Teen and Tween Programs
Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, October 20th at 4pm 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to join or have any questions.
Every other Monday at 3:30pm in the Computer Lab.
Learn to create games and activities through computer programming.
Teen American Red Cross Club
When: The first 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
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
College Prep Programs
Thursday, October 22nd at 7pm: Financial Aid and Scholarships
Friday, November 6th from 2:00-3:30pm: College Essay Workshop
Saturday, November 14th at 9:30 am: Free NEW SAT Practice Test
Saturday, January 9th at 9:30am: Free NEW SAT Practice Test
Saturday, February 20th at 9:30am: Free NEW SAT Practice Test
Saturday, April 9th at 9:30am: Free NEW SAT Practice Test
Saturday, May 21st at 9:30am: Free NEW SAT Practice Test
Take a FREE practice exam at the library. A C2 Education representative will be proctoring each exam. There is limited space available. Sign up using the online library calendar or call the library at (732) 671-3700 ext. 340.
Teen Art Club
The 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 4:30-5:30pm starting September 3rd.
Bring a sketch pad and pencils and draw with us!
Pizza and Pages Book Club
The third Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm
Eat pizza and discuss a book. For our next meeting, bring a book you enjoyed over the summer to recommend to the group.
We are also on Goodreads! Here is the link: MTPL Teen Book Club.
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.
Monster Mash: Make Halloween Foods!
Tuesday, October 6th at 4pm
Make (and eat!) cool Halloween Foods. We will be making Franken Cups, Candy Corn Punch, Spooky Trees, and other Halloween themed treats. Allergy alert: there will be foods with milk products as well as candy. Sign up here. For tween ages 9-12.
Halloween Quilting: Make a Scarf!
Wednesday, October 21st at 4pm
Learn to make a Halloween themed scarf with Judith from Rebecca Reel Quilters. Sign up here. For tweens ages 9-12.
Math Tutoring K-12
Wednesdays at 3:30pm
If your child needs help with their math work, come to receive one-on-one tutoring with a high school honor student. Tutors will be in the Quiet Reading Area of the Children's Room. Sign up for an appointment at the Children's Desk. All math prior to Pre-Calculus will be available for tutoring.
4-H Club Science, Engineering, and Technology Club
Wednesday, October 28th at 5:30pm
4-H Science, Engineering, & Technology (S.E.T.) Club of Monmouth County will hold monthly workshops which will include robotics, programming, health, community, leadership, public speaking and organizational components. Members of 4-H learn life skills in addition to engineering, design, & development to program robots, while developing critical thinking faculties. No registration required. It is suggested that participants join the 4-H but no dues are required.
Teen and Tween Knitting and Crocheting
4th Tuesday of every month at 4pm.
Bring your rainbow loom knitting, your regular knitting, your crocheting, and your yarn. Get together with other kids to chat and create something special!