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Teen Summer Reading

Even though our building is closed to patrons for your safety, we have many fun activities planned for this special summer. You will still be able to find great books to take part in these wonderful annual events. We'll help you find out how! Prizes are involved for our teens that read 1000 minutes.  You can also earn a special reward by completing the Hogwarts Challenge on the reading log.

Thursday's are Summer School at Hogwarts for our teens.  Videos will be posted to YouTube, Facebook, and each week's event on our website.  You can also join our Teen Summer Facebook group where participants can share projects, comments, and thoughts in a safe and friendly environment.

Click on the button below and register. You will need to register once for the programs and once for the reading log. A supply package will be available for pick up at the library. This will include the project supplies for the first four weeks of summer.  A second supply package will be available for pick up the last week of June for the remaining projects. 

A corner of the library designed by teens, for teens.  Come in and play games on the café style table, relax in one of the rocker chairs, or use one of the teen computers.  There is also a table for homework or group study. In the teen area, you can find young adult fiction and graphic novels.  The nonfiction is close by for easy access.  

Computers, too?  The library has 2 computers that are just for teens.  They are located in the teen section. If they are being used you can always use one of our other computers.  But first! You need to get a parent to come in and sign a permission slip (it’s the law!)  Once we have your permission slip just ask for a pin number to log on!

What do we have for you?

We have books, well, of course, we have books. We are a library.  But we have great books for you. Our young adult fiction section has more than 3,000 books.  We also have a great graphic novel section.  

Need information for a school project?  We have a large nonfiction section to help you find what you are looking for.  

We also have classics, mysteries, science fiction, westerns and more in our fiction room on the second floor.  Don’t forget about our audiovisual collection that includes movies, music, and audiobooks.

Online Resources

The library offers many online resources for everyone to use.  Here are some that are especially helpful to our teen users.

POWER Teens - POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.

Learning Express - Learning Express offers more than 1000 practice tests and skills tutorials for elementary school through adult learners. Includes a library of test-preparation for important exams such as the ACT, SAT, AP Tests, and more. Plus skills-building e-books, as well as software tutorials.

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