Teen and Tween Programs
Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, July 21st 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.
Computer Programming Club
Every other Monday at 3:30pm in the Computer Lab, starting July 6th.
Learn to create games and activities through computer programming.
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, June 22nd at 7pm
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: Saturdays at 10 am
Teens Sarah and Phoebe will teach American Sign Language in the group study room on Sundays. No registration necessary.
College Essay Workshop with Professor Christine Zirngibl
July 27th, 29th, and 31st at 2pm
Write a college essay in this 3 session workshop with Professor Christine Zirngibl. Register here.
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
Marvel Movie Night
Monday, July 13th at 6:30pm
Come to the library to see your favorite new Marvel Movie! Vote online for which movie you want to see using our poll on the Main Teen website: http://mtpl.org/?q=teen. Or go to the teen room and vote there! There will be popcorn :)
Free SAT, ACT and PSAT Practice Exams
Thursday, August 20th at 2pm: The New SAT vs. Old SAT
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 Art Club
Monday, June 8th and June 22nd at 4pm
Bring a sketch pad and pencils and draw with us!
Teen Book Club
Friday, June 26th at 3:30 pm
Get ready for the summer with, "The Summer I Turned Pretty" by Jenny Han. Read and discuss with us. Or, join our Goodreads group and discuss it online! 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.
Fridays July 17th, 31st, August 7th and 21st at 1pm.
Take a free yoga class with certified yoga instructor Alice Balzarini from Align Amar Yoga and the Middletown Arts Center. Please bring your own yoga mat, water bottles, and wear comfortable clothing. Register online here.
Big Hero 6: Tween Movie Afternoon
Tuesday, July 28th at 3pm
Come to the library and watch Big Hero 6! There will be popcorn. For teens and tweens ages 8 and up.
Create your own Superhero Symbol
Tuesday, July 7th at 4pm
Draw your own Superhero symbol! Then, we will turn it into a pin that you can wear. Superman has an S, Batman has his bat, what will be your super symbol? Register online here.
Hands on Magic Workshop with Magic Jim
Tuesday, July 14th at 6:00pm
Watch a magic show and learn the tricks from Magic Jim! Dazzles your friends and family with your magical prowess. For teens and tweens ages 9-15. This is a ticketed event.
Pick up your ticket at the Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, July 6th.
Tween Write Away
Thursdays starting July 16th at 4pm
Write your own novel or create your own picture book in this 6 week summer program. For tweens ages 9-12. Register here.
4-H Club Science, Engineering, and Technology Club
Wednesday, May 27th 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.
Tween Knitting Club
The first Thursday of the month at 4 pm.
Next meeting: Thursday, July 9th 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!
Tween Tech Time: Stock Market
Wednesday, July 15th at 4 pm
Learn about the Stock Market and play a virtual game. You will get $100,000 of fake money to purchase stock shares for your team. Compete to make the most money! Sign up here or call the library at (732) 671-3700 ext. 340.