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Submitted by: CKing on 10/20/2021 - 12:23pm
      It’s that special time of year again: the leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and the teens want that scary stuff. There’s no universal definition of “scary stuff,” though - different things give us all different feelings. Some people get really anxious when flying on an airplane, for example, especially when there’s turbulence; other folks barely notice. But there are some things which seem to cause fear across time and geography:...
Submitted by: CKing on 09/30/2021 - 5:49pm
  When is the last time you read a book that really, truly offended you? Maybe it wasn’t a book. Maybe it was a movie or a TV show, or something you read or saw online. (Did you read the comments? Why would you read the comments?)   What did you do about it? Did you complain? Who did you complain to? Your school and your library get feedback from people all the time. Sometimes it’s good! We love hearing what we’re doing well. More often, though...
Submitted by: CKing on 07/28/2021 - 3:45pm
Hello Teens! Here is your update on changes in Teen Space! My name is Colleen King and I’m the new Teen Librarian at Westerly Library & Wilcox Park! I will be keeping you up-to-date on our newest arrivals and all news pertaining to Teen Space. We are currently celebrating summer with Tails & Tales! Our Summer Reading Program is underway but it’s never too late to join! We are using the Beanstack Tracker app to log time spent reading this...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 06/02/2021 - 5:53pm
                        Hey Everyone! Summer is finally (unofficially) here and all month long we are celebrating Pride Month. Stop by the Teen Space to check out the wonderful books we've selected to celebrate equality, love and freedom. Pick up our featured Take & Make craft for the month and "Paint Your Pride!" If you are still enjoying ebooks & audiobooks check out these titles and more available on OverDrive. Have a wonderful week...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 05/06/2021 - 5:06pm
Happy May Everyone! Lets celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by highlighting some amazing YA authors. There are so many great and diverse reads it is hard to pick the best. Below are a few selections to get started on OverDrive. VIsit us in the Teen Space to check out our physical copies. Have a wonderful week!  The Iron Raven (Book 1)...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 04/24/2021 - 12:59pm
The 2021 Rhode Island Teen Book Award winner is in! Teens across the state voted The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas as their top pick. The full list of 2022 nominees can be found here. Below are a few titles available on OverDrive to get you started. Have a great weekend!...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 04/20/2021 - 1:50pm
Grab one of these new young adult titles for your next date with a park bench! As always find one as an ebook, see if it's available on ...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 04/19/2021 - 2:31pm
Hey Teens! Spring is here and there are so many new YA books to add to your TBR list. Start off the week by checking out these new titles available in OverDrive! Don't let the waitlist scare you place a hold because it's most likely worth the wait. Click the links below to see what else is available. Have a great week! Pride and Premeditation (Jane Austin Murder...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 04/13/2021 - 12:18pm
Check out some of the new young adult titles coming out this week, and find one as an ebook, see if it's available on ...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 04/12/2021 - 2:59pm
Hello and Happy Poetry Month! Today I am highlighting some YA Verse Novels in our collection. If you aren't familiar they are stories written in the form of poetry but don't always rhyme. They have become popular again lately because of some amazing new titles. It is a great way to enjoy a story in a new way. Check out the list below and see what they're all about.  Clap...

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