Teen Services News

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

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 
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2016-2017 School Year Volunteer Program.
Reading Buddies
Looking for an opportunity to earn community service hours? Being a reading buddy to a child in first, second, or third grade is a great experience and looks good on National Honor Society or college applications! Sessions will run on Wednesdays in February, 7:00-8:00pm, at Kennedy Library with a short orientation at 6:45pm on February 1. Applications will be available beginning January 9. Space is limited so be sure to get your application in ASAP before January 23. (Grades 7-12)

Teen Events

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

01/23/2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Looking for community service opportunities? Join TAB and make a real difference in your community. 

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Button Making

01/25/2017 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

Get fancy with our MiY Button Maker. Use old magazines and comics or create your own designs!

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Cereal Selfies

01/26/2017 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

Showcase your creativity and artistic skills by creating a selfie using cereal! 

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Introduction to the Arduino Microcontroller

01/31/2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of electronic prototyping and fun with the Arduino microcontroller. We will discuss what a micrcontroller is, how they work, how they are coded, and then build come circuits to demonstrate their use with lights, sensors and more! This program is for those in grade 5 and up. Please register by visiting or calling the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 x6. Registration is limited to 10 participants.

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Paying for College

02/01/2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Paying for College: a workshop for both students and parents

  • Find out how to get the most financial aid from the government and colleges
  • Know when and how to fill out the FAFSA & other financial aid forms
  • Learn about searching & applying for scholarships

Joshue Marber, MS.Ed., will advise teens and their families on the college admission process. He will provide helpful information that will get you started on the right road now or give you helpful advice to continue in the process.

Registration Required. Please register at Kennedy Library's Information Desk or by calling 732-463-1633 ext. 6

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Perler Beads

02/08/2017 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

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

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Ping Pong Tournament! For high school students through adults.

02/11/2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Prizes and refreshments included. Please register at the Westergard Library Information Desk or by calling 732-752-1166 x 6.

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Google Science : Body Conductivity

02/14/2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Using our Google Science kits, we will continue to explore and test the world around us. This sesssions activity is Body Conductivity. In this activity, you’ll use an electrical conductor you know well—your own body—to complete a circuit and experiment with ways of changing your electrical resistance. But before you can play, you’ll need to build a conductivity meter to use with Science Journal. You’ll also need to make some conducting paddles to connect to your meter.

Please register by visiting or calling the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 x6. Registration is limited to 10 participants.

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Text Message Pillows

02/16/2017 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

Make quick and easy pillows that are not only comfy, but fun to look at! No sewing experience required.

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Create w/ Duct Tape

02/22/2017 -
3:15pm to 4:00pm

Let your imagination run wild using different colored duct tape. Create book marks, pencil cases, flowers, and more!

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