Book Reviews

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  • Reviews by You!

    “Nation” by Terry Pratchett

    “Mystery Reading Challenge” (a wrapped book)

    I could not finish it because it was too boring.

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    “House of Night” by PC & Kristen Cast

    Reviewed by Donna

    This series is great to start off of but, there is now 10 books so I find it starting to drag on.
    I would still recommend this series to anyone.

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    “Allie Finkles Rules For Girls Book Number 4: Stage Fright” by Meg Cabot

    Reviewed by Keely

    Fiction
    Allie Finkles Rules For Girls Stage Fright is a very funny fictional book. Instead of chapters it goes by rules. Example: Rule one which is really chapter one says “It’s important to try to make your firends feel good about themselves as often as possible, then they’ll like you better. It’s a rule.” This book stars a 4th grade girl named Allie Finkle who goes to Pine Heights Elementary School. Her class is putting on a play called Princess Penelope and the Realm of Recycling that is based on what Allies class is learning in science. She wants to play the lead role of Princess Penelope but her best friend Sophie does to. What if Allie gets the part? Will Sophie be mad? It’s a matter of friendship and hatred when Sophie has an outburst at Allie. Do you think Sophie will be mad if Allie gets the part and she doesn’t? You’ll have to read the book and find out. If this book could be rated by stars, I would give it a five star rating because it is funny, only about 200 pages, and is extremely interesting. I would reccomend reading this book because it will blow your mind away!

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    “Gone” by Michael Grant

    Reviewed by Abby Rabishaw

    Science Fiction
    What would happen if everyone over fourteen just disappeared? Find out in Gone, the first of a new series, with a story centered around a battle of good and evil, a battle fought by kids. A good plotline, combined with fascinating characters, this book is a must read for all teens.

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    “Whale Talk”

    Reviewed by Donal O’Grady

    A funny, inspiring story that brings out the true meaning of sports: to work unconditionally together, build lasting friendships and just plain have fun. A book well worth reading for its understanding of what it means to be part of a team.

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New Materials

Try out these titles or others from our library!

This Song Will Save Your Life: A Novel, by Leila Sales

A Field Guide to High School: A Novel, by Marissa Walsh

Crunch Time, by Mariah Fredericks

Just Some Stuff I Wrote, by William Bell

I Am J, by Cris Beam

Teen Fiction – Paperbacks and Hardcover

New Junior Fiction

Junior Non-Fiction

Junior Francais Fiction et Non-Fiction

Junior movies

Junior magazines

E-Books (on Overdrive)


Teen Programs

Be sure to check our Calendar for the latest Children’s & Teens’ events!

CLICK HERE for the Children’s & Teens’ Department November 2018 Calendar!

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent, guardian or caregiver, and should not be left unattended at the library.  It is the responsibility of the parent, guardian or caregiver to supervise and safeguard their children.

 

 

  • Regular Programs

     

    LEGO Club:

    Every Saturday all day.

    LEGO are provided here at the library. Come on in to create something!

  • Seasonal Programs

    Snospree ~ Fun filled games and activities during the winter time.

    The Forest of Reading Program ~ Read a selected group of books from your category, rate how you like the books, write your name on a leaf, enter in monthly draws, & vote on your choice of a winner from your category!

    March Break ~ Take a break from school work and come on in to the Library for some fun filled activities!

    Summer Programs ~ TD Summer Reading Program is put together with other activities; look for “Teen Night” during this event.

    Christmas Programs ~ Christmas & Winter Break activities

    and more!!