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The New Providence Memorial Library has programs and services for teens in middle and high school, grades 6-12. Use the quick links below to jump to the info you need!

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 neon star NEW Book Recommendation List:

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neon star We're always updating our Teen Calendar with new programs, so be sure to check out the full listing HERE. Scroll down this page for more details on each program!

neon star Training for the ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE series:

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neon star Self Defense for the Zombie Apocalypse: DATE CHANGED to 6/5!!

  • Come learn some basic self defense moves to keep yourself save
  • Learn from Martial Arts instructor, Mario Sequiera, from South Mountain Martial Arts
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.
  • Open to 7th-12th graders
  • Sunday, June 5 @ 2:00PM

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  neon star Interview YA Author Tiffany Jackson:

  • Live virtual speaker series hosted by LUCC
  • Open to teens ages 13-18
  • Complete this form if interested in interviewing: https://forms.gle/HaYg6VypeqhChuXk7
  • Wednesday, May 18 @ 6:30PM

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 neon star Character Counts in College Admissions:

  • Live webinar presented by CollegeWise
  • Useful information for both high school students and parents
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.
  • Wednesday, May 18 @ 8:00PM

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   neon star Teen Volunteers Needed for Library Focus Group:

  • Participate in a 1-hour strategic planning session via zoom
  • Share your opinions and earn volunteer credit
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.
  • Monday, May 23 @ 6:00PM

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neon star Teen Take Out Sign Up:

  • Teen Take Out Boxes are back!
  • This will be the last Teen Take Out until next fall.
  • Sign up form will open at 3:00PM on Tuesday, May 31 for JUNE boxes.

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neon star Basic Car Care for Teens:

  • NP Fuel will bring vehicles to the library parking lot to teach teens basic car maintenance.
  • Learn how to care for your vehicle, change a tire, check the oil and more.
  • Open to 9th-12th graders. Email to register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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neon star Register for Java Programming this summer:

  • Taking registrations now for 8-session Java Programming course.
  • Classes will be at the NP Library from 7:00-8:00PM on Mondays or Tuesdays.
  • Students will need to bring their own laptop and are expected to attend all 8 sessions: July 18, 25, Aug 2, 9, 15, 22, 29, 30
  • Open to 7th-12th graders. Email to register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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neon star Final Exam Days at the NP Library:

  • Come to the NP Library during Final Exam days to study or take a break!
  • Lots of places to sit, whatever your schedule
  • Scrabble, chess, and other board games to take a break from academics

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neon star Teen Art Gallery:

  • The wall above our teen study bar is reserved for local teen art by 6th - 12th grade artists.
  • Submit your art project for consideration to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Art submission emails must include:
    • photo of art project
    • title of art project
    • teen artists first & last name
    • teen artists current grade & school
    • dimensions of art project (height & width in inches)
    • medium used (watercolor, acrylics, pencil, ink, graphic design, fabric arts, photography, etc.)

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Book reviews serve the community by helping others find the right reading materials. If you love to read and want to share your opinions, you can join our Teen Book Review Crew and earn volunteer service hourse at the same time! All you need to do is read a book in the library's YA or Adult fiction collections, and do a write-up including a brief summary and your opinions. You'll submit all reviews and edits via email, making this a great opportunity for teens with busy schedules. Finished reviews will be published right here on the library's Book Review Blog on our website!

Interested? Click here for full Guidelines or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Seeking Teen Book Review Bloggers

  • Read Reviews on the blog here: Teen Book Review Blog
  • Full Guidelines for how to participate are here: Book Review Blog Guidelines
  • Questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Have you read anything good lately? We are building new book lists to help the community find books they might enjoy. Use social media or email to send us your favorite YA Fiction and Adult Fiction titles for fellow teen readers. If you're looking for titles, check out our Browse Our Shelves Teen lists of books by subjects and genres!

How to share your favorite titles?

  • icon facebook  Post on the Library's Facebook page using #NPTeenBookRecs.
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Don't forget about all the great digital downloads that are available through the Library, too!

  • Hoopla for ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV series, music & comics
  • Libby by Overdrive for ebooks and audiobooks
  • Flipster with a selection of magazines that can be read online
  • Kanopy for independent films and documentaries
  • Rosetta Stone for learning a new language
  • Lynda with more than 3,000 online courses in a wide variety of subjects
  • Tumblebooks with picture books, chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books & graphic novels for kids

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neon star Teen Summer Reading 

  • Stay tuned for announcements about this year's Summer Reading program!

neon star Teen Volunteer Prize Delivery:

  • Check back in late May/early June to sign up to volunteer this summer!


 

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