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Got games?

Posted by Melissa Orth on November 7th, 2017

Did the October/November power outage leave you wanting for unplugged entertainment? Even when there isn’t a blackout, table top games are great for making new friends (or enemies depending on how competitive you are) and challenge your brain while providing stress-free fun.

You will find a collection of table top games you can check out for three weeks (and more with renewal) in the TeenZone, on the back side of the DVDs.

Some games you might want to try:

Exploding Kittens: take turns playing cards. Your turn ends when you pick up from the pile but watch out: if you get an Exploding Kitten and you don’t have a defuse card, you’re out of luck and out of the game.

Codenames: in this quick and easy to learn game, teams compete to contact the most spies in their network using one word clues that have multiple word connections on the board. The choose the right word to lead to your teams spies without meeting the assassin.

Pathfinder: Skull and Shackles base set: If you already play Pathfinder or Dungeons and Dragons, then you might enjoy the board game version of those adventure RPGs.

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