Summer is fast approaching, and in just a few short weeks, the school year will officially end and Moorestown kids of all ages will have lots more free time to fill. Everyone knows the is a great summer destination for young kids, with story times, movies, game days and special events like Mad Science. But did you know the library has tons of cool events planned this summer for tweens and teenagers, too?
The newest addition to our program calendar, Crafternoons, has been a huge hit with kids in grades 4 and up. We’ll continue the fun throughout the summer months with four cool events for this age group: treasure box decorating, make-your-own ice cream, a balloon animal workshop, and create your own scratch art. Space is limited in each program and advance registration is required. Registration begins Monday, June 4. Visit the library or call 856-234-0333, ext. 5 to register.
Teens entering grades 7 and up are invited to join in the fun of Crafternoons, as well as some special programs planned just for them. This year’s Teen Summer Reading program, with its “Own the Night” theme, promises plenty of thrills with trivia contests, a teen art wall featuring night-themed works by Moorestown’s talented teen artists, and raffles with a chance to win gift cards to iTunes, , the Cherry Hill Mall and more.
Mark your calendar for fun teen-only events occurring throughout the summer, like Comic Book Giveaway Day on Thursday, July 19, You Pick the Flick, a movie day where attendees vote on their choice of movie at 3 p.m. Monday, July 30, and "Sink Your Teeth Into a Good Book" Day on Thursday, August 2, when teens who write a book review will get a pair of walking, chomping vampire teeth! These events are open only to students entering grades 7-12 and do not require pre-registration.
So if you’re wondering what to do to entertain your not-so-little kids this summer, stop by the Moorestown Library for a summer full of affordable fun for kids of all ages.