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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 […]

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YA books for Pride

Check out a selection of LGBTQ+ young adult books that have been released in the past year! You can find these and many more in the Teen Zone! See one you like? Click the image to request it from our catalog!

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Virtual author event with Andrew Joseph White

June 14 at 7pm Join debut author Andrew Joseph White for a Pride Month discussion about his YA horror dystopia novel, Hell Followed With Us, about embracing the monster within and unleashing its power against your oppressors. Sixteen-year-old trans boy Benji is on the run from the cult that raised him—the fundamentalist sect that unleashed […]