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Monday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 8 PM
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Teen Book Discussion

We meet the SECOND Wednesday of every month in the staff room to discuss the book of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. All interested young people in grades 8-12 are welcome. Refreshments are served. Ask for a copy of the current book at the front desk.

March Teen Book Discussion 3/8/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

March Teen Book Discussion 3/8/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘Salt to the Sea’ by Ruta Sepetys    World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, many with something to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to the ship that...
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February Teen Book Discussion 2/8/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

February Teen Book Discussion 2/8/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

The book for this month is: ‘Looking for Alaska’ by John Green Before. Miles ‘Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave ‘the Great Perhaps” even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads...
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January Teen Book Discussion 1/11/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

January Teen Book Discussion 1/11/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘The Selection’ by Kiera Cass For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in the palace and compete...
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December Teen Book Discussion 12/14/16 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

December Teen Book Discussion 12/14/16 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘Monument 14′ by Emmy Laybourne 14 kids stranded inside a superstore. Inside they have everything they could ever need. There’s junk food and clothes, computer games and books, drugs and alcohol – and without adult supervision they can do whatever they want. Sounds like fun? But outside the...
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Community Stories Soldiers Home & Away Book Discussions ~ Sept 20th – Nov 9th

Community Stories Soldiers Home & Away Book Discussions ~ Sept 20th – Nov 9th

From September through November Kimball Library will hold several book discussions featuring the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. This book was chosen as the selected read for a New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant called Community Stories: Soldiers Home & Away, a collaboration involving nine southern NH libraries and Timberlane Regional...
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November Teen Book Discussion 11/9/16 @ 6:30PM

November Teen Book Discussion 11/9/16 @ 6:30PM

The book of the month is: ‘The Things They Carried’ by Tim O’Brien.   They carried malaria tablets, love letters, 28-pound mine detectors, dope, illustrated bibles, each other. And if they made it home alive, they carried unrelenting images of a nightmarish war that history is only beginning to absorb. Since its first publication,...
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October Teen Book Discussion 10/12/16 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

October Teen Book Discussion 10/12/16 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘Incantation’ by Alice Hoffman.   From a New York Times bestselling author comes a journey of loss and rebirth with a startling premise inspired by historical fact. Estrella is a Marrano: one of the Spanish Jews living double lives when those who refused conversion risked everything. Estrella’s discovery...
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September Teen Book Discussion 9/14/16 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

September Teen Book Discussion 9/14/16 @ 6:30PM (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘Sold’ by Patricia McCormick. Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. Though she is desperately poor, her life is full of simple pleasures, like playing hopscotch with her best friend from school, and having her mother...
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‘July T/ween Book Discussion’ – Weds, July 6 @ 6:30-7:30pm (Register Grades 5-Up)

‘July T/ween Book Discussion’ – Weds, July 6 @ 6:30-7:30pm (Register Grades 5-Up)

‘An award-winning and inspiring novel.  When Jessica’s dreams are shattered, she puts herself back together—and learns to dream bigger than ever before.’ Book of the Month: ‘The Running Dream’ by Wendelin Van Draanen We combined the tween (grades 5-7) and teen (grades 8-12) in the summer for one awesome time of candy and chat. ...
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June Teen Book Discussion 6/8/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

June Teen Book Discussion 6/8/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: Bruiser by Neal Shusterman  Award-winning author Neal Shusterman has crafted a chilling and unforgettable novel about the power of unconditional friendship, the complex gear workings of a family, and the sacrifices we endure for the people we love. Tennyson: Don’t get me started on the Bruiser. He was...
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