Recommended

Spooky reads so the whole year can feel like Halloween.
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Our Youth Services staff have compiled the best books we've come across in 2019! These reads are great anytime, but makes for excellent reading over the summer!
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Our Hub staff have put together this list of books and films for teens looking to better understand current events and the history of racism in the United States. We hope these materials serve as a starting point for important conversations about race and social justice with family, friends, and your community.
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Still Want More Books?

Want to know about the library's newest books, news and events?

Sign up for Teen Scene Newsletter

After you fill in your name and email address, scroll down to the bottom of the page to the What to Read section, then check the box for Teen Scene.

Here's a list of suggested websites for what to read:

  • Teenreads
    The name speaks for itself - good reviews and features, and sometimes contests and giveaways.
  • YALSA - The Hub
    No relation to us, it's just a crazy coincidence! A great blog from the people at YALSA (Young Adult Library Services) covering all things book related. 
  • Read Kiddo Read
    Brought to you by blockbuster author James Patterson.

Publishers! Here are a few to get you started:

100 Books Before High School

100 Books Before High School

Reading all these recommended books can win you prizes! Teens and tweens in grades 4–8 can sign up for the 100 Books Before High School program and earn awesome prizes. Sign up and log books at ahml.beanstack.org.

Just for signing up, you’ll get a cool drawstring backpack. For every 20 books logged, you’ll earn a badge and a free book. Once you reach the summit of Mount 100 Books, you’ll earn a High School Survival Kit designed & built by our Teen Advisory Board, and include a USB power bank, mechanical pencil, mints, a super-pack of sticky notes, and so much more. 

All prize books and High School Survival Kits were generously funded by the Friends of the Library. Participants can only complete the program and earn prizes one time.

PRIZES AND PHYSICAL BADGES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP UNTIL THE LIBRARY REOPENS. PLEASE CHECK BACK ON THIS SITE FOR FUTURE UPDATES.

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eStuff

Looking for a book, but all copies are checked out? Or maybe you'd rather read or listen to a book on your mobile device? Check out our collection of eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! Click the links below to browse our collection. Need help? Step-by-step instructions can be found on the library's website or stop by the Hub Desk.

  • cloudLibraryDownload eBooks on your computer or mobile device.
  • hooplaStream movies, TV episodes, music, audiobooks, eBooks and eComics to your computer or mobile device.
  • RBdigital Magazines or Flipster: Read magazines for your computer or mobile device.