You are invited to go Beneath the Surface @ Your Librarywith books! Read or listen and log in 500 minutes between June 24 and August 10. When you have completed 500 minutes, return your reading log to the Youth Services Desk for your chance to win one of three iTunes gift cards!
Log in your minutes using either a paper log (available in the
library’s Teen Space or download from the library’s website)
National Library Week 2013
Communities Matter @ Your Library!
Students in grade 5 and up are invited to have fun creating birthday cards that will be delivered to the West Caldwell Care Center and shared with their residents. The library will supply all materials. Just bring your creativity!
Thursday, April 18 @ 6pm
Please register at the Youth Services Desk.
Bring a Friend or Two!
Thursday, April 11@ 2pm Just Dance the Afternoon Away! Play Wii Just Dance for Kids Bring a Friend! Grades 1 and up Please register at the Youth Services Desk. Thursday, April 11 @ 3pm Play Wii Wheel of Fortune and Other Board Games Bring a Friend! Grades 4 and up Please register at the Youth Services Desk.
March 10 - 16, 2013 Celebrate Teen Tech Week all March long! This year’s theme encourages you to enjoy all the technology your library has to offer! Check out the library's Wii games, e-books, movies, music, audio books, databases and more. And check out the Teen Tech Week display in the library's Teen Space. It will highlight some of the great materials the library has to offer.
Living in Los Angeles' Laurel Canyon neighborhood, fourteen-year-old Quinn's life has been consumed by music and the famous musicians who live nearby, but in 1971, his first girlfriend, a substitute teacher, and a draft dodger help open his eyes about the Vietnam War.
As part of “Much Ado About Something: A Shakespeare Festival,” contestants are invited to tap into their creative skills and design a poster promoting one of Shakespeare’s plays. The poster must contain text as well as images and should be no larger than 11x17. Pen & ink, colored pencils, pastels, collages, and computer graphics are acceptable mediums, but paintings (oils, watercolors, etc) are NOT acceptable.
Posters will be judged in three categories:
Adults (18 years of age & older)
High School Students in Grades 9-12
Middle School Students in Grades 6-8.
Prizes will be awarded to the winner and runner-up in each category. Posters must be delivered to the West Caldwell Public Library by 5:00 pm on Monday, March 4.
To enter the contest, please visit the library for an entry form. Return the completed form to the West Caldwell Public Library by 8:00 pm on Monday, February 11.
Posters will displayed in the Library’s Richard Cass Art Gallery from Monday, March 4 - Saturday, March 16. Then, they will be displayed in the High School lobby from Monday, March 18– Saturday, March 23.. BE CREATIVE & USE YOUR IMAGINATION! ———————————————————————————
Check In @ Your Library
Winter Reading Program for grades 5 and up
January 7-March 9
Read or Listen and log in 300 minutes. Return your log to the Youth Services Desk for the chance to win one of three iTunes gift cards! Stop by the library's Teen Space to pick up a log, or print one from the library's website.
It's A Book Thing! A series of book discussions and activities for readers in grades 4-6. Thursday, January 31 The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place by E.L. Konigsburg All meetings will take place in the library's meeting room from 4:00-5:00. Please register for each session individually, and visit the Youth Services Desk to borrow a copy of the book. Tell a friend!
You are invited to Check In @ Your Library and participate in our first winter reading program for students in grade 5 and up. Read or listen and log in 300 minutes between January 7 and March 9. When you have completed 300 minutes, return your reading log to the Youth Services Desk for your chance to win one of three iTunes gift cards! Winners will be randomly selected from all the submitted logs. The winners will be contacted during Teen TechWeek (March 10-16).
Reading logs are available in the library's Teen Space.
Teen Tech Week is a great opportunity to check out the video games, audio books, downloadable eBooks, music and movies that are available at the library!