Young Adult

Our Young Adult collection includes fiction, graphic novels, and magazines designed to develop a love of reading in students ages 12-18. Regularly scheduled teen programs include high school Student Leadership Council meetings, Friday Night Chess and Middle School Book Club. Keep an eye out for our new College Prep series, launching in 2016.

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Teen Central

Get In The Game: Summer Reading 2016


Register here beginning June 13th.

Homework Help

Online resources organized by grade level to use for research and homework assignments.

Click here to access the Virtual Library.

Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.

Click here to access Literature Resource Center.

(coverage 1851 – 2007) Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

Click here to access Historical New York Times collection.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer hours look great on those college applications.

Ongoing Programs

Teen Student Leaders in grades 8-12 gather at Teen Central on the second floor to brainstorm about using library resources to initiate and execute projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours. We provide the snacks, you bring your ideas!

National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge students to an occasional match. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring a love of the game and a desire to learn.

Middle School Book Club is for literature fans in grades 6-8. Register for the program and pick up a copy of this month’s book at the 2nd floor reference desk.

Upcoming titles for 2016

July 21st- Rush for the Gold: mystery an the Olympics by John Feinstein


Teen eNewsletter

Parents and students, stay up-to-date by subscribing to the Library’s Teen eNewsletter.