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Adella Miesner

The St. Tammany Parish Library has partnered with Princeton Review for a series of virtual workshops for college-bound students and their parents. A free, full-length ACT practice will be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturday to give teens the experience of taking the test, and they will receive in-depth feedback […]

The St. Tammany Parish Library has partnered with Princeton Review for a series of virtual workshops for college-bound students and their parents.

A free, full-length ACT practice will be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturday to give teens the experience of taking the test, and they will receive in-depth feedback on their score.

The feedback will help identify areas of weakness and help students evaluate their performance. Register online at bit.ly/PracticeACTOct10.

In “Dream Colleges: Admissions and Financial Aid,” teens and parents can learn about the key elements of the admissions process at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9. The class will cover changes and issues to consider during this unusual era in admissions. Register online at bit.ly/DreamCollegesNov9.

On a different subject, there will be an in-person sale of books on Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the Slidell Branch Library, 555 Robert Blvd. This is one of a series of sales held on the second Saturday of each month in the Slidell library that will include several hundred specially selected items on a particular theme or subject.

This month’s sale will include cookbooks and magazines about food and beverages on a variety of subjects including ethnic, diet-conscious, keto, vegetarian, home cooking, Southern cuisine, grilling, cocktails, appetizers, soups, slow cooker, baking and breadmaking, limited ingredients and wine. All the sale items are previously owned but are in excellent condition.

All sale items have standard prices. Books are priced at $1, $2, or $3 each. Magazines are priced at four for $1. Cash and checks are accepted. Friends memberships and renewals will be available during the sale.

Sale proceeds will provide support to the Slidell, Pearl River, South Slidell and Lacombe branches. For information, email [email protected]

And finally, all St. Tammany Parish Library branches will be closed Monday for Columbus Day.

Virtual Events from Oct. 7 to 14

PAGE TURNERS BOOK CLUB: Discuss “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Register online at bit.ly/PageTurnersOct13.

SOCIAL MEDIA CLASS: Adults who are new to social media can learn how to download an app, change their password and utilize social media effectively at 10 a.m. Thursday. Register online at bit.ly/SocialMediaClassOct8.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT: Little ones can move and grove during interactive stories and songs at 10 a.m. Thursday. Register online at bit.ly/MusicandMovementOct8.

TEEN CRAFT: Teens can craft spider webs during this Zoom event at 4:30 p.m. Register online at bit.ly/TeenCraftOct8.

STORYTIME: Young children can enjoy books, songs and activities at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Register online at bit.ly/StorytimeOct13.

MANDEVILLE BOOK CLUB: Discuss “Furious Hours” by Casey Cep at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Register online at bit.ly/MandevilleBookClubOct13.

TEEN ANIMANGA CLUB: Teens can watch animé and discuss manga with new friends at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Register online at bit.ly/AniMangaClubOct13.

TAI CHI: Adults can learn the basic moves of Tai Chi at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Register online at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Register online at bit.ly/TaiChiOct7.

CHAIR YOGA: Adults can enjoy the health benefits of yoga while seated at 1 p.m. Thursday. Register online at bit.ly/ChairYogaOct8.

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