‘Money School’ coming to a school near you

Photo courtesy of stock.xchng. Start thinking about how you want to spend your financial future. Attend 'Money School' at a York County high school.

Ready for your financial life after high school? Beyond economics class, here is another option for teens and their families.

For 18 months, ‘Money School’ workshops will be held at York County high schools. The info provided is applicable to teens who are deciding to enter the workforce, the military, trade school or college.

The opportunity is being provided by the York County Library System, which recently received a $99,922 Smart investing@yourlibrary® grant.

Any high school junior, senior and their parents are invited to attend the free sessions that include continental breakfast. A brand new Netbook will be given away to one of the juniors or seniors in attendance that day. Plus, teens are eligible to win three prizes for visiting their local library three separate times. On the first visit, they receive a free DVD rental; on the second, a flash drive; and on the third visit, they are entered to win one of 13 eReaders.

Registration is required. Visit yorklibraries.org. For details, email Karla Heberlig at kheberlig@yorklibraries.org or call 717-849-6967.

The first two workshops will be at York Suburban High School (in the cafeteria), 1800 Hollywood Drive, York Township, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 31; and South Western High School (in the cafeteria), 200 Bowman Road, Hanover, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 28.

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