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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 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! 

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neon star First Aid Skills for Teens with the NP EMS

  • Tuesday, October 11 @ 5:00-6:00PM
  • Come watch, listen and learn from the NP EMS as they teach some basic first-aid skills.
  • Learn how to help someone who has passed out/vomited, how to dress a wound/stop bleeding, how to spot signs of heart attack & stroke, Hands Only CPR, Situational Awareness, & even how to respond to evisceration
  • Email to register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or just show up!

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neon star Battle of the YA Books 2022 is COMING!!!

  • Voting form opens Mon, Oct. 10 & will have new book match-ups daily through Fri, Oct. 14
  • Vote daily to pick your favorite YA Books
  • Only YOU can determine which book will win!!

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 neon star Macrame Votive Holders for Diwali: 

  • Tuesday, October 18 @ 5:30-6:30PM
  • Create a handmade votive holder (battery-operated candle included) to celebrate Diwali.
  • Advance registration required so we can order materials in advance.
  • Open to Teens in grades 6-12. Email to register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 neon star YA Author Talk: 

  • Sunday, October 23 @ 2:00-3:30PM
  • Come meet three popular authors and join them for a chat!
    • Maryanne Woods, author of Lazarus
    • Yvonne Ventresca, author of Pandemic and Black Flowers White Lies
    • Erica Geoge, author of The Edge of Summer and Words Composed of Sea and Sky
  • Open to Teens & Adults. Submit questions for authors in advance to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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neon star Join the Chess Club!

  • Mondays @ 5:30-7:00PM beginning Sept 19
  • Run by New Providence Teens enthusiastic to teach & share chess knowledge & fun!
  • Chess Instruction lectures offered before club meetings @ 4:30PM on specified dates
  • Open to Kids, Teens & Adults. Register online at least 1 day in advance through NP Chess Club

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neon star Join the new NP Math Club - Sundays @ 3:15PM starting Oct 2

  • Meet weekly with other Math enthusiasts to practice your problem-solving skills
  • Weekly challenges to help you learn, plus competition opportunities
  • Open to Teens in grades 6-12. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register
  • Students must bring their own laptops, paper and pencils

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neon star Sign up for a Teen Take Out Box! 

  • Box of goodies that go out to teens in grades 6-12 every other month
  • Contains a YA Fiction book selected for you, plus lots of other fun treats!
  • Keep the goodies, just return the book when you finish!
  • Signup form for October box opens Sept 30-Oct 7

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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.

 

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
  • Kanopy for independent films and documentaries
  • BrainFuse for FREE live online tutoring
  • LinkedIn Learning 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

neon sun teenSummer Reading 2022!!

Summer Reading 2022 was a great success! Come back next year for more fun & prizes!

 

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The Autumn leaves are falling...

the  marching band is practicing and we are celebrating the new season with library card sign up incentives, Sunday concerts, indoor story times, free online tutoring and lots of changes in the Children's Room.   

There's an exciting calendar of events planned with a mind to all interests and ages including a new Cookbook Club and indoor PJ story time.  Watch for us at the Street Fair on 10/30 and stay tuned for more announcements! 

Get the full scope of what's happening on our Event Calendar.

 

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