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.
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Teen Calendar for May 2019


Teen Calendar for June 2019




AAA Safe Driving

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 4:00-4:45 PM

Please join us for a fresh look at Spring safe driving tips with Roz. She will educate us on the dangers of distracted, impaired driving and new laws that will affect all drivers. All are welcome.

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



STEM Interactive Workshop

Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 4:00—5:00 PM

Kelly, an honor student from Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) presents this STEM workshop. We will see who can build the strongest structure. Phases will begin with sketching, designing, and building so teamwork will be a must! The winners will receive a candy prize.

Open to Young Adults in 5th—12th grade.

Online registration starts Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 AM.


The Art of Dawn: Creative Silhouettes

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 4:00—5:00 PM

Everyone will enjoy creative expression by designing a unique silhouette portrait. Open to Young Adults in 5th—8th grade.

Online registration starts Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00 AM.



2019 Young Adult Summer Reading Club

Registration begins on June 18 @ 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 18th at 9:00 AM.

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



Teen Coffee House

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 5:00—5:45 PM

This Coffee House will be an Open Mic style forum, a place where teens can come and play a song they’re working on, meet other music enthusiasts in the area, and support budding performers! All songwriters and performers under 18 years old are welcome! We will provide a keyboard, amp, microphone and sound system. Bring your guitar and your positive attitude and encourage future music makers! There are 10 performance slots so sign up as soon as you can.

Open to young adults in grades 5—12. Online registration starts Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 AM.



Teen Creates: Butter!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 4:00—5:00 PM

Curious about how butter is made? Come and learn how easy it is to make and taste some homemade butter.

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



WPL Y.A. Chess Club

Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 6:15—7:15 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 starts Thursday, May 30th at 7:00 AM.



Teen Film: Bumble Bee
Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 2:00—4:00 PM
Rated PG-13, ©Paramount Pictures, 2019 – 1 hr. 54 mins.

On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. Feel free to bring your own snacks. Open to kids & young adults in 3rd through 8th grade. If child is under 10 years old, parent/guardian must be in the room the entire time.

Online registration starts Saturday, June 1st at 7:00 AM.



Knit & Nosh Kids & Teens

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 4:00—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 & yarn. Online registration starts Wednesday, June 5th at 7:00 AM.



CommuniTeens Meet: Design a UFO!

Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 5:30—6:30 PM

Fun, friends and food! Your unique UFO designs will be displayed in the Children’s Department this summer to go with the summer reading theme “A Universe of Stories.” Teens can also earn a community service hour. Open to Young Adults in 5th — 12th grade.

Online registration starts Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 AM.



PEARL Observatory: Fossil Dig

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 5:15—6:00 PM

Come and be a Paleontologist. Clean & screen and dig fossils that are up to 20 million years old. Lucky sifters will get to keep found treasures!

Open to Wayne Y.A.s entering grades 6—12. Online registration starts Wednesday, June 12th at 7:00 AM.



Fluffy Slime

Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 5:30—6:30 PM

It’s slime time! Join us as we have fun making fluffy slime. Open to Y.A.s entering 5th through 12th grade.

Online registration starts Thursday, June 13th at 7:00 AM.