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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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Friday Fast Picks: National Library Week!

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. Magus of the Library (v.1) by Mitsu Izumi As Theo endures the prejudice and hatred of the village, he dreams of going where such things don't exist: Aftzaak, [...]

Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2020

Every April, the American Library Association shares the Top Ten Challenged Books of the year. Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2020 The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 156 challenges to library, school, and university materials and services in 2020. Of the 273 books that were targeted, here are the most challenged, along with the reasons cited for censoring the books: George by Alex Gino Reasons: Challenged, banned, and restricted for LGBTQIA+ content, conflicting with a religious [...]

Fast Fridays: Basketball Madness!

Box Out by John Coy High school sophomore Liam jeopardizes his new position on the varsity basketball team when he decides to take a stand against his coach who is leading prayers before games and enforcing teamwide participation. -- After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay Told from alternating perspectives, Bunny takes a basketball scholarship to an elite private school to help his family, leaving behind Nasir, his best friend, in their tough Philadelphia neighborhood. -- [...]

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