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2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Teens

Teens in a Circle-copyrighted imageWelcome teen visitors! Since you’ve arrived here @ wtmlib.info, you know that you can visit us virtually as well as at our Main Street scene. You might be surprised, though, by all that there is for you here. So, as long as you’re here, take a look around …

Did you know that you can also visit us on Facebook? We look forward to your visits – in person, on Facebook and, here, on our web site!

 

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Upcoming Events / Services

Coloring Page and Pencils-copyright tomer turjeman/Fotolia.comColoring Afternoon

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 2:30-3:30pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

The school year is in full swing, so why not stop by the library for a chance to color your stress away? We’ll listen to music and have a wide assortment of coloring pages and pencils available –but feel free to bring your own supplies. Get ready to relax and let your creativity flow. Please register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720 so we have enough materials for everyone.

 

Painted Pumpkin-copyright Africa Studio/Fotolia.comPumpkin Painting

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Friday, October 21, 2016
Time: 3:30-5pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Get in the spooky spirit of the season by painting and decorating your own mini-pumpkin! Create the scariest face your mind can imagine, or do the opposite and cover your pumpkin with hearts. The possibilities are endless and will leave you with the perfect fall decoration. All supplies are included. Space is limited, so register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

Vote Now Button-copyright Aquir/Fotolia.comTeens' Top Ten Books of 2016

The following article is from YALSA*

Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Voting is open from August 15 through Teen Read Week, which is October 9-15, 2016! The Top Ten titles will be announced the week of October 17, 2016, so check back to see the winners! Vote for up to 3 Books.

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This video highlights the nominations for 2016.
How many have you read so far?

 

 

102015 Teens' Top Ten Titles

The following article is from YALSA*

The results are in! YALSA has announced the official titles of the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten. Teens all over the world voted starting August 15 with voting lasting through Teen Read Week™ (October 18-24, 2015). Altogether, over 27,000 votes were cast for the 24 nominees.

The official 2015 Teens’ Top Ten titles are as follows:

1

The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Scholastic)

2

I Become Shadow by Joe Shine. (Soho Teen)

3

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han. (Simon & Schuster)

4

My Life with the Walter Boys by Ali Novak. (Sourcebooks)

5

Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas. (Bloomsbury)

6

The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare. (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)

7

The Young Elites by Marie Lu. (Penguin/G.P. Putnam's Sons)

8

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson. (Macmillan/ Henry Holt & Company)

9

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson. (Simon & Schuster)

10

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith. (Hachette/Poppy)


*YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association

 


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