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TEEN EVENTS/PROGRAMMING FALL 2018
CHECK OUT ALL THAT IS HAPPENING FOR TEENS THIS FALL!
UPCOMING EVENTS/PROGRAMS FOR TEENS, FALL 2018

TEEN ADVISORY GROUP (TAG):  MONDAYS, 2:30-3:30
9/17, 10/15, 11/19, (12/17?)


MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK GROUP:  THURSDAYS, 2:30-3:30
10/11, 11/15


TEEN CRAFTERNOONS:  TUESDAYS, 2:30-3:30
10/16, 11, 13 + SPECIAL SATURDAY SESSION, 12/1 AT 11 AM


YA FOR ADULTS & 11TH & 12 GRADERS BOOK GROUP:  MOSTLY MONDAYS, 6:45 PM
9/24, 10/29, 11/26 OR 12/3


SIGN UP ONLINE.  OTHER PROGRAMS TO BE ANNOUNCED SO WATCH THIS PAGE!
GIRLS WHO CODE IS RETURNING TO THE LIBRARY!
GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB FOR GIRLS IN GRADES 6-8 IS BACK!
GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB INFORMATION 2018-2019
  • For middle school girls (grades 6-8), limit of 10 participants.
  • Interested students must complete a short application.
  • Preference given to first-time participants and Hopkinton residents.  Waiting list will be started for others.
There will be an informational meeting for parents and students on:
Wednesday, Sept. 12th, at 6:30 in the library.  Interested participants should attend.  The application will be available then for girls to take and complete.

 
Club meets Wednesdays after school, 2:15-3:30, at the library.
Sept. 26th
Oct. 3rd, 10th, 17th
Nov. 7th, 14th, 28th
Dec. 5th (Dec. 19th?)
 
Jan. 9th, 16th, 23rd
Feb. 6th, 13th, 27th
March 6th, 13th (March 20th?)
 
Project Presentations will be held on a date to be determined in late March or early April at the library.

CONGRATULATIONS TO YA SUMMER READING WINNERS!
WEEK OF JUNE 18TH:
KAREN TANG 
ADITYA DUTTA


WEEK OF JUNE 25TH:
MADELEINE SRODAWA
ALEXANDRA HAGAN


WEEK OF JULY 2ND:
HOLLY THOMPSON
JENNIFER LEE


WEEK OF JULY 9TH:
AIDAN LECRONE
ERIN BELGER


WEEK OF JULY 16TH:
NITYA NAMBIAR
MERIN RHODES


WEEK OF JULY 23RD:
MIKAYLA MILLER
ELDEN ROZY


WEEK OF JULY 30TH:
MORGAN GEDMAN

TIFFANY MIKULIS

WEEK OF AUGUST 6TH:
OWEN MITCHELL
DEIRDRE BELGER


WEEK OF AUGUST 13TH:
MEERA PARTHASARATHY
SOFIA LUCE


GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
ALLISON CINELLI


WINNER OF ROCK CANDY COUNT:
JENNIFER LEE  (CAME CLOSEST WITH GUESS OF 450)


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS!

Books for Middle School Boys and Middle School Girls
A List of Recommended Titles from the Young Adult Section
Have you read most (or all) of the books in the Children's section of the library and want to check out some possible titles in the Young Adult section?  Click on the link for a list of exciting and appropriate titles in the YA section that might interest middle school boys and girls!

/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Books%20for%20middle%20school%20boys(2).pdf

/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Books%20for%20middle%20school%20girls.pdf

 
2017 is over, on to 2018
What books will YOU read this year?
2017, the 50th Anniversary of the Young Adult Novel, is over!  I almost reached my goal of reading 100 young adult books (I read 92!).  How did you do?  

Here is my new 2018 list, so you can watch it grow along with me!
1.  Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman
2.  Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely
3.  Dear Martin by Nic Stone
4.  Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda
5.  Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman
6. Blood and Sand by C.V. Wyk
7.  The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed (reread)
8.  100 Days by Nicole McInnes
9.  Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
10.  Love & Other Train Wrecks by Leah Konen
11.  Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya Bolden
12.  The Dark Intercept by Julia Keller
13.  Immortal Reign by Morgan Rhodes
14.  We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
15.  Tarnished City by Vic James
16.  All We Can Do is Wait by Richard Lawson
17.  Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson
18.  The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt
19.  Things I'm Seeing Without You by Peter Bognanni
20.  See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles
21.  Everless by Sara Holland
22.  As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti
23.  The Speaker by Traci Chee
24.  The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro
25.  The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen by Katherine Howe (reread)
26.  Blood of a Thousand Stars by Rhoda Belleza
27.  The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
28.  Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
29.  A Psalm for Lost Girls by Katie Bayerl
30.  Not if I Save You First by Ally Carter
31.  In Her Skin by Kim Savage
32.  Lights Camera Disaster  by Erin Dionne
33.  Disappeared by Francisco Stork
34.  A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (reread) by Mackenzi Lee
35.  Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne
36.  Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett
37.  Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian
38.  A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi
39.  War Storm by Victoria Aveyard
40.  Tradition by Brendan Kiely
41.  A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah Maas
42.  Allied by Amy Tintera
43.  Legendary by Stephanie Garber
44.  Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (reread)
45.  Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier
46.  The Opposite of Here by Tara Altebrando
47.  A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir
48.  Blink by Sasha Dawn
49.  Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (reread)
50.  Furyborn by Claire Legrand
51.  Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
52.  Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
53.  Dawn of Legends by Eleanor Herman
54.  King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard (reread)
55.  Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl
56.  Caraval by Stepanie Garber (reread)
57.  The Emerald Sea by Richelle Mead
58.  The Ruinous Sweep by Tim Wynne-Jones
59.  Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson
60.  Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez
61.  The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas
62.  The Other Side of Lost by Jessi Kirby
63.  These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch
64.  Alex, Approximately (reread) by Jenn Bennett
65.  Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne
66.  All of This is True by Lygia Day Penaflor
67.  The Traitor's Ruin by Erin Beaty



Anne Thie, Young Adult Librarian  

Follow me on Twitter at:

YAhoplibrarian@YAhoplibrarian

for the latest on new books, author links, what I've read, and upcoming programs at the library!

My normal hours are:

Mondays, 12 to 8
Tuesdays, 9 to 5
Wednesdays, 12 to 8
Thursdays, 9 to 5
Fridays, 12 to 8


Teens and tweens - drop by, introduce yourselves, and ask for recommendations!  Tell me your favorite books, authors, series, games, movies, shows, and music - help me get to know what you would like in your library!  

I just finished reading:  One of Us is LyingThe Leaf Reader, and The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, to name a few.  

Read in the past year:  Zenn Diagram, Shadowcaster, Count All Her Bones, and so many more!

Can't wait to read:  FirebrandA Million Junes,Our Dark Duet, and a pile of others!