree, on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and professional exams and certifications.

Career Onestop – “What’s My Next Move?”— A seven step guide to print or use online which helps high-school students manage their career and employment path. Produced by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.

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