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Middle School Madness

Wednesday, September 22 & October 20 at 4pm in the Community Room

Welcome to Middle School Madness! This is an open program for all middle school students to drop by and have fun. There will be a variety of activities, games, crafts, and more!


Breakout room

Wednesday, October 6 & November 3 at 4pm in the Storyroom

Gather together to find clues and solve puzzles to “break out” of the room! The Breakout room will be open from 4 pm to 5 pm on a first come first serve basis. Each group can have up to 8 people and they have 15 minutes to solve the puzzle to win. Middle and high school students only.


Double Digit Gamers

Thursday, October 14 & November 11 at 4pm in the Storyroom

Life-size games, video games, and more! Ages 10 and up are invited to join Ms. Jessica for gaming fun of all kinds!

Want to know more? Follow @MathesonYouth on instagram for teasers!

Facebook: Matheson Memorial Library

Check our Facebook page for events for all ages, news, and more!


Instagram

Follow us on Instagram for the latest new books, news and more @mathesonyouth


Pinterest

Browse Pinterest for new books and great reads @MathesonTeens!

Virtual Learning

Learning Express

LearningExpress Each of the online Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Learning Center categories include College Preparation and many more.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning gives you access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. With your library card, you can access thousands of informational videos to learn a huge variety of professional and technical skills through Lynda!


Free eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video.

Hoopla

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by our library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV. Best of all, Hoopla is an on-demand service…there’s no waiting lists at all! Patrons are allowed to check out up to 4 eBooks, audiobooks, movies, or music albums each month. For instruction on how to get started, click HERE

Kanopy

Kanopy is a streaming service where you can watch a huge library of television shows and films for all ages. You can check out up to 5 titles a month for no charge!

Overdrive

Overdrive is your source for eBooks, audiobooks, video and music. New to overdrive? Once you are on the Wisconsin’s Digital Library site, click on ‘My Help’ for a step-by-step tutorial. Need more help? Click HERE for our instructions sheet.

Check out the Digital Resources page for more, including driver’s education, foreign languages, and crafting instructions.

Youth Volunteering

The library offers opportunities for middle school and high school students to volunteer, give back to the community, and build experiences and leadership abilities for the future.

High school students, ages 14 and up, are eligible to apply for our Teen Advisory Board, which includes leadership opportunities and eligibility for the Library Foundation scholarship.

For more information, read and fill out the appropriate application or contact Jessica Dowling, Teen Services Associate.

Teen Volunteer : High School (ages 14 & up)

Click here for the Teen Volunteer Application.

Junior Volunteer : Middle School (ages 10 – 13)

Click here for the Junior Volunteer Application.