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Teen "YOU"niversity

DeSoto Public Library

Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

Teen "YOU"niversity

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Teen Boy Materials Fee Oct 28, 2017 $20.00 $0.00
Teen Girl Materials Fee Oct 28, 2017 $20.00 $0.00

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Teen girls and boys AGES 13 - 17 are invited to participate in the DeSoto Public Library's Teen "YOU"niversity. A place where we fortify the inner "YOU" so that you can be empowered to succeed in life. Teens receive a certificate of completion and earn 24 community service hours after they complete all three 'YOU'mesters.



1ST 'YOU'mester

Oct 28, 2017   9:00am-4:30 pm 

  • Self-Esteem/Negative Self Talk
  • Express your Feelings and Manage Your Emotions
  • Overcome Adversity/Build Resilience
  • Healthy Friendships/Relationships
  • Respect/Authority Etiquette
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Stress Management (Academic and Performance)
  • Depression

 2Nd 'YOU'mester

nov 18, 2017   9:00am-4:30 pm

  • Interview Skills/Effective Communication
  • Dress for Success/Personal Grooming
  • Resume Building
  • Internships/Job Shadowing
  • Social Media Etiquette
  • Career Exploration (Finding the Right Fit)
  • Work Ethics/Customer Service Skills
  • Importance of Insurance (Medical, Life & Car)

 3Rd 'YOU'mester

Dec 16, 2017   9:00am-4:30 pm 

  • Volunteerism/Community Engagement
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Decision Making /Right Choices
  • Goal Setting
  • Organization Skills
  • Time Management/Responsibility
  • Health/Fitness



April Bowman, Bold Believers United

Shanita Brown, Generation Elevate Inc.

Demetria Burleson, Epiphany Counseling Services

Andrea Clark, Youth Conflict Resolution Center Inc.

Nicolas Haggerty, Will/Victory Empowerment Group

Candice Holmes, Children's Ministry OCBF

Xerkell Palmer, StyleItKELL

Darrin Robinson, Fill the VOID Ministries

Shawnda Tate, Beyond Enough Inc. 

Kimberly Thacker Webb, Degrees of Deception

Floyd Williams, CMF Williams Group, LLC

Trenette Wilson, UrbanGirlz Magazine

For more information contact:

Marq Runnels

DeSoto Public Library

Event Coordinator


This event will be held at the DeSoto Public Library located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, Suite C., DeSoto, Texas 75115 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday, October 28, November 18 and December 16, 2017. Participants must attend all three dates and stay for the duration of the program in order to receive completion certificates and community service hours. Teens will receive 24 community service hours. Materials fee will be used for various materials and supplies needed to provide the program. Materials fee is non-refundable. If you are unable to attend the event, the materials fee will not be refunded with no exceptions.


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Have questions about Teen "YOU"niversity? Contact DeSoto Public Library

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DeSoto Public Library
211 East Pleasant Run Road
Ste. C
DeSoto, TX 75115

Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

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