New Brunswick Free Public Library

60 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick NJ 08901

New Brunswick Free Public Library

Teen Events

For more information about any of these events, contact the library at 732-745-5108 x20.
(See our Google Calendar for all library events.)

Download the Event Calendar for
Summer 2016.

Recurring Events:

"On the 'Zine @ the NBFPL"

On the 'Zine meetings
Do you like to write, draw, take photographs, or do any other kind of art? Do you want to share your voice and viewpoint with the world? Come to these regular meetings for our new library magazine! Click here to read about the start of this endeavor, and view the most recent published issue on the Teen Home Page!
Fridays June 3 & 17.
3:30 p.m. in the Story-Time Room.

Open to ages 10-14.

Tween Tuesdays

Readers Club
Come read every Tuesday with your friends! We will continue reading Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen, for the month of May.
Every Tuesday (unless noted) at 4 p.m. in the Children's Room.
Open to grades 4-8. For details about Tween programs, contact Ms. Chelsea at

Teen Afternoons

Summer Movies
Come watch a free film especially for teens!
Tuesday July 5 & every other Tuesday in August: 8/2, 8/16, & 8/30 at 3 p.m. in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
Open to ages 13-18.

Hour of Code
Come to our Hour of Code program and learn how to create your own website using HTML or your very own computer game through MIT's Scratch.
Every Wednesday in July & August at 3 p.m. in the Teen Room.

Open to ages 13-18.

Teen Game Time
Stop in every Thursday this summer to play some of the library's board games or test your mettle with one of our video games.
Every Thursday in July (except 7/21) & August from 2 - 3:30 p.m. in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
Open to ages 13-18.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Children and teens are invited to sign up for our annual Summer Reading Programs! Get your goody bag and meet the Somerset Patriots mascot! (Summer Reading Program Registration will continue throughout the summer as well. Just ask in the Teen Room!)
Saturday June 18, 1 - 3:00 p.m.
Open to youth of all ages.

Get in the Game: Read!

Check back for more details about this year's Summer Reading program!
Below are some all-ages Summer Events to check out.

Family Yoga

The whole family is invited to join instructor Carla Haynes from the Garden of Healing Yoga & Wellness Center for three mornings of simple yoga. (Come to one or all of them!)
Thursdays July 7, 14, and 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Open to all ages.

Intro to Self-Defense

Master Martinez from PowerKick USA of Somerset, NJ, will provide an introduction to self-defense techniques for the whole family.
Monday July 18 at 6 p.m.
Open to all ages.

Family Fitness

Instructors from Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center will lead the whole family in beneficial exercises.
Tuesday July 19 at 3:30 p.m.
and Thursday July 21 at 2 p.m.

Open to all ages, especially geared to youth and families.

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Teen Reads

Study Hall

NBFPL Website

Regular Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10am-9pm; Fri & Sat: 10am-5pm; Sunday*: 1-5pm (*except in Summer)