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.
- Big Screen Reads: Teen Book Discussions
- Book Reviews for Teens by Teens
- College & Career Resources
- New Books for Teens
- Spark a Reaction: Teen Summer Reading Club
- Start the Conversation
- Teen Booklists!
- Volunteer Opportunities
Everyone has a family, and trust me, EVERY family has a story … and a secret. Blumenthal, Deborah. Mafia Girl. 2014. As the daughter of an infamous mob boss, seventeen-year-old Gia struggles to come out of the shadow of her family’s notorious reputation and be her own person. Carleson, J.C. The Tyrant’s Daughter. 2014. Exiled […]read more...
Gather round the campfire with these stories about sleepaway summer camps, from today and yesterday. Calonita, Jen. Summer State of Mind. 2014. Spoiled, yet lovable fifteen-year-old Harper McCallister is sent to sleep-away camp where she is an outcast at first but eventually finds a way to make her mark, gaining new perspectives on friendship and […]read more...
We’ve had an explosion of new audiobooks in our Young Adult area! Whether you’re a teen or an adult, check out these fascinating titles. The run time is listed for each audiobook, which is great if you know you have a reeaallly long car ride ahead of you! Black, Holly. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. […]read more...
Sometimes we just need a vacation from the here and now. What better way to escape than into a novel that fully immerses you into the past? Here are ten picks that will catapult you back in time. Biggs, Sharon. A Mad, Wicked Folly. 2014. In 1909 London, as the world of debutante balls and high […]read more...
Expand your horizons with these multicultural novels! Abdel-Fattah, Randa. Does My Head Look Big In This? 2007, 2005. Year eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as […]read more...
Happy Fourth of July! While the Library is not physically open today, we wanted you to know what new books are on the shelf, just WAITING for you to check them OUT! We have a real swell collection, from the final books of series and trilogies (Also Known as Elvis [The Misfits], City of Heavenly […]read more...