95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 631-692-6820

Teen Services

The Teen Services Department seeks to foster a love and appreciation of reading, learning and good citizenship through volunteerism for residents in grades 6-12. We offer the best in teen literature and non-fiction, practical and diverse programs and volunteer opportunities.

Our main print and non-print materials include; fiction and non-fiction literature, audio books and Playaways, college guidebooks, and test preparation materials. Through our online resources we also seek to instill in teens the skills necessary to perform timely and effective research for academic success.

Monday
21
Apr 2014

2014 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees

YALSA officially announced the 2014 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees on April 17, Celebrate Teen Literature Day. This year’s list of nominees features 25 titles that were published between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013. All teens are encouraged to read the 25 nominees before the national Teens’ Top Ten vote, which will take place […]

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Friday
4
Apr 2014

New Book Friday: April 2014

April showers bring new books in Teen Services.                                                        

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Tuesday
25
Mar 2014

Substance Abuse Bibliography: Young Adult Literature About Addiction

Anderson, Laurie Halse. The impossible knife of memory. 2014. Enduring a transient existence before starting school in her Iraq War veteran father’s hometown, a troubled Hayley Kincaid longs for a normal life and pursues a relationship with a secretive boy before her father’s PTSD leads to a disturbing drug problem. Anonymous. Go Ask Alice. 1971. […]

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Monday
24
Mar 2014

Substance Abuse Bibliography: Memoir & Nonfiction

Angel, Ann. Janis Joplin: rise up singing. 2010. A young fan’s introduction to the life and career of the iconic music performer commemorates the fortieth anniversary of her death and draws on anecdotes from friends and band mates. Brown, Cupcake. A Piece of Cake: a memoir. 2006. An inspirational, frequently disturbing memoir of a troubled […]

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Saturday
8
Mar 2014

Local and National Resources for Drug Abuse and Addiction

On March 27, 2014 the Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center will be hosting a panel discussion, “Start the Conversation … Save a Life,” about substance-abuse awareness. Here is a list of local and national resources about drug abuse and addiction. All information is current as of March 8, 2014. CASAColumbia 1 (212) 841-5200 […]

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Friday
7
Mar 2014

New Book Friday: March 2014

March is here! Spring is just around the corner, but snow is still on the ground. Here are some great new additions to the teen collection for you to enjoy.                                                       […]

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