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Lafayette Reads!…The Water Knife

Lafayette READS! might be just be the reading group you’ve been looking for! Our final selection this year is The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi, a thriller set in the near future revolving around the battle for resources in the Southwest.

Pick up an honor copy from the display in the Lobby, or reserve a copy in the catalog, and then join us for the discussion group on Monday, December 11 at 6 pm.

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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

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 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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