TeenScene

Teen Services News

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

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 starting in September 2016. For information on volunteering at Kennedy Library, please click here

Teen Events

Computer Science Club : Fashion & Design


07/29/2016 -
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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Summer of MAKE


08/02/2016 -
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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Super Soaked!: Water Event for Teens


08/03/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Are you a teen entering grade 7-12 who is interested in a water filled day of fun outside? The Piscataway Public Library Teen Services Department will be holding a water event for teens on Wednesday, August 3, from 2-3pm right outside Kennedy Library. The event will include water gun canvas art, water balloon relay races, and more! Please call Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 ext.6 or stop by the information desk to register.
Teens are required to wear a bathing suit underneath their clothing and bring a towel. Teens will not be allowed into the library while wet.

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Summer of MAKE


08/04/2016 -
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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Candy Olympics


08/04/2016 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm

At this very sweet program, compete against your friends in skittle sorting, relay races, candy riddles, and more!


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Computer Science Club : Fashion & Design


08/05/2016 -
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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Computer Science Club : Fashion & Design


08/12/2016 -
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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Computer Science Club : Fashion & Design


08/19/2016 -
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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Teen Advisory Board


09/12/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Looking for community service opportunities? Join the Teen Advisory Board and make a real difference at your library and in your community!


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Light Painting


09/26/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Create a painting with light!


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