Fall Programs for Teens – 2022

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Teen Tuesdays
Tuesdays, October 4 to November 15 at 4pm
Grades 5+
Come hang out, do homework, or get your craft on in our weekly Tuesday program. Help Ms. Jackie to earn volunteer hours, too! 

Game On
Thursdays, September 15 to November 18 at 4pm
Grades 5+
Try using our Nintendo Switch, classic board games, cards, and more. Love a game that we don’t have? Make a suggestion to our teen librarian!

Telescope Night – Library Lawn
Thursday, October 27 at 7pm (Rain Date: 11/1) Waitlist
Wednesday, November 9 at 7pmWaitlist
Would you like to see mountains, Valleys and Craters on our moon? View the clouds and moons of Jupiter? See Saturn and its rings? Join us for Telescope Night on the Teaneck Library lawn. This STEM program for age 5 to 105 is presented by Pearl Observatory. Registration with a Teaneck library card is required as space is limited. Please bring a blanket or chair to relax in while your family waits its turn. This program is weather-permitting – registrants will be notified if the program is rescheduled due to rain/cloud cover.

Sewing Party: Gobble Gobble!
Wednesday, November 16 at 7pmJoin the Waitlist
Grades 5+
Try your hand at hand sewing! We will sew along together with a virtual presentation by Ellen from the Sew It! Workshop and make a turkey themed throw pillow that you can take home. All supplies are included, space is limited!

Harry Potter Trivia Night
Wednesday, November 30 at 7pmRSVP
Grades 5+
Calling all Potterheads: Come for a fun night of trivia, prizes, snacks, and more all about our favorite wizard, Harry Potter. Dressing in theme is encouraged! 

Sewing Party: Make a Penguin!
Tuesday, December 13 at 4pmRegister
Grades 5+
In this hand sewing event, we will be creating a cute winter themed penguin stuffy.  All supplies are included, space is limited.

Teen Art Night: Collage
Thursday, December 15 at 7pmRegister
Grades 5+
Collage is a technique incorporating the layering of paper, photographs, magazines and other ephemera and acrylic paint stuck down to a supporting surface to create a stunning piece of art. Come join us for this paint night and bring home your own masterpiece!

Teen Movie + Pizza Night
Wednesday, December 28 at 7pm
Ages 13+
Pizza, movies, snacks, oh my! Come to the Library for a feature film selected by our TAB! 

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Introducing TEEN ADVISORY BOARD aka T.A.B.
The TAB is a new leadership opportunity for Teaneck teens. Meet with our Teen Librarian monthly to help plan fun and exciting new programs, select books, and help our library to better serve our teens! We invite students in 7th through 12th grades to take part in this exciting new leadership opportunity on the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm in the Parker Room.

Volunteer Orientation – Zoom
Mondays, October 3, November 7 & December 5 – Register
Come and join us! Teens in grade 7 and up can get involved in the Library and earn community service credit. Attendance in one of our orientations and a complete volunteer application is required for participation.