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.
Spark a Reaction 2014 Teen Summer Reading Club first week of reading is June 30 - July 5.
Registration is now in process.
Stop by your library to pick up your log and bag. Earn raffle tickets by reading and enter the raffle for a Kindle or other cool prizes.
Submit book reviews online and earn coupons for free libraries services.
Onigiri Animanga Club @ Main Library
First Friday of each month, August 1 from 4 - 5:30 PM
Third Saturday of each month, August 16 from 2 - 4 PM
for Teens in Grades 7 - College age.
No registration needed.http://onigirizine.blogspot.com/
The Libation Bearers @ the Susex-Wantage Branch
Sunday, August 2 at 6:00 PM
New Jersey Shakespeare Company's Next Stage Ensemble
Sponsored by The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library
Family secrets, powerful gods, and bloody revenge collide in this gripping Greek classic. Many years after the brutal murder of his father, Orestes sneaks home to enact his revenge. With the aid of Electra, his sister, a plot is laid to ensnare those responsible for the death of Agamemnon, the king who famously conquered Troy. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see Aeschylus's compelling tale of the House of Atreus.
This event will be held in the Sussex-Wantage Library Outdoor Theater. Bring your own blanket or chairs.In case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved indoors.
Rampage! @ the Franklin Branch
Monday, August 4 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
For ages 8 and up.
Limited to 8 for Rampage so PLEASE REGISTER beginning July 21!
A three dimensional board game of strategy and addictive fun! In Rampage, up to 4 players each take control of
Sponsored by Mark Miladinovich of MarkoramaGames.com, local store owner and Franklin resident will instruct you on how to play the Game of Rampage.
Many more games with popular themes can be explored for future interest.
3 Minecraft Clubs
Meet other "Minecraft minded" teens and pre-teens at two locations! Bring your lap-top or other device.
From 3:30 to 4 45 PM
Wednesday, August 11 at the Sussex-Wantage Branch for grades 5 and up.
Friday, August 15 at the Main Library for grades 6 and up
Monday, August 27 at the E. Louise Childs Branch for grades 5 and up.
Bubble Trouble @ all 6 libraries!
We are closing our 2014 Summer Reading Celebratin with a POP! Bubble Trouble is an interactive bubble show mixing comedy, music, and magic, presented by Jeff Boyer. Fun for the entire family.
Registration begins July 27
Monday, August 11 @ 10:30 AM at the Louise Childs Branch (limited to 75)
Wednesday, August 13 @ 11:30 AM AND 1:00 PM at the Dennis Branch (limited to 30 each)
Wednesday, August 13 @ 4:00 PM at the Sussex-Wantage Branch (limited to 100)
Wednesday, August 13 @ 7:00 PM at the Main Library (limited to 50)
Thursday, August 14 @ 10:30 AM at the Dorothty Henry Branch (limited to 50, please carpool)
Thursday, August 14 @ 1:30 PM at the Franklin Branch (limited to 50)
YA Book Talk @ the Franklin Branch
Tuesday, August 19 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM
For ages 11 - 14.
A lively discussion to be held about the book, Define Normal, by Julie Anne Peters. A thoughtful look at two young girls, a "punk" and a "priss" in peer-counseling who find things in common. Refreshments will be served.
Registration is in progress.
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.
Light refreshments served.
No registration needed.