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Summer 2014 Teen and Tween Craft Programs

on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:16am

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 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.

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.)
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!  

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.)
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!


Young Adult Bookworms

on Tue, 06/03/2014 - 12:54pm

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.

Making plans for the future?

on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 3:54pm

CIO for May 2014

on Sat, 05/03/2014 - 10:57am

Download the May issue of CIO (Check It Out). In this issue, Warriors series fans will learn some very interesting facts about author Erin Hunter.

Writing Kits!

on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:42pm

Do you love to write? Then you will love our monthly Writing Kits!

Every month, we publish a new kit with ideas to spark your writing imagination. These ideas come straight from professional authors, and you can use them anytime you need inspiration.

The kits are free to take home; you get to keep your work...there is nothing for you to hand in.

Pick up a copy in the library's Young Adult section, or download one right here:

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