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Sunday August 18, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Origami Fun (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Jacklene Oakes   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

 

Come join us as we do an origami craft. All skill levels welcomed.

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Tuesday August 20, 2019
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Just Dance (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Join us for a fun dance event, we'll be playing Just Dance on a couple systems and see what happens.  This isn't a formal competition (but if you want one, come to the event and talk to Saleena about planning one!); just a silly, fun time to play an amazing video game and laugh with your friends.

 

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Rainbow Alliance (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Rainbow Alliance is the SBPL's LGBT and Straight Alliance Support Group.  We will share stories, discuss movies, tv and books or examine items from the news (local and national) and discuss various viewpoints and agendas.  This group is about supporting each other and being a safe place for teens to talk (or listen).

No registration required, event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Wednesday August 21, 2019
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Foodie Fun (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We all love to eat, but eating takes preparation and planning....so we are all sharing our favorite recipes on a favorite topic and educating each other on various options.  Please bring a dish that matches the topic of the month and the recipe you used (or send the electronic link to Saleena to print).  Saleena will either do a live preparation of the food she is making or will show a video of it being done by a professional chef.  Everyone will share their thoughts and their food and their recipes.   

This month's topic is Quick & Easy Desserts

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM #musicislife (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

What is #musicislife?  It's an acknowledgement of the power of music, and it's a club dedicated to exploring all kinds of music and sharing the music that touches us.  Each month we will focus on a kind of music, feel free to come and share or just expand your musical horizons

August = amazing music videos

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Thursday August 22, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Movie Night: Galaxy Quest (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Join us for a free showing of a classic (and funny) movie,  Galaxy Quest.

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Saturday August 24, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Robotics Club (Gr 6-10)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Robotics Club is a group that wishes to explore the coding and internal drives of robotics (there will be no building of robots).  Selected high school students will help lead the group in a variety of projects and fun competitions.   Space is limited, registration is not required; but the librarian, Saleena may change that if attendance exceeds the space available..

Program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Maker Club (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Maker Club is a teen group that develops and implements large-scale creative expressions to create a more positive and welcoming atmosphere in the library.

Stop by to join in the planning and development or join one of the building days.  

 

program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Science Club (Gr 6-12)--CANCELLED  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Love science?  Join our amazing teens as they explore science concepts & do some simple science experiments.  Each month is exploring another theme.

 

 

Event courtesy Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Monday August 26, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Graphic Novel book club (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-3229-4000x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Graphic Novel book club will look at a variety of important works in graphic novel formats.  These could be fiction or non-fiction.  Registration is not required but participants are asked to try and read the book (you can still come if you haven't read it, but please try it; you might like it!).  

August we will be reading Bloom by Kevin Panetta.

Event sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Wednesday August 28, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Trivia Night  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Put your knowledge to the test at Teen Trivia Night! We will have questions on a variety of topics, so make sure to brush up on those trivia skills. Bring your teammates or meet new people and play together!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis. 

    Location: SMART Lab

Wednesday September 4, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM DIY Newspaper Art (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Did you know today is National Newspaper Carrier Day? Come join us for a variety of fun DIY projects using recycled newspapers. We’ll be doing Newspaper Nail Art, Newspaper Coffee Coasters, and Newspaper Gem Magnets!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Saturday September 7, 2019
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) Gr 6-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) is the new teen advisory board for the South Brunswick Public Library.  They are the teen voices for the library and the community, helping create events, make suggestions and work on projects for the community and the library.  

Joining TVA is not required of anyone, it is an option for teens who want to feel they make a difference and want their voice to be heard.  To become a member you must file a special TVA application, and be accepted by Saleena as a member.  There are a limited number of spaces, so qualified applicants may be placed on a waiting list.

 

TVA is courtesy of the Friends of the Library and the Municipal Alliance of SB

 

    Location: Meeting Room A/B
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Executive Voices in Alliance (EVA) Gr 7-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

This is a teen leadership group and members are by application only. Membership eligibility begins with active membership in the TVA.  For information on applying to join the group; its rules and procedures check our webpage or contact Saleena.

EVA is sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B

Wednesday September 11, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM DIY Splatter Paint Art (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Have fun with this inspirational paint project that combines two cool art techniques: tape resist and splatter paint. No art experience necessary!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Friday September 13, 2019
   4:00 PM  -  5:45 PM D&D for teens (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

One of our amazing teens has agreed to be DM (person in charge of creating & running the games) and show us all how to play D&D.  Join us on this journey through classic fantasy gaming.  What is D&D?  It's a role playing game where players create characters & go on adventures with them.  

Event courtesy of Friends of Library.

    Location: Local History Room

Saturday September 14, 2019
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Hestia Project Committee (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Hestia Project Committee is a TVA associated group, membership is restricted to current TVA members only.  For information on joining TVA, contact Saleena.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Board Game Committee (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Board Game Committee is a TVA associated group and membership is restricted to current TVA members only.  For information on joining TVA, contact Saleena

 

sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Open House & Information Session about TVA  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

You've likely seen TVA shirts, or heard about TVA as a "thing" but maybe you wondered what it is, perhaps wondering if it was something you might want to participate in.  Well, we have an Open House to answer all your questions!  Meet current members, see the projects we work on, listen to what we have planned for the future and if it sounds like something you would like to be a part of, you can get an application on the spot.

 

Open to all interested students & parents of students in grades 6-12.

    Location: Meeting Room A/B

Sunday September 15, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Science Club (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Love science?  Join our amazing teens as they explore science concepts & do some simple science experiments.  Each month is exploring another theme.

Sept we are making ice cream!

 

Event courtesy Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Tuesday September 17, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Rainbow Alliance (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Rainbow Alliance is the SBPL's LGBT and Straight Alliance Support Group.  We will share stories, discuss movies, tv and books or examine items from the news (local and national) and discuss various viewpoints and agendas.  This group is about supporting each other and being a safe place for teens to talk (or listen).

No registration required, event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Wednesday September 18, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Name That Tune! (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Come on down for a fun trivia game designed to test your knowledge of popular music. You will compete in various rounds, listening to 10-second clips and trying to guess the songs as quickly as possible. Let’s put your musical knowledge to the test and see who will be crowned the trivia champion!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

    Location: SMART Lab

Thursday September 19, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Gamer Gathering (Gr 6 or 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Gamer Gatherings is essentially for anyone (grades 6 or 7 through 12) who loves games & gaming.  Every month we'll play a different game or multiple games (usually on a theme).  Each month will feature a specific game or games in a wide variety of styles.    No registration is required; bring your friends & join us!

September will feature cooperative games

October will feature creepy or otherwise Halloween-ish games

Program sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Saturday September 21, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Math Quiz (Gr 6-8)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Join us for a fun team competitive math quiz!  Bring your friends!

Space is extremely limited so it will be given on a first come, first served basis.  

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Teen Pride Party (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Our Rainbow Alliance and several other groups of teens are excited to have our 2nd annual Teen Pride Party.  This event is open to all who identify as LGBTQ and their allies in grades 7-12.  We'll have music and dancing, plus some calmer activities for those who prefer it.  Registration will begin a month before the event (Aug 14).

Join the party, meet new people and be proud of who you are all the time.

 

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B

Wednesday September 25, 2019
   6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Banned Books Discussion & Movie (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

In celebration of Banned Books Week, we will be having a discussion about various YA books that have been banned throughout the years. Feel free to bring in a banned book of your own that you’d like to share or just hang out and listen to us talk about the significance of banned books. We will be following the discussion with a screening of a movie based on a banned book of our choice.

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

 

    Location: SMART Lab

Friday September 27, 2019
   4:00 PM  -  5:45 PM D&D for teens (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

One of our amazing teens has agreed to be DM (person in charge of creating & running the games) and show us all how to play D&D.  Join us on this journey through classic fantasy gaming.  What is D&D?  It's a role playing game where players create characters & go on adventures with them.  

Event courtesy of Friends of Library.

    Location: Local History Room

Saturday September 28, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Robotics Club (Gr 6-10)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Robotics Club is a group that wishes to explore the coding and internal drives of robotics (there will be no building of robots).  Selected high school students will help lead the group in a variety of projects and fun competitions.   Space is limited, registration is not required; but the librarian, Saleena may change that if attendance exceeds the space available..

Program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Maker Club (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Maker Club is a teen group that develops and implements large-scale creative expressions to create a more positive and welcoming atmosphere in the library.

Stop by to join in the planning and development or join one of the building days.  

 

program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab

Tuesday October 1, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Cookies & conversations (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

This event is exactly as it sounds; we gather for some juice/hot chocolate and cookies and have conversations on a wide variety of topics.  No registration required.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Wednesday October 2, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM “Divided” Trivia Game (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Join us for a fun game of trivia based on the popular GSN show “Divided.” Working in teams, players debate with one another and must agree on a final answer to various pop culture questions before the timer runs out. Less arguing and more decision-making means more points for your team and more chances to win!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

 

    Location: SMART Lab

Thursday October 3, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Saturday October 5, 2019
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) Gr 6-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) is the new teen advisory board for the South Brunswick Public Library.  They are the teen voices for the library and the community, helping create events, make suggestions and work on projects for the community and the library.  

Joining TVA is not required of anyone, it is an option for teens who want to feel they make a difference and want their voice to be heard.  To become a member you must file a special TVA application, and be accepted by Saleena as a member.  There are a limited number of spaces, so qualified applicants may be placed on a waiting list.

 

TVA is courtesy of the Friends of the Library and the Municipal Alliance of SB

    Location: Meeting Room A/B
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Executive Voices in Alliance (EVA) Gr 7-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

This is a teen leadership group and members are by application only. Membership eligibility begins with active membership in the TVA.  For information on applying to join the group; its rules and procedures check our webpage or contact Saleena.

EVA is sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B

Wednesday October 9, 2019
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Video Club (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Teen Video Club is all about creating videos, if you like any part of the process (editing, script writing, acting, directing); you should join!

Membership is limited, so you must contact Saleena in order to join.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Inspirational Stone Decorating for Mental Health Awareness Day (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

In honor of World Mental Health Day, we will be decorating stones with inspirational quotes and positive messages and hiding them in plain sight. Come join the movement by painting your own rocks and leaving them behind for someone else to discover. Not only will you help raise awareness, but you will also brighten someone’s day and put a smile on their face with your kind words.

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Thursday October 10, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Friday October 11, 2019
   4:00 PM  -  5:45 PM D&D for teens (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

One of our amazing teens has agreed to be DM (person in charge of creating & running the games) and show us all how to play D&D.  Join us on this journey through classic fantasy gaming.  What is D&D?  It's a role playing game where players create characters & go on adventures with them.  

Event courtesy of Friends of Library.

    Location: Local History Room

Saturday October 12, 2019
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Hestia Project Committee (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Hestia Project Committee is a TVA associated group, membership is restricted to current TVA members only.  For information on joining TVA, contact Saleena.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Tuesday October 15, 2019
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM 8-Bit Art (Grades 5-12)  
    Contact: Children's Desk   732-329-4000x7285   mkirschner@sbpl.info
   

Join us for some 8-Bit style arts and crafts! Re-create your favorite old school video game character or create your own original design with perler beads.

Space is limited. First come first served. Please plan to arrive 5 minutes before the program starts. To avoid disruption to the flow of this instructional program, late comers will not be admitted once the program has started.

This tween workshop is open to South Brunswick Public Library cardholding families. Sponsored by the Friends of the South Brunswick Public Library.

 

    Location: Program Rooms 1A, 1B and Program Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Rainbow Alliance (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Rainbow Alliance is the SBPL's LGBT and Straight Alliance Support Group.  We will share stories, discuss movies, tv and books or examine items from the news (local and national) and discuss various viewpoints and agendas.  This group is about supporting each other and being a safe place for teens to talk (or listen).

No registration required, event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Wednesday October 16, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM DIY Button Art (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Learn how to make simple and inexpensive DIY button art…perfect for wall décor or a homemade gift. Use our colorful assortment of buttons or bring in your own to create a beautiful work of art!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

 

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Thursday October 17, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Gamer Gathering (Gr 6 or 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Gamer Gatherings is essentially for anyone (grades 6 or 7 through 12) who loves games & gaming.  Every month we'll play a different game or multiple games (usually on a theme).  Each month will feature a specific game or games in a wide variety of styles.    No registration is required; bring your friends & join us!

September will feature cooperative games

October will feature creepy or otherwise Halloween-ish games

Program sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Tuesday October 22, 2019
   6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Teen Movie Discussion (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Who doesn't love movies?  We've decided to start a movie discussion group; we'll have a small selection of movies to choose from, and on the night in question will decide which is preferred.  After watching it, we will discuss our thoughts.  All movies will be PG-13 or below; and titles not discussed will be available to borrow.  Join us!

To make it comfy (and affordable); bring a snack to share, and wear comfy clothes.  Feel free to bring cushions or pillows to sit on (much nicer & more comfy than chairs).

October is horror movies (of course!)   Our selections will include: Sixth Sense, The Birds, Poltergeist, Mama or Happy Death Day

 

No registration is required

sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Program Room 2 - Ellen Gambatese Room

Wednesday October 23, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM DIY Alcohol Ink Jewelry (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Learn how to make alcohol ink pendants using our easy-to-follow instructions. You’ll love wearing these beautiful pieces of jewelry!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

 

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Thursday October 24, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Friday October 25, 2019
   4:00 PM  -  5:45 PM D&D for teens (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

One of our amazing teens has agreed to be DM (person in charge of creating & running the games) and show us all how to play D&D.  Join us on this journey through classic fantasy gaming.  What is D&D?  It's a role playing game where players create characters & go on adventures with them.  

Event courtesy of Friends of Library.

    Location: Local History Room

Saturday October 26, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Robotics Club (Gr 6-10)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Robotics Club is a group that wishes to explore the coding and internal drives of robotics (there will be no building of robots).  Selected high school students will help lead the group in a variety of projects and fun competitions.   Space is limited, registration is not required; but the librarian, Saleena may change that if attendance exceeds the space available..

Program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Maker Club (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Maker Club is a teen group that develops and implements large-scale creative expressions to create a more positive and welcoming atmosphere in the library.

Stop by to join in the planning and development or join one of the building days.  

 

program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Halloween Party (Gr 6-8)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're having a party!  Join us!

Registration not required but an RSVP to Saleena by 10/20 is (because we need at least 20 people or it's not a party!)

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Halloween Party (Gr 9-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're having a party!  Join us!

Registration not required but an RSVP to Saleena by 10/20 is (because we need at least 20 people or it's not a party!)

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B

Sunday October 27, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Science Club (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Love science?  Join our amazing teens as they explore science concepts & do some simple science experiments.  Each month is exploring another theme.

For Oct we are doing a Halloween-y experiment, come see what it is!

 

Event courtesy Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Wednesday October 30, 2019
   6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Interactive Movie Night - Harry Potter (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Lindsey Moses   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Come join us for a fun movie night to get in the Halloween spirit. We will be having an interactive screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone so you can take part in the action with trivia, props, sound effects, and a whole lot of fun!

Registration is not required but space is limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

 

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Thursday October 31, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Saturday November 2, 2019
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) Gr 6-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) is the new teen advisory board for the South Brunswick Public Library.  They are the teen voices for the library and the community, helping create events, make suggestions and work on projects for the community and the library.  

Joining TVA is not required of anyone, it is an option for teens who want to feel they make a difference and want their voice to be heard.  To become a member you must file a special TVA application, and be accepted by Saleena as a member.  There are a limited number of spaces, so qualified applicants may be placed on a waiting list.

 

TVA is courtesy of the Friends of the Library and the Municipal Alliance of SB

    Location: Meeting Room A/B
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Executive Voices in Alliance (EVA) Gr 7-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

This is a teen leadership group and members are by application only. Membership eligibility begins with active membership in the TVA.  For information on applying to join the group; its rules and procedures check our webpage or contact Saleena.

EVA is sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B

Tuesday November 5, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Cookies & conversations (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

This event is exactly as it sounds; we gather for some juice/hot chocolate and cookies and have conversations on a wide variety of topics.  No registration required.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Thursday November 7, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Friday November 8, 2019
   4:00 PM  -  5:45 PM D&D for teens (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

One of our amazing teens has agreed to be DM (person in charge of creating & running the games) and show us all how to play D&D.  Join us on this journey through classic fantasy gaming.  What is D&D?  It's a role playing game where players create characters & go on adventures with them.  

Event courtesy of Friends of Library.

    Location: Local History Room

Saturday November 9, 2019
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Hestia Project Committee (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Hestia Project Committee is a TVA associated group, membership is restricted to current TVA members only.  For information on joining TVA, contact Saleena.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Wednesday November 13, 2019
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Video Club (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Teen Video Club is all about creating videos, if you like any part of the process (editing, script writing, acting, directing); you should join!

Membership is limited, so you must contact Saleena in order to join.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab

Thursday November 14, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Tuesday November 19, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Rainbow Alliance (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Rainbow Alliance is the SBPL's LGBT and Straight Alliance Support Group.  We will share stories, discuss movies, tv and books or examine items from the news (local and national) and discuss various viewpoints and agendas.  This group is about supporting each other and being a safe place for teens to talk (or listen).

No registration required, event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Thursday November 21, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Gamer Gathering (Gr 6 or 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Gamer Gatherings is essentially for anyone (grades 6 or 7 through 12) who loves games & gaming.  Every month we'll play a different game or multiple games (usually on a theme).  Each month will feature a specific game or games in a wide variety of styles.    No registration is required; bring your friends & join us!

 

Program sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Saturday November 23, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Robotics Club (Gr 6-10)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Robotics Club is a group that wishes to explore the coding and internal drives of robotics (there will be no building of robots).  Selected high school students will help lead the group in a variety of projects and fun competitions.   Space is limited, registration is not required; but the librarian, Saleena may change that if attendance exceeds the space available..

Program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Maker Club (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Maker Club is a teen group that develops and implements large-scale creative expressions to create a more positive and welcoming atmosphere in the library.

Stop by to join in the planning and development or join one of the building days.  

 

program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab

Thursday November 28, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Tuesday December 3, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Cookies & conversations (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

This event is exactly as it sounds; we gather for some juice/hot chocolate and cookies and have conversations on a wide variety of topics.  No registration required.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Thursday December 5, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Wednesday December 11, 2019
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Video Club (Gr 8-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Teen Video Club is all about creating videos, if you like any part of the process (editing, script writing, acting, directing); you should join!

Membership is limited, so you must contact Saleena in order to join.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab

Thursday December 12, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Saturday December 14, 2019
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Hestia Project Committee (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Hestia Project Committee is a TVA associated group, membership is restricted to current TVA members only.  For information on joining TVA, contact Saleena.

Sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) Gr 6-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Teen Voices in Alliance (TVA) is the new teen advisory board for the South Brunswick Public Library.  They are the teen voices for the library and the community, helping create events, make suggestions and work on projects for the community and the library.  

Joining TVA is not required of anyone, it is an option for teens who want to feel they make a difference and want their voice to be heard.  To become a member you must file a special TVA application, and be accepted by Saleena as a member.  There are a limited number of spaces, so qualified applicants may be placed on a waiting list.

 

TVA is courtesy of the Friends of the Library and the Municipal Alliance of SB

    Location: Meeting Room A/B
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Executive Voices in Alliance (EVA) Gr 7-12  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

This is a teen leadership group and members are by application only. Membership eligibility begins with active membership in the TVA.  For information on applying to join the group; its rules and procedures check our webpage or contact Saleena.

EVA is sponsored by Friends of Library

    Location: Meeting Room A/B

Tuesday December 17, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Rainbow Alliance (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Rainbow Alliance is the SBPL's LGBT and Straight Alliance Support Group.  We will share stories, discuss movies, tv and books or examine items from the news (local and national) and discuss various viewpoints and agendas.  This group is about supporting each other and being a safe place for teens to talk (or listen).

No registration required, event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Thursday December 19, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Gamer Gathering (Gr 6 or 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Gamer Gatherings is essentially for anyone (grades 6 or 7 through 12) who loves games & gaming.  Every month we'll play a different game or multiple games (usually on a theme).  Each month will feature a specific game or games in a wide variety of styles.    No registration is required; bring your friends & join us!

 

Program sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Cafe - Vending

Thursday December 26, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Random Fun (Gr 7-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

We're starting a new thing this Oct, we're having one day a week where the teen librarian will host random fun activities for a bit in the teen room.  It may be some card or board games, maybe some DIY stuff, maybe a coloring page, or a crossword puzzle.....you just won't know until you get there!   If you have ideas for activities, be sure and let Saleena or one of the other Teen Library Staff know and they'll see what they can do.   

School is demanding and life is hard, it's good to take a moment and chill; enjoy life a  little and de-stress.  

 

Event sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Teen Homework Room

Saturday December 28, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Robotics Club (Gr 6-10)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

The Robotics Club is a group that wishes to explore the coding and internal drives of robotics (there will be no building of robots).  Selected high school students will help lead the group in a variety of projects and fun competitions.   Space is limited, registration is not required; but the librarian, Saleena may change that if attendance exceeds the space available..

Program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Maker Club (Gr 6-12)  
    Contact: Saleena Davidson   732-329-4000 x7634   sbplteenvolunteers@gmail.com
   

Maker Club is a teen group that develops and implements large-scale creative expressions to create a more positive and welcoming atmosphere in the library.

Stop by to join in the planning and development or join one of the building days.  

 

program courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: SMART Lab

Friday March 20, 2020
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM NJ Maker Day  
    Location: All Library

Saturday March 21, 2020
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM NJ Maker Day  
    Location: All Library

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