If you participated in this Summer's Reading Club, don't forget to sign up for the free Ice Cream Social & Sing-Along, which takes place on Friday, August 15 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Bring a chair and bring your lunch to the library's back lawn, enjoy a free ice cream treat, and listen for your name as our Summer Reading Club grand prize winners are announced! SIng along with John Foley and the Radar Rangers.
August 10 is the final deadline to turn in your Reading Club coupons! All coupons are eligible for the Grand Prize.
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While our Teen/Tween creative summer workshops are filled, there's still plenty of time to join our Summer Reading Club. Stop by the Adult/Teen Services desk or the Children's desk to find out how you can win prizes just for reading this summer!
As of today, Monday, June 30, registration for these Teen/Tween programs is filled:
Tiny Art Journal - Wednesday July2
Tie Dye the Easy Way - Wednesday July 23
There are still a few slots open for these programs:
Medieval Lantern - Two sessions: Wednesday, July 9; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday, July 16; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)
Dragon Skin - Two sessions: Wednesday, July 30; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday, August 6; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)
Call 973-728-2822 or stop by the Adult/Teen or Children's desks to sign up!
This summer, West Milford Township Library transforms into a lab of creativity for teens and tweens. Learn some cool techniques, then take your creations home to impress your family and friends. All workshops are free, but space is limited to 15 participants, so registration is required. Call 973-728-2822, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Adult/Teen Services desk to register.
Tiny Art Journal
Wednesday, July 2; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Create cleverly layered pages of your secret thoughts, inspired ideas, and artistic impressions conveniently tucked into a tiny journal.
Two sessions: Wednesday, July 9; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday, July 16; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)
When is a castle not a castle?? When it’s a milk carton! In this workshop, transform an ordinary beverage container into a medieval castle, complete with battlements, a drawbridge, and “stone” façade. Light it up from the inside to cast a royal glow so you can admire your creation day or night.
Tie Dye--the Easy Way
Wednesday, July 23; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Transform an ordinary canvas tote into a tie-dye masterpiece using…Sharpies!
Two sessions: Wednesday, July 30; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday, August 6; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)
Camouflage your tablet or mobile phone with dragon skin that you make yourself. Dare your friends to touch the scaly, shimmering hide of this mythical monster!
Share your thoughts and read what others are saying about your favorite books, like The Fault In Our Stars, The Book Thief, Harry Potter, Divergent, The Lord of the Rings, The Inheritance Cycle, Game of Thrones, The Lorien Legacies, Artemis Fowl Trilogy, The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Percy Jackson Series...and many more. Visit Goodreads and sign up for a free membership to join the disucssions. Goodreads also has book reviews on all kinds of young adult and adult fiction, announcements about cool events, and hundreds of book trivia questions by fans.