377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311

For Teens

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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 Teen Gift Wrapping & Holiday Movie Hangout

  • Friday, Dec 9 @ 2:45-4:45PM 
  • Bring any gifts you need to wrap and come hang out!
  • Watch movies, wrap your holiday gifts and enjoy time with friends.
  • No registration required. Open to 6-12th grades.

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 neon star Macrame Candle Craft: 

  • Saturday, December 17 @ 2:00-3:00 PM
  • Come create your own macrame snowflake candle mat!
  • Open to students in grades 4-12. (Grades 4 & 5 must attend with an adult.)
  • Email BY Dec 9 to Register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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neon star Tutoring for Midterm Exams - Seeking Volunteers

  • 30-min tutoring slots to prepare for exams in a variety of subjects (availability based on volunteers)
  • Seeking certified teachers and HS students with an A average 
  • Volunteer Tutors: please sign up after Dec 1
  • Students who need tutoring: request an appointment after Dec 27
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 908-665-0311, ext. 5

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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 NP Math Club - Sundays @ 3:15PM through December (moving to Fridays in Jan)

  • 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 December box opens Nov 30-Dec 7.

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kissclipart neon thumbs up png clipart thumb signal clip art c97241e9fd280513Book Review Bloggers

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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Cold weather is upon us!

Do you think about curling up with a good book?  We are, of course, the home of good books.  And lots more.  We have some fantastic streaming services where you can get premium content for free.  We have ebooks and eaudiobooks so that you can curl up with your mobile device.  Winter is a great time to plan your exploration of new worlds and Mango Languages can help.  Can't get to the library for your tutoring session?  Check out Brainfuse and get personal assistance for free!

If you do decide to step out, join us for crafts, story times, interest clubs, movie discussions, book clubs and great concerts.   Oh, and don't forget AfterWords, our bookstore downstairs, for great deals on books you never have to return!

We've just scratched the surface of all the programming and resources we offer.  Get the complete picture on our Event Calendar.

 

377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311