Teens

The Teen Zone is available to patrons from
7th grade to 19 years old!

Teen Zone Hours
Monday: 2:00-6:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday: 2:00-8:00pm
Thursday: 2:00-6:00pm
Saturday, August 12 & 26: 12:00-5:00pm

For questions about Teen Services at the Paterson Public Library, please contact Yanet Burgos at burgos@patersonpl.org or 973-321-1223 x2288.

Teen Events (Download Flyer)

Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Board Game Night for Teens @ Teen Zone
More than Board Games! Join us as we break out all your favorites, like Phase 10, Monopoly, Bounce Off, Exploding Kittens – and new games, too!
Comic Book Literacy Workshop @ Teen Zone
  The library will host a comic book literacy workshop for 20 young learners ages 10-15 on the last Saturday of every month now through August. Comic books and art supplies will be provided for FREE ...read more →
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Teen Engineering Challenge @ Teen Zone
Put your teamwork and your strategizing skills to the test. Compete with other teens throughout the summer to build the sturdiest towers! A different challenge every week.   Note: this program is for teens grade ...read more →
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Robotics for Teens @ Teen Zone
Join us every Monday afternoon and help us assemble and explore small robots! Note: this program is for teens grade 7 through age 19 only.
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teen Movie Night @ Teen Zone
Join us every Tuesday for a movie that explores the theme “Build a Better World”! Snacks will be provided.   Note: this program is for teens grade 7 through age 19 only.
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafternoon for Teens @ Teen Zone
Get creative! Join Miss Yanet every Wednesday afternoon for a new craft.   Note: this program is for teens grade 7 through age 19 only.
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wii Wednesday for Teens @ Teen Zone
Are you ready to play? Compete against others in games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, and Just Dance! All levels of experience are welcome.
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Board Game Night for Teens @ Teen Zone
More than Board Games! Join us as we break out all your favorites, like Phase 10, Monopoly, Bounce Off, Exploding Kittens – and new games, too!