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October Teen Book Picks

Boo! Here are some of my favorite scary reads for teens. Just follow the Horror Flow Chart below to find your next spooky read. Want to know more about each of these books? Find them in the catalog…

-Contributed by Dominique, Youth Services Librarian

October Kid Book Picks

I can’t believe it is October! We have a lot going on in October for kids and teens, so make sure to visit our online event calendar. Everything from Lego Challenges to DIY Crafts. We also have some fun displays in the library filled with recommendations from staff and our teen volunteers!

Now for my favorite part of writing these blog posts  — my kid book picks! Here are some of my favorite new books, some oldies, and of course graphic novels (because I love graphic novels!) If you find yourself needing even more recommendations, then be sure to check-out our Kids Blog. Want to learn more about the books below? Visit our catalog to get the scoop!

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Redesign a Book Cover Submissions

We asked teens in grades 6-12 to redesign their favorite or least favorite book covers in September. Here are the amazing submissions we received! Stop by the Teen Zone to see all of their FANTASTIC redesigns. They will be up until October 14th in honor of Teen Read Week.

We also picked three submissions at random to win some awesome prizes. Prizes like autographed books, book bags, and book worm socks (lol).  Here are the covers that won:

 

 

 

 

Thank you to everyone who participated!

– Dominique, Youth Services Librarian

September Kid Book Picks

We have a lot going on in September for kids, so make sure to visit our online event calendar for story times, Paws to Read, and all the free programs we have going on this month. I’m pretty excited for our DIY Crystals program Monday September 18th. Make sure to register before the program is full! It is going to be messy, but also amazing.

Now for my September kid book picks…

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September Teen Book Picks

There are so many things happening at the library for teens this September! We are doing a redesign a book cover contest and there are some pretty amazing prizes. Teen Wednesdays will be starting up and we have a lot of free programs and activities for our tweens and teens. Definitely visit our online calendar for a full list of teen activities. Last, but not least, our volunteer group Teen Collection Connection (TCC) starts again this month. Interested in joining TCC? Then make sure to visit our volunteer page and apply ASAP for our Teen Team.

Now for my September teen book picks! I had so much fun picking quotes last month that I decided to do it again. Here are ten quotes from ten new books in the library you should read today! Want to know more about each of these books? Then click on the title to read more about it in our catalog.

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