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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, graphic novels, 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.

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Friday
6
Mar 2015

New Book Friday: March 2015

March into this month armed with some great books and Playaways.                            

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Monday
2
Mar 2015

2015 Youth Media Awards – Books for Teens

The American Library Association Youth Media Awards were on Monday, February 2, 2015. Below is a list of all award-winners aimed at teenagers. Alex Awards – ten books written for adults with special appeal for 12-18 year olds All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia Bingo’s Run by […]

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Sunday
1
Mar 2015

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and we’d like to highlight some titles, nonfiction and fiction, that we’re super excited about. Caravantes, Peggy. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy. 2015. An in-depth portrait of the famous entertainer’s complex life discusses her impoverished childhood, rise to fame in Europe, espionage work for the […]

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Thursday
19
Feb 2015

March Book Discussion: How I Live Now

Come to our book discussion on Friday, March 13th at 3pm! Fifteen-year-old Daisy is sent from Manhattan to England to visit her aunt and cousins she’s never met: three boys near her age, and their little sister. Her aunt goes away on business soon after Daisy arrives. The next day bombs go off as London […]

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Friday
6
Feb 2015

New Book Friday: February 2015

Don’t you love new books?                                               

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Wednesday
4
Feb 2015

2015 Rainbow List

The Rainbow List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender content, aimed at people from birth to age 18. These books were all published between July 2013 and December 2014. More information about this project, including summaries of titles, can be found here. For our purposes, books aimed at teenagers […]

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