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CCPL teen services librarian Caroline Niepokoj (center) talks with teen services manager Jamie Beckman (right) while preparing for the Yule Ball. Niepokoj said she is excited to see everyones reactions to hosting the Yule Ball in the new space.

Q&A with CCPL teen services librarian Caroline Niepokoj on organizing Yule Ball

Chenyao Liu January 28, 2023

It's been a few years since the last Yule Ball due to COVID-19. How does it feel to be back? It feels good. I actually have never been to the Yule Ball before, I was hired after. So, this is also my...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) planning annual dodgeball tournament, culture fair

Marissa Finney January 25, 2023

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) plans for the annual dodgeball tournament on Feb. 11. According to CMYC President Bhavi Vishnumolakala, the event will be hosted at the fieldhouse and be one of...

A volunteer at the Lunar New Year event on Monday’s paints a CHS student’s face. They wear red, which symbolizes the Lunar New Year in Chinese culture.

CCPL celebrates cultural events

Pahal Sehgal January 24, 2023

With two Lunar New Year celebrations just this week, CCPL has begun diversifying its activities offers.  Jamie Beckman, the young adult services manager at CCPL, said CCPL attempts to make these events...

Media center, Carmel Clay Public Library collaborate, plan for future partnerships

Maryam Hafeez December 6, 2022

The media center and the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) have worked together since the opening of the CCPL on Oct. 1 and have plans for future collaborations in the coming weeks and months.    Zach...

Carey Anderson, Green Action Club (GAC) sponsor, holds up one of many art projects made by club members. She said members utilized lamination scraps to create the art in order to encourage environmentalism around CHS.

Green Action Club to meet, prepare for Carmel Clay Public Library event Nov. 29

Ryan Zhang November 28, 2022

The Green Action Club (GAC) will meet on Nov. 29 in the freshman large group instruction (LGI) room located at Room H121 to work on ongoing activities and plan for an event called the Green Gift Shop at...

Juniors Sehej Aurora and Krishay Arora register for the proctored SAT exam hosted by CCPL. This exam has a limited number of spots and registration is required.  “The first 25 families to register will be able to schedule one free twenty-minute follow-up meeting at College Tutors after the exam to review the results and analyze the score,” Jamie Beckman, CCPL young adult services manager, said.

CCPL to organize proctored SAT exam on Nov. 12

Pahal Sehgal November 7, 2022

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will be hosting a practice SAT exam, which will be proctored by the College Tutors on Nov. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students that are in grade 9 or above...

Sophomores Arielle Fotso and Sara Syed study chemistry while sitting on the library floor, waiting for a room to become available to book. Study rooms can be reserved in advance on the CCPL website. “It’s really sad because we forgot to book a room earlier in the day, so now they are all booked until six and we need to wait here on the floor for one to open up,” said Fotso.

Students utilize CCPL resources

Pahal Sehgal October 19, 2022

The main Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) has reopened after a year, and students of CHS are making sure to utilize the new library well. Jamie Beckman, the young adult services manager at CCPL, said,...

The Carmel Clay Public Library opened on October 1 after more than a year of renovations.

CCPL opens with new changes after one year

Jenny Li October 18, 2022

CCPL opens with new changes after one year With Carmel Clay Public Library’s (CCPL) new opening, Jamie Beckman, teen services department manager, provided a rundown of the changes that CCPL underwent.  These...

CHS and CCPL’s partnership is discussed as CCPL reopens

Raghav Sriram October 16, 2022

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, CHS is looking forward to resuming its relationship with the main branch of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL). “I think it’s awesome,” said Beresford....

With CCPL reopening, TLC members discuss losing love for reading

With CCPL reopening, TLC members discuss losing love for reading

Avery Carlisle September 29, 2022

For Tatum Siebert, member of the Teen Library Council (TLC) and senior, reading has been a big part of her life since she was young. However, she said throughout the years, she has felt herself grow away...

Beatriz Lacerda signs up for volunteering at the library on Oct. 1. Anyone in TLC or Teen Volunteer Corps can sign up to volunteer for the Grand Opening. “Spots for volunteering are running out pretty quick,” Lacerda said. 

CCPL’s grand opening to take place Oct. 1

Pahal Sehgal September 26, 2022

On Oct. 1, the grand opening of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will take place. This event will include activities suitable for all age groups. Jamie Beckman, the young adult services manager at...

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