Thursday, September 20 2018
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HOURS:
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
Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Teen Book Discussion

We meet one evening of every month in the Teen 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.

Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, October 9th @6:30

Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, October 9th @6:30

The book of the month is ‘The Art of Being Normal’ by Lisa Williamson. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he’s gay. The school bully thinks he’s a freak. Only his two best friends know the real truth – David wants to be a girl. When Leo stands up for...
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Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, September 11th @6:30

Teen Book Discussion: Tuesday, September 11th @6:30

The book of the month is  ‘If you Find Me’ by Emily Murdoch. A broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence, with the one bright spot being Carey’s younger sister, Jenessa, who depends on Carey for...
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May Teen Book Discussion (grades 8-12) Wednesday 5/9/18 @6:30pm

May Teen Book Discussion (grades 8-12) Wednesday 5/9/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas.  Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil...
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April Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 4/11/18 @6:30pm

April Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 4/11/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Flygirl’ by Sherri L. Smith. Ida Mae Jones dreams of flight. Her dad was a pilot and being black didn’t stop him from fulfilling his dreams. But her daddy’s gone now, and being a woman, and being black, are two strikes against her. When America enters the war with...
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March Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 3/14/18 @6:30pm

March Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 3/14/18 @6:30pm

The Book of the month is ‘This Dark Endeavor’ by Kenneth Oppel. The 16-year-old Victor Frankenstein begins a dark journey that will change his life forever. Victor’s twin, Konrad, has fallen ill, and no doctor is able to cure him. Unwilling to give up on his brother, Victor enlists his cousin Elizabeth and best...
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January Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 1/10/18 @6:30pm

January Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 1/10/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘The Girl in the Blue Coat’ by Monica Hesse. Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days finding and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the...
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December Teen/Tween Book Discussion Wednesday 12/6/17 @6:30pm

December Teen/Tween Book Discussion Wednesday 12/6/17 @6:30pm

Combined teens and tweens for a busy month! The book chosen is ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Madeleine L’Engle. It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of...
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November Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 11/8/17 @6:30pm

November Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 11/8/17 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Thirteen Reason’s Why’ by Jay Asher. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker–his classmate and crush–who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him...
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October Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 10/11/17 @6:30pm

October Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) Wednesday 10/11/17 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Everything, Everything’ by Nicola Yoon.   My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.But then...
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September Teen Book Discussion 9/13/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 8-12)

September Teen Book Discussion 9/13/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘Never Fall Down’ by Patricia McCormick. Based on the true story of Cambodian advocate Arn Chorn-Pond, and authentically told from his point of view as a young boy, this is an achingly raw and powerful historical novel about a child of war who becomes a man of peace....
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