Teen Programs

Teen Programs
Programs are open to All, unless noted as Wayne residents only.

NOTE: Registration must be done ONLINE at http://waynepubliclibrary.org beginning at 7:00 AM on the registration date. Note: If you are unable to attend a program, please kindly call the library in advance. This will allow others on the waiting list to attend and will prevent waste of materials. Thank you!

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View the current Young Adult Calendar of events  - March 2023 - April 2023


Check out our website at waynepubliclibrary.org. Use the calendar on the right side of the screen and click on the date of the program to register. Registration begins at 7:00 AM on the day indicated. Please include your email address to receive updates and reminders. Please call for assistance or further information. All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wayne Public Library.

Chess Club for All Ages

Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM

All ages of all levels! Come and learn or just play!
Come and learn the challenging game of chess!

Experienced? Come and challenge other players!

Open to Wayne residents of all ages & all levels. Online registration begins Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7AM.

Chess Club for All Ages

Sunday, April 2 & 16, 2023 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Come and learn with chess mentor Jon. Open to Wayne residents of all ages & all levels. Online registration begins Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 7AM.


Monday, April 3 to Wed., April 26, 2023 at 5:30 PM

April’s National Poetry Month! Let’s celebrate the importance of poets and poetry in our culture. The Wayne Public Library is holding its annual Poetry Contest.

All entries will be accepted from Monday, April 3 - Wed., April 26, 2023. http://bit.ly/42ptN9G Open to Wayne children & young adults 2nd grade & up.

WPL CommuniTeens

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Help us make hanging flowers and discuss what characters we will create for our Summer Reading celebration. Join CommuniTeens and become an advocate for the library where you can make new friends and take part in helping our library community. Teens can earn valuable volunteer

Open to Wayne young adults 5th grade & up. Online registration begins 3/27 at 7AM. 

Knit & Nosh

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 4:00 - 4:45 PM

Let’s get together and learn how to knit. We welcome beginner knitters! All materials will be provided if needed! Open to Wayne children in grades 3rd & up. Online registration starts on 4/1 at 7AM.

Ocean Adventure

Wed., April 19, 2023 at 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Want to know more about our world’s wonders under the water and how we can help protect the ocean and marine life? Come join Anirudh to know more about it along with a hands on activity.

Open to Wayne children in grades 2-5. Online registration begins 4/1 at 7AM.

Your Brand, Your Future Part I & II

Thurs., April 20 & Thurs. April 27 at 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Who am I? How to create a brand for yourself. Francina Kaiser, experienced financial professional, will hold a 2 part seminar to guide you.

Open to Wayne young adults 5th grade & up. Online registration starts on 4/1 at 7AM.

YA Chess Club

Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 10:00 - 11:00 AM  

Welcome back to Chess Club! Come play, watch, and learn! Open to Wayne young adults in 5th grade & up. Online registration starts on 4/1 at 7AM.

Printmaking Art Workshop for Teens and Tweens

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 4:00-5:00 PM

Let's get creative! Join us for a unique arts education activity, presented by
William Paterson University Galleries. Arts instructor Nadia Estela will guide us through the art of printmaking by exploring color and texture. We will create our own print inspired by artworks on display at William Paterson University
Galleries. Open to Wayne young adults in 5th through 8th grade. Online registration starts on 3/27 at 7AM.