Teen Programs

 Teen Programs
Programs are held at the Main branch of the Wayne Public Library & Wayne residents get preference for sign-up availability. Registration can be done online by visiting the Event Calendar above, beginning at the designated time on the registration date.

NOTE: If you are unable to attend a program, please kindly call the library in advance. This will allow others on the waiting list to attend the program, as well as prevent waste of materials.
 Sign up for Twitter to receive direct links to program registration or visit our Twitter page.


Printable Teen Calendar for May 2017


Printable Teen Calendar for June 2017


Build a Better World Y.A. Summer Reading 2017 @ Wayne Public Library

2017 Young Adult Summer Reading Club

In Person Registration Begins Tuesday, June 20th @ 9AM Don’t miss out on the chance to win some great prizes! Read as little or as much as you want! The Children’s Reference Desk has all the details on how to register!

In-person registration begins Tuesday, June 20th at 9:00 AM.

You must be entering grades 6—12 and be a WAYNE RESIDENT to register.


Tech Help From Teens

Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 5:30—6:30 PM

Do you have a gadget you need to know better? Get Device-Advice from CommuniTeens. Register & bring your portable electronics and questions for one-on-one help.

ADULTS: REGISTER in advance with the Children’s Department starting Monday, May 1st at 7:00 AM.

TECH HELPERS: Young Adults in grades 6—12 interested in volunteering their time and tech skills should contact Lisa to enlist.

Call 973-694-4272 ext. 5301 OR email jorgensenl@waynepubliclibrary.org for more information and to sign-up.


Teen Films: Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them. ©Warner Bros., 2016

Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 2:00—4:15 PM

**Popcorn will be served. Feel free to bring your own drink**

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. (Rated PG-13, 2hrs. 13mins.) Open to Young Adults in 5th through 12th grade.

Online registration starts Monday, May 15th at 7:00 AM.


Teen Snacks

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 4:00—4:45 PM

Come join and learn how to make a new spring snack with Miss Natalie, MS, RD, the Retail Dietitian from ShopRite of Wayne. She will teach us all the steps you need to know for this recipe. This program is for Young Adults in 5th through 12 grade. *Please be aware this may not be an allergy-friendly program.

Online registration starts Monday, May 8th at 7:00 AM. 


WPL Y.A. Chess Club

Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 6:00—7:30 PM

Come and develop your strategic skills and challenge a new opponent. Young Adults in grades 5—12 are welcome to play chess against our chess mentor Mr. J or each other.

Online registration begins Monday, May 22nd at 7:00 AM.


Teen Film: Doctor Strange - ©Warner Bros., 2016

Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 2:00—4:00 PM**Popcorn will be served. Feel free to bring your own drink.** While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
(Rated PG-13, 115 minutes).

Open to Young Adults in 5th through 12th grade. Online registration begins Monday, May 29th at 7:00 AM.


Knitting 101

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 3:30—5:00 PM

Young Adults in grades 5—12, are you interested in learning how to knit? Come join us as we relax and learn the basics together. Feel free to bring in your own knitting needles and yarn. Supplies are available thanks to generous donations. Please note: some knitting needles have pointy tips so use with care.

Online registration begins Thursday, June 1st  at 7:00 AM.


Teen Creates! Lets Decorate a Picture Frame!

Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 4:00—5:30 PM

Let’s join Miss Regina, the craft instructor, to learn how to design a one of a kind picture frame. Open to Young Adults in 5th through 12th grade.

Online registration begins Thursday, June 1st at 7:00 AM. 


Teen Snacks

Monday, June 26, 2017 from 2:00—3:00 PM

Come join and learn how to make a new spring snack! Natalie Gillett, MS, RD, the Retail Dietitian from ShopRite of Wayne will teach us all the steps you need to know for this recipe. This program is for Young Adults entering 6th through 12th grade. *Please be aware this may not be an allergy-friendly program.

Online registration begins Monday, June 12th at 7:00 AM.


Summer Reading Kick-Off! Presents: The Flavian Mind Reading Game Show

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 3:00—3:45 PM

He will read your mind and make you laugh as he reveals answers to some  funny questions. Don’t miss this fun and exhilarating show! Open to Young Adults entering 6th through 12th grade.

Online registration begins Wednesday, June 14th at 7:00 AM. 


Teen Sole Hour

Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 2:15—3:15 PM

Join us for an amazing SOLE (self-organized learning environment) work-shop. Children self-direct the area of their investigations as they learn and practice critical learning skills in a fun one hour session. Open to Young Adults entering 6th through 8th grade.

Online registration begins Thursday, June 15th at 7:00 AM. 


CommuniTeens Meet!

Friday, June 30, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 PM

Fun, friends, and food! We will participate in some fun ice breaker games and collaborate with our peers on a creative project. Open to Young Adults entering 6th through 12th grade.

Online registration  begins Thursday, June 15th at 7:00 AM.