Holiday Hours:

The library will be closed Saturday, May 29 through Monday, May 31, 2021 for Memorial Day Weekend.
Materials can be renewed under My Account or returned to the book drops.
 

Teen Events

Attend an Interactive Virtual Library Program from Home!
Email teens@westorangelibrary.org for ZOOM login links and any additional information on events or sign up through the library calendar when available.

Tween Hang-Out

Saturdays, April 3 and 10 at 2:00 PM via Zoom
Talk. Share. Create.
Email youth@westorangelibrary.org for Zoom log in and more information.

SPECIAL EVENTS
 
Saturday, April 17 at 2:00 PM
Become a music producer in a day and learn to build your own beats using the free Soundtrap program! Open to West Orange Residents in grades 4 - 9. Registration required, email youth@westorangelibrary.org with any questions.
 
Saturday, April 24 at 2:00 PM
Join us for an event for children to learn how to stay safe. Safe Saturdays are educational programs using music and acting, designed for younger children and their families to convey how to stay safe in an age appropriate way. Safe Saturdays uses the multilingual book SAFE, which is also a coloring book and contains a CD. Each child will receive a book for FREE, which can be picked up at the library. Presented by the NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking.

 

Teen Events

Wednesday, April 7 at 7:00 PM via Zoom
Join us on Zoom to discuss ways to help the library and the community- bring your friends! 9th - 12th graders are welcome to log on to have fun, and share ideas. Participants earn volunteer hours for attending. New members welcome!
 
Tuesday, April 6 at 4:00 PM
April is Financial Literacy Month! Learn the financial literacy skills that are important to know before the end of high school.
Presented by Alexandra Petrullo, Seton Hall J. D. Candidate '21, U.S. Air Force JAG Corps Accession. Recommended for grades 8 - 12
 
Wednesday, April 14 and 28 at 7:00 PM via Zoom
Join your friends and create together in real time! Email teens@westorangelibrary.org for more information and link to join. Open to 5th - 12th graders living in West Orange.
 
Outdoor Teen Talent Showcase (Open to anyone in grades 5 - 12.)
Sunday, April 18 at 2:00 PM
Calling all singers, poets, authors, and performers in grades 5 - 12! Express yourself at the library's spring outdoor open mic event. Email teens@westorangelibrary.org to RSVP.
Rain location: beneath the library near the book drops.
 
Wednesday, April 21 at 7:00 PM
Are you in grades 5 - 12? Do you like animals? Explosions? Nature? Experiments? Ignite your interest in Science and join for an informal virtual chat about your favorite elements of science- we'll do an interactive demo of an experiment you can try at home. Open to anyone in grades 5 - 12 who lives in West Orange.
 

Weekly Teen Program

Weekly Teen Programs
Fridays: April 9, 16, 23, and 30
Virtual Dungeons and Dragons
3:15-5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons group for 7th through 12th graders meets online using the Discord website. Beginners welcome! Please email teens@westorangelibrary.org for more information. Epic quests await teens who join our D&D club at the library! D&D features role playing, storytelling, on-the-spot strategic thinking, math skills, problem solving, and teamwork all rolled into one!