Teen Programs for grades 7 - 12.

News and Coming Programs

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.


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)




New Jersey Blood Services Drive @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Thursday, August 28 from 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Donations accepted from those ages 16 and above with an ID.  16 year olds must also bring a signed NJBS Parental Consent Form.

Appoinments may be secheduled online at www.tinyurl.com/SussexLibraryBlood828 and walk-ins are also welcome.

Please eat, drink, and bring ID.


 Minecraft Clubs  

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


Wednesday, August 27 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.


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.



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!


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.


Hurricane Sandy Sculture

@ 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.