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)

Teen Summer Reading Club: Build a Better World

Anyone entering grades 7-12 can sign up at either Kennedy or Westergard beginning Tuesday, June 20.

Read, attend programs, and win prizes! The Teen Summer Reading Club runs through Friday, August 4. 


Teen Events

No-Sew Blankets

06/29/2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Make fun no-sew blankets using fleece to create checkered and braided designs. The blankets that we make will be donated to “The Snuggles Project” a charity that accepts blankets for animal shelters.

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Locked Room Challenge

07/06/2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Work as a team to gather clues and solve puzzles, but be sure to do it before time runs out.


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Super Soaked: a water event for teens

07/13/2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Join us for our second annual Water Event for Teens. This program will take place outside, rain or shine. We will have water gun canvas art, tie dye, and a sponge relay race. 

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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Structure Building

07/19/2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Can you build the tallest, freestanding structure using just spaghetti, tape, and string? How about the strongest structure? Come out and show off your building and design skills! You might even win a prize.

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Button Making

07/27/2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Make fun motivational flair using our MiY button maker. Make buttons and keep them for yourself, or give to a friend!

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Light Painting

07/31/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Presented by Rachel Darley Photography

Create a painting with light!

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Learn to Crochet

08/03/2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Learn the basics of crocheting by making a simple crochet square. Completed squares will be included in one large blanket to be donated to “Project Linus” a charity that collects handmade security blankets for children in hospitals, shelters, and social & service agencies.

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Ping Pong Tournament!

08/19/2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come flex your skills at our summer Ping Pong Tournament!

It will be singles competition with double elimination. Separate brackets for both teens and adults. 

Prizes and refreshments will be provided!

Please register at the Westergard Information Desk or call 732-752-1166 x6. 

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