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Submitted by: SBarta on 03/30/2016 - 2:01pm
We are down to the final two books: V for Vendetta and The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim.  Which should win?   Loading...
Submitted by: SBarta on 03/23/2016 - 11:07am
The battle of the books is down to 4 contenders!  V for Vendetta, The Woods, The Story of Owen and If I Stay.  What title will come out on top?  Vote now!   Loading...
Submitted by: SBarta on 03/05/2016 - 1:03pm
It is that time of year - March Madness!  Don't worry, you don't have to know anything about basketball because this one is for the book lovers.  We are started with sixteen fantastic books, and each week two books will battle it out until only one book remains.  Who will win the Westerly Teen Space March Madness Battle of the Books, so vote today! We are now down to eight titles!  Vote now! Loading...
Submitted by: SBarta on 02/24/2016 - 4:55pm
Try one of these titles!  All of these books were read by teens who participated in winter book bingo! 1. Through the Woods, by Emily Carrol 2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie 3. Witch (bk. 3 & 4), by James Patterson 4. Midwinterblood, by Marcus Sedgwick 5. Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah 6. Found, by Margaret Peterson Haddix 7. Neighborhood Sharks, by Katherine Roy 8. A Night Divided, Jennifer Nielsen 9. El...
Submitted by: SBarta on 11/09/2015 - 2:31pm
These titles were selected and voted on by teens across the country.  What do you think?  Pick any of these titles, and submit a review through the teen website and you'll recieve a free book!    The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen: Young King Jaron has had nothing but trouble with his advisors and regents since he ascended the throne of Carthya, and now...
Submitted by: SBarta on 10/26/2015 - 11:15am
We are conducting a teen survey, which will help us make plans for the physical teen space and guide future programs.  Please, take our survey and help shape the future of teen services at the Westerly Library.  This survey is for teens in grades 6-12. Loading...
Submitted by: SBarta on 09/03/2015 - 3:45pm
What a summer here at the Westerly Library Teen Space!  This was my first summer at the Westerly Library, and the first big teen summer program here in recent years, so I was a little nervous about how the summer would go.  Of course, the summer turned out great and we had a lot of fun.  I want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated by attending programs, reading books and volunteering.  The official reading stats are quite...
Submitted by: SBarta on 06/08/2015 - 3:09pm
The 2016 RI Teen Book Award nominations are out, and the list looks great!  What are your favorites? All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill* And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard* Better Off Friends by Elizabeth Eulbert Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn* Dogs of War by Sheila Keenan Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming Forget Me...
Submitted by: SBarta on 06/08/2015 - 2:54pm
The Westerly Public Library Teen Summer Program combines reading and fun library programs for some great prizes!   Here’s how you can participate: For every book, magazine, manga, graphic novel, etc. you read, you fill out one card (available in the Teen Space) Every card you fill out automatically earns you a free small prize (book, bag of candy, coupon, etc.). Enter your card into the drawing for one of our four prize packs! Every library...

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