Young Adult

Calling all tweens and teens grades 6-12! Teen Scene is the place to be for enjoying the latest and greatest YA books, graphic novels, and non-fiction. Keep an eye out for the upcoming teen programs by checking out our programs below, following the MOPL on Facebook or checking out the program display in the Teen Scene.


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All About Owls: Saturday, December 2 @ 1:00pm
Come learn all about our nocturnal friends from the Raptor’s Trust.
Ages 7 & Up

Hour of Coding: Monday, December 11 @ 6:30pm
Ages 8-Teen
Join us during this National coding event, designed to encourage a love of
coding in kids and teens.

Drop-In Holiday Craft: Tuesday, December 12 from 12-4:00pm
All Ages
Stop in and make a craft for the Holidays!
No registration required

Sunday Funday Movie: Sunday, December 17 @ 1:00pm
Family event
Grab your family for a showing of Arthur's Christmas to get in the mood
for the holidays.

Holidays Around the World: Saturday, December 23 @ 2:00pm
All Ages
The Bright Star Theatre will perform a special show that goes from Kwanza to
Christmas to The Festival of Lights and offers young people a look into the
celebrations that occur around the globe during this special time of the year.

Journey Around the World w/ Emily: Thursday, December 28 @ 7:00pm
Ages 7 & Up
Join us to welcome back Emily, who has just arrived back in the United States
after spending a semester at sea. Learn about all of the different and amazing
countries Emily visited, through her photos and cool stories,
and enjoy a fun craft.

Happy Noon Year: Saturday, December 30 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
All ages
Ring in the New Year kid-style with family fun, noise makers, face painting,
and the Mad Science Discovery table. Balloon drop and juice toast at noon!!

Looking To Volunteer?

T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group) is back and would like to invite ALL tweens and teens in grades 7-12, who are excited to volunteer and have fun at the library. By joining T.A.G. you:

• Participate in book selection
• Help us plan new teen programs you’d like to see at the library
• Assist us with children’s programs

For anyone interested in joining T.A.G. signups will be held once a year for main volunteer opportunities. The portal shown below will be closed once we have reached our total maximum of volunteers. Once you have applied, you will be contacted with information regarding your application status. Please contact the Youth Services Dept. @ (973) 691-8686 or email us at with any questions you might have.

Click here to view the Teen Volunteer Policy.

T.A.G. Volunteer Form

Submit your interest form for the 2017-2018 school year.
Volunteer form submission period is closed.

Summer Reading Volunteers
Need a few more volunteer hours over the summer break? The MOPL would love to have some extra help to make our Summer Reading Program even more special for the kids. Come take a break from the heat and join us for some epic summer fun!


Thanks for your interest in the Teen Summer Volunteer Program!
Please check back for the Summer 2018 application.