Teen Events Summer 2019

Welcome to the Guilford Free Library Teen Summer 2019 Programs Page

We have a lot of exciting programming coming up this winter! Check out some of the highlights below:

lynntrowbridgecollegeessayHow To Put the “Wow!” in Your College Application Essay
Tuesday, August 27 at 7 pm

Do you want to write a personal statement that will excite admissions officers? You know, the kind that reveals your strengths and passions in a voice uniquely your own. Lynn Haney Trowbridge is here to help. She’ll share insider tips on composing the Common App essay and the Supplemental portions. She’ll even show you how to craft an effective scholarship personal statement to maximize your financial package.

Trowbridge is a writing coach with many years experience advising young people headed to college or graduate school. The author of twelve books, she has worked for The New York Times, CBS News, and The National Endowment for the Arts.

Free and open to all students and parents. Please register.


navigatingcollegeprocessNavigating the College Process
Tuesday, September 3 at 7 pm

Applying to colleges has become increasingly daunting. Jodie Small, founder of College Coordinators, will attempt to reduce the stress associated with the process by addressing financial aid, creating the right college list, standardized testing and how students can best distinguish themselves, among other topics. Bring your questions!

Free and open to all students and parents. Please register.


Check out the Teen Events calendar for even more programs! 

All programs are for students entering grades 7 to 12 unless noted otherwise. Please register for all programs unless otherwise stated.