Saturday, December 07 2019
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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
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.

March Teen Book Discussion 3/9/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

March Teen Book Discussion 3/9/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: Panic by Lauren Oliver From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver comes an extraordinary novel of fear, friendship, courage, and hope that Kirkus Reviews says ‘will have readers up until the wee hours,’ School Library Journal raves is ‘fast-paced and captivating,’ and E. Lockhart, author of We...
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February Teen Book Discussion 2/10/16 @6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

February Teen Book Discussion 2/10/16 @6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

This months book is ‘Sickened’ by Julie Gregory. From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated, and operated on—in the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother’s mind. Munchausen by proxy (MBP) is the world’s most hidden and dangerous form of child abuse, in which the caretaker—almost always the...
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January Teen Book Discussion 1/13/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

January Teen Book Discussion 1/13/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

In Crank, Ellen Hopkins chronicles the turbulent and often disturbing relationship between Kristina, a character based on her own daughter, and the ‘monster,’ the highly addictive drug crystal meth, or ‘crank.’ Kristina is introduced to the drug while visiting her largely absent and ne’er-do-well father. While under the influence of the monster, Kristina discovers...
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December Teen Book Discussion 12/9/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

December Teen Book Discussion 12/9/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

Fat, clumsy Simon Glass is a nerd, a loser who occupies the lowest rung on the high school social ladder. Everyone picks on him — until Rob Haynes shows up. Rob, a transfer student with charisma to spare, immediately becomes the undisputed leader of the senior class. And he has plans for Simon. Rob...
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November Teen Book Discussion TUESDAY, 11/10/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

November Teen Book Discussion TUESDAY, 11/10/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making movies, their own incomprehensible versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics. Until Greg’s mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with...
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October Teen Book Discussion 10/14/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

October Teen Book Discussion 10/14/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled...
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September Teen Book Discussion 9/9/15 @6:30pm (Register Grades 8-12)

September Teen Book Discussion 9/9/15 @6:30pm (Register Grades 8-12)

Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her...
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UNMASK Books! – 8/5/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 6-12) Register

UNMASK Books! – 8/5/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 6-12) Register

Tonight will be a new twist on our regular book discussions.  Bring with you a list or copies of 3 or more teen/tween books that have changed your life!  We’ll make decisions regarding book discussions for the year depending on your choices.  This is a great time to bring a friend because there is...
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SUPER Teen Book Discussion: Tues, July 14, @6:30pm

SUPER Teen Book Discussion: Tues, July 14, @6:30pm

THE TEENS DEMANDED IT!  The chosen book is ‘We Were Liars’ by E. Lockhart. A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. 1 love. The truth.We Were Liars...
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June Teen Book Discussion 6/10/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 9-12)

June Teen Book Discussion 6/10/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 9-12)

The book of the month is ‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas. In a land without magic, where the king rules with an iron hand, an assassin is summoned to the castle. She comes not to kill the king, but to win her freedom. If she defeats twenty-three killers, thieves, and warriors in...
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