Just for Teens

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Summer Events for Teens

All teen events are open to ages 10-18. Registration required only for the Teen Painting Class on 7/26.

Teen Volunteers: Operation Gratitude

Thursday, July 12, 2018
3 PM – 4 PM

This volunteer event benefiting Operation Gratitude will provide an opportunity for teens to create paracord bracelets and participate in a letter-writing campaign to express appreciation to the servicemen and women who serve our nation.


Teen Movie Night: Love, Simon

Thursday, July 19, 2018
6 PM – 8 PM

Join us for snacks and a movie screening of Love, Simon, based on Becky Albertalli’s book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.


Teen Painting Workshop

Thursday, July 26, 2018
2 PM – 3 PM

A fun, step-by-step group painting class led by Sabrina, a local artist. Learn a new skill and bring home an 11×14 masterpiece!

Limit 12 people; register by calling 973-285-6980 or emailing [email protected].


Make your own SLIME

Thursday, August 2, 2018
3 PM – 4 PM

Experiment with different recipes for making your own slime!


Teen Trivia & Games

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
3 PM – 4 PM

Test your trivia knowledge to earn prizes and extra raffle tickets; unwind afterward with more games and snacks.


Candy Sushi & Summer Reading Prizes

Thursday, August 16, 2018
3 PM – 4 PM

Get creative making sushi lookalikes out of candy!

Summer reading prizes will be distributed at this event!


Summer Reading Prizes

Earn raffle tickets towards summer reading prizes in the following ways:

  • Attend a Teen Event @ Morris County Library in July/August
  • Fill out brief online book reviews for books you read between June-August. Earn extra raffle tickets when you read and review any of the books nominated for next year’s Best Fiction for Young Adults (Note: audiobooks count as reading!)

Prizes will include: gift cards, back-to-school backpacks filled with your choice of books and swag, signed copies of The Hate U Give, The Belles & more, and a ukulele (because libraries rock!)

The Teen Librarian will contact you in August to update you on the number of raffle tickets you’ve earned, and you will have the opportunity to choose which prize drawings you’d like to enter. Questions? Email [email protected].


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