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Anyone entering Grades 7-12 in September 2015 can sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Club at either Kennedy or Westergard Library starting Thursday, June 18. Read, attend programs, and win prizes! Summer Reading Club runs through Saturday, August 15.​ 

Upcoming programs and registration information for MiY: Summer of MAKE can be found here: http://piscatawaylibrary.org/miy. These programs are made possible through Cognizant’s Making the Future program. Registration for programs in weeks 5-8 (July 20-August 14) will begin July 6th.  Read more about Summer News

Teen Events

MiY: Summer of MAKE - Leather Pouch / Holder


08/03/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Design and make your own leather pouch or holder with leather working tools and techniques. This program is for those entering grades 7-12. To register, visit or call the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 x6. This program will take place at the Kennedy library

Registration for this program BEGINS on July 6


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MiY: Summer of MAKE - Wooden Paddleboat


08/04/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Design and construct your own small wooden paddleboat. This program is for those entering grades 7-12. To register, visit or call the Westergard Library at 732-463-1633 x6. This program will take place at the Kennedy library

Registration for this program BEGINS on July 6


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SAT Workshop: Fundamentals, Writing, and Critical Reading


08/05/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

8/5/15 - Session 1 - Fundamentals of the SAT: This course will go over the fundamentals of the SAT test. You will learn about basic test strategies, review how the test is scored, and be introduced to the Critical Reading and Writing sections. 

8/12/15 - Session 2 - Writing:  A more in-depth session on the essay and grammar/sentence structure rules.  This course will include composing an entire sample SAT essay and receiving immediate feedback and a score.
 
8/19/15 - Session 3Critical Reading and Vocabulary Studies: This course will focus on clue words that facilitate context-based vocabulary questions, reading comprehension skills, and vocabulary acquisition methods.
 
Registration required. Please register at Kennedy Library's Information Desk or by calling 732-463-1633 ext. 6.

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Computer Science Club @ Kennedy Library


08/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:45am

Join us for this 6-week club where you will learn beginner and intermediate computer science concepts while creating fun and interactive games. Each session will build upon the last, so to get the most out of the club you should try to attend all sessions. You will also be tracking your progress and earning badges along the way.

The club will meet for one hour on Fridays where we will learn about conditions, loops, algorithims, as well as game design concepts in a fun and relaxed environment with the Scratch programming platform. This computer science club is for those ages 9-14. To register for this club, please call or visit the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633x6


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Gaming


08/07/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Have fun playing the Wii U and various board games.

 

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MiY: Summer of MAKE - Jar Flip Light


08/10/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Make and design a jar lantern that will turn on and off with a flip! This program is for those entering grades 7-12. To register, visit or call the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 x6. This program will take place at the Kennedy library

Registration for this program BEGINS on July 6


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SAT Workshop: Fundamentals, Writing, and Critical Reading


08/12/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

8/5/15 - Session 1 - Fundamentals of the SAT: This course will go over the fundamentals of the SAT test. You will learn about basic test strategies, review how the test is scored, and be introduced to the Critical Reading and Writing sections. 

8/12/15 - Session 2 - Writing:  A more in-depth session on the essay and grammar/sentence structure rules.  This course will include composing an entire sample SAT essay and receiving immediate feedback and a score.
 
8/19/15 - Session 3Critical Reading and Vocabulary Studies: This course will focus on clue words that facilitate context-based vocabulary questions, reading comprehension skills, and vocabulary acquisition methods.
 
Registration required. Please register at Kennedy Library's Information Desk or by calling 732-463-1633 ext. 6.

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Light Painting


08/13/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Create a painting with light!


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Computer Science Club @ Kennedy Library


08/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:45am

Join us for this 6-week club where you will learn beginner and intermediate computer science concepts while creating fun and interactive games. Each session will build upon the last, so to get the most out of the club you should try to attend all sessions. You will also be tracking your progress and earning badges along the way.

The club will meet for one hour on Fridays where we will learn about conditions, loops, algorithims, as well as game design concepts in a fun and relaxed environment with the Scratch programming platform. This computer science club is for those ages 9-14. To register for this club, please call or visit the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633x6


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SAT Workshop: Fundamentals, Writing, and Critical Reading


08/19/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

8/5/15 - Session 1 - Fundamentals of the SAT: This course will go over the fundamentals of the SAT test. You will learn about basic test strategies, review how the test is scored, and be introduced to the Critical Reading and Writing sections. 

8/12/15 - Session 2 - Writing:  A more in-depth session on the essay and grammar/sentence structure rules.  This course will include composing an entire sample SAT essay and receiving immediate feedback and a score.
 
8/19/15 - Session 3Critical Reading and Vocabulary Studies: This course will focus on clue words that facilitate context-based vocabulary questions, reading comprehension skills, and vocabulary acquisition methods.
 
Registration required. Please register at Kennedy Library's Information Desk or by calling 732-463-1633 ext. 6.

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