Category: Notable Titles

T/ween Book Discussion (11/4/2020 @ 6:30pm): City of Ghosts

Our next T/ween Book Discussion group will meet Wednesday November 4th at 6:30pm in person to talk about City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab.   After a near-death experience, Cass discovers that she can see ghosts. When she meets a mysterious girl who shares her supernatural power, they begin working together to send ghosts beyond the Veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead. But… Read more

Book Genie: Reading Recommendations from our own Youth Librarian

Not sure what to read next? Are you struggling with a reluctant reader at home? Our youth librarian is offering reading recommendations for kids and teens (Grades K-12) tailored to each individual reader. FIND THE BOOK GENIE HERE. And just in time, we are offering Take-Out at the library! If you want physical copies of the titles, you can call the library or put the books on hold online.… Read more

Teen Votes Needed! (Grades 9-12, please) DEADLINE Jan 29, 2016

Vote for FLUME Nominee Titles Today!  Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to nominate a title for the 2016 Flume Award list. Titles can be fiction or nonfiction books, with appeal to teens in grades 9-12. They must have a publication date within the last two years (no older than 2012). If the book is part of a series, it must be able to stand alone, meaning a reader doesn’t… Read more

T/WEENS: Make your voice heard! VOTE NOW

T/weens, it is time to vote on which book earns The Flume Award and the Isinglass Award!  What are they, you ask? What is nominated?  How do I vote? Don’t you worry – we’re here to answer all of those questions! What is the Flume Award? According to its official website: “The Flume: NH Teen Reader’s Choice Award was created in 2005 in response to a New Hampshire teen’s request… Read more

Flume Nominees

The Flume: NH Teen Reader’s Choice Award was created in 2005 in response to a New Hampshire teens’ request to have a book award geared towards high school students. This award is a state-wide venture led by a collaborative effort from school and public librarians. Each year teens nominate titles, published within the last two years, they think deserve to be recognized. Librarians then narrow the group of titles to… Read more

Isinglass Nominees

The Isinglass Teen Read Award has been ongoing since 2001 with winners such as Rodman Philbrick, Walter Dean Myers, Patricia McCormick, and Christopher Paolini.They have gone from one community voting to 14 voting as of the 2004-5 voting cycle. All NH towns that wish to participate may do so. The committee currently meets monthly from September-April to determine the list from student-generated recommendations. Six librarians make up the selection committee,… Read more