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11/22/2022 - December 2022 Youth and Teen Programs at Cumberland County Library

Programs are subject to change without notice. Programs require registration unless otherwise noted. Contact Terri Carpenter at terrica@cclnj.org or (856) 453-2210 x. 26105 for information.


CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Story Time
Thursdays, December 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Children ages 5 and younger and a caregiver can join us as we share stories, songs, movement activities and a craft! Library story times are a fun way to help your child develop skills they will need to be ready to read. Registration is required.
Registration link: https://forms.gle/DyHeSu6GwoNcR4x98

Dungeons and Dragons Program for Ages 10-12
Saturday, December 5, 2-4 p.m.

Kids ages 10-12 are invited to play Dungeons and Dragons at the library! Come learn the basics of character creation, roleplaying, combat skills, and more of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. Players of all experience levels are welcome but the program is geared towards beginner players. Registration is required. Registration link: https://forms.gle/dKsiCiCFDz1c92XNA

FURever As Friends HOWL-i-day Party!
Monday, December 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Children and teens of all ages are invited to come read to a fabulous furry friend! FURever as Friends therapy pet teams will be available to help kids practice their reading. Participants can choose a book from the library or bring one from home to read. Everyone that attends will receive a special treat. Registration is required. Registration link: https://forms.gle/j83WCMZYcoabx8356

Family “Gingerbread” Craft
Saturday, December 17, 1 p.m.

Kids of all ages are invited to create their own “gingerbread house” using graham crackers, icing and candy provided by the library. Registration is required.
Registration link: https://forms.gle/dA26ZQXVXSaBd3fz8

Family Yoga
Thursday, December 29, 10:30 a.m.

Kids (and their grownups!) are invited to learn gentle yoga poses, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques with certified Yoga teacher Ceci Brandt. Yoga has many benefits for children including enhancing their flexibility, strength, and coordination. It helps develop a sense of calm and present moment awareness while nurturing self-esteem and focus.
Families are encouraged to bring their own mats, although there will be some available to borrow. Registration is requested. Registration link: https://forms.gle/4kzf3jRzop1Zw1En9


TEEN PROGRAMS

Teen Volunteer Meeting
Tuesday, December 6, 6-7 p.m.
Teens, 13-18

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to make a difference at the library while earning volunteer time. Members help to plan events for teens and kids, suggest books for the library, and much more. Learn how you can be a part of your library! Registration is required. Registration link: https://forms.gle/kzcD6747EBEyF4ot6

Teen Anime Night
Tuesday, December 13, 6-7:30 p.m.
Teens, 13-18

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to view and discuss anime, share artwork, and help the library build its manga collection.
Registration link: https://forms.gle/SJebA4nnbnS81jHWA

Teen Winter Party
Tuesday, December 20, 6-7:30 p.m.
Teens, 13-18

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to celebrate winter with some games, snacks and a fun gift exchange! Teens are asked to bring a wrapped gift (under$5). Registration is required.
Registration link: https://forms.gle/WvdK7XWarYRoMweS9

Teen Book Discussion
Tuesday, December 27, 6 p.m
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Teens ages 13-18 are invited to discuss Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger. Participants will receive a free copy of the book while supplies last. Teens must attend the discussion to keep the book. Registration is required. Registration link: https://forms.gle/iwibxtVRwJigYsxp6

Teen “New Year, New Teen Space” Party!
Tuesday, January 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to welcome the New Year and the library’s new Teen Space! We’ll play some video and board games and enjoy some snacks! Registration is required. Registration link: https://forms.gle/3DRRwRHpRXhRpbV89