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Creative Ink

Creative ink. Explore art. Find your style. Part of Library Academy.

Are you craving an outlet for your creativity? We’ll get inspired by books, famous artists or movements, experiment with new creative techniques, play games, and use a variety of materials to express ourselves. Our new teen art program is meeting in person every other week at 4 p.m. at various library locations. Registration is required.

Youth Leaders and Change Makers

International Youth Day is an annual reminder and the perfect opportunity to uplift and center the voices of young people, encourage them to take action, and to champion their efforts to engage in local, national, or global affairs. Check out this booklist for some great examples of youth leaders and change makers doing good around the world!

The Power of Youth

International Youth Day

International Youth Day is an annual reminder and the perfect opportunity to uplift and center the voices of young people, encourage them to take action, and to champion their efforts to engage in local, national, or global affairs. For some great examples of youth leaders and change makers doing good around the world, check out this blog and booklist!

Celebrate Literacy Week: Youth For Change

Youth for Change youth activism booklist

January 25-29 is 2021 Celebrate Literacy Week in Florida! Created to promote literacy and excellent reading habits in the students of Florida, this year’s theme was “Humanity tells a story: What’s YOUR chapter?” The youth of today are not just “future leaders” – many are effectively advocating for and affecting change right now. Thanks in part of social media and technology, these children and teens are using their voice, tech-savvy, and social influence to bring about positive change in their schools, communities, and the country at large. Examples of youth activists, inventors, business owners, and thought leaders are abundant and growing.

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