Teen and Tween Programs
Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, May 19th at 3:30 pm in the Teen Room
The Teen Advisory Board is a group of teen leaders who represent the teens of their community. The group will be responsible for assisting with program development and implementation, creating a quarterly teen newsletter, and advising the teen librarian based on the needs of the teen community. Teens involved in the group will receive both community service hours and leadership experience. Email Stephanie at email@example.com if you want to join or have any questions.
Teen American Red Cross Club
When: The third Saturday of each month from 1-2:30 pm.
Where: Community Room
This club meets to discuss future projects and events, disaster training, and other Red Cross related activities. Service and leadership hours will be available to people who decide to participate. Sign Up
Teen Acoustic Night
Monday, April 27th at 7 pm
Monday, May 18th at 7 pm
Come enjoy the show at the Middletown Library's Teen Acoustic Night. See local teens show off their musical, comedic, and theatrical talents.
If you would like to perform, email Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org. Performers must be in grades 6-12.
American Sign Language Instruction
When: Sundays at 1 pm
Teens Sarah and Phoebe will teach American Sign Language in the group study room on Sundays. No registration necessary.
When: The second and fourth Friday of each month from 3:30-4:30 pm.
Come join our Manga Club, where teens meet in the community room to watch anime and discuss manga. For teens in grades 6-12. Sign Up
Next Chapter Book Club
Fridays at 3:30 pm in the Teen Room
The Next Chapter Book Club is a book club for young adults with developmental disabilities. We will meet for one hour each week for a 14 week session. We will read aloud a book as a group, discuss it, and have social activities each week. To register, call the Children's Desk at (732) 671-3700 ext. 340.
Free SAT, ACT and PSAT Practice Exams
Saturday, April 25th at 9:30 am: Free SAT Practice Test
Saturday, May 30th at 9:30 am: Free SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test
Saturday, September 26th at 9:30 am: Free NEW PSAT Practice Test
Saturday, November 14th at 9:30 am: Free NEW SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test
Take a FREE practice exam at the library. A Kaplan representative will be proctoring each exam. There is limited space available. Sign up using the online library calendar, call the library at (732) 671-3700 ext. 340, or go to Kaplan's website to register for the exam. Bring a calculator and number two pencils.
Teen Photography Club
When: The first Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.
Interested in photography? Then come to our Teen Photography Club. You can bring some of your photos with you if you would like to share with the group. Sign Up.
Teen Writing Group
Wednesdays at 3:30 pm
Love writing? Well bring your work with you to the Teen Writing Group. We will write together, listen, and give suggestions and constructive feedback. Sign up here.
Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program
Tuesdays April 21st-June 9th from 4:00-5:30 pm
Participate in an 8 week workshop to develop communication and leadership skills through practical experience. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a certificate which you can then put on your resume for college or career. This program is sponsored and conducted by Toastmasters International, a nonprofit educational organization. Register online here or call (732) 671-3700 ext. 340.
Wii Zumba Fitness Class
Thursdays at 3:30 pm starting May 14th
Come to the FREE Zumba fitness class at the library for teens. Using our Wii Zumba system, we will learn and follow a dance routine. Have fun and get fit! Sign up online here or call (732) 671-3700 ext. 340.
Stained Glass Candle Holder
Tuesday, May 5th at 4 pm
Create a stained glass candle holder. Give it to someone special for Mother's Day, or keep it for yourself! Sign up online here or call (732) 671-3700.
Tween Knitting Club
The first Thursday of the month at 4 pm.
Next meeting: Thursday, May 7th at 4 pm in the Community Room
Bring your rainbow loom knitting, your regular knitting, your crocheting, and your yarn. Get together with other kids to chat and create something special!
Learn Cursive Writing for Tweens
Every other Monday from 2/16/15 through 5/11/15 at 4 pm
Want to learn how to write in cursive? Well join us! Get fancy handwriting with Miss Stephanie! Classes meet every other Monday afternoon at 4:00 pm.
Tween Tech Time: Google Drive
Wednesday, May 20th at 4 pm
Learn to create with Google Drive! Have a Chromebook from school? Learn to use Google Drive for your assignments. You must have a Gmail account to participate, or create one prior to coming to class with your parent/guardian's permission and assistance. Sign up here or call (732) 671-3700 ext. 340.