Just for Teens

Summer 2017 Programs

All programs open to teens ages 12 – 18. No registrations necessary, unless otherwise noted.

Details about weekly prizes and giveaways are below.

Build a Better Story posterBuild a Better Story: Writing Workshop

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017; 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
  • Join us for a teen writing workshop with poet and writing instructor Tamara Hart! We will explore ways to improve your storytelling abilities and hone the skills you’ll need to build a better story!

Teen Craftravaganza posterTeen Craftstravaganza

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017; 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Choose from a variety of fun crafts to make: create your own fantasy map, bookmarks, and much more!

Cardboard Challenge Pizza Party posterCardboard Challenge & Wrap-Up Pizza Party!

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017; 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Get creative building with cardboard at our Cardboard Creation Station: build your own structures, games, creatures, or costumes; we will provide examples, but your imagination’s the limit!
  • Join us afterwards for a pizza party, book giveaways, and raffle prize drawings for teen summer reading participants. Open to all teens; please call 973-285-6933 to register for this program.

Win Summer Reading Prizes at MCL!

Here’s how it works:

Pick up a Teen Reading Log at the Children’s Services Desk at Morris County Library. Record the number of books you read each week in the log and check-in at the Children’s Services desk once a week to be entered into a raffle for weekly prizes.

Write Book Reviews:
You can earn more raffle tickets for writing brief book reviews of any of the books you read, which you can submit through an online form:

Attend Library Programs:
You will receive an extra raffle ticket for each library program you attend!

Win Prizes:
Each week we will draw winners for Summer Reading prizes. Weekly prizes will consist of brand new books of your choosing, and end-of-summer prizes will include gift cards as well as books. Winners will be notified in advance by phone or email.

Be sure to attend our Wrap-Up Pizza Party on August 8th for a chance to win lots of prizes! Call 973-285-6933 to register for the party or sign up at the Children’s Services desk at the library.

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