Tweens & Teens 

booksheartAwesome Book Club
Grades 4-6
Tuesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Awesome Book Club will meet each Tuesday after school at 4:30 PM in the large Meeting Room. Each month we'll explore a new novel and graphic novels along with themed activities. Eat snacks and bring a friend.  We will not meet on days when school is closed.

 

 

 

teenthursdayTeen Thursdays
March 21
Grade 6-12
Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:30 PM

 Join us on these Thursdays at 3:15 pm for games and special activities just for teens in the Makerspace. Eat snacks and bring a friend.  We will not meet on days when school is closed, or when Teen Advisory Board meets.

tabTeen Advisory Board
Second and Fourth Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:30 PM
March 14 and 28 in the Boardroom
Grades 6-12

 Are YOU in the 6 - 12 grade, and want to influence what programs the Oakland Public Library offers young people and materials the library has for teens? Are you looking for a way to be a part of your community? Join the Teen Advisory Board and learn how you can make an impact on your library and your community!  Being part of the Teen Advisory Board means that you are a role model to others and are seen as part of our library in the community.  Teen Thursdays will not meet on those Thursdays. 

 

teenfriendshipclubFriendship Club
Fridays, March 15, 29 & April 5 and 26 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grades 6-12

 Friendship Club gives those with developmental disabilities a chance to meet and make friends in a supportive environment.  Ages 11-17.  Will meet in the Makerspace.

 

 

moviematineeFriday Movie Matinee
Fridays, March 15 & April 5 from 3:15 - 4:30 PM
Large Meeting Room
Grades 6-12

If you love watching movies but don't get to see as many as you like, Friday Movie Matinee is for you!  Watch a movie with your buds after school. Grades 6 - 12.

 

 

actc2education

Free ACT Practice Test
Saturday, March 16 at 12:00 PM
Large Meeting Room
Grades 9-12

Don’t wait until the last minute! C2 Education is hosting a free ACT practice test at the Oakland Public Library.  This is a chance for your child to jump start his/her skills.  The exam will take 3 hours!  The essay is optional and will require an extra 30 minutes.  The practice exam will be scored to provide valuable feedback.  For the day of the practice test, be sure to bring: #2 Pencils, Graphing calculator and Snacks!  Grades 9 – 12.  Space is limited, registration is required.  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  Oakland Residents ONLY!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here. 

 

 

zumbaFree Zumba Class
Tuesday, April 2 at 5:30 PM
Large Meeting Room
Grades 6-12

Join Lu Picinich a certified Zumba instructor for a high-energy dance aerobics class.  Beginners are welcome.  Wear comfortable clothes, sneakers, and bring along water.  The class will be held in the Community Room.  The class is 45 Mins.  Grades 6 – 12

Space is limited, registration is required!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here. 

 

nutritionprogramFree Nutrition Program
Thursday, April 4 at 5:00 PM

Makerspace
Grades 6-8

Join Tara Bonanno, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite of Oakland, enjoy activities and learn to create a healthy snack. Grades 6 – 8 with guardians

Space is limited, registration is required!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.  

 

 

DIYglassmagnetsDIY Glass Magnets
Tuesday, April 16 at 5:00 PM
Makerspace
Grades 3-12

Join us on Tuesday April 16, at 5:00 pm for games and special activities for teens & tweens in the Makerspace. Grades 3 – 12

Space is limited, registration is required!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here. 

 

pancakedecoratingPancake Decorating
Thursday, April 18 at 5:00 PM
Makerspace
Grades 3-12

Join us on Thursday April 18, at 5:00 pm for games and special activities for teens & tweens in the Makerspace. Grades 3 – 12

Space is limited, registration is required!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here. 

 

ducttapepouchesDuct Tape Pouches
Tuesday, April 23 at 5:00 PM
Makerspace
Grades 3-12

Join us on Tuesday April 23, at 5:00 pm for games and special activities for teens & tweens in the Makerspace. Grades 3 – 12

Space is limited, registration is required!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here. 

 

waterbeadstressballWater Bead Stress Ball
Thursday, April 25 16 at 5:00 PM
Makerspace
Grades 3-12

Join us on Thursday April 25, at 5:00 pm for games and special activities for teens & tweens in the Makerspace. Grades 3 – 12

Space is limited, registration is required!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.  

watercolorWatercolor
Tuesday, April 30 at 5:00 PM
Makerspace
Grades 3-12

Join us on Tuesday April 30, at 5:00 pm for games and special activities for teens & tweens in the Makerspace. Grades 3 – 12

Space is limited, registration is required!

Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.

 

permitOakland Public Library's
Partnership with Driving-Tests.org

The Oakland Public Library has a NEW partnership with Driving-Tests.org, allowing patrons free access to a Driver Education program which contains the following NJ state-specific information:

 - 11 car practice tests
 - 9 motorcycle practice tests
 - 10 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests and more!
Click on http://oaklandnjlib.driving-tests.org and check it out!

 

Volunteer
Earn community service hours by helping at the library!  Library volunteers can work with books, assist with programs for small children, and more!

teens party oaklandCall or come in for details and an application, or download the application HERE

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