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CCPL renovation reflects libraries’ attempt to meet changing needs of students

Ella Joliet, Teen Library Council member and sophomore, volunteers in the QUEST Lab at the CCPL. The library offers a variety of volunteering opportunities for teenagers.

Leah Tan

February 21, 2020

Despite the common misconception that libraries are silent spaces for those who wish to solely read books, today’s libraries have transformed significantly to provide a wide array of services and resources for people of all ages. For students like Nicole Segaran, Teen Library Council (TLC) and seni...

Teen Library Council applications now available

Young adult librarian Jamie Beckman works at the computer at the young adult center desk. Beckman and other young adult librarians at the Carmel Clay Public Library help work with the Teen Library Council.

Adam Spensley

May 15, 2019

Applications to join the Carmel Clay Public Library’s Teen Library Council (TLC) are now available. The TLC is an advisory board of students in 8th through 12th grade who meet monthly with the library’s young adult staff to discuss and give input on teen related programs and matters at the library....

Carmel Clay Public Library to Host Yule Ball

Jamie Beckman, young adult librarian at the Carmel Clay Public Library, works at the young adult section desk. Beckman and other library staff members will be working with the Teen Library Council to host the Yule Ball this Saturday.

Adam Spensley

January 23, 2019

The Carmel Clay Public Library and the Teen Library Council will be partnering together to host the Yule Ball. The ball will take place on this Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the library. It will be a traditional dance with a Harry Potter-celebration twist. Jamie Beckman, young adult librarian at the...

Library Lift: Carmel Clay Public Library unfolds three-part plan to renovate, update library

Angela Li

August 14, 2018

Bob Swanay, Director of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), said the CCPL unveiled a vision to the public in April that encompasses three primary elements of the library including branch services of the library in other areas of Carmel, re-imagination of the current CCPL space, and a potential exp...

Carmel Clay Public Library planning big book sale

Jai Sanghani

February 17, 2018

  The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) is planning its Family Game Night. The game night will take place on Feb. 27. Family are welcome to come and play board games against each other or other families. Jamie Beckman, young adult section librarian, said, “The CCPL has many events over the...

Carmel Clay Public Library hosting annual Yule Ball

Jamie Beckman, young adult section librarian, arranges books, which are prizes of an upcoming winter reading program. This is the second year that the library will host a winter reading program.

Jai Sanghani

January 20, 2018

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) and the Teen Library Council are hosting the annual Yule Ball on Jan. 20. The event is the biggest event for the Teen Library Council, and takes months of planning. Abby Carmichael, Teen Library Council vice president and sophomore said, “The Yule Ball is just...

Carmel Clay Public Library hosting winter events

Abby Carmichael, Teen Library Council vice president and sophomore, and Kassandra Lynn, Teen Library Council president and sophomore, work on the promotional materials for the Yule Ball at CHS. This is the biggest event held by the Teen Library Council and it is on Jan. 20.

Jai Sanghani

December 7, 2017

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) is hosting its Winter Fun for Little Ones event and Santa’s Elf and His Live Reindeer event tomorrow. Winter Fun for Little Ones is targeted towards children up to two years old. However, Santa’s Elf and His Live Reindeer is targeted towards all ages. Jamie B...

Carmel Clay Public Library planning big book sale

Jamie Beckman prepares for the Teen Library Council Meeting. At this meeting, members of the Teen Library Council began planning the Yule Ball.

Jai Sanghani, Reporter

October 3, 2017

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) is planning and organizing its biannual book sale. The book sale will take place on Oct. 6 and end on Oct. 8. Oct. 8 is bag day when people can come in with a reusable shopping bag and fill the bag full of books for only 10 dollars. Jamie Beckman, young adult section...

Teen Library Council to host Yule Ball

Jenna Fattah (shown second from the left), Teen Library Council president and senior, meets with TLC members to discuss decorations for the Yule Ball. Fattah said TLC is planning to hang floating candles inspired by those of the Great Hall in “Harry Potter.” ALEX YOM / PHOTO

Beats

December 12, 2014

On Jan. 17, Carmel Clay Public Library’s Teen Library Council will host its Yule Ball event, a formal winter ball that takes place in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, in the library’s program room from 7 to 10 p.m. This event is free and open to students from grades sixth to twelfth, and bringing...

Carmel Clay Public Library to host Teen Library Council meeting

Beats

April 30, 2014

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host a Teen Library Council (TLC) meeting on May 7 from 7 to 8:30 p.m in the program room. Students will be able to turn in their TLC applications for next year if they need to and prepare for summer interviews for the next batch of TLC members. According to Jamie...

Carmel Clay Public Library to host DIY Mondays

Beats

April 1, 2014

The Carmel Clay Public Library will be hosting DIY Mondays: Guitar String Bracelets for middle school and high school students on April 14 after school until 5 p.m in the young adult lounge. Students will be able to turn used music strings into bracelets. Materials and refreshments will be provided...

Teen Library Council to go on book buying trips

Beats

February 22, 2014

The Teen Library Council (TLC) of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will host book buying trips on March 4 and 5 to help young adult services librarians pick out new books for the high school collection. TLC members can choose whether to go on March 4 or 5 based on their convenience. The book buying...