Monday, August 31, 2015

Turn Old Books into New Art!

August 28, 2015 by teenservices  
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We will cut, tear, glue, paint, fold and stamp discarded books into new works of art. Bring in pictures or other items you may want to use to collage the pages of your book. Used books, a selection of art supplies, paint, stamps and other materials will be provided. Drop in.

Movie Trailer Makers

August 19, 2015 by teenservices  
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Teens ages 12-19 will record short video clips based on a template using iMovie’s trailer themes. Registration required. Limit 10 people.
Register for Movie Trailer Makers.

Madden 16 Tournament for Teens

August 19, 2015 by teenservices  
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Register and compete against other teens in this gaming program featuring Madden NFL 16. Registration required for teens ages 12-19.
Register for the Madden 16 Tournament for teens.

Sports in fiction

August 7, 2015 by teenservices  
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BASKETBALL
Night Hoopsby Deuker, CarlCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: While trying to prove that he is good enough to on his high school’s varsity basketball team, Nick must also deal with his parents’ divorce and erractic behavior of a troubled classmate who lives across the street.
Last Shot: Final Four Mysteryby Feinstein, JohnCheck library catalog for [...]

Historical Fiction

August 7, 2015 by teenservices  
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Chainsby Anderson, Laurie HalseCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.
Fever, 1793by Anderson, Laurie HalseCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook, separated from her sick mother, learns about perseverance and [...]

Angels

August 4, 2015 by teenservices  
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Halo seriesby Adornetto, AlexandraCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: When three angels are sent from heaven to protect the town of Venus Cove against the gathering forces of darkness, their mission is threatened as the youngest angel, Bethany, enrolls in high school and falls in love with another student.
Halflingsby Burch, HeatherCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: [...]

Novels in verse and Poetry

August 4, 2015 by teenservices  
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Because I am Furnitureby Chaltas, ThaliaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: The youngest of three siblings, fourteen-year-old Anke feels both relieved and neglected that her father abuses her brother and sister but ignores her, but when she catches him with one of her friends, she finally becomes angry enough to take action.
Keesha’s Houseby Frost, HelenCheck [...]

Fantasy Fiction in the Teen Place

July 30, 2015 by teenservices  
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Of Poseidonby Banks, AnnaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Galen, prince of the Syrena, is sent to land to find a girl he’s heard can communicate with fish. He finds Emma and after several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, Galen becomes convinced Emma holds the key to his kingdom.
Shadow and Boneby Bardugo, [...]

If you liked the Twilight Saga try these

July 30, 2015 by teenservices  
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In the Forest of the Nightby Atwater-Rhodes, AmeliaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Risika, a teenage vampire, wanders back in time to the year 1684 when, as a human, she died and was transformed against her will.
The Hallowed Onesby Bickle, LauraCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Amish teen Katie smuggles a gravely injured young man, an [...]

GLBTQ

July 29, 2015 by teenservices  
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FICTION
I Am Jby Beam, CrisCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a “real boy” and [...]

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