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Our collection and services are specifically geared for grades 6-12. We have books, games, and computers in our Teen Room, with graphic novels, manga, anime, audiobooks, and music located directly outside of the room. We also offer downloadable movies, books, music, and comics, as well as a full calendar of programs and events. Looking for some great teen reads? We can help you there, too!

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Fast Fridays: The backstories of Presidencies that you might not know.

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot To Kill George Washington by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards.  Washington trusted and relied on them, but unbeknownst to him, some of the guards were part of a treasonous plan. -- "The President Has Been Shot!": The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson Swanson deploys his signature "you are there" style -- [...]

Poetry to inspire you!

Were you as blown away by the first National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman as I was?  These titles celebrate more young voices from POC.  Continue to explore and be moved by the power of words!  (Book descriptions courtesy of School Library Journal reviews "For Us by Us: 16 Poetry Collections and Books by Black Poets for Black History Month and Beyond") Somebody Give This Heart a Pen by Sophia Thakur Thakur’s poetry collection [...]

Friday Fast Picks: National Hobby Month

How to Deal: Tarot for Everyday Life by Sami Main Written for novices and seasoned readers alike, How to Deal is packed with artwork and includes prompts, exercises, and layouts to give you the answers you're looking for. -- Manga Mania: How To Draw Japanese Comics by Christopher Hart Chris Hart, known for his very clear step-by-step illustrations and accompanying text, details how anyone can become a real Manga artist without having to reinvent the art of drawing. [...]