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Teen space gets an upgrade

Teen hangout space, The Edge, is getting updated with new decor and furniture. See what’s in store.

Kim Liggett

YA Author, Kim Liggett, Visits Teen Writers Group

Writers gotta write. Readers gotta read. On September 26th, experience the perfect storm for teen writers and readers alike as Kim Liggett visits Teen Writers Group at The Edge. It will be an online video interview where teens can talk in person with this exuberant, complex author who has been a back-up singer, an actress, an entrepreneur, the mother of two teens, and is now […]

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Football, Jane Austen, and High School

Devon Tennyson is content with her unrequited crush on her football playing best friend Cas forever. She is completely wrapped up in their friendship, re-reading Jane Austen novels, and she needs nothing else. Happily ever after. The End.

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10 Fierce girls in YA fiction

Yes, we all know the oft-cited girls of bestselling lit: the Katniss Everdeens and the Hermione Graingers. But what other great girl role models are we missing out on?

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Best Young Adult Fiction 2015

What are the best teen books you read this year? Share your recommendations and find out the favorites of one librarian reader.

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Teen reads in print or ebooks!

You can always discover exciting new teen reads at the library — and select new books are available in print in David J’s Place and download through Hoopla!

BBW Take 3

Celebrate Your Right To Read

Reading a book can put you in the shoes of a character or situation you might not ever be exposed to otherwise. Books teach us so many important lessons. Why then are so many books banned or challenged?

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Babies Don’t Spoil the Romance

Teen romance novels aren’t a place where you might expect to find many characters who are still in their infancy. Sure, sometimes the guys or gals don’t act all that mature, but actual babies are few and far between. Here are some books that break the mold.

Performers Place Blog

All New Performers’ Place

Looking for a place to showcase your talent and practice your performing skills, look no further. If you are between the ages of 12 and 18 the teen Performers’ Place is for you.  Each month the library will spotlight a different type of performance. Find one, or more, that you like and bring your best. Registration […]