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Teens’ Top Ten Voting now open

Posted by Melissa Orth on September 28th, 2017

If you visit the TeenZone and see a display near the beginning of Teen Fic and facing the computers, you will find the 25 books nominated for the Teens’ Top Ten.

It is up to YOU to narrow down what titles will make the final ten favorites. VOTE now!

You have until October 14 to cast your ballot. Then wait until the end of Teen Read Week on October 18 to learn which books made the Teens’ Top Ten 2017.


YA SYNC – Free Audiobooks For Teens

Posted by Melissa Orth on July 26th, 2017

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens or anyone who considers themselves audiobook listeners.

From now until August 16, 2017, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – a current young adult titles along with thematically paired classic or required summer reading title.

Sign up for email and text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at

March Madness Book Championship

Posted by Melissa Orth on February 27th, 2017

It’s nearly time! The second annual March Madness Book Championship brackets are just about ready for YOU to vote on between March 6 and April 2.

16 titles will go against each other and only one will win. Each week, you can vote online or on paper in the TeenZone. The winners of each pairing move on to the next week’s match up so who knows? A manga romance might beat a murder mystery or the true tale of Lizzie Borden might defeat the historical fiction based on a WWII tragedy. You decide.

Stay tuned and watch this space or check the Curtis Memorial Library social media streams or stop by the TeenZone to vote starting Monday March 6.

Here’s a sneak preview of some of the books that will appear on the bracket: