Tweens & Teens

Programs, events and resources for tweens and teens in grades 6 and up
Summer Reading
 June 25 - September 7

Reading rocks all summer long, here at the library! Incoming 6th graders and above can participate in summer reading all different ways!
Check out YA and Summer Reading materials and receive a scratch off ticket at the front desk! Some tickets are instant winners, but some are entries for our big summer raffle!
Pick up a reading log and keep track of what you're reading. When you finish a book, show us your log to collect a guitar pick to turn into a necklace or key ring! Collect as many as you can! You can collect your first guitar pick of the summer at our Bingo Kick Off Party on June 27 at 2pm!

Teen Painting Party with Mozart to Monet
July 18 @ 1:30pm

Follow along to paint your very own "Imagine" inspired canvas while listening to tunes from John Lennon and more! Space is very limited.


Mario Kart Tournament
July 24 @ 3pm

Play Mario Kart Wii with friends for prizes!

Register Here 
Headphone Keeper Craft
July 27 @ 2pm

Headphone wires always getting mysteriously tangled? Make a Perler Bead headphone keeper to keep those wires tangle free!
Register Here
Happy Birthday Harry!
July 31 @ 12:30pm
We are celebrating our favorite Wizard's birthday all day long! Teens are invited to watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone while making their own dragon eggs! After the movie we'll have cake to celebrate! Teens can stay after and earn volunteer hours by helping younger kids with their Harry Potter birthday activities!
Register Here
Teen Coloring and Movie Musical
Wednesdays @ 3pm

We'll be having snacks and coloring while watching a popular movie musical!

August 8 - The Greatest Showman

August 22 - Hairspray

Register Here

Cupcake Wars
August 17 @ 2:30pm

Get creative with food! We'll have pre-made cupcakes but it's up to you to add flavor and decorations throughout different rounds of food competeion fun! There will be prizes for the cupcakes that reign supreme!

Register Here


Back to School Zen Gardens
August 21 @ 6:30pm

It's almost time to go back to school, but have no fear, zen gardens are here! Make a custom miniature zen garden to keep by your desk or workspace at home for when you need a break from the stress of school.
Register Here 
Ice Cream Making
July 5 @ 3:30pm
Learn how to make this favorite American treat!

Register Here
Rock the Library Music Quest
July 11 @ 6:30pm
Mystery Week really heats up with this interactive program. Find clues in the library to answer the question "What is the secret to making music"

Register Here

Tie Dye
July 20 @ 3:30pm

KARAOKE AND LIP SYNC
August 6 @ 4:30pm
Grades 3-Teen
Bring your own T-Shirt for tie dye.
​Ages 5-Teen

Bring your friends for an afternoon of summer fun. Choose to sing or lip sync some summer classics.
Summer Reading Kickoff
​Bingo!

Teen Study Break

Tuesday June 5 @ 6pm

Final projects and exams are looming, but you definitely need a brain break! Join us for snacks and a craft -
DIY stess balls!
Wednesday June 27th @  2pm

Sign up for Summer Reading, have candy and pizza, and win prizes!
Please register so we can get enough snacks!

To register click on the image above. 

Teen Book Blog

The Teen Advisory Board now has a book review blog!  Submit book reviews to let others know which books in our collection are your favorites! 

January Special!  To kick off our 50th Anniversary year, each review submitted in January earns an entry into our raffle for a Barnes and Noble gift card!  See our website for more details on how to submit a review!
Click Here to Submit a Book Review

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Click the image to the left to register for new and exciting volunteer opportunities at the Library and Town events. 
Call Miss Allyssa at 201-664-4586 x207 with any questions.

NEW! Drop In Activities

Drop into the Teen Room after school and look for the monthly project box!  It could contain a craft, coloring sheets, a community project or anything at all!
Projects change monthly - so make sure to check back often!