Metal Washer Stamping – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Make your mark on a round metal disk that can be turned into a keychain, necklace, or bracelet! Put down designs or write out names.

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National Novel Writing Month Planning Sessions – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, officially begins in November but planning out your novel in advance sets you up for success! Come to these planning sessions where you will learn tips and tricks for how to complete the challenge while having fun.

LIVE Thriller vs Romance Panel Discussion featuring: Olivia Abtahi(Azar on Fire),Katharine McGee(American Royals),Karen McManus(Nothing More to Tell) and Jessica Goodman(The Counselors) – Young Adult

Virtual Event

Celebrate TeenTober with this FREE author panel discussion hosted by Baker & Taylor! This is a moderated discussion, online through Zoom only, with time at the end to answer audience questions. Follow the link to register: https://bit.ly/TeenTober22RomancevThriller

Perler Beading – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Create a fun patterns with beads for quick keychains, bracelets, and designs!

LIVE Virtual Author Meet with Vitor Martins – Young Adult

Virtual Event

Meet Brazilian illustrator and author of Here the Whole Time, Vitor Martins! Back with a new book titled This is Our Place, releasing 11/01/22, he will discuss the themes of sudden life changes, family conflicts, and first loves with a representative from Baker & Taylor. Follow the link to register for this event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/397324487237

3D Printed Spooky Hands – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Make keeping your place in a book come alive with these 3D printed spooky hands!

LIVE Virtual Author Meet with Co-Authors Frederick and Porsche Joseph – Young Adult

Virtual Event

Tune in to watch a moderated conversation with co-authors Frederick and Porsche Joseph talking about their new book Better Than We Found It, which proves to be an indispensable guide to social and political progressivism for young people and anyone wanting to get more involved. The book features more than two dozen interviews with prominent activists, authors, actors, and politicians. The authors will also be giving a special reading and will answer audience questions. Follow the link to register for the event: https://bit.ly/TeenTober22Josephs

Pumpkin Painting – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Paint a pumpkin for display at your place! Pumpkins, paints, and holiday snacks provided.

LIVE Virtual Author Meet with Malinda Lo – Young Adult

Virtual Event

Tune in to watch a moderated conversation with author Malinda Lo talking about her new book A Scatter of Light, returning her storytelling skills to the Bay Area with another masterful coming-of-queer-age story, this time set against the backdrop of the first major Supreme Court decisions legalizing gay marriage. And almost sixty years after the end of Last Night at the Telegraph Club, Lo’s new novel also offers a glimpse into Lily and Kath’s lives since 1955. The author will also be giving a special reading and will answer audience questions. Follow the link to register: https://bit.ly/TeenTober22Lo

Rolled Paper Flower Art – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Create vibrant and lifelike flowers using cardstock, tissue paper, and glue! Take home and decorate your space!

Gratitude Jars – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Practice some mindfulness and fill up your jar with reminders of what you have been grateful for throughout the year. Take home and pull out one piece of paper when you need to think about the good things in life!

Painted Vases – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge (First Floor) 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Take a jar and make it yours! Decorate the vase with color, paper, and other items to make a holder for your items!