Teen Programs Available at Palisades Library

Signups are under way at the library for the teen summer reading program (ages 11-18) that continues through August 6. Activities are planned that will enable participants to earn library prizes, plus the chance to win gift cards and a four-ticket Family Pack to Universal’s Harry Potter World.

“Money Talk for Teens” will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. Recent Vanderbilt graduate Eric Fram will walk teens through every aspect of handling money, from budgeting, the perils of credit card and debt, saving for retirement and various investments. Please RSVP to ensure an adequate supply of workbooks.

At 1 p.m. that same day the Origami Club will meet with instructor Travis Taft. All ages, from beginners to experts, are welcome.

The Curiosity Machine people will come to the library at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, to help reprise the challenge of making a helicopter fly using just straws, paper plates, rubber bands, paper clips, a pencil, washers and three helium balloons. Visit curiositymachine.org.

Teen volunteers will be available to serve as free tutors during the summer months to help younger students who want to get a jump on the next school year in math or science. Call: (310) 459-2754.

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