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Resources for Teens while At Home

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Are you in grades 7-12 and looking for volunteer hours? Perhaps you want to have a say in what teen materials the Library purchases or what events we have. Or maybe you just want free food! Either way, join the Suffern Teen Advisory Council.

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Anime Club

In the fall of 2022, we’ll be restarting our teen anime club! Each month, we will watch an episode of an anime, then discuss our favorite anime and manga, talk about anime and manga news and vote for possibilities for the next month’s meeting.

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Teen Lock-Ins

Each month once the Library is closed, the teens get to come back and do special activities with their friends. There is a theme for each month’s lock-in and we serve food! Once a year, we host an overnight lock-in for teens who complete the Summer Reading Program.


Movies & Music

The Suffern Library has a large music and movie collection which is available for FREE. Search the Library Catalog for your favorite artists. You can also download music and videos for FREE using your library card.

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Homework Help

Need help with school? The Library has 14 databases including encyclopedias, magazines, atlases, biographies, newspapers, language help, science help…and so much more. Use your Suffern Library card to get started.


All teen events require advance registration and are open to residents of the Ramapo Central School District. We ask that you please register online. For Lock-Ins, parents/guardians are required to walk the attending teen into the Library and sign the permission slip.

If you have questions, please contact Ms. Jennifer at jcohen@rcls.org or at 845-357-1237.

Young Adult Room at Suffern Library

Suffern Teen Advisory Council (S.T.A.C.)

Oct 3 / 6:00-7:00 pm

Teens in grades 7-12 looking to volunteer can join us at our meetings each month on the first Monday of the month. Register online.

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Book Clubs

Oct 10 / 5:45-6:30 pm (7th-9th Grade), 6:45-7:30 pm (10th-12th Grade)

The first 5 teens who sign up for each book club get a free copy of that month’s book to keep. Our book this month for 7th-9th graders is When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds and our book for 10th-12th graders is Swagger by Carl Deuker.

Ms. Jennifer Meets Author Scott Westerfeld

Anime Club

Oct 17 / 6:00-7:00 PM

Every month during the school year, teens can join us once a month to watch episodes of an anime, eat Japanese snacks, and take part in raffles with manga/anime prizes. Our anime this month is Spy x Family.

School Assignments

Need help with an assignment? Can’t find the information you need online? Looking for a specific book? We can help. Contact us today with your questions. Our Young Adult Librarian, Ms. Jennifer, is here to help.