What’s New in the Teen Collection
North Hampton Public Library subscribes to the Library Bill of Rights. The library provides access to all library materials for all users, including internet access, within the library’s policies regarding acceptable use of the internet.
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This commitment to provide free unfiltered access to information for all includes, but is not limited to, the NHPL public access computers, chromebooks/ boxes, laptops, and any other wired or wireless device used within the library.
Note to Winnacunnet students: the school bus makes an afternoon stop at the North Hampton Public Library for your convenience.
New in 2020!
Teen-led Creative Writing Club for young adults ages 11 and up. The group meets every Tuesday afternoon in the Teen Room.
Come enjoy Teen Mondays each week from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Free programs for teens ages 11 and up, and the activity changes every week — so watch the NHPL calendar for each Monday’s fun new event.
See below for more about upcoming programs:
Need a good book recommendation for your favorite Star
Wars character? Let us know and we’ll find it for you!
Meanwhile, here are some book picks for select Star War
characters – excerpted from an article published by
Brooke Windsor in The Hub, courtesy of the Young Adult
Library Service Organization (YALSA).
JOIN Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
TAG members brainstorm programs and activities,
and help to plan and lead them.
JOIN US! You have a voice. Let’s hear it!
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 Connie at 964-6326 or email
Teen Book Finder
The Teen Book Finder from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a free app to help 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.
DON’T BE FOOLED BY FAKE NEWS!
Here are excellent fact-checking resources:
Media Bias/Fact Check https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/ The most comprehensive media bias resource on the internet. There are currently 2800+ media sources listed in this database and growing every day.
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 https://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.
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.
Search NoveList for suggestions.
Amazing Audiobooks — Fabulous Fiction — Great Graphic Novels
Ask us for the Young Adult Library Services Association’s best recommendations for 2019
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: