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 Monday - Friday
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
 Saturday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

 CLOSINGS

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WEEKLY STORYTIMES



Tuesday, 2:00 pm
(Not in July)
Thursday, 11:15 am

 Preschoolers with adult
No registration required
 

 

32 Village Green, Bedford, NY 10506   914.234.3570

YOUNG ADULT/JUVENILE FICTION ROOM

Located on the second floor of the Library this brightly decorated space houses our complete Young Adult, and Juvenile fiction collections. Maureen Mc Manus, our Young Adult Librarian, spends Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons upstairs and is there to make book suggestions or help locate anything you might need. The room is also the home of the YA audio collection, graphic novels, study guides, Newbery winners, many other resources and the Fox Lane Ski Club box.

Young adult & juvenile fiction room grade 7 book group

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
Wondering what to read this summer?
Maureen, the YA Librarian, has put together some suggestions.

FANTASY, ADVENTURE, ROMANCE, SPORTS

REALISTIC FICTION, COMING OF AGE,
SCIENCE FICTION, DEATH-LIFE-REBIRTH

HUMOR, OTHER CULTURES,
HISTORICAL FICTION, CLASSICS

BIOGRAPHY & NONFICTION

AWARD WINNERS & RECOMMENDATIONS

Looking for a new book to read - here are some suggested lists:

American Library Association Top Ten YA Books

Alex Award Winners - adult books teens enjoy

Great Graphic NovelsIndie Next Teens - from independent booksellers

National Book Award - exceptional titles

Printz Awards - excellence in literature

Schneider Family Book Award - disabilities

William C. Morris Award - promotes literature

 

SERIES AND SEQUELS

I love this series but I don’t know which book is next. Should I read this series in the right order?
I finished this series and want to find something similiar.
If these comments sound familiar you should check out this website:

Community Library Blog
 

Are you book obsessed?
Check what other teens have to say about books and reading at this link

Teen Ink
Link to magazine, website and books written by teens since 1989

Rick Riordan Recommends
If you are a Percy Jackson fan you might be interested in this link

INTERESTED IN GOING TO COLLEGE?

Check out this useful online resource.

“Find the best colleges to help you
meet your goals.
Learn more about the schools and
programs in your area.”

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS


General information about this year’s BOB, including the books, date, time and venue
Contact Maureen for more information -
mmcmanus@wlsmail.org

Photos of the event.- 2014

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 WRITING CONTEST
Congratulations to the winners:
FICTION
1st place: Andrea Reino
Break the Silence
2nd place: Julia Ruggiero
True Confessions
3rd place: Nicole Townsend
Femi-Nazi Motherland
Honorable Mention: Nicole Hoffman
Home Away From Home
NONFICTION
1st place: Emma McCormick
The Millennium of Missing Out
2nd place: Anna Sophia Boguraev
Perspective
3rd Place: Eileen Becerra
Ecuador

This year’s winners and judges
(Photo by Richard TenDyke)
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one click digital

Do you like to listen to books? OneClickDigital is a collection of teen and children’s audiobooks that are available for unlimited and instant download to your MP3 player or iPod.

PROTECT YOUR ONLINE REPUTATION
Did you know that many colleges and employers check social media profiles of their applicants? Find out how to protect your reputation and how to present your best self.
This is a free source of information

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR
YOUNG ADULTS

SUMMER READING GAME
The game has begun - concludes August 17
Sign up online and track your reading

KNITWITS
Grades 4 and up
Summer Session
July 8, 15, 22, 29 at 3:45-4:45
Beginners welcome
.
Registration is required.
Questions - contact Margaret

spring 2015

CHESS
Mondays, August 3, 10, 17
4:30-5:30
All ages are welcome to learn chess
 or brush up their skills with
Chess Instructor John Gallagher
Call to register.

MIDDLE SCHOOL ORIENTATION

Fox Lane Middle School students will share their experience of beginning Middle School and answer your questions.
Girls - Tuesday, August 18 at 6:00
Boys - Monday, August 19 at 6:00

Pizza will also be served!

POETRY CONTEST WINNERS
Congratulations to:
Ages 6-8
1st: Ava Shuster - “Spring”
2nd: Eleanor Oden - “What If”
3rd: Mia McCormack - “Nature”
Hon. Ment.: Joely D’Eletto - “My Everything”
Ages 9-11
1st: Shelby Felix - “Dear Bully”
2nd: Emer Kilgallon - “Walk”
3rd: Laura Williams - “Paths of Life”
Ages 12-14
1st: Warren Kennedy-Nolle - “The Tobacco Untouchables”
2nd: Sara Bonnem - “Red, White & Blue”
3rd: Audrey Palmeri - “Normal of Abnormality”
Hon. Ment.: Nene Lenin - “Sunset”
Ages 15-17
1st: Emily Politi - “She”
2nd: Harry Rose - “Hair Spike Man”
3rd: Mairead Kilgallon - “Universe of You”

EBOOKS FOR TEENS

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doWNLOAD EBOOKS HERE

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