Programs that require registration will be marked with an asterisk (*). Register here, online by visiting our Calendar of Events at , by calling (201)384-2030, or speak to a Library Assistant in person at the library.


Teen Build a Better World 2017 Summer Reading Program

(7th Grade - 12th Grade)

How Summer Reading Works

1. Click here to register for 2017

2. Create a Beanstack account. Each participant in the summer reading program will need to have their own account.  If you already have a Beanstack account, log in to view the summer reading program details and update your account information. If you have forgotten your password, click here to help to reset it.

3. Read books and attend library events to qualify for a summer reading grand prize!


Any question please feel free click here to contact Korine, Youth Services Associate



















*Sewing Class (6th - 12th Grade) - Session One: Tuesday, July 11th, July 18th, and July 25th OR Session Two: Tuesday, August 1st, August 8th, August 15th - Choose ONE of the two sessions during registration.

*Book Binding Basics (7th - 12 Grade) - Thursday, July 6th from 3:00pm - 4:30pm

*Garden in a Bottle (7th - 12th Grade) - Thursday, July 13th from 3:00pm - 4:30pm

* Food for Thought (7th - 12th Grade) - Thursday July 27th from 3:00pm - 4:30pm

*African Clay Mask Making Workshop (7th - 12th Grade) - Thursday, August 10th from 3:00pm - 4:30pm

View our library calendar or stop in to learn about the other events planned for this summer!






















(7th Grade - 12th Grade) - Thursdaysfrom 2:00pm - 3:00pm starting July 6th 

Teen book club meets once a week for six weeks during the summer. Each week participants will be provided with a theme or genre from which they will choose a book to read and discuss. Drinks and snacks will be provide






























Teen Volunteers Needed At the Dixon Homestead Library
We want:

· Teens who are enthusiastic about volunteering and helping others.

· Teens who are 14 - 17 years old.

· Teens who are reliable and motivated to take on several different tasks when asked.

What will I be doing?

There are many different tasks that need your help, such as the Reading Buddies Program, helping children log their summer reading, decorating, preparing art projects, or even keeping the children’s room organized amidst the summer frenzy! Don’t worry if you cannot do it all. Come and speak to the Youth Services Associate and we will find the right jobs for you.

How can I sign up to volunteer?

Stop by to fill out an application with a parent or guardian. Just ask a the front desk or visit the Youth Services Associate at any time. Once we     review the application, we will contact you for training.

What are the benefits of volunteering?

· Volunteering gives back to your community.

· The hours can be reported on high school, college, and scholarship applications.

· You can learn different skills and explore new opportunities that you might not have considered.

· You can meet other people who like to do the same things as you.

· You can have FUN!