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West Deptford Library Offers Plenty of Programs for Teens

Options include creating your own video game and Movie Night at the library.

Gus Ciuffo plays the video game he created during West Deptford Public Library’s Teen Scene Scratch Program on 4-8-14. Interested teens can learn the computer programming language to create their own video games every Tuesday. Photo provided by WDFL
Gus Ciuffo plays the video game he created during West Deptford Public Library’s Teen Scene Scratch Program on 4-8-14. Interested teens can learn the computer programming language to create their own video games every Tuesday. Photo provided by WDFL
The West Deptford Free Public Library has plenty of offerings for teenagers. A few examples of the library's spring programs from its website include:

Gaming Tuesdays, April 2, May 7, September 3, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Do you like to play Just Dance, RockBand or other video games and want toplay with others kids? The Library has an Xbox 360. Wealso have a Wii to play MarioCart andWii Sport.

Pizza & Paperbacks
Tuesdays April 9, May 14, June 4, July 9, September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Let’s eat pizza and talk about books.

Write On
Tuesdays
April 16, May 21, June 11, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Come join our writing group. Shareyour writing and illustrations with yourfriends or just read theirs.

Tuesday Night at the Movies

April 30, May 28, June 18, July 30,August 27, September 24, October 29, November 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Call the Library for movie information

Special programs include:

One Book West Deptford 2013
Read and recommend a book for others to read in the 2013 One Book West Deptford project. For each book you read and/or recommend, your name will be entered into a contest to win a Kindle Fire donated by the friends of the West Deptford Public Library. The winner will be announced at the End of Summer Pizza Party. A list of recommended Books will be posted on the Teen Scene Webpage.

Marbleize Scarves
Tuesday
, July 16 • 7:00 p.m.
Create beautiful and colorful scarves with Nancy Leary, a.k.a. Apple Annie.You will be using colorful paints so remember to wear old clothes.

Robodyssey
Friday, July 261:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Learn how to program a robot to walk through a maze, using the computer language, Visual Basics. Whose robot will complete the maze? Join the fun and see.

Beginner Lyric Writing for Tweens/Teens
Tuesday, August 6 • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Learn the basic concepts of lyric writing by seasoned songwriter Kim Yarson. Bring your own lyrics to share with the group.

“The Hands-On MagicWorkshop” with Jim Vagias
Friday • August 16 • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
This is a magic program that will teach you magic tricks,magic history,and stagecraft.

To register for events, or for more information on any program, including how to learn the computer programming language developed by M.I.T. to create video games, call 856-845-5593.

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