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Teen Art Contest

A Universe of Stories Teen Art Contest: “A Story Without Words”

Full Contest Rules

This contest is open to current students of Sayreville Middle School and Sayreville War Memorial High School. Private and homeschool participants will be eligible if they are Sayreville or Parlin residents and have a Sayreville Library Card.

We will accept up to two (2) submissions per student; entries must be received by May 17, 2019.

Art submissions must be relevant to the theme: “A Story Without Words.”

Entry Form
Teen Volunteer Orientation

Teens entering grades 9-12 are invited to volunteer at the library over the summer! You must attend one of our teen volunteer orientation sessions (there are four) to apply and sign up for summer hours. Orientations will be held on:
Wednesday, May 22 @ 3:30PM, Register here.
Thursday, May 23 @ 6:00PM, Register here.
Thursday, June 6 @ 6:00PM Register here.
Friday, June 7 @ 3:30PM Register here.
Please bring the following:
* A pencil or pen for the Volunteer Application Test
* Your updated and current Adult Library Card
For more information contact Hannah at 732-727-0212 ext. 17 or Marie at ext. 26.

Disability Allies, Inc.

Creating a More Inclusive Community by Connecting Young Adults with and without Special Needs
Click here.

Anime and Dungeons & Dragons

Friday, May 24 @ 3:15PM
Grades 6-12 are invited to join in and play a continuing campaign with friends. Anime Club will be watching Otaku culture with your friends.

Total Tutoring

May 6, 13 & 20 from 4:30-6:30PM
Summer Schedule: Every other week beginning July 8
July 8 & 22, August 5 & 19 from 4:30-6:30PM
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel. Tutoring is available for students in grades K-12 in math, science, English, history and world language. No registration necessary, but please arrive at the beginning of the session. Now at Sayreville Public Library and Edison YMCA. All students must bring their own school materials to sessions. This is a volunteer organization, so sessions are completely free of charge. For more information, click here! For general questions, please call Marie at 732-727-0212, ext. 26.

Teen Craft

Details to follow.

Homework Club

Grades 6-12 @ 2:30PM, students must sign in on the Homework Club registration at the Children's Room desk.

Teen Advisory Board

Date: May 1 @ 5PM
TAB is our year-round volunteering group for grades 7-12. Let us know how we are doing or what we can do better. Got some ideas? Then join our Teen Advisory Board at the library! Help decide what kind of programs the library should offer its teens. Make a difference and earn some community service hours.

Pictures from teen events!

Hogwarts Express! Click here.
Teens and 'Tweens crafting and having fun! Click here.
Teens enjoying the end of summer volunteer party. Click here.
Teens face painting and making balloon animals during  a "how to" workshop.  Click here. :-)

Websites for Teens

Teens Health and Wellness provides middle ans high school students with nonjudgemental, straightforward and curricular and self help support. Topics include diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide and bulllying, green living, LGTBQ issues and more. Click here.

Girls Health Girls Health offers girls ages 10-16, reliable useful information on helath and well being. It covers hundreds of topics from getting your period, stopping bullies, getting fit and more. Click here.

Statewide Youth Helpline 2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline is an organization that New Jersey's youth and young adults can call for any reason on any topic /problem encompassing the big and small problems of daily life. It's a 24/7 anonymous, confidential outlet for youth to speak with a nonjudgemental listener. Click or call: 888-222-2228.

It Gets Better Project A project created by Dan Savage to inspire hope for young people being harrassed. The It Gets Better Project' mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth arount the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. Click here.

It Gets Better Project

Videos to strengthen and inspire GLBT teens.