Teen Programs for grades 7 - 12.

News and Coming Programs

Mini Maker Faire coming Friday, September 19.

Programs for teens in grades 7 - 12 unless otherwise noted. 

Click on the "flikr" button (bottom/left on home page)

for photos of past programs.

Also see family programs on the "Kids" page.

Still accepting registrations and logs through August 29.

Raffle winners will be announced after Labor Day.

Spark a Reaction 2014 Teen Summer Reading Club.

Registration is now in process.

https://nj.evanced.info/sussexcounty/sr/homepage.asp?ProgramID=11

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.

   

R. I. B. Y. S. I.

Read it before you see it!

The following books are being released as movies in August and September, 2014.

The Giver by Lois Lowry

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (movie is part III)

 

 

   

 Minecraft Clubs  

Meet other "Minecraft minded" teens and pre-teens at two locations!  Bring your lap-top or other device. 

NOT MEETING AT THE MAIN LIBRARY IN SEPTEMBER.

Wednesday, September ? at the Sussex-Wantage Branch for grades 5 and up.

 Monday, September 9  at the E. Louise Childs Branch for grades 5 and up.

Please register.

   

Rampage! @ the Franklin Branch

Thursday, September 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
a monster trying to destroy Meeple City in a quest to satisfy their hunger with some tasty meeples.

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.

   

Intro to Watercolor Painting @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

"Monochrome Watercolor Landscapes"

Saturday, September 13 at 9:30 AM

Join local artist Sally Stansfield for this free two-hour class open to high school teens and adults. Please note that though this is one of a series of four different classes, each class is "stand-alone" and requires its own individual signup. 

Registration is required.  This class is limited to 12 participants.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library.

   

Sussex County Oratorio Society

"I Love Paris" concert

@ the Sussex Wantage Branch

Sunday, September 14 @ 3:00 PM

Join us as we welcome the Sussex County Oratorio Society's talented members for an afternoon concert featuring a variety of French and English compositions including Cole Porter's "I Love Paris".  Please bring your own chairs and blankets to this outdoor event.  

Pick up FREE tickets  at the Sussex-Wantage Library's Circulation desk during library hours.  Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held indoors in the library's community room.

The entire family is invited.  No registration needed.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library.

 

   

Onigiri Animanga Club @ Main Library

Third Saturday of each month, September 20  from 2 - 4 PM

 First Friday of each month, September 5 from 4 - 5:30 PM.  We're getting ready for our annual Halloween Party!

for Teens in Grades 7  -  College age.

No registration needed.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/origir/

http://onigirizine.blogspot.com/
   

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: Free Choice

September 17

Light refreshments served.

No registration needed.

   

Mini Maker Faire @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Friday, September 19 from 4 - 8 PM

A Maker Faire is an event to celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the do-it-yourselfers of all ages.

We are hoping to have stations for machine dissection, mini-computers, gardening, textile crafts, and more.  We will be having sign-ups for those who would like to see future programs.

We will have special events such as "Make an International Day of Peace Pinwheel" for all ages and a "SUGRU Build Night" for grades 7 through adults.

No registration needed.  Come and go as you please.

   

SUGRU Build Night at Maker Faire from 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Friday, September 19 at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

For teens in grade 7 through adults.

Instructables.com has donated packs of SUGRU to 125 locations to be used in Build Nights and we are one of the locations!

Come experiment in ways to use this "self-setting rubber."  If your idea is the most unique, it could help the SC Library System win some cool prizes!

   

Intro to Watercolor Painting @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

" Adding Color"

Saturday, September 20 at 9:30 AM

Join local artist Sally Stansfield for this free two-hour class open to high school teens and adults. Please note that though this is one of a series of four different classes, each class is "stand-alone" and requires its own individual signup. 

Registration is required.  This class is limited to 12 participants.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library.

   

World War I - the causes, the war, the aftermath @ the Dorothy Henry Branch

Sunday, September 21 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM

For adults and teens in 7th grade and up.

Registration NOT required.

Presented by Helen Simpkins.

Sponspored by the Dorothy Henry Friends of the Library

Refreshments will follow.

   

Intro to Watercolor Painting @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

"Extra Techniques"

Saturday, September 27 at 9:30 AM

Join local artist Sally Stansfield for this free two-hour class open to high school teens and adults. Please note that though this is one of a series of four different classes, each class is "stand-alone" and requires its own individual signup. 

Registration is required.  This class is limited to 12 participants.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library.

   

Hurricane Sandy Sculpture

@ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Saturday, September 27 at 2:00 PM

Families and children of all ages, especially aspiring young artists who want to learn about working with wood, are invited to come see the award winning sculpture "Hurrican Sandy Brought to Justice in Sussex County" and learn about how it was made.  The artist, Dan Freed, will share his inspiration for the sculpture created from broken trees left behind by the storm.  He will show examples of materials that he used, many of which are touchable by little hands, as well as a range of tools and wood working techniques.  Expecially enjoyable for ages 8 and up, although all ages are welcome.

Register beginning September 13.

   

Ragtime Rascals @ the Dorothy Henry Branch

Sunday, October 26 at 3:00 - 5:00 PM

 Ken Lelen will play a variety of guitars and sing music of the World War I era.  Refreshments will follow.

For adults & teens in 7th grade & up

Sponsored by: Dorothy Henry Friends of the Library Program

Registration not required.

   

Intro to Watercolor Painting @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

"Winter Scene"

Saturday, October 4 at 9:30 AM

Join local artist Sally Stansfield for this free two-hour class open to high school teens and adults. Please note that though this is one of a series of four different classes, each class is "stand-alone" and requires its own individual signup. 

Registration is required.  This class is limited to 12 participants.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library.