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Young Adult Yarn (YAY) Club

The Franklin Township Public Library’s Young Adult Yarn Club (a.k.a YAY Club) will continue to meet in the fall! This past summer the Library started it’s first Yarn club for young adults ages, 10 – 18 at the Franklin Park Branch. Teens hung out at the Branch Library and learned the basics of knitting and . . . → Read More: Young Adult Yarn (YAY) Club

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Reading Buddies certificates are now available!

The FTPL 2013 Summer Reading Buddies certificates AND volunteer letters are now available for all Teen Buddies at the Adult Reference Desk. Please be sure to pick-up both!

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Reading Buddies Program Update!

The Summer 2013 Reading Buddies Program has ended!

The Library would like to thank all of the Teen Buddies and Little Buddies for their hard work. It was wonderful reading with everyone this summer! Notifications will be emailed out soon to notify all participants when the “Certificates of Completion” and “Volunteer Hours . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Program Update!

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YA Summer Poster Raffles

The Library will be raffling off posters during the 2013 Summer Reading Program! Five posters will be put on display in the Young Adult areas and raffled off at each Library location:

June 15th – August 31st!

Young Adults ages 11 – 18 are eligible to enter!

. . . → Read More: YA Summer Poster Raffles

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2013 Summer Events Calendars!

Summer has arrived and the Library has lots of fun programs for young adults! A new addition to the Teen Blog is the” Summer Calendar” tabs at the top. They consist of descriptions of all of the teen events being offered throughout July and August at both Library locations for young adults ages . . . → Read More: 2013 Summer Events Calendars!

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2013 “Little Buddies” application deadline EXTENDED!!

Attention everyone!!

We have MANY eager Teen volunteers that are looking forward to helping young readers improve their reading skills through paired reading in our Reading Buddies Program this summer. The program is open to independent readers entering 1st – 4th grade!

The deadline to apply for the “Little Buddy” participants HAS BEEN . . . → Read More: 2013 “Little Buddies” application deadline EXTENDED!!

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2013 Teen Summer Reading Program – “Beneath the Surface”

Hello everyone and welcome to another summer with FTPL! The 2013 NJ Summer Reading Program has begun. The Teen theme this summer is “Beneath the Surface,” and young adults ages 12 – 18 are eligible to sign up. Register online at www.franklintwp.org (summer reading tab) anytime between June 15th and August 15th to participate.

. . . → Read More: 2013 Teen Summer Reading Program – “Beneath the Surface”

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2013 Reading Buddies – Little Buddies Update!

Attention everyone!!

The “Little Buddy” applications are now available at the Children’s Reference Desk. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

The program is open to independent readers entering 1st – 4th grade! Join us as we help children improve their skills by reading with a Teen Buddy.

. . . → Read More: 2013 Reading Buddies – Little Buddies Update!

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2013 Summer Reading Buddies @ FTPL!

Calling all teens!

It’s that time of year again when the library is recruiting young adult volunteers for the Summer Reading Buddies Program. Join us this summer as we help younger children develop their reading skills!

Applications are now available online and at the Adult Reference Desk. The deadline for “Teen Buddy” applications is . . . → Read More: 2013 Summer Reading Buddies @ FTPL!

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September Highlights @ FTPL!

Summer has finally ended, but the teen programs @ FTPL have not! Please keep an eye on our online calendar (www.franklintwp.org) as we change gears for Fall. Our main events in September will be two SAT review sessions, and the start of an 8-wk program sponsored by the Somerset Toastmasters, to help the youth of . . . → Read More: September Highlights @ FTPL!