Hamilton, pixel art, button-making, and cosplay! Here is a look at the programs we have for teens at FRVPLD during the month of September:
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With your FRVPLD library card, you can download three songs per week from Freegal Music, and they're yours forever. Here are a few albums I'm currently obsessed with that are also available to download on Freegal:
As part of the library's Summer Reading Challenge, teens have been writing about books they've enjoyed on Recommended Read entries, which enter them into weekly drawings for prizes. Take a look at some recent recommendations teens have submitted, and find something new to read!
We have some fun programs coming up for teens in March at the Dundee Library. For programs that require registration, you may register in person, by phone at 847-428-3661 (press 3), or via the online calendar.
Graphic novels tell stories through text and art. While the exact definition of the term “graphic novel” has been endlessly debated, for the purposes of this blog we will include serialized comics (collected volumes), manga (Japanese comics, which are read from back to front, right to left), and stand-alone works. For my Top 5 graphic novels post, I’m focusing on graphic novels in the teen collection.
Let's forget about the cold and read about love. Here are some new teen books that deal with crushes, longing, heartbreak, butterflies, and coping with circumstances that keep people apart.
Audacity by Melanie Crowder, about women's labor rights activist Clara Lemlich, was December's book club pick. Members enjoyed the novel in verse format, where the book is written as poetry instead of prose. See below for more YA titles written in verse:
It's Winter Break! Since it's freezing (and probably snowing) outside and you're stuck inside the house, I recommend bundling up in your favorite chair and relaxing with a good book. Here are some of the latest additions to the teen collection: