Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade)

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Teen Think Tank December 2022: Shine Your Own Light

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There may not be any snow in our forecast, but winter is officially here! If the waning daylight hours are taking their toll, brighten things up with a light show at Jax Beach's Deck the Chairs. Or, better yet, focus the spotlight on your superior dessert decorating skills in our Batter Royale competition among the branches, December 17-30. These reads and resources will also keep you feeling radiant all month long.

Teen Think Tank October 2022: Who's That Zinester?

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We’re gearing up for the Duval Comic and Zine Fest on October 22 from 12-5 p.m. at the Main Library. Your voice matters, and we want to make sure it’s heard, so come join us for a day of self-publishing workshops, printing and shopping! You can check out the reads and resources below, as well as the Zine Collection at Main to jumpstart the celebration of independent and alternative press.

Teen Think Tank: Banned Books Week

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Join us in celebrating the principles of intellectual freedom by bringing attention to banned books. The ALA's data shows that the number of challenges to books last year was at an all-time high, making it especially important to keep an open dialogue. Become part of the conversation by checking out the titles and resources below to find out more about what's being censored and why.

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