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Mental Health Resources for Teens

This month is Mental Health Awareness Month. Check out these resources for teens below. NAMI NAMI Massachusetts YouForward The Trevor Project National Suicide Prevention Hotline Teen depression facts Books Free to take from the Teen Zone Visit the Teen Zone to grab a free copy of Let’s Talk About It: A Graphic Guide to Mental […]

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AAPI Heritage Month 2022

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Check out the books below written by AAPI authors. Click on the image to request the book from our catalog. Fiction Graphic Novels

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Teens’ Top Ten

Each year teens are asked to vote for the best books released the previous year. Here are the top ten books chosen that were released in 2020! To see a list of all the nominees click here. Click on the images below to request that book from the catalog.

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Transgender Awareness Week

The week of November 13-19 is recognized as Trasgender Awareness Week, leading up to November 20, which is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Trans Week is a time to raise the visibility of transgender people and address the issues they face. For more information, visit here. Need help or someone to talk to? Check out these […]

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Native American Heritage Month ’21

November is Native American Heritage Month! Check out these young adult titles that have recently been added to our collection. Fiction Titles Click on the image to request that title from our catalog Graphic Novels Non-fiction Titles

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Banned Books Week 2021

Every September, the American Library Association (ALA) holds Banned Books Week which celebrates our freedom to read. It highlights attempts (both past and current) of the censorship of books in schools and libraries. Unsurprisingly, most challenged books contain LGBTQ+ content, race, sexual situations, or anti-Christian viewpoints. The vast majority of challenged books are also titles […]

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Climate Preparedness Week

September 24-30 is recognized as Climate Preparedness Week by Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW). They provide educational events and resources to help communities better prepare for extreme weather events. For more info visit here. Below are some books about climate change (a major factor in extreme weather). Click on the image to request the […]

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Pirates!

September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day! Did you know that you can learn Pirate on the Mango Languages app? Create a free account with your library card and become an expert in Pirate! Check out one of these swashbuckling tales! Click the image to request that title from our catalog. Books Movies