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Practice SAT with Princeton Review

Saturday, July 21, 2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Main Library – Take a practice SAT in test conditions! A proctor from the Princeton Review will administer the test and provide you with your results. Registration recommended: https://mmlpracticesat.eventbrite.com

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Create Camp: Cigar Box Guitar

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch Create Space – Strum a few chords on your very own guitar after we do some basic woodworking and construction.

AGES 10+ | REGISTRATION REQUIRED  https://createcampcigarboxguitar.eventbrite.com

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Create Camp: DIY Zoetrope

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch Create Space – See the basics of how animation works by making your own Zoetrope, a pre-animation device.

AGES 10+ | REGISTRATION REQUIRED  https://createcampdiyzoetrope.eventbrite.com

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College ready

Practice ACT with Princeton Review

Saturday, July 28, 2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Main Library – Take a practice ACT in test conditions! A proctor from the Princeton Review will administer the test and provide you with your results. Registration recommended: https://mmlpracticeact.eventbrite.com

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Village 2 Village: Common Threads

Tuesday, August 14 - August 17, 2018

All Day

Main Library – August 14-17. Common Threads is an intergenerational quilting project. Elizabeth and SOMA teen girls and their mothers will share themes of common experience and collaborate on a textile project which includes hand and machine sewing.

Apply at: https://www.village2villageunited.com/programs

AGES 13-18 | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

The Maplewood Library is proud to host Village 2 Village, a program to encourage dialogue, cultural exchange, friendship, and fun between SOMA teens and Syrian teens based out of Elizabeth, NJ. These programs require registration through  https://www.village2villageunited.com/programs

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August 16 – Last Day to Submit Prize Entries

Thursday, August 16, 2018

All Day

Been reading all summer but haven’t submitted your entries? Plowing through that last book for one last chance to rise to the top of our readers? Today’s the last day to enter your entries for our prizes!

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August 17 – Summer Reading Prize Winners Announced

Friday, August 17, 2018

All Day

And with that comes the end of our 2018 Summer Reading Program! Our 4 top readers will be notified that they can pick up one of our four prize packs from the library

Read Through the Summer!

It’s almost summer and that means more time to read! Check out our Summer Reading Programs here.

Read your way through the summer with these reading lists from South Orange and Maplewood Middle Schools and Columbia High School!

2018 Choices Reading Lists for middle schoolers

2018 Columbia High School Reading Lists

March Madness of Books

March Madness of Books

This March the Maplewood Memorial Library is teaming up with the Maplewood Middle School Media Center for the March Madness of Books. For the first three weeks in March, MMS student teams will compete to read the most books, ebooks, articles, magazines, and more for awesome prizes! The ultimate student team winner will take on the faculty in a final competition to see who wins it all! Keep up with the Madness at the MMS Media Center and the Maplewood Memorial Library Teen Zone where we will keep our weekly scoreboards up to date. MMS students and parents can find more information, including the student reading submission form, at https://mymmslibrary.com/
 
Need a reading recommendation? Ask Ms. Emily, our teen librarian, or check out some of our displays!

Teen Reads

  • Teen Reads Everything about books and authors for teens
  • YA Book Central A stopover for people looking for information on young adult books     
  • Reading Rants! Out of the ordinary teen booklists
  • Guys Lit Wire Helps guys find the books they want to read
  • Figment A community to share your writing, connect with other readers and find new stories and authors

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