Teen Zone


Spooky Fun October Events


Design a Creature Contest: October 1 – October 29

Submit your design for a creature. All entries must be received by 5:00 P.M. on October 29. Library staff will vote and the favorite will win a prize. Open to grades 6 – 12. 


Teen Read Week: October 12 -18

Create your own comic strip and the Library will display it.


Haunted Library: Friday, October 24 @ 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Brought to you by the Verona Public Library Tween & Teen Advisory Committee.

Registration is required.

Click here to register online or contact the Library at 973-857-4848.


Horror Movie Bingo Featuring Monster House: Thursday, October 30 @ 3:00 PM

Watch the movie Monster House, play the game,win prizes, and HAVE FUN!  This event is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 -12 with Verona Public Library cards. Registration is required. Register online here or contact the Library at 973-857-4848 to register. 

Monster House, 2006, PG - Starring: Nick Cannon and Maggie Gyllenhall

Young DJ always knew there was something strange about the old Nebbercracker house across the street. Whe the house becomes a living, breathing monster, DJ enlists his pals Chowder and Jenny to learn the secret that keeps the house alive. Suddenly, they find themselves in a hair-raising battle with an unstoppable entity and must save the neighborhood from total devastation. 


teen_ebooks.pngeBooks and eAudiobooks @ Verona Public Library 

Did you know you can read and listen to some of the most popular teen fiction on your iPad, iPhone, Android tablet or smartphone with your Verona Public Library Card? Visit eLibraryNJ and sign-in with your library card and pin to browse and checkout teen fiction including Divergent, The Hunger Games Series, Twilight, Alex Rider and much, much more! 




Teen & Tween Advisory Committee

TWEENS & TEENS!  Join the Library’s Teen Advisory Committee.   Meet Wednesday afternoons at 3:30 to discuss your own visions for the Library.  Help plan library events that you would like to see, recommend books and music that you would like to check out. 





Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld


In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love.