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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 every year! Check out these recent titles added to the Young Adult collection to celebrate! Click on the image to request that title from the catalog. Fiction Libros en español

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SAT Strategy Session

Thursday, September 29 at 5pm Are you wondering if you should take the SAT®? What are the tips and strategies to master it? Can these tests help you get a scholarship? What about test optional schools? This program is virtual and is hosted by The Princeton Review.  Participants will be entered in a raffle to […]

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Harry Potter Bingo

Monday, August 1 at 3pm Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday (July 31st) with Bingo! There will be themed prizes for winners! For teens in grades 6-12 Please register by clicking the above button.

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College readiness

Whether you’re heading to college this fall or just starting to look into your options, we’ve got the resources to help you! Online databases: Peterson’s Test Prep brainfuse Help Now Books:

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College Essay Workshop

Do you need help crafting the perfect college essay? Join Lisa Desberg of Slay the Essay for a 3 day workshop to write a stellar essay! You will receive professional guidance and immediate feedback from someone who has 20 years experience teaching English and helping hundreds of seniors write their essays! Bring your laptop or […]

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Disability Pride Month

Ever since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed on July 26, 1990, the month of July has been recognized as Disability Pride Month. Boston was actually the first place to hold a Disability Pride Day! Learn more about Disability Pride Month here. Below is a selection of books available for teens that are […]

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Author visit with Marisa Urgo

Wednesday, July 20 at 4pm Join local YA author Marisa Urgo to discuss her debut novel The Gravity of Missing Things! Talk about the book, ask her about her writing process, how she got published – anything you want! “Flight 133 disappeared over the ocean. No wreckage. No distress signal. Just gone. Suddenly, everyone on […]

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S.T.E.A.M. Your Passion

Wednesday, July 13 at 3pm Cynde McInnis shares her story about how she took her childhood passion for whales and made it her career. She will introduce students to whales and how they are researched today illustrating that you can take many different paths to find the career that you are looking for. Science, technology, […]

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MA Teen Choice Book Award

The Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award is a brand new award created in 2022! It’s the only book award in Massachusetts selected by teens! The list of nominees was selected by a panel of public and school librarians. Teens are invited to read the titles below so they’re prepared to vote in September! For more […]