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Teens

Teens Are A-RoundWelcome 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

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Heart-by tomas aradWho: Teens in grades 7 & up
When: Friday, February 12, 2016
Time: 3:30pm
Place: Friends Room

Get ready to celebrate the loveliest holiday, and show off your decorating kills. We will be designing and devouring delicious cupcakes in honor of Valentine’s Day. Space is limited, so register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

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Who: Adults and young adults ages 12+
When: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 6:30pm
Place: Friends Room

Master Wildlife Conservationist Paul Colburn’s presentation focuses on the natural history of black bears in Connecticut, an overview of black bear habitat, diet, behavior and current research efforts. It also provides recommendations for optimum coexistence with our black bear population. Seating is limited, so registration is requested and begins February 24 online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

Audio Performer R C Bray-Used with PermissionMeet the Voice of The Martian

Who: All ages
When: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time: 7pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Astronaut on Mars-copyright adrenalinapura/Fotolia.comEver wonder who that voice on your audio book belongs to? R.C. Bray, Audie Award-winner for his performance as Mark Watney in Andy Weir’s The Martian, gives us an inside look at the fastest growing medium in entertainment. He will share the ups and downs … but mostly ups! ... of his career in the audio book industry. All ages welcome to this fun and relaxed program. Seating is limited, so registration is requested and begins March 16 online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

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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)

 

Video Play Button-Copyrighted ImageCheck out the video featuring 2015 Teen Read Week™ spokesperson, Bella Thorne!

Happy Reading!

For more information about Teen Read Week, click here.

 

*YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association


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