Teen Programs and Features

For more information on any of these programs or to register, please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Creative Writing Club (Grades 5-8)

New Milford Public Library invites students in grades 5 through 12 to join the Creative Writing Clubs. The meeting times for the Middle School Grades 5-8 is the fourth (4th) Wednesday from 4-6 PM. Come get writing tips, ideas, practice and share your writings. Also, you can join the staff of The Aura, our literary magazine!

Creative Writing Club (Grades 9-12)

New Milford Public Library invites students in grades 5 through 12 to join the Creative Writing Clubs. The meeting times for the High School Grades 9-12 is the first (1st) Wednesday from 4-6 PM. Come get writing tips, ideas, practice and share your writings. Also, you can join the staff of The Aura, our literary magazine!

YA Council

Calling all teens and tweens, grades 6-12! Come and join NMPL's Young Adult Council. We meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM. This is your chance to get involved, contribute, hang out, be heard and have fun! Come and plan programs and events at the Library; recommend books, DVDs and music for the Library; earn community service hours (this looks good on high school or college applications); write reviews for the blog.

Teen Cafe

This new club which is formerly the Anime Club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Come to the cafe where admission is free and snacks are provided. Hang out with friends, watch anime, make crafts, chat, play games and do homework. This club is exclusively for grades 6-12 so come make it your own! The cafe will be held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5:30 PM.

Chess Club

Join NMPL's Chess Club. We meet at 4:00 PM on the second (2nd) Tuesday of the month. The club is open to Grades K-12 and all skill levels are welcome. Come play or learn in a friendly, supportive environment.

Teen Movie

For grades 6 and up, gather your friends and come enjoy a screening of a movie TBA. The movie runs from 7 - 9 PM on the third (3rd) Friday of the month and dinner and snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

Stock Market Experience

Dare to try the Stock Market Experience? This is an investment simulation for students in grades 4-12. Receive a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market. There are weekly lessons and the program is played entirely online. Register for this fun game and learn all about investing. Contact us to get an ID and Password.

Book Buddies

Young Adult patrons in Grades 5 through 12 can sign up in the Children's Library to be paired with a child aged 4 - 8 to be a Book Buddy and they can meet at the library and read together.

New Milford Teen Blog

Come read and post your comments, suggestions, etc.

NMPL Teen Facebook

Now we have a Facebook page exclusively devoted to teens and tweens! Just sign up and then you will be able to keep on top of everything cool that the Teen Services is doing! Tell your friends and have them join too, so they can join the fun here at NMPL!

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