Free and $1 Movies All Summer Long!

2015 Regal Summer Movie Express Just $1 The Regal Summer Movie Express is making it possible for kids and adults to enjoy great $1 movies for 9 weeks this summer!  Each participating location is offering the Summer Movie Express on Tuesday and Wednesday each week at 10am during the summer months, beginning June 16th at Richmond […]

Teen Tech Week March 10th – 16th: Teens Design a Sticker to Win

Here’s a fun contest for Tweens that will get their creative minds moving! Teen Tech Week is sponsored by the Richmond Public Libraries and it’s all part of the plans to get kids more involved. Hurry and enter this contest by designing a sticker before March 16th!

March Events for Teens and Tweens in Richmond

Upcoming events for tweens and teens are listed below. There are opportunities to learn, have fun, and even prepare for SAT’s! My College Fit Twin Hickory Area Library – Monday, March 4, 7:00 pm Varina Branch Library – Wednesday, March 20, 7:00 pm In this interactive workshop, an experienced college admissions professional will provide tips […]

nTelos Wireless Launches Custom Parental Control App

Parents can monitor and limit their child’s cell phone use and much more To fulfill requests from its customers, nTelos Wireless announced  the launch of a new custom parental control app. The new app, called Parental Control, is designed to give parents peace of mind in multiple ways, from offering custom reports that show who […]

Parenting Resources for Raising Tweens in the Richmond Area

Parenting kids during those awkward tween years can be challenging. It’s a balancing act to figure out how to balance discipline with respecting their newfound independence. One of the challenges of adolescent behavior is the ability to allow the child to experience the consequences of his/her behavior through his/her misbehavior or poor decision-making. Of course, […]

Tweens Collecting Books for Christmas Mother

The Henrico Christmas Mother, an organization which helps thousands of families each year, collects items for parents to give as gifts to their children. Each year in November and early December, the Henrico Library Teen Advisory Boards have a book drive to collect new and like-new books to give to the Christmas Mother. They’re looking for everything from […]

What’s in Your Tween’s Energy Drink?

The latest news on energy drinks is alarming. Unfortunately, kids of all ages have easy access to these drinks and Tweens are one of the biggest consumers of them. What’s really in those energy drinks anyway? According to our research, energy drinks may contain: Caffeine – and plenty of it! They contain between 70 and […]

The Tween Years: Parenting Resources

Too old for toys – too young for boys. They’re ‘Tweens! You know – that awkward age somewhere between 10 and 14 when girls and boys feel awkward. It’s that point when girls and boys no longer want to be treated like a ‘child’ and start thinking they should be treated as a ‘teen’. Most […]