Public Library Resources

SFPL Teen Programs for September:

Free S.A.T. Prep Courses: Advance your score! Sign up for free classes at www.successlinktutoring.com/SFPL

(Word of Senior, Mollie vouches for the quality of the prep course. From my own experience, even if you don’t think you need help on the SAT test subjects (writing, critical reading, and math), Prep Programs teach you strategy. You learn how to set a time frame for yourself for which problems, which questions to skip, how many questions you can skip, little tricks to get you by the math section without doing any math (actually, though), the perfect formula for essay writing… The list goes on. Since this is free, you really don’t have anything to lose.)

Learn to Write an Effective Personal Essay for College Applications: A high quality essay on a college application can sometimes be the deciding factor for admission. Join Ruth Kirschner, local author, playwright, and educator to learn strategies and tips for writing an effective and personal college essays. Friday, September 21; 4 p.m. Parkside Branch, 1200 Taraval Street. Registration required: Call Dorcas at (415) 355-5770 or dwong@sfpl.org.

Ukelele 101 For Teens: Thursday, September 27; 4:30 p.m. at the Portola Branch, 380 Bacon St. Registration opens 9/6, contact Ileana at (415) 355-5660 or ipulu@sfpl.org.

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