Teen Programming

The Kinnelon Library is proud to offer a growing number of Teen Programs for those in grades 6 to 12. From writing to video games, or Magic the Gathering to a teen book club, we are sure to have a program that appeals to you. Look out for our Teen Summer Reading program or, if you’d like to earn volunteer hours and help the library, consider joining our Teen Advisory Board.



Teens 16 and up may also register for most adult programs on our adult registration page! 


By popular demand 2ND Class Added-Halloween Paint Night- Saturday, October 20 at 2:00 pm– Come and celebrate  the Halloween season and paint a ‘Moonlit Tree, customize it by changing the owl to a vulture, put a gravestone in the field, or a add a scarecrow! Awaken your inner artist, come create with us. Space is limited, please register ASAP! Cost is $10, due upon registration. All supplies will be included  To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration. 




Witch Hat Craft-Thursday, October 25 at 4:00 pm-Paint and decorate a Witch Hat decoration (not to be worn). This is a free program all supplies and snacks included. Only 12 can participate, so sign up quick! To register, call (973) 838-1321 or click on Teen Programs Registration.




College Essay Help -Saturday, October 27 & November 17 from 10am to 3pm – Need an extra pair of eyes to look over your college essay? Our tutors are here to help! Both Amanda and Rebecca have degrees in English and have experience writing and editing college admissions essays. Whether you are struggling to get started or feel like you just need one more perfect line, we’ve got you covered. Best of all, it’s Free! **Registration is required for this program.** To register, call (973) 838-1321 or click on Teen Programs Registration. Someone will follow up with you to secure your time slot.



Sew It! @ the library-Saturday, November 3 at 1-4pm– We are transforming the library into a sewing studio! Join instructor, Ellen Lumpkin Brown and make this Craft/Cooking Apron. She is bringing the machines,  the fabric, and the know-how. The cost is $15 per person, paid at registration. Sign up ASAP, space is limited! To register, call (973) 838-1321 or click on Teen Programs Registration.




Ongoing Programs:

Magic: The Gathering, every Tuesday night from 6pm to 8pm.  We play a variety of MtG formats, including casual, archenemy, cube draft, EDH/commander, multiplayer, planechase, and two-headed giant.  Adults and teens welcome.  We also teach new players! To register, call (973) 838-1321 or click on Teen Programs Registration.

Teen Advisory Board-TAB-Want to boss around some librarians? Join the teen advisory board. You will be able to provide input into on book, DVD, and the CD collection, help rethink the teen section, brainstorm, plan, and prepare teen programs, and more. To register, call (973) 838-1321 or click on Teen Programs Registration.

girls whoGirls Who Code Club-Every Thursday at 2:30 pm, the Kinnelon Library is proud to announce the Girls Who Code Club. Our club is a free after school activity for high school girls.  Our goal is to help close the technology gender gap by learning in a hands on environment surrounded by your peers. To register, call (973) 838-1321 or click on Teen Programs Registration. 



To register for any Teen program (one-time or continuous), please enter your information in the fields below. Feel free to register for as many programs as you’d like. It is important to register for Programs as if there are not enough registrants, programs may need to be canceled.

Please note that some programs include a small attendance fee (to cover the cost of an instructor, for example). If there is a charge for the program, please make your payment to the Kinnelon Public Library at the Front Desk (cash or check is fine).