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Teen Volunteer Opportunities

 

Teen to Tween ESL Tutoring

Teen volunteers will provide one one one tutoring to a tween in gr. 3-6 to help strengthen his/her English skills. Sessions will run for 1 hour on 6 different days during the summer. Dates and times are provided when filling out an application.
*Teens entering gr. 9-12 who are interested in volunteering can fill out an application at the Kennedy Information Desk. You must be able to attend a 1 hour orientation on Wednesday, June 22 at 4:30pm.
*Tweens entering gr. 3-6 who are interested in receiving one-on-one ESL tutoring can fill out an application at the Kennedy Information Desk (tweens do not need to attend an orientation)
Questions? Contact Mo at mdonohue@piscatawaylibrary.org. (For Piscataway residents only)

Teens Teach - teach a skill, get volunteer hours!
We are interested in hosting you and your skill as a tutorial on our website! If you are good at magic, gardening, playing an instrument, knitting, sewing, etc. and would like to create an online tutorial, click here to fill out the form!  (For Piscataway residents only)

School Year Teen Volunteers @ Westergard Library - We are no longer accepting applications for spring 2016.
If you are a Piscataway resident in grades 6-12 interested in volunteering at Westergard Library for Fall 2016, click here to fill out the form! Students will be contacted in the order the applications are received.
**We are no longer accepting applications for our school year volunteer program at Kennedy Library due to the amount of applications already received. 
 
Teen Advisory Board
Check our website and event calendar for upcoming TAB meetings! 

 

Teen Gaming - Tuesdays at Westergard

Ping pong, foosball, Wii U, and more! Join us every Tuesday afternoon at Westergard Library, 3:15-4:00pm.

There will be NO Teen Gaming in May. 

Teen Events

Comic Book Club


05/12/2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Calling all comic book fans! Come out and talk comic books and superheroes. We will meet in the Teen Space.


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Teen Gaming @ Kennedy


05/20/2016 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

Have fun playing the Wii U and various board games.


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After Hours: Locked Room Challenge


05/20/2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a very special after hours event and be part of the library’s first Locked Room Challenge! Work as a team to gather clues and solve puzzles, but be sure to do it before time runs out. Pizza will be served. 


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Robotics Demonstration


05/24/2016 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

Interested in robotics? Stop by the Teen Space to learn all about Ozobots, Finch Robots, Lego Mindstorm EV3, and Vex Clawbots. 


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Perler Beads


05/25/2016 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

Create with Perler Beads. We will supply the beads and the iron, you supply your imagination.


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MiY - Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse - Solar Oven


05/26/2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Description: The zombie apocalypse could be upon us at any moment.. seriously are you ready? Join us for the next few months as we learn the skills, and build the tools you can use to survive when the zombie horde inevitably take over. This month we will construct a solar powered oven to heating food without electricity. We will provide the supplies and materials - you provide the imaginations and making! Please register by visiting or calling the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 x6. This program is for those ages 12-17.


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Summer of MAKE


06/28/2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

All Summer of MAKE programs run from 2pm-4pm. Please see dates and locations below for Summer of MAKE programs taking place on Tuesdays for registrants in grades 4-6 and 7-12. Registration for Summer of MAKE programs begins on June 6th at 10am at Kennedy Library. Registration is taken by phone or in-person.

Note: All Tuesday programs take place at the Westergard Library

6/28 - Adjustable Bookshelf - Gr 4 to 6 

7/5 - Beeswax Sushi Candles - Gr 7 to 12

7/12 - DoodleBot - Gr 4 to 6

7/19 - Magnetic Pendulum / Wikiseat - Gr 7 to 12

7/26 - Pizza Box Circuits - Gr 4 to 6

8/2 - DiY Stamp Project - Gr 7 to 12


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Summer of MAKE


06/30/2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

All Summer of MAKE programs run from 2pm-4pm. Please see dates and locations below for Summer of MAKE programs taking place on Tuesdays for registrants in grades 4-6 and 7-12. Registration for Summer of MAKE programs begins on June 6th at 10am at Kennedy Library. Registration is taken by phone or in-person.

Note: All Thursday programs take place at the Kennedy Library

6/30 - Vibrobot - Gr 7 to 12

7/7 - Electric Bubble Maker - Gr 4 to 6

7/14 - Cardboard Roll Totes - Gr 7 to 12

7/21 - Tiny Dancer and Electromagnetic Train - Gr 4 to 6

7/28 - Simon Says Electronic Handheld Game - Gr 7 to 12

8/4 - Robolink 5 in 1 - Gr 4 to 6

 


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Summer of MAKE


07/05/2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

All Summer of MAKE programs run from 2pm-4pm. Please see dates and locations below for Summer of MAKE programs taking place on Tuesdays for registrants in grades 4-6 and 7-12. Registration for Summer of MAKE programs begins on June 6th at 10am at Kennedy Library. Registration is taken by phone or in-person.

Note: All Tuesday programs take place at the Westergard Library

6/28 - Adjustable Bookshelf - Gr 4 to 6 

7/5 - Beeswax Sushi Candles - Gr 7 to 12

7/12 - DoodleBot - Gr 4 to 6

7/19 - Magnetic Pendulum / Wikiseat - Gr 7 to 12

7/26 - Pizza Box Circuits - Gr 4 to 6

8/2 - DiY Stamp Project - Gr 7 to 12


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