Monthly Archives: February 2016

Readers’ Corner: Alex Award Winners

We all love teen books, but sometimes you need a little variety. Every year, many amazing books are published that teens would love, but they end up in the Adult fiction section of the library. Luckily, there’s an award for that. The Alex Awards are given each year to ten books written for adults that have special appeal […]

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This Week at the Libray

March is Teen Tech Month at SIL.  Awesome opportunities abound for you to get your Tech on. Tuesday, March 1st Teen Advisory Group 3:30 PM – Granite Falls Library Want to make Granite Falls YOUR library? Join us for our monthly Teen Advisory Group and tell us what you think! Meet new people, discuss teen concerns, […]

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Vlog Squad: Up to this Point

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Weekend Book Giveaway: The Serpent King

This week we have an advanced readers copy of The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner. What you can’t see from this photo, is the awesome shine of serpent scales on the cover! From the publisher: Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life–at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who […]

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Top 3 Right Now: author Jeff Zentner

This week we are featuring Jeff Zentner, the author of The Serpent King, a brand new book coming out next month! (Check back tomorrow for your chance to win an advanced readers copy.) Jeff was kind enough to not only share his Top 3 Right Now, but an awesomely silly photo of him checking out […]

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You Count – Maintaining Balance: Set Goals

Your life is very busy – filled with school, sports, work, parents, activities, friends, etc. With a life this full, it can be challenging to balance everything you have going on. And it won’t get any easier as you begin to take steps into adulthood. So for the next few weeks, I’m going to offer […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Lockdown

Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith, the first in The Escape from Furnace Series 

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Readers’ Corner: Wasted

This week’s featured booklist is about a very important issue that affects many teens: drug and alcohol addiction. If you’re dealing with these issues yourself, or if you have a friend or loved one struggling, it can help to read a story of other teens in a similar situation. And if you’re lucky enough to be untouched by […]

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This Week at the Library – February 22-28, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Teen Gaming 3:30-5:00 PM Teens! Drop in for some video games on our Wii and Wii U! Mario Cart, Smash Brothers, Nintendoland and more! We’ve got board and card games too. Provided by Friends of the Monroe Library. Monroe Library DIY Teens: Pop Tab Bracelets 3:30-5:30 PM Feeling crafty? Have fun making […]

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Vlog Squad: Challenger Deep

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