LOL (Lit/Learn over Lunch) @ MHS
Meet with other readers about once per month throughout the school year over your lunch period at MHS Library to discuss books, have occasional speakers, etc. PRE-REGISTER with Mrs. Fritzell, Mrs. Inhelder or Joa @ MPL. Multiple copies and food provided (thanks to Friends of the Library). Book to discuss October 21: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
Link for Iowa’s only High School Battle of the Books
Did you know IHSBOB started in Marshalltown?
Volunteering opportunities & VolunTeen Program
The library has a variety of volunteer opportunities for teens (for Silver Cord, community service, general interest, etc..) for those in 7th-12th grades. This includes both occasional opportunities to help with youth programs or other projects, as well as the ongoing VolunTeen program (where trained volunteers serve on a regular basis.) Applications start to be available in April for the upcoming summer for the VolunTeen Program; limited school year hours may be available for experienced volunteers. Call, stop by, or email Joa at email@example.com for info.
pokemon Trading Card Leagues
Pokemon League meets year round, with volunteer coordinators, on Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Games like Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, etc. may be played as well.
- Reach Out – Information & help for all kinds of issues teens are dealing with
- Anti-bullying resources
- MHS Library
- Iowa College Aid Commission – (info about college, financial aid)
- Find out about Accredited Online Colleges in Iowa
- Build vocabulary – and help fight world hunger
- Citing sources in reports
- Do Something – a site for youth interested in getting involved/making a difference
- Information and reviews for teens on all kinds of graphic novels and manga: www.noflyingnotights.com
- Uncover the truth about urban legends, internet scams, and more at www.snopes.com
- Find your favorite bands, singers, and other recommended music
- Find info about all kinds of movies, t.v. shows, and actors
- Historical photos to use in reports/presentations from Library of Congress
- TeensHealth – Drug Abuse Info
For Teen Writers and Artists
Teen Reading & Reviews
an online community to share writing
magazine showcase of teen writers
Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy
Tailored to science fiction/fantasy writers
a site to encourage writing by teens
Scholastic’s website for teen writers and artists
Opportunities for Teen Writers & Artists
Request a Book
To request a book, please use the Contact Us page.