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Jul 12, 2017

Middletown Public Library – Children and Teen July Events

Middletown Public Library Teen and Tween Programming for July 2017

All programs require registration unless noted otherwise. Register for events at http://www.mtpl.org/ or by phone at 732-671-3700 ext. 340.

Teen Events:
Teen Summer Reading Program (sign up now and begin logging books on June 26th) – We challenge you to read 5 books this summer. For each book you read you will earn a prize. When you read 5 books you will get a free book and a raffle ticket for a chance to win our grand prize!

Teen Yoga (6th-12th grade) – Thursdays at 3:30PM (no class on July 13th) – Build a Better You and take our free Teen Yoga Classes with certified instructor Alice Balzarini. The class will run every Thursday from July 6th-August 31st. Just bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Dress in comfortable clothes for yoga.

Coding with Google CS First Club – Tuesdays and Fridays 6/27 – 7/21 at 3:00PM – Learn to code with the Google CS First Club. Club members will teach you how to code with a block based programming language using Scratch. This is an 8 session workshop for teens going into grades 6-8. We will meet in the Computer Lab Tuesdays and Fridays at 3pm from 6/27 through 7/21.Please bring your own earphones. *No meeting on July 4th

Practice SAT (11th and 12th grade) – Saturday, July 15 at 9:30AM – The Princeton Review will be conducting a Practice SAT exam for free. The Princeton Review will grade it and give you feedback on how to improve your score.

Teens’ Top Ten Reading Committee – Wednesday, July 19 at 7:30PM – This program is for teen volunteers, ages 14+. Join our TTT Reading Committee. Each month, members will discuss a teen book they read, write a book review to add to our book review blog, and discuss which books (if any) they will choose to nominate for the Teens’ Top Ten Book Awards (a yearly award given nationally to the 10 best teen books of the year, which are nominated and voted for by teens).

TinkerCad 3D Design Workshop – Tuesdays and Fridays from July 25 to August 18 – Learn how to design your own 3D object using TinkerCad. By the end of the 8 class workshop, you will have created your own design for the 3D printer. Submit your designs at the end of the last class, and the library will create your design using our 3D printer! For teens and tweens ages 11-15.

Children Events:
Enviro-Scrape Presented by Freehold Soil Conservation District (Grades K-5) – Monday, July 17 at 11:00AM The Enviroscape is a visual, hands-on tool that demonstrates how water pollution results from everyday activities such as fertilizing the lawn, walking your dog, changing motor oil and littering. When it rains, pollutants are washed into storm-drains that flow to our streams, rivers, lakes, and ocean. Students will learn how everyone in their communities can reduce non-point source pollution and have healthier watersheds.

The Ribbles Build a Residence (Ages 4 and up)– Tuesday, July 18th at 11:00AM – Traveling Lantern Theater Company will perform “The Ribbles Build a Residence” shows Architecture, Building and Construction. By playing interactive games and discovering basic building techniques, the audience will help draw a ground plan.

Nature Nick Animal Adventures – Live Animals! (Ages 4 and up) – Friday, July 28 at 2:00PM – Nature Nick Animal Adventures 2017 show theme is “Build a Better World.” Nature Nick will introduce you to some of the strangest animals on earth while giving little known facts about each one. See how every animal in nature has a role which in turn helps us build a better world!