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Minecraft Club!

                                       minecraftransparentAges 13 and up are invited to the Court House Library for Minecraft Club!
 

We'll be building and creating on the library's Minecraft Server
Friday, May 9th, 3:00pm
at Court House Library TLC
Open to teens 13 and up!

Questions? Contact Amanda or Laura at 463-6357

CMCL Fandom!

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Join our newest group at the library! CMCL Fandom!

Tuesday, May 13th @ CMCH Library Teen Zone, 3:00-4:00 PM

Talk about all the things you love at the library! Doctor Who, John Green, Harry Potter, Books, Movies, Music, Programs, and more! All fandoms welcome. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month in the Court House Library Kitchen.

Open to ages 13-18.

 

Online Teen Book Club

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We have an ONLINE Teen Book Club! It's completely free to join and you can post your thoughts ANYTIME. Click here to check it out on Goodreads. Goodreads is a site where you can rate your favorite books, get book recommendations, and join online book clubs like ours.

Our pick for the month of April is Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge: "Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl's journey to fulfill her destiny and the monster who gets in her way -- by stealing her heart." 

Make It Tuesday! @ Lower Township Library

   
   
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Teens ages 12-18 are invited to unleash their creativity at the Lower Township Library while completing our project of the month. This month we are making pencil/pen holders from recycled floppy discs.

Tuesday, April 29th, Lower Township Library, 3:30-4:30 PM 

No registration is required for this event.

 

Manga Club

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Manga, comics, or graphic novels—we talk about them all! Manga Club is a place where you can talk about your favorite series with other fans and recommend new books or DVDs for the Library's collection!

Our next meeting:

April 16th from 5:00-6:00 PM

in the Court House Library Storytime Room

Manga Club is open to teens ages 13 to 18.

 

 

Game Night

  Play the latest in console gaming (Wii, PS3, and XBOX 360), plus tons of other games like Apples to Apples, Munchkin, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Magic the Gathering! Ages 13-20 at the Court House Library every Thursday from 3:00 to 5:30 PM.
 

 

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Dungeons & Dragons

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Join us for 3/3.5 edition Dungeon & Dragons on Wednesdays at Court House Library from 3:00 to 5:00 PM! Bring your character sheet or make one here. If you have never played this fantasy game before, we will teach you how to play! Open to ages 13-18.

 

Check us out on Instagram!

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We're on Instagram! Follow us for photos of Teen Zone programs, new Library materials, and more:

http://instagram.com/cmclibraryteen

We're on Tumblr!

 

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The Teen Zone is on Tumblr! Check us out at http://cmclibraryteen.tumblr.com/

 

April Teen Online Book Club: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

on Thursday, 27 March 2014. Posted in Main Page

Would you like to join a book club, but have a hard time meeting up because of your busy schedule? Would you like to talk about a great book with others -- including your awesome Teen Librarians?

We have an ONLINE Teen Book Club! It's completely free to join and you can post your thoughts ANYTIME. Click here to check it out on Goodreads. Goodreads is a site where you can rate your favorite books, get book recommendations, and join online book clubs like ours!

Our pick for the month of April is Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge: "Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl's journey to fulfill her destiny and the monster who gets in her way -- by stealing her heart." 

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Have any questions? Want to suggest a future book club title? Feel free to leave a comment on this post.

Our Most Popular of 2013!

on Thursday, 26 December 2013. Posted in Main Page

Here they are! Our most popular teen fiction, manga and graphic novels, and nonfiction books this year checked out by you, our great patrons of the library! Below is the top ten of 2013! 

1.  eleanorpark  beuatifulcreaturesmanga minecraftfordummies 
       
2.  allegiant blackbutler12 hyrulehistoria
       
3.  theelite boxers adventuretimeencyclopedia
       
4. thekiss darkhunters secretsoftopstudents
       
5. Ali PrettyLittleLies maxride7 101toptipsfromprofessionalmanga
       
6. fifthwave Pandorahearts14 girlguide
       
7. Crushed ph15 badgirls
       
8. privateschool blackbutler14 bullyingunderattack
       
9. unravelme saints mortalinstrumentscompanion
       
10. indigospell xtremexmen catchingfirecompanion

2013 Teen's Top Ten!

on Monday, 21 October 2013. Posted in Main Page

It's here! It's here! The official 2013 Teens' Top Ten titles have been announced!

Voting for the 2013 Teens' Top Ten took place on YALSA's website from August 15 through Teen Read Week, Oct. 13- 19.
This year, there were 28 nominees that competed for the "top ten" list. Over 32,000 votes were cast.For more information about the Teens' Top Ten, please click here to visit YALSA's website.

Without further ado, here are the 2013 Teens' Top Ten titles! Click on the book cover to put your copy on hold today!

codenameverity           falseprince 

Code Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein

 

 

The Flase Prince
by Jennifer Nielsen

 

Insurgent    PushingtheLimits

Insurgent
by Veronica Roth

 

 

Pushing the Limits
by Katie McGarry

 

PoisonPrincess   RavenBoys

Poison Princess
by Kresley Cole

 

 

The Raven Boys
by Maggie Stiefvater

 

Crewel   EveryDay

Crewel
by Gennifer Albin

 

 

Every Day
by David Levithan

 

KillMeSoftly   Butter
Kill Me Softly
by Sarah Cross
  Butter
by Erin Jade Lange

 

Announcing the Teen Zone Newsletter!

on Thursday, 19 September 2013. Posted in Main Page

Did you know the Cape May County Library Teen Zone has a new, free email newsletter? To stay up-to-date on new library materials and programs for teens ages 13-18, click the button below. After entering your email address, be sure to select the checkbox next to the Teen Zone Newsletter. We will keep your contact information secure and you can unsubscribe at any time.

 

 

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Introducing the Teen Health & Wellness Database

on Monday, 07 January 2013. Posted in Main Page

real life - real answers

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Are you or a friend going through a difficult experience? Do you have a school assignment that deals with a health or wellness-related topic? We would like to introduce you to a new brand new library resource! Teen Health & Wellness is a FREE online database that can help you find information about real life challenges and topics, including:

  • Bullying  
  • Dating
  • Drugs & Alcohol
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Health
  • Family Life
  • Mental Health
  • Racism
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexuality
  • Suicide
  • Much more!

All content in the database is reviewed and updated by leading professionals in medicine, mental health, nutrition, guidance, and career counseling. To use the database, click the Teen Health button on the right-hand side of the menu bar at the top of the page or CLICK HERE. If you are using a computer in ANY Cape May County Library Branch, the database will load automatically. If you are at home, you can log in to the database using a valid library card barcode number. (This is the fourteen-digit number on the back of your library card.)

The database includes a list of hotlines, help lines, and information lines, which you can CLICK HERE to view.  A FREE Teen Hotlines app is also available for mobile devices from the iTunes app store. For more information about this app, CLICK HERE.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, are in danger, or are feeling suicidal, call 911 immediately.  

2013 Teen Summer Reading

on Tuesday, 20 August 2013. Posted in Main Page

The 2013 Teen Summer Reading Program has come to an AMAZING end! This summer 114 of you read 247,275 pages! That's roughly 2,472 books. If you break that down, that means that each of you read 21 books! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing!

If you haven't come in to pick up your prizes yet, there's still time! Stop by your local branch to pick up what you've earned! 

Also, we want to know how you liked this year's program and how could make Teen Summer Reading even better for you next year! If you could spare just a few minutes to take this 10 question survey, we would be very grateful! CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY!

And last but not least, congratulations to our winners!

Amber D. was our Grand Prize winner
chosen through our random drawing.
Here she is with her new iPod Touch!
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Travis M. logged the most pages read this summer.
He earned a John Green "Reading is Awesome" poster and a Cape May County Library bag.
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Once again, we think our teens here in Cape May County are AMAZING! Keep on reading throughout the year and we look forward to seeing you at the library! Happy Reading!

Amanda & Laura
Teen Librarians

2013 Teen Photography Contest Winners!

on Wednesday, 14 August 2013. Posted in Main Page

Cape May County Freeholder E. Marie Hayes and the Library Commission are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Teen Photography Contest “A New Point of View” sponsored by Sturdy Savings Bank and brought to you by the Cape May County Library. The contest was open to all teens from 12 to 18 years old.  The winning photos will be displayed at the Cape May Court House Library for the month of September. You can also access the gallery of winning photographs by clicking this link: http://cmclibrary.org/teen-photo-contest/

Winners are as follows:

Grand Prize: Best Photograph Overall – Michael Beebe, Petersburg, NJ “Bird at Matts Landing”

Cape May County

1st Place: Katherine Orlowski, North Cape May, NJ “Cape May Bike”

2nd Place: Sean Steger, Cape May, NJ “Higbee Beach Sunset & Waves”

3rd Place: Jackie Repp, Sea Isle City, NJ “Kayaks at Stone Harbor Yacht Club”

Honorable Mention: Raymond Woolson, Cape May Court House, NJ “Boat at Cape May Point”

Honorable Mention: Sean Steger, Cape May, NJ “Batts Lane”

Food

1st Place: Raymond Woolson, Cape May Court House, NJ “Jolly Rancher”

2nd Place: Karly Scully, West Chester, PA “Ice Cream Cone”

3rd Place: Cassie McTighe, Cape May Court House, NJ “Banana Fun”

Honorable Mention: Jordan Sedotti, Beesley’s Point, NJ “Cake Batter Fun”

Honorable Mention: Karly Scully, West Chester, PA “Watermelon”

Nature

1st Place: Katherine “Katie” Berry, Cape May NJ “Reeds in the Sun”

2nd Place: Raymond Woolson, Cape May Court House, NJ “Black & White Tree”

3rd Place: Conor Ancharski, Palmero, NJ “Water Fountain”

Honorable Mention: Katherine Orlowski, North Cape May, NJ “Water”

Honorable Mention: Megan Smock, Seaville, NJ “Bug Eaten Leaves”

 

Our Grand Prize Winner
Michael Beebe
with Stacy Loyle from Sturdy Savings (L)
and Freeholder E. Marie Hayes(R) 

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 Our Cape May County Winners
Jackie Repp and Sean Steger
with Stacy Loyle from Sturdy Savings(L)
and Freeholder E. Marie Hayes(R)

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Our Food Winners
Raymond Woolson and Cassie McTighe
with Stacy Loyle from Sturdy Savings(L)
and Freeholder E. Marie Hayes(R)
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Our Nature Winners
Raymond Woolson, Conor Ancharski,
Katie Berry, and Sean Steger
 with Stacy Loyle from Sturdy Savings(L)
and Freeholder E. Marie Hayes(R)

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