The Tam News

Local Libraries Offer Resources to Students

Local Libraries Offer Resources to Students

By Marina Furbush

September 21, 2015

With the start of the school year there are a variety of resources, academic and otherwise, available to students at both the Tam Library and the Mill Valley Public Library (MVPL). Link Crew is running after school peer tutoring at the Tam library. The program is underclassmen-focused, although all grade levels are w...

Public Library Offers Access to Shmoop

Public Library Offers Access to Shmoop

By Marina Furbush

October 24, 2014

The Mill Valley Public Library is now offering its patrons free access to the premium content of the online test prep and homework help website Shmoop. “[Shmoop] is a website that has homework help for basically every subject a high school student might encounter,” Young Adult Librarian Katie MacBride...

Public Library Offers Summer Reading Program

Public Library Offers Summer Reading Program

By Marina Furbush

June 11, 2014

The Mill Valley Public Library is offering a summer reading program for high school students called Choose Your Own Adventure. Every book read results in a stamp in the provided “passport” and a ticket for a raffle drawing on August 18. “I know that [students] are told what to read most of the...

Wilderness Navigation Event at Mill Valley Public Library

By Emma Talkoff

April 1, 2013

Students interested in wilderness survival and exploration will have the opportunity to pick up outdoor navigation skills at the library this Thursday at the most recent of the Mill Valley Public Library’s First Thursday events. In addition to learning about wilderness navigation and other aspects...

First Thursdays Continue: Hunger Games Scavenger Hunt

Junirs Cate Wilmoth, Grace Lightner, and Josh Leung display their prizes following the Hunger Games event.

By Anna Vandergriff, Anna Vandergriff, and Anna Vandergriff

December 26, 2012

The Hunger Games Trivia Scavenger Hunt was held at the Mill Valley Public Library as a part of the First Thursday program for high school students on December 6. Junior Cate Wilmoth won first prize, choosing a Hunger Games DVD. She was followed by junior Josh Leung, who received the Hunger Games...

Library Explores Post-High School Options

Library Explores Post-High School Options

By Emma Boczek

December 12, 2012

Mill Valley Public Library’s November 1 First Thursday event for high school students, “What Now?” explored the stories of individuals who decided to forgo college immediately following their high school years. Seven adults spoke on the panel, which was an informal discussion that explored the ...