Sign Up for Fall Events

You can now sign up for our fall teen events!  Just go to our calendar of events to register.

Cashflow Cash Flow: The Financial Literacy Board Game
Saturday, September 26, 10:00 a.m. OR 1:30 p.m.
Teens and adults can learn financial literacy the fun way, by playing a board game! Registration required.

NailsHalloween Nail Art
Friday, October 30, 3:30 p.m.
Need the perfect nail art for Halloween? Use our polish to make your own scary, creepy, fun, or crazy manicure. Need a special color or type of polish? Feel free to bring it to the program! Grades 7-12. Registration required. (Photo from “500 Nail Designs” by Chelsea Franklin.)

August 25, 2015 at 1:33 pm Leave a comment

Donate Your Old Books!

If you have books you didn’t love and you need more space in your room for new books, donate your old stuff to the library book sale! Until September 12 we’ll take your old books for our book sale – just drop them off at the library. Make room for new stuff, and then come to the sale in September to buy. Someone else’s donation could be your treasure!

August 18, 2015 at 6:15 pm Leave a comment

New Audiobooks

Going on vacation and need something to listen to during a long car trip? Try an audiobook! All the teen audiobooks are in the teen section of the library.

TalonCD Talon by Julie Kagawa
CD Book
In a world in which near-extinct dragons pass as humans to grow their numbers secretly, siblings Ember and Dante Hill prepare for destined positions in the world of Talon only to be hunted by a dragon-slaying soldier.
 UnlikelyHeroCD The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten
CD Book
Adam not only is trying to understand his OCD, while trying to balance his relationship with his divorced parents, but he’s also trying to navigate through the issues that teenagers normally face, namely the perils of young love.
PerfectionistsPlayaway The Perfectionists by Sara Shepard
Forging a friendship based on their mutual hatred of a philandering boy, five girls imagine a perfect way to kill him and must prove their innocence when he is killed in the exact manner they envisioned.
 SaintAnythingCD Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
CD Book
Sydney’s charismatic older brother Peyton has always been the center of attention in the family, but when he’s sent to jail, Sydney struggles to find her place at home and the world until she meets the Chathams, including gentle, protective Mac, who makes her feel seen for the first time.

August 12, 2015 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Check Out These New Sequels

OffThePage Off the Page by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer
Sequel to: Between the Lines

When Delilah is united with Oliver, a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairytale, the line between what is on the page and what is possible is blurred, and all must be resolved for the two to live happily ever after.

TheodoreBooneFugitive Theodore Boone: The Fugitive by John Grisham
Theodore Boone Series #5

On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo’s quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger than he’s ever been in before.

The Hunted by Matt De La Pena
Sequel to: The Living

After surviving the earthquake and tsunami, Shy manages to make it back to land, but he’s far from safe because a secret his cruise ship coworker Addie shared with him is one that people have killed for, and now that Shy knows, he’s become a moving target.

PSIStillLoveYou P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
Sequel to: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

On her sixteenth birthday Claire discovers strange things happening and when her mother reveals their family secret which explains the changes, Claire feels her world, as she has known it to be, slowly slipping away.

Firefight Firefight by Brandon Sanderson
Sequel to: Steelheart

David and the Reckoners continue their fight against the Epics, humans with superhuman powers, except they may have met their match in Regalia, a High Epic who resides in Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan.

MissMayhem Miss Mayhem by Rachel Hawkins
Sequel to: Rebel Belle

Harper Price and her new boyfriend and oracle David Stark face new challenges as the powerful Ephors seek to claim David for their own.

August 5, 2015 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

We have our winners!

UnmaskSloganThanks to everyone who signed up and read this summer. You guys read 2571 hours in 7 weeks!!! Congratulations to all our winners.


Sign-Up Prize:
• $20 Target gift card
Kayla Baumgartner

Grand prizes:
• $20 Chipotle gift card
Danny Bennett
Cameron Simpson

• $20 DQ gift card
Gigi Spratley
Grace Rupsis
Su Shanahan

• $20 Gamestop gift card
Alex Gauss
Nathan Elliott

• $20 Kohl’s gift card
Josie Gloss
Katie Hanson
Neve Ryan
Ashley Tureson

• $20 Studio Movie Grill gift card
Paige Terpstra
Kaitlin Kilgore

• $20 Target gift card
Amber Dotson
Rielle DeSoto
Seth Rieske
Megan Garazin
Cameron Stewart
Mylene Leshchenko
Joseph Mustafa
Nate Keough

• Vertical Endeavors (Glendale Heights) Indoor Rock Climbing Pass for 2 Climbers
Abby Spratley
Grace Matthews
Jenna Palka

Bonus Grand Prizes
• iFly Indoor Skydiving Gift Card
Delaney Bethel

• Kindle Fire HDX 7”
June Ludwig

July 29, 2015 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Fun with Washi Tape!

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July 26, 2015 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

This is it! Record your final hours today!


Today is the last day of Summer Reading! Make sure you come in and record all your final hours before we close at 5:00 p.m. It’s been a great summer, so thanks to everyone who joined the reading program and came to teen events this summer. Grand prize winners will be notified by phone on Wednesday, July 29.

July 25, 2015 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

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