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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 - Mousebots


07/07/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Solder and make little mouse sized robots you can control and play with.  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 Westergard library.

Registration for this program BEGINS on June 1


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Gingerbread Superheroes


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

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s….Gingerbread Man! Bake gingerbread men cookies and use icing to turn them into superheroes.

 

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Computer Science Club @ Kennedy Library


07/10/2015 - 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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MiY: Summer of MAKE - Cassette Tape MP3 Player


07/13/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Design, solder and make a portable MP3 Player you can load with music from an old school retro cassette tape as the case. 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 June 1


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Snacks and Crafts


07/16/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Make a summer-themed edible creation and decorate a candle holder.

 

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Computer Science Club @ Kennedy Library


07/17/2015 - 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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MiY: Summer of MAKE - Crayon Lathe


07/20/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Design and make a lathe (spinning tool) that will allow you to turn crayons into ornate, carved masterpieces. 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 6th


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MiY: Summer of MAKE - Sew Creatures


07/21/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Design and sew your own little creature and then light them up using lights, conductive thread and more. 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 Westergard library.

Registration for this program BEGINS on July 6th


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Straw Challenge


07/22/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Beat the clock and the other teams to build the tallest, freestanding structure using only straws and tape. The structure must hold an orange without collapsing.

 

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Computer Science Club @ Kennedy Library


07/24/2015 - 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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