Category Archives: New Books

#BiWeek and #BannedBooksWeek

Crayola B.    September 25, 2016

#BiWeek celebrates bisexual people and bisexuality from September 19-26, 2016. #BannedBooksWeek celebrates your freedom to read any book you like — no matter who thinks you shouldn’t be reading it at all — from September 25-October 1, 2016. And given that the teen book review magazine VOYA came under fire this past week for recommending that a particular book be restricted to… Read more »

Spring 2016 Highlights: Read, Review, Repeat

Crayola B.    March 2, 2016

NEW for Spring 2016! Young teens and older tweens can pick up advance reading copies of books in exchange for your honest reviews. One book at a time. You must register in person at the Youth Services desk to choose your book. Program continues while supplies last, and the books are yours to keep. If you have any questions, you… Read more »

Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Joanne T    February 16, 2014

Hayley Kincain is a high school senior who has never been to high school. Her dad, Andy, a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, keeps moving them.  He is trying to outrun his memories of these wars.  Andy Kincain has PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.The reader can feel Hayley’s fear and panic whenever she does not know where… Read more »