Upcoming and Ongoing Teen Events at West Orange Public Library:
Next Teen Social: Wednesday, January 2, 7:00 p.m.
Teens. Socializing. At the library. With food, and music, and maybe some games. Lachell, from ShopRite, will be here to whip up something delicious. If you’re between 6-12 grades, why not stop by and bring some friends?
Read N’ Chat Book Discussions
Second Wednesday of the Month, 7:30-8:30, Grades 6-8
Next meeting: Wednesday, January 9, 7:30-8:30
Read N’ Chat is a place where teens can discuss great books, from science fiction to fantasy to graphic novels and everything in between. January’s selection is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang, a graphic novel that tells three interwoven tales, taking the reader from China to the set of a television sitcom to an American high school. Copies are still available at the library, so sign-up and join the discussion!
Teen Game Nights
Third Wednesday of the Month, 7-8:30 p.m., Grades 6-12
Next Game Night: Wednesday, January 16, 7-8:30 p.m.
Like playing Nintendo Wii? Chess? Boggle? Scrabble? Want to hang out with other gamers or bring some friends to play a board game? Game night is a great way to socialize, play some Super Smash Bros or Mario Kart, and have a good time on a Wednesday night. Bring your own board games, Nintendo DS, or Playstation Vita.
Fourth Wednesday of the Month, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Grades 6-12
Next Anime Club meeting: Wednesday, January 23, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Anime club is ideal not only for fans of manga and anime but also fans of American comics who are interested in learning about Japanese comics. Come, check out some of the best manga, graphic novels and anime shows while meeting like-minded teens who share your passion for all things animated.