Teen Services News

Save the Date: Reading Buddies

Applications for teens (entering grades 7-12 in the fall or 2014 high school graduates) and children (entering grades 1-3 in the fall) may be picked up from either Kennedy or Westergard library starting June 2. Reading Buddies will be held Wednesdays in July, 7:00-8:00pm, at Kennedy Library, starting July 2. Space is limited, so be sure to get your application in early! Registration ends June 27. Email questions to Mary Piekarski at mpiekars@piscatawaylibrary.org.

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Teen Events

Snacks and Crafts - DATE CHANGED!!

04/23/2014 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Enjoy a snack and create a small feltie! 

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Spring into Shape

04/24/2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Each week-you choose between kick-boxing, strength and tone, or a mixture of both.

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Teen Make It, Take It!

04/30/2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Interested in sewing? Learn about our sewing machine and work on a project! All skill levels are welcome.

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Cardboard Challenge @ The Piscataway Street Fair

05/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The Piscataway Library invites you to put your creative artistic and building skills to work this year at the Piscataway Street Fair with a Cardboard Challenge! Adults and kids of all ages will have the opportunity to use cardboard sheets and boxes to decorate and build original structures, working together with family, neighbors, and friends to make something awesome. How high can you build? How far can you go? Let's work together to create something awe-inspiring for everyone to see!

All the cardboard, decorating materials, and space will be provided -- you provide the inspiration and imagination. This program is for all ages! No registration required, just come, play and make with us!

The street fair will be held at Piscataway Town Hall, 445 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

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Bits and Bots

05/12/2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Join us on our makerspace for open play and experimentation with our Vex robotics kits and Arduino microcontrollers. Whether your interested in creating or modding a robot vehicle, or testing various circuits and sensors, the possibilities can be endless. Come create and explore with us. This will be an open-session there will be no formalities, limited only by your creativity! This program is for ages 11 to adult. Register by visiting or calling the Kennedy reference desk at 732-463-1633 x6. Registration is limited to 10 participants per session.

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Maker Thursdays at Westergard

05/15/2014 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us in the teen room each month for some casual free time with various electronics kits. No registration is required and this program is appropriate for patrons 11-18. 

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Snacks and Crafts

05/15/2014 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Enjoy a snack and a craft!

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Carrot Cupcakes

05/22/2014 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Bake cupcakes!

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Maker Wednesday at Kennedy - Design and 3D Print Your Own Jewelry

05/28/2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us on a special edition of Maker Wednesday when we will be using various online tools to design, create and 3D print charms, pendants and earrings. Bring a picture or image you would like to go on your charm or pendant so we can scan it and bring it to life! Time permitting, we may also be "cooking" up some other  fun during our session.

This program will be taking place in the Library MiY Makerspace.

This program is for ages 11 to 18. Register by visiting or calling the Kennedy reference desk at 732-463-1633 x6.

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TAB Meeting

05/29/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Need to earn community service hours? Join TAB! Members plan and implement library programs for all-ages.

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