Teen News & Events

Anime Night
Monday: January 27, February 24, March 30
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Conference Center, Lower Level
No registration required. Open to grades 8-12.

Do you love anything related to manga and anime? Come hang out with other fans, watch anime, trade book/movie suggestions, and enjoy great snacks and crafts inspired by anime culture.

Kaleidoscope Meetup
Saturdays: December 21, January 18, February 15, March 21
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Craft Room, Upper Level
No registration required. Open to grades 6-12.

A safe and friendly get-together for LGBTQ youth and their allies. Supervised by background checked and fingerprinted adults, endorsed by PFLAG of Collingswood, the program is under the supervision of the nonprofit Center for Family Services. Contact Deena Caswell at (856) 903-1223 or dcaswell@chplnj.org for details.

Teens Cook!
Wednesday: December 11
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Craft Room, Upper Level

*Register here. Open to grades 6-12.
A hands-on cooking program for teen foodies and culinary enthusiasts! Call (856) 903-1229 for dietary restrictions and allergy concerns. 

 

Visit our events calendar to register for other Teen programs or call the Youth Services desk at (856) 903-1229 for more information.


Friends of the Library Annual College Scholarship

Attention all Cherry Hill High School Seniors!
Friends of the CHPL College Scholarship Applications are now available. 
Deadline: December 27, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Apply Today! The Friends
 will be awarding three awards: 1 $1,000 award and 2 $750 awards.

Download the Friends Scholarship Application for eligibility requirements and instructions on how to apply.
Contact Jennifer Thiel at jjguyette@hotmail.com with any questions.  

Welcome to Creativebug!
This amazing new database offers thousands of award-winning instructional video tutorials on arts and crafts that you can watch from home for free with your CHPL library card! From learning how to crochet or knit for the first time to creating your own planner from scratch, there is an abundance of exciting and engaging creative endeavors here for you to discover. 

Just for Kids Video Database
Enjoy Just For Kids' streaming collection of kid-friendly and educational videos from home! There are plenty of television shows for older kids to enjoy as well as homework helpful videos on a variety of topics for you to study including science, math and geography.

 

Children's and Young Adult Materials are fine free as of November 1st, 2018!
We are very excited to implement this positive change for our patrons, especially our younger ones! We encourage parents and caregivers to teach children that a public library is a community resource shared by everyone and that returning materials on time is all about sharing responsibly!

Any past late fees will remain on your account. Please visit a library service desk for payment so you can take advantage of our new fine free lending!
Any items checked out before November will still accrue late fees (even if the due date is after November 1).

While a majority of items will become fine free, certain special collection items will still accrue late fees such as (but not limited to):

If you have any questions or concerns about this new policy, either stop by the Youth Services Desk or call the Youth Service Department at (856) 903-1229.

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