News and Coming Programs
Programs for teens in grades 7 - 12 unless otherwise noted.
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for photos of past programs.
Also see family programs on the "Kids" page.
The winners are!
2014 Top Ten Teen Books Announced
This is an award for Teen Books voted on by teens ages 12 - 18.
Borrow one of these winners at your local library:
1. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
2. Splintered by A.G. Howard
3. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
4. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
5. Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne
6. Earth Girl by Janet Edwards
7. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau, Joelle
8. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
9. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
10. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner
Markorama Games @ the Franklin Branch
Thursdays, October 30
from 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Join in the fun at Franklin and learn to play exciting, interactive, 3-D board games. The games Rampage and King of Tokyo will be available. Both games involve giant monsters with loud roars and special powers who are on a quest to rule your opponents and the world.
Mark and Hope Miladinovich of MarkoramaGames.com will be on hand to direct the play and help the group come up with ideas for future gaming nights.
The games are for players ages 8 and older. Please complete a separate registration for each player, noting their age, so that we may have other, age-appropriate games available.
2015 Garden State Teen Book Awards
Teens all across NJ are invited to vote for their favorite book title in any one or all three voting categories.
Deadline for voting is December 31, 2014 and winners will be announced in January 2015!
Vote online at: http://njla.org/gstba2015
Mobile Phone Photography @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch
Saturday, November 1 from 10:00 - 1:00 PM.
Professional photographer Stephen Harris will show you how to use your mobile phone camera to take unique and interesting pictures. We will also discuss creative and useful apps and social media platforms. For teens and adults.
Registration is required beginning October 18, as space is limited to 10 students.
"Children of Eden" Musical Selections @ the Louise Childs Branch
Saturday, November 1 at 11 AM
Fun and entertainment for the entire family.
The First Presbyterian Church of Sparta will be presenting musical excepts from their December production of "Children of Eden"!
Registration not required.
NEW! Teen Book vs. Movie Club @ the Main Library
We will alternate our meetings for every two week. One week we'll watch a movie and two weeks later we'll compare the book with the movie.
Monday, November 3 from 4:00 - 5:30 PM - Book vs. movie discussion on Journey to the Center of the Earth.
Monday, November 17 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM - Viewing of the movie based on the book, City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. Rated PG, 95 mins.
Monday, December 1, from 4:00 - 5:30 PM - Book vs. movie discussion on City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau.
No registration needed.
International Game Day is Saturday November 15
Celebrate by joining in on our many gaming opportunities!
Main Library: Technology Club (includes Minecraft and Wii) Wednesday, November 5 at 4:30 PM.
Louise Childs Branch: Technology Club (includes Minecraft) on Monday, November 10 at 3:30 PM.
Main Library: Saturday, November 15 at 2 PM we'll be playing King of Tokyo during the Animanga Club.
Onigiri Animanga Club @ Main Library
First Friday of each month, November 7 from 4 - 5:30 PM.
Third Saturday of each month, November 15 from 2 - 4 PM. We'll be playing King of Tokyo.
No registration needed.http://onigirizine.blogspot.com/
The Lenape-Delaware Indian Heritage @ the Dorothy Henry Branch
Sunday, November 16 from 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Refreshments to follow.
A speaker from Lenape Lifeways will present slides, a lecture, stories, touchable objects, and artifacts.
For adults and children in middle school.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Dorothy Henry Library.
Registration not required.
Adult Fans of Teen Books @ the Main Library
We are a group of adults who are not embarressed to admit that we love teen books. We are looking for teens to join us, who can recommend and discuss teen books with us..
Third Wednesday of each month at 7 PM.
TOPICS: Read a book from the Teens Top Ten nomination list.
November 19 - we'll be looking at the Garden State Teen Book Awards Nominees.
Light refreshments servef.
No registration needed.
Makerspace Night @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch
Friday, November 21 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Our theme this month is Technology and Architecture. We'll have new CoLAR coloring pages, a Connectx box, structure building for all ages, DIY marble mazes, computer dissection, and more.
6:00 PM Teen Build Night
For all ages through adult. Come and go as you like.
No registration required.
Meet other "Minecraft minded" teens and pre-teens at two locations! Bring your lap-top or other device.
Monday, November 10 at 3:30 PM at the Louise Childs Branch
NOT MEETING AT the Sussex Wantage Branch in November.
Teen Coffeehouse and Open Mic @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch
Friday, November 28 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Bring your prose and music for a fun night with friends! Free refreshments will be available.
Registration is not required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library.