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New this Month:

Check out all the new books that are coming to the library throughout July! The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited by Clint McElroy The Arrival of Someday by Jen Malone The Beckoning Shadow by Katharyn Blair Before I Disappear by Danielle Stinson The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu Destroy All Monsters by Sam…

Learn More About the YA Summer Reading Challenge!

How Does This Work? To participate in the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge, you have to be in 7th through 12th grade or age 12 to 18. If you come to a YA program this summer or check out a book of any kind – fiction, non-fiction, audiobook, or graphic novel – you will receive a…

New This Week:

Check out this weeks list of new books, and find them at the library soon after they are released! When the Light Went Out by Bridget Morrissey This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson Stranger Things: Runaway Max by Brenna Yovanoff The Haunted by Danielle Vega Ghosts of…

Great Reads for Pride Month

To celebrate pride month, we have a display in the YA Section that features titles with diverse LGBTQ+ characters and stories. There are also some interesting non-fiction books and resources to check out in order to learn more about why we celebrate pride throughout the month of June. Visit one of these links for even…

Blackout Poetry

Get ready for National Poetry Month! Read some poetry or create your own blackout poem! When you’re done you can tape it up on the wall if you feel like sharing! 5 Tips for Creating Blackout Poetry

Online Resources

  • Freegal: A free music service from your library that has access to about 15 million songs. All you need is your library card number and pin.
  • Homework Spot: Has several links to help with homework, college prep, book reports, and any other assignments students may receive throughout middle and high school.
  • University Spot: Contains information about colleges and courses, and also answers any questions regarding college applications and what earning a degree can offer.
  • College Board: Provides information on SAT registration and college searches and includes a financial aid calculator.
  • Scholarships.com: A free scholarship search resource with more than 3.7 million scholarships as well as expert advice on college financial aid in order to help students prepare for college.
  • Teen Health: Provides doctor-approved information and advice regarding any questions teens may have about their physical and mental health.
  • Go Ask Alice: A health Q & A internet service from Colombia University that provides information about fitness, nutrition, alcohol, drugs, relationships, and general health.