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Teen Services Winter 2020-2021 Programs

Groovy Tie Dye Towel (Virtual Teen Program)

Kit pickup begins Saturday, January 9
Tutorial will be posted on our YouTube

Spend some time at home flexing your artistic muscles while you create unique and colorful designs. Teens will have the chance to create their own tie dyed hand towel to add a groovy look to their bathroom or exercise routine! Pick up your kit from the library, watch the tutorial on the Placentia Library’s YouTube page at home, and make your creation! Kits will be available to teens ages 14-18 only, one kit per library card, pickup begins January 9, while supplies last.
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Teen Dating & Healthy Relationships (Virtual Teen Program)

Wednesday, February 24, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Navigating relationships can be difficult at any age. Join us for an informative presentation on healthy relationships, healthy boundaries and effective communication for teens.
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Teen Review Crew

Need community services hours?! The Teen Review Crew provides an opportunity for teens ages 14-18 to earn community service hours by submitting qualifying book reviews. Reviews will be posted on the library’s website and social media.
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Placentia Teen Advisory Council (PTAC)

The Placentia Teen Advisory Council is open to all high school students interested in gaining community service experience, volunteer hours, and leadership skills, through planning and supporting library events. For more information contact Victor Meza at (714) 528-1906 ext. 234 or vmeza@placentialibrary.org.
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Check out our Teen Zone for Young Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction books, Graphic Novels, Manga, and Video Games

 

  • Homework help links:
  • Sources for book recommendations:
  • Hotlines and Websites for Teens:
    • The Trevor Project: 866-4-U-TREVOR - The Trevor Project operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Trevor Helpline is available as a resource to parents, family members and friends of young people as well. Visit www.TheTrevorProject.org for more information and resources for young people.
    • Love Is Respect: www.loveisrespect.org 1-866-331-9474 Provides information and resources on healthy teen relationships.
    • National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC): 1-877-739-3895 www.nsvrc.org This organization provides information, support, and help for teen victims of sexual violence.
    • National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
      Both toll-free, 24-hour, confidential hotlines which connect you to a trained counselor at the nearest suicide crisis center.
    • LGBTQ Center Orange County: The LGBTQ Center OC’s mission is to advocate on behalf of the Orange County Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer/Questioning communities and provide services that ensure its well-being and positive identity. (714) 953-LGBTQ (5428) or info@lgbtcenteroc.org
    • Self-Harm Prevention: Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
    • Quit smoking or vaping: 877-44U-QUIT (877-448-7848) The National Cancer Institute’s trained counselors provide information and support for quitting in English and Spanish. Call Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern time.