What’s New in the Teen Collection
We’re looking for radical ideas!
Are you interested in teen book activities, teen movie screenings, or other events at the library? Do you have suggestions for events or books?
Call the Connie at the Youth Department at 964-6326
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teen Book Finder
The Teen Book Finder from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access the past three years’ of YALSA’s awards and lists.
It is currently only available for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad.
Visit YALSA’s site to try it out.
Musical titles that rock:
Rock out with the power of your NHPL library card on hoopla. Shuffle all of your borrowed albums on hoopla to create your perfect back to school soundtrack.
Amazing Audiobooks — Fabulous Fiction — Great Graphic Novels
Ask us for the Young Adult Library Services Association’s best recommendations for 2018
Hang out at the Teen Room every day after school. Use computers, listen to music, do homework, or generally hang out.
Play Wii — internet — make a stop motion video — enjoy movies
♥ Love your library? ♥
Ask us about volunteer opportunities and our Library Liaison position
Are you a teen looking for a job or work experience?
Here are some great resources to check out:
I can’t believe that!
Let’s check the Facts!
Fact-checking sites we recommend: Factcheck https://www.factcheck.org/ This project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by the president and top administration officials, as well as congressional and party leaders. YES, the site accepts questions!
Politifact http://www.politifact.com/ This nonpartisan fact-checking website strives to sort out the truth in American politics. It is managed by the Tampa Bay Times, which is owned by the Poynter Institute, a nonprofit school for journalists. Its Truth-O-Meter rulings have six ratings, from True to Pants on Fire.
Snopes https://www.snopes.com/ The site was founded to research urban legends and has grown into the oldest and largest fact-checking site on the Internet. A good resource for checking popular culture stories shared on the web.
Announcing 2018 Book Award winners
And the winners are…
Isinglass Book Award 2018
goes to Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
Flume Book Award 2018
goes to Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
(nominees for 2018-2019 are here)