Teens

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2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Teens

Teens in a CircleWelcome teen visitors!

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You can reach us by phone at 860-652-7720.

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Upcoming Events

Teen on Decision Highway-copyright Creativa Images/Fotolia.comC2 Education LogoCollege Readiness Series ~

SAT vs. ACT:

Which Test is Right for You?

Who: Teens and their parents
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 6-7:30pm
Place: Friends Room

Learn the differences of the SAT and the ACT tests and which may be best for your college path. We will discuss timing and scoring, and provide examples of the reading, writing and math sections. Presented by Lynne Mica, Director of Glastonbury’s C2 Education Center. This workshop is open to both students and parents. Space is limited, so register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

 

Piggy Bank and Blackboard-copyright david_franklin/Fotolia.comHow to Pay for College

without Going Broke

Who: Teens and adults
When: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

It’s never too early to begin planning for college. Peter Leppones, CFP®, Apella Capital shares his more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry to help families and students as to “How to Pay for College without Going Broke." Parents of students who plan to attend any college or university will want to attend this seminar. What you will learn:

  • How families of all income levels may be eligible for financial aid;
  • Which colleges offer the best financial aid packages;
  • How to avoid costly mistakes on the FAFSA and CSS Profile;
  • How private universities can cost you less than a state school, and
  • How students can position themselves to be the best candidate and potentially receive more free money, and less loans.

Seating is limited, so registration is requested and begins August 17 online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.


Painted Pumpkin-copyright Africa Studio/Fotolia.comTeen Pumpkin Painting

Who: Teens in grades 9-12
When: Monday, October 30, 2017
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Place: Friends Room

Get in the spooky spirit of the season by painting and decorating your own mini-pumpkin! The design possibilities are endless and will leave you with the perfect fall decoration. All supplies are included. Space is limited, so register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

 

2017 Teens' Top Ten Nominees - Voting is Open!

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YALSA* announced the 2017 Teens’ Top Ten nominations PDF on April 13! The stars of the upcoming movie "Everything, Everything" announced the titles in a video you can see here! Teens across the country can vote on their favorite titles starting Video Play Button-copyright Soul wind/Fotolia.comAugust 15 until the end of Teen Read Week, which will be celebrated October 8-14. The winners will be announced on the following week.

You can have your

say and read it too!

 

The titles nominated for the 2017 Teens’ Top Ten are as follows:
(in order by author last name)

 

Nightstruck by Jenna Black (Tor Teen)

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The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux)

 

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken (Disney-Hyperion)

 

Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell (Disney Press)

 

Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum (Random House)

 

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (Margaret K. McElderry)

 

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard (Tor Teen)

 

Don’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan (Sourcebooks Fire)

 

The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle (Simon & Schuster)

 

We Will Not Be Silent by Russell Freedman (Clarion Books)

 

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow (Delacorte Press)

 

Genius: The Game by Leopoldo Gout (Feiwel & Friends)

 

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (Viking Books)

 

The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid (Simon & Schuster)

 

Starflight by Melissa Landers (Disney-Hyperion)

 

The Year We Fell Apart by Emily Martin (Simon & Schuster)

 

Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh (Random House)

 

Heartless by Marissa Meyer (Feiwel & Friends)

 

All We Have Left by Wendy Mills (Bloomsbury)

 

This is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp (Sourcebooks Fire)

 

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo (Flatiron Books)

 

Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Simon & Schuster)

 

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch (Simon & Schuster)

 

P.S. I Like You by Kasie West (Scholastic)

 

The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux)

 

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (Delacorte Press)


*YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association

 


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