Small Canvas Fall Painting – Young Adult

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

Paint with watercolor, acrylic, and tempera paints with brushes to create a fall scene

El Grito to Independence: A Career Awareness Event – Young Adult

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

We are the Trenton Puerto Rican Community & Friends Organization. In partnership with the Trenton Free Public Library, we are hosting a career awareness exploration event. El Grito to Independence on Thursday, September 22, 2022 The event is part of our programming celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and commemorating the 154th anniversary of the Grito de Lares.  On the 23rd of September in 1868, the people of Puerto Rico stood up and fought for political and economic independence. It is in this spirit that the Trenton Puerto Rican Community & Friends Organization invites you to share your journey to professional independence. Children and youth in the community of Trenton will attend the event and learn from your journey, challenges, and accomplishments.  We are looking for Latino professionals to share their story of how they came to be a lawyer, activist, videographer, judge, entrepreneur, y mucho más.

Banned Book Movie Night – Young Adult

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

Enjoy a movie inspired by a banned book! Snacks will be provided.

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.