Teens

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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

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Teens

Welcome 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 …

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Teen Advisory Board

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time: 6-7pm
Place: Glastonbury Room

Pizza-Open Clip Art-toons4bizDo you have ideas about the types of programs we have or materials we purchase at the library? Let your voices be heard! Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join the Teen Advisory Board, where you’ll have a chance to help make the Welles-Turner Memorial Library an even better place for you and your friends. As a bonus, membership in TAB will look great on your resume and college applications! For more information, please call the Teen/Reference Desk at 860-652-7720. To register, click here.

 

Teen Scene

Upcoming Events / Services

Snow GlobeRed Bow-Open Clip Art-jonataSnow Globe Workshop

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Celebrate winter by creating a wintry scene that you can keep on your desk! We will be making our own snow globes using recycled materials and fun figurines. Oh, and did we mention glitter? A snow globe could be the perfect present for an important person in your life! All supplies are included. Space is limited, so please register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

 

PopcornFilm ReelMovie Night

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time: 6-8pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

It’s winter break, so why not spend a relaxing evening at the library? We’ll be watching a movie about a friendly but forgetful blue tang fish who searches for her long-lost parents. Hot chocolate and popcorn will be provided ~ all that’s missing is you! The movie is rated PG. For movie title or other information, as well as to register for the program, please call the reference desk at 860-652-7720. To register online, click here.

 

 

102016 Teens' Top Ten Titles

Video Play Button-copyright Soul wind/Fotolia.comThe results are in! YALSA* has announced the official titles of the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten. Teens all over the world voted starting August 15 with voting lasting through Teen Read Week™ (October 9-15, 2016).

The official 2016 Teens’ Top Ten titles are as follows:

1

Alive by Chandler Baker (Disney/Hyperion)

2

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf)

3

The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough (Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books)

4

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Macmillan/Henry Holt & Co.)

5

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon (Random House/Delacorte Press)

6

Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (Disney/Hyperion)

7

The Novice: Summoner: Book One by Taran Matharu (Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends)

8

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf)

9

When by Victoria Laurie (Disney/Hyperion)

10

Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls by Lynn Weingarten (Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse)


*YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association

 


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