Tween & Teen Events & Programs

Manga Club

Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month (beginning 10/4)
3:45 - 5:45 PM
For ages 11 - 18.
Registration on the calendar requested.
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Movies, DIY projects, book share ,snacks, refreshments and more. Bus drop off at the library from the New Paltz Middle and High Schools.

10/4: DIY paper bonsai trees, Zen coloring, movie, popcorn, Rice Krispie sushi, Kit Kats and refreshments
10/18: DIY Kitsune Fox Cat masks, movie, popcorn, snacks and bubble tea

Board Game Meet Up
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month (beginning 10/11)
3:45 - 5:45 PM
For ages 11-18.
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

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 Gaming Club
Meets the second Sunday of the month (beginning 10/9)
1 - 3 PM
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Play games like Memoir 44, Risk, Stratego, Battleship, Wings of War and more. Watch movies, create terrain and figures for battles. Snacks and refreshments provided.

Homeschooling Coop
For ages 12 - 15 years old
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
Wednesdays 9/14, 9/21 and 9/28 (at Majestic Park) from 10 - 12:45 PM
Mondays 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 from 10 - 12:45 PM
*Click here to get information on another Homeschooling group for all grade levels


Gardiner Ink! YA Creative Writing and Visual Art Meet Up
Next meeting on Sunday 10/9 at 2:30 PM
Register on the calendar.
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Showcase your creative writing and artwork in our yearly publication.  Prompts, tips and writing and art share during monthly meetings. Artists will have the opportunity to design work that enhances the literature as well as create independent pieces.
Help Wanted for our new Gardiner Ink! Art Department. Be part of the design and editing process.
Currently accepting submissions of original poetry, fiction, and art. Original works of visual art can include paintings, drawings, and photography.