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Marian Engel Summer Teen Internship: High School Applications Accepted

Saturday, May 04, 2024
Crete Public Library District
Off Site
High Schoolers, looking for job experience and a bit of income this summer? Apply for the Crete Public Library District Marian Engel Summer Teen Internship.

Gain valuable work experience, time management and organization skills, as well as decision-making and leadership skills. This internship is only available for Crete Public Library District teen residents age 16-19.

Position Description
The Crete Public Library District seeks two creative, enthusiastic, and tech-savvy Crete Public Library District teens to serve as summer interns for the Marian Engel Summer Teen Internship. The main focus of this internship is to either 1) create a program for teens (grades 6-12), or 2) create social media posts to enhance the library's social media presence to better connect with local teens.

Other duties may include: creating teen and adult summer reading prize giveaways, creating book displays, assisting with children's programming, and maintaining and organizing the library’s collections.

Who can apply?
Crete Public Library District teen residents age 16-19 who are preferably looking for a first job experience. Crete Public Library District comprises the Village of Crete and Crete Township, as well as a few other areas. Call or visit the library for more details.

What do I need to apply?
All applicants need to submit a resume and cover letter to Cassandra O'Connell-Teen Librarian. They can do so either in person at the library, via email at coconnell@cretelibrary.org, or via the Google form application link: https://forms.gle/WRVU2UzyTVqfQGnZ8. (Applicants must have Gmail account to apply online.)

When sending an application via email, please use the subject line "2024 Marian Engel Summer Teen Internship".

When is the submission deadline?
The submission deadline is Saturday, May 4, 2024.

When will interviews take place, and when will I know if I've been selected to be an intern?
Interviews will take place in May, after the submission deadline is over.

All candidates will be notified by email if they have been selected as an intern or not.

How long will the internship last?
The schedule is somewhat flexible and will be discussed during interviews.

In general, the internship is six (6) hours per week and lasts six (6) weeks.

Start date is the first week of June. End date is the week of July 8, 2024.

How much is the stipend?
Interns earn $550 for the summer, to be paid at the end of the internship.

I need help making a cover letter and resume. Can you help me?
Yes! Visit the Adult Information Desk and we can help you create both of those documents.

The Marian Engel Summer Teen Internship is made possible by the Friends of the Crete Public Library District.
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Knot Just for Knitters

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Knot Just for Knitters is the library's regular group of needleworking patrons who get together to share camaraderie while working on knitting, crocheting, or any other type of needlework project. Everyone is welcome. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 1-2pm and on the third Thursday of the month from 6-7:30pm at Crete Public Library District.
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Retro Movie Fridays--Dead Poets Society

2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Watch a retro movie from the 80s, 90s or early 2000s every Friday. Movies rated "G" through "R" will be shown. It is the parent's responsibility to monitor their children's attendance and viewing habits.

March-May 2024 Movies

3/1: Beauty and the Beast-G
3/8: Dead Poets Society-PG
3/15: Raiders of the Lost Ark-PG
3/22: Tropic Thunder-R
3/29: Apollo 13-PG

4/5: Tremors-PG-13
4/12: Jumanji-PG
4/19: The Fifth Element-PG-13
4/26: The Iron Giant-PG

5/3: The Goonies-PG
5/10: Dodgeball-PG-13
5/17: Mrs. Doubtfire-PG-13
5/24: Transformers-PG-13
5/31:Footloose-PG
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Anime Club

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Do you love anime? Join us on the second Thursday of each month for anime screenings. Anime titles are listed below. We will watch the first three episodes of the first season. Snacks and refreshments provided.

2024 Spring Meeting Dates and Titles: March 14: MUSHI-SHI; April 11: Fairy Tail, and May 9: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing.
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Retro Movie Fridays--Raiders of the Lost Ark

2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Watch a retro movie from the 80s, 90s or early 2000s every Friday. Movies rated "G" through "R" will be shown. It is the parent's responsibility to monitor their children's attendance and viewing habits.

March-May 2024 Movies

3/1: Beauty and the Beast-G
3/8: Dead Poets Society-PG
3/15: Raiders of the Lost Ark-PG
3/22: Tropic Thunder-R
3/29: Apollo 13-PG

4/5: Tremors-PG-13
4/12: Jumanji-PG
4/19: The Fifth Element-PG-13
4/26: The Iron Giant-PG

5/3: The Goonies-PG
5/10: Dodgeball-PG-13
5/17: Mrs. Doubtfire-PG-13
5/24: Transformers-PG-13
5/31:Footloose-PG
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Mimic the Masters: Teen Art Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Explore and create art from methods used by master artists or art movements. We’ll start with some art history and move on to creating art. All supplies provided. Registration required. Group registration is not available. Meets on the third Monday of the month on odd-numbered months.

2024 Spring Meeting Dates and Topics
  • March 18: Learn about Peter Carl Fabergé. Create a Fabergé Egg.
  • May 20: Learn about Maya Lin. Create a memorial sculpture from clay.


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Teen Video Game Tournament

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
For Teen Video Game Tournament, one game will be chosen to play for each tournament from either Nintendo Switch or Xbox One. Players will be able to experience fun yet competitive play. A prize will be awarded.

2024 Spring Meeting Dates: March 20, April 17 and May 15.
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Knot Just for Knitters

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Knot Just for Knitters is the library's regular group of needleworking patrons who get together to share camaraderie while working on knitting, crocheting, or any other type of needlework project. Everyone is welcome. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 1-2pm and on the third Thursday of the month from 6-7:30pm at Crete Public Library District.
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Retro Movie Fridays--Tropic Thunder

2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Watch a retro movie from the 80s, 90s or early 2000s every Friday. Movies rated "G" through "R" will be shown. It is the parent's responsibility to monitor their children's attendance and viewing habits.

March-May 2024 Movies

3/1: Beauty and the Beast-G
3/8: Dead Poets Society-PG
3/15: Raiders of the Lost Ark-PG
3/22: Tropic Thunder-R
3/29: Apollo 13-PG

4/5: Tremors-PG-13
4/12: Jumanji-PG
4/19: The Fifth Element-PG-13
4/26: The Iron Giant-PG

5/3: The Goonies-PG
5/10: Dodgeball-PG-13
5/17: Mrs. Doubtfire-PG-13
5/24: Transformers-PG-13
5/31:Footloose-PG
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Book Appétit: Cookbook Book Club

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Join us for Book Appétit as we enjoy a potluck array of food from one cookbook per month. Each member picks a recipe from the current months cookbook and brings their dish to share with other members. Copies of the book will be available in advance at the Patron Services Desk. Registration preferred.

2024 Spring Meeting Dates and Titles
  • March 25: 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food by Jamie Oliver
  • April 29: Bottom of the Pot: Persian Recipes and Stories by Naz Deravian
  • May 27: Library Closed for Memorial Day.

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Manga Club for Teens

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Do you love manga? Join us on the last Thursday of each month to discuss manga listed below or bring your own manga to discuss. Pre-selected manga will be available in advance at the Patron Services Desk.

2024 Spring Meeting Dates and Titles: March 28: Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Deserted Island Diary: Vol. 1 by Kokonasu Rumba; April 25: One-Punch Man: Vol. 1 by ONE, and; May 30: Yowamushi Pedal: Vol. 1 by Wataru Watanabe 
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Retro Movie Fridays--Apollo 13

2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Watch a retro movie from the 80s, 90s or early 2000s every Friday. Movies rated "G" through "R" will be shown. It is the parent's responsibility to monitor their children's attendance and viewing habits.

March-May 2024 Movies

3/1: Beauty and the Beast-G
3/8: Dead Poets Society-PG
3/15: Raiders of the Lost Ark-PG
3/22: Tropic Thunder-R
3/29: Apollo 13-PG

4/5: Tremors-PG-13
4/12: Jumanji-PG
4/19: The Fifth Element-PG-13
4/26: The Iron Giant-PG

5/3: The Goonies-PG
5/10: Dodgeball-PG-13
5/17: Mrs. Doubtfire-PG-13
5/24: Transformers-PG-13
5/31:Footloose-PG
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