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Teen Summer Reading Club

Anyone entering Grades 7-12 can sign up at either Kennedy or Westergard starting Monday, June 20.
 
Read, attend programs, and win prizes!
 
The Teen Summer Reading Club runs through Friday, August 5.

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Teen to Tween ESL Tutoring
Teen volunteers will provide one on 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)
 
Reading Buddies
Teens entering Grades 7-12 can pick up an application for this summer's Reading Buddies program at Kennedy Library’s Information Desk from June 1st-June 24th. Sessions will be on Wednesdays in July, 7:00-8:00pm at Kennedy Library beginning Wednesday, July 6th
 
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)
 
Fall 2016 - School Year Teen Volunteers @ Westergard Library 
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.

Teen Events

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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Chocolate Olympics


06/28/2016 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm

Celebrate the Summer Olympics with chocolate! Race against other players in Oreo stacking, M&M sorting, and a Hershey kiss relay race


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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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Summer of MAKE


07/07/2016 -
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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Locked Room Challenge


07/08/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Participate in 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. 

 


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Summer of MAKE


07/12/2016 -
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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Sports Cookie Decorating


07/13/2016 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm

Get in the game! Make and decorate delicious cookies to look like sports equipment.


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Summer of MAKE


07/14/2016 -
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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Computer Science Club : Fashion & Design


07/15/2016 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us for a fun filled 6-weeks of learning coding and computer science through the lenses of fashion and design. Using the Google CS curriculum, we will spend 6 weeks exploring Scratch and gaining exposure to important computer science concepts including variables, if statements, loops, iteration, computational thinking and much more.. all while designing and making fun and fashion-themed programs, interactive stories and games.

This program is for ages 9-14 and all registrants must be able to commit at least 4 of the 6 sessions that will be held. To register, please visit or call the Westergard Library at 732-752-1166.


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