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Teen Read Week: Unleash Your Story

Teen Read Week: October 8-14, 2017Teen books can change the way you see your surroundings and the world, and can help to open your mind to other people’s points of view. Sometimes you have set ideas about issues because you haven’t experienced them first hand. Characters in books can open you up to new experiences […]

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Got Empathy?

Got Empathy?

Do you have trouble “reading” the emotions, thoughts, or body language of other people? Is it difficult for you to imagine lives different from your own? Do you wish you could be less quick to judge and have more empathy for others?Two recent studies show that reading literary fiction helps to increase your capacity for […]

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Tips for Taking the S.A.T.

SAT Tips

Gather Materials- The night before the test make sure to have all materials that will be needed on test day including admission ticket, photo ID, #2 pencils, a calculator, and a healthy snack.Locate the Test Center- Make sure to check out the location of the test center before the big day. On the big day, […]

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week With Us!

teen tech week

Teen Tech Week is when libraries make the time to showcase all of the great digital resources and services that are available to help teens succeed in school and prepare for college and 21st century careers.Celebrate Teen Tech Week with us, March 6-12, 2016, with the theme “Create it at Your Library.” Download an ebook […]

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Top 10 Teen Books of 2015

1. Foley, Ann Jessie. Carnival at Bray. Maggie has only recently moved to Ireland when tragedy strikes and her goal becomes seeing Nirvana perform in Rome. 2. Johnston, E.K. The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim Dragons Live everywhere and they’re threatening to exterminate a Canadian town unless dragon slayer Owen, and his bard […]

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