You are invited to join the Granby Library Teen Advisory Board (tab)!

HAVE YOU HEARD THAT THERE IS A GREAT NEW LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT IN THE WORKS? HELP MAKE A NEW MODERN LIBRARY IN GRANBY HAPPEN! A SEPARATE TEEN ROOM WITH SEATING, COMPUTERS AND MORE IS IN THE NEW LIBRARY DESIGN. JOIN GRANBY LIBRARY TEENS TO HELP CREATE GREAT TEEN SERVICES, A FUNDRAISER FOR THE NEW LIBRARY & MORE!

Benefits of tab membership:

  • RECEIVE COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
  • LOOKS GREAT ON YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION!
  • GET YOUR SAY IN WHAT ACTIVITIES THE LIBRARY OFFERS & WHAT MATERIALS WE ORDER
  • MEET NEW PEOPLE
  • ADDS LEADERSHIP SKILLS TO JOB APPLICATIONS
  • BECOME INVOLVED AT ANY LEVEL.
  • FREE FOOD- PIZZA AT MEETINGS!
  • JUST FOUR MEETINGS A YEAR – APRIL, OCTOBER, DECEMBER & FEBRUARY

 

come to our first meeting this year!

fri., april 29th at 2:30pm.

at the granby library – a granby school bus drops off in front of the library if needed.

Hope to see you on Friday, April 29th.. If you are interested but cannot make it please email me or call me at the library (see my card).

 

You do not need to bring anything ~but ideas to the meeting. Jot down books/ series that you would like to see in the teen area, ideas for a fundraiser that the Teen Advisory Group could easily do (something that is not done at schools/ organizations in town).

 

 

Check out our “GranbyTeens” Facebook Page! Become a friend of page if you are not already.

 

Janice McArdle, Librarian

Upcoming opportunites:

Volunteer Hours! If you would like to help out at the Friends of the Library Book and Bake Sale come to the library at 8:15am. or at 2:00pm. on March 16th (raindate April 30th).

 

Got Books? If you have any books you have read and are ready to clean your bookshelves please bring your donations of children’s & teen books to the library. I will keep for our collection the books we do not have.

 

Talents? Do you have special talents that you would like to share with youth this summer? Are you fast with a yo-yo? Do you fiddle around with Legos? Is Origami your thing? Play chess? Please let me know if you’d like to pair up with a friend and teach some younger kids.

Possibility of new Writing Group

The library is working on pulling together a new writing group for teens and adults. Let us know if you are interested and we will keep you in the loop.

e-mail Janice at tjmcardle@comcast.net

New Books for October

Young Adult Fiction

Beautiful Darkness – Kami Garcia

Behemoth – Scott Westerfeld

Boys, Girls & Other Hazardous Materials

Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins

The Curse Of The Wendigo – Rick Yancey

A Field Guide For Heartbreakers – Kristen Tracy

Forge – Laurie Halse Anderson

The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

Immortal Beloved – Cate Tiernan

Leviathan – Scott Westerfeld

Misguided Angel – Melissa De La Cruz

MockingJay – Suzanne Collins

Not That Kind Of Girl – Siobhan Vivian

Radiance – Alyson Noel

Tweet Heart – Elizabeth Rudnick

Waiting For You – Susane Colasanti

 

Young Adult Audio

Haunted – P.C. Cast

Tempted – P.C. Cast

 

New Books for September

Young Adult Fiction

Annexed – Sharon Dogar

The Ask And The Answer – Patrick Ness

Beach Blondes – Katherine Applegate

Blindsided – Priscilla Cummings

The Exiled Queen – Cinda Williams Chima

Fallout – Ellen Hopkins

Getting The Girl – Markus Zusak

The Last Apprentice: Rise Of The Huntress – Joseph Delaney

Monsters Of Men – Patrick Ness

The Replacement – Brenna Yovanoff

Sweep: Night’s Child – Cate Tiernan

Torment – Lauren Kate

Wicked – Sara Shepard

Young Adult Audio

Betrayed – P.C. Cast

New Books for August

Young Adult Fiction

Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie – Jordan Sonnenblick
Flawless – Sara Shepard
Guardian Of The Gate – Michelle Zink
If I Stay – Gayle Forman
The Knife Of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness
The Lonely Hearts Club – Elizabeth Eulberg
Mocking Jay – Suzanne Collins
The Monstrumologist – Rick Yancey
Possessed – Kate Cann
Revolver – Marcus Sedgwick
Siren – Tricia Rayburn
Upstate – Kalisha Buckhanon

Young Adult Non-Fiction
Chill: Stress-Reducing Techniques For a More Balanced. Peaceful You – Deborah Reber
Head To Toe Guide To You – Girl’s Life Magazine

Young Adult Audio
Untamed – P.C. Cast

New Book Titles – July

Young Adult Fiction

Blue Bloods: Keys To The Repository – Melissa De La Cruz

The Deadly Sister – Eliot Schrefer

The Gardener – S.A. Bodeen

The Immortals: Dark Flame – Alyson Noel

I Now Pronounce You Someone Else – Erin McCahan

A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend – Emily Horner

Radiant Shadow – Melissa Marr

The School For Dangerous Girls – Eliot Schrefer

The Short Second Life Of Bree Tanner – Stephanie Meyer

The Space Between Trees – Katie Williams

This Gorgeous Game – Donna Freitas

Touch – Francine Prose

Young Adult Graphic Novel

Young Adult Non-Fiction

Ghosts Of War – Ryan Smithson

Come and Make a Wizard or Fairy House!

Join us on July 14th at 3:30pm. to make a Wizard or Fairy House out of natural materials

Fairy House   Drop in!

We will have many items for you to use, grab some interesting things you may find in your yard also!