Tween & Teen Events & Programs

Manga Club

Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month through the end of March
3:45 - 5:45 PM
For ages 11 - 18
Registration on the calendar requested.
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Relax, unwind, hang out with friends, make noise and have some fun. Movies, DIY projects, book share ,snacks, refreshments and more. Bus drop off at the library from the New Paltz Middle and High Schools.


Board Game Meet Up
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month through the end of March
3:45 - 5:45 PM
For ages 11-18
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Relax, unwind, hang out with friends, make noise and have some fun. Play board games like Catan, Clue, Jenga, Would You Rather, Apples to Apples, Danger-the Game, Reverse Charades and Scrabble. Refreshments and snacks provided. Bus drop at the library off from New Paltz Middle and High schools.


Historical Miniature Wargaming Club
Meets the 1st Saturday of the month March through June
12 - 3 PM
For ages 10-18
Registration requested on online calendar. Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Play Risk Europe, Avalon Hill's Axis and Allies, Renegade's Raiders of the Lost Sea and other strategy board games. Design, build and paint trenches and scenery. Movies and snacks provided.


Historical Miniature Wargaming Events
Saturday, February 4
10 - 3 PM
Registration required here.

This month play WWI air combat with biplanes and triplanes using the Wings of Glory rule system, a High Seas adventure with plundering pirate sloops and British frigates trying to stop them using the Limey’s and Slimey’s Pirate rule system and The Argonne Forest in 1918, a German and American fight in the trenches during the last months of WWI using modified Trench Wars rules.

Gamers will play strategy based, miniatures games on three dimensional boards with painted figures, terrain, and features reminiscent of some famous conflicts in history. Games will be facilitated by experts from HMGS Next Gen, Inc who understand the best ways to create scenarios that will be both challenging and rewarding for the players.

Miniatures games are played using dice, tape measures, cards, and other implements, in which teams of players will battle it out to meet the conditions of the scenario. In the case of miniatures, games are played on fully terrain-ed boards, with playing pieces as small as 6mm and as large as 54mm.


Dungeons & Dragons Meet-Ups
Tuesdays from 1/3 to 2/7
6 - 8 PM
Register here. Limited spaces.

Please register ONLY if you can attend all 6 sessions.
For ages 12-18 years old.

Each session will read like a story, with players taking an active part in building the narrative through their decisions, ideas, dice rolls and other thoughts. Jillian, a junior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in theatre with minors in art history and astronomy, will be your Dungeon Master. Jillian has been playing D&D since middle school and enjoys sharing her love for the game with intrepid players. This game is for anyone who loves fantasy and problem solving!


Between the Stacks Book Share Meet Ups
Third Thursdays
4:30 - 5:30 PM (February through May)
Ages 8-10

Registration required one week prior to each meeting.
February register here.

March register here.
April register here.
May register here.

Contact for more information.

Each month explore a different genre. Share your favorite books within the theme. Discover new authors. All books within the theme are acceptable. Play theme appropriate games, Mad Libs and fun snacks at each meeting. Bring a friend!


Read it and Eat YA Book Club: Don't just read it, taste it!
Meets second Sundays February through May
2 - 3 PM
Ages 12-18. Registration required on the online calendar.
Contact for more information.

Wrap ALL your senses around this monthly gathering. Read the book and have it come to life in a whole new way as we sample foods and flavors from our literary pick.

February Pick: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo Register.
Chocolate pudding with Paprika, who knew? And other surprises. Bring an open mind and palette as we discuss the book and try some of the dishes shared by the characters.

March: Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling Register.

April: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith Register.

May: My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi Register.


Homeschooling Coop
For ages 12 - 15 years old
Mondays 10 - 1 PM (please note: this group will meet instead on Thursdays from 2/26 - 4/13)

Barbara Ziobro will work with students in all subject areas including ELA, math, social studies, and science while mixing in some fun along the way.
$5 per student covers supplies
R.S.V.P. and get more information by emailing Barbara at
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