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.
Need community service hours? Complete a book review form and receive two hours per review.
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- Book Reviews for Teens by Teens
- College Resources
- New Books for Teens
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- Teen Booklists!
- Volunteer Opportunities
Join us on Thursday, December 17th at 7pm for a book discussion! Scott Pilgrim’s life is totally sweet. He’s 23 years old, he’s in a rock band, he’s ”between jobs,” and he’s dating a cute high school girl. Nothing could possibly go wrong, unless a seriously mind-blowing, dangerously fashionable, rollerblading delivery girl named Ramona Flowers […]read more...
Join us on Tuesday, November 17 at 3pm for (yet another) book discussion! Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck The last thing teenager Kelsey Hayes thought she’d be doing over the summer was meeting Ren, a mysterious white tiger and cursed Indian prince! When she learns she alone can break the Tiger’s curse, Kelsey’s life is […]read more...
We have crisp autumn nights again (at least, that’s what I’m hoping, writing this in late September). The days are getting shorter, the leaves are falling. There are football games, there are projects, there are apples to be picked. Pick a book, any book, to enjoy on one of these spookier nights. […]read more...
We have two fantastic programs, just for tweens in grades 5-8 this October! Give us a call at 631-692-6820 to register! First off, on Wednesday, October 7, local art teacher and crafty lady extraordinaire, Doris Benter, will be leading an Emoji Clip On Pouch workshop. It’s a 6:30pm, and it’s going to be *awesome*. If […]read more...
Join us for our book discussion on Friday, October 23rd at 3pm! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.’ So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen […]read more...