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Attention Harry Potter Fans! The librarians of Baxter Memorial Library are hiding Horcruxes around the Gorham Village. Read the clues on our website to guess each Horcrux and the location where we have stashed it. Go to that location (anytime from 5pm October 30th through 5pm Nov 1st) and find the Horcrux painted on a small flag to confirm your guess. Fill out the Google Form on our website www.baxterlibrary.org after you find as many as you can. Winners will be chosen from entries that found all 7 Horcruxes. Good luck witches and wizards!!
Nature Walk & Scavenger Hunts
Want to add an extra layer of excitement to your walks? Mr. Jeff has fun-filled scavenger hunts for you to take along on your device. Can you find everything on the list? Print it off at home or have it downloaded onto a your device. (All Ages Event)
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Links to resources and content geared for 7-12th grade.
It’s not easy being a teen! Visit the NAMI site for resources on topics such as: suicide prevention, Equality, Covid-19, Racism, and more!
Click for info on sex, relationship, your body and more!
Ready to earn your driver’s license? Click here to learn how to prepare for the written test, vision test, and road exam.
College Board is ready to prepare you for the SATs and PSATs by providing these practice tests. Eight full-length practice tests are available for free, both online and on paper. Six of the eight practice tests have previously been used as actual SATs.
Epic Reads is an excellent source for YA fiction. Check out the most anticipated monthly reads, take quizzes, join a book club, and discover a world of reading!
Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) Teen Book Finder Database. Download the app to your Android or iPhone for free. Allows instant access to information regarding nearly 4,000 titles of YA literature. Search by author, title, or award to find your next great read. Once you find what you are looking for check to see if the book is available in Teen Book Cloud or the CloudLibrary
Are you interested in improving your creative writing skills? Are you experiencing writer’s block during an essay? These websites are filled with tips, tricks, and great ideas to help you complete your goal.
While schools are closed, Audible is offering instant access to their collection of children and teen audiobooks – free of charge. Choose from an enormous collection of stories, including titles recorded in six different languages. Stream on your desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone.