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Take home a wind chime craft kit

Celebrate spring and the beauty of outdoors with a handcrafted beaded wind chime!  Reserve a kit for April Vacation Week, starting Thursday, April 15.  Each kit contains all the materials you'll need to make one beaded wind chime. Bead colors and selection will vary. 

For youth ages 11-18.  One kit per person, please.  To reserve yours, please call the Library at 508/946-2470.  You can pick up your kit at the Library or ask us to arrange a Curbside pickup.

This program is made possible through the CARES Act funding to Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. 

 

Teens

Featured Titles - April 2021

Agony HouseAgony House by Cherie Priest

In the attic of the old house her mother plans on turning into a bed-and-breakfast, seventeen-year-old Denise finds a mysterious comic book that may hold the answer to why terrifying things are happening in the house. [Graphic Novel]  Grade 7+.  

Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

A gang leader's son finds his effort to go straight for the sake of his child challenged by a loved one's brutal murder, in a poignant exploration of Black coming-of-age set seventeen years before the events of the award-winning The Hate U Give Grade 9+.  


How to change everything: the young human's guide to protecting the planet and each other

How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other by Naomi Klein

Forget everything you think you know about climate change. This book explains why the planet desperately needs our help and how you can use your power to change the world through climate activism.  Grade 6+.  

If I'm Being Honest

If I'm Being Honest by Emily Wibberley

A queen bee with a mean-girl reputation struggles to win the affection of her crush by making amends to those she has wronged, including a kindhearted gamer who appreciates her blunt honesty Grade 8+. 

 

Initial Insult

Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis

Mindy McGinnis draws inspiration from Edgar Allan Poe and masterfully delivers a dark, propulsive mystery in alternating points of view that unravels a friendship . . . forevermore.   Grade 9+. 



The Lake

The Lake by Natasha Preston

Seventeen-year-old best friends Esme and Kayla return to Camp Pine Lake as counselors in training, but the dark secret they have been hiding for nine years is back to haunt them.  Grade 7+.  



We Free the Stars

We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal

Book 2 of Sands of Arawiya.  In a world inspired by ancient Arabia, seventeen-year-old Zafira and the sultan's son Nasir continue their quest to uncover a lost magic artifact and discover that the prize they seek may be even more dangerous than any of their enemies.  Grade 9+.  

What's New

Magazines can now be read online using OverDrive or the Libby app.
You can now borrow one of two role-playing sets for up to two months, giving you plenty of time to learn the rules of the game and complete an adventure.