Category: Tweens & Teens

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Contact the youth services director for a volunteer application and availability of hours. You can earn hours by helping at children’s events or by preparing questions and co-leading one of the teen book discussions. Call Kathy Watson at (603) 362-5234 or send her an email at

April Teen Book Discussion 4/14/10 @ 6:30pm

THE HUNGER GAMES:  hungergamesIn the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on… Read more

March Big Read Book Discussion

mockingbirdIn honor of the BIG READ,  the the morning and evening discussion groups will meet in a combined effort and meet on Tuesday, March 23 at 6:30pm.  That particular discussion will be led by Jennifer Lee who is a UNH-M Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature. She is a roaming humanist for book discussions, the Connections literacy program, and other humanities projects. She is senior editor at Inquiry, the… Read more

February Teen Book Discussion 2/10/10

jennaWho is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn?t remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?… Read more

February Tween Book Discussion 2/3/10

elsewhereWelcome to Elsewhere. It is warm, with a breeze, and the beaches are marvelous. It’s quiet and peaceful. You can’t get sick or any older. Curious to see new paintings by Picasso? Swing by one of Elsewhere’s museums. Need to talk to someone about your problems? Stop by Marilyn Monroe’s psychiatric practice. Elsewhere is where fifteen-year-old Liz Hall ends up, after she has died. It is a place so like… Read more

January Teen Book Discussion 2010

lastlectureWednesday, January 13, 2010 (6:30-7:30pm) High School Age “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” —Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled “The Last Lecture.” Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can’t help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world… Read more

January Tween Book Discussion 2010

amazinggraceWednesday, January 6, 2010 (6:30-7:30pm) Middle School Age Gorgeous teen superstar Grace Kincaid has it all- an electric smile, million-dollar endorsement deals, and blond cover-girl looks. But what happens when America’s “It” girl doesn’t want “It” anymore? With the paparazzi stalking her every move, Grace quietly slips out of a TEEN PEOPLE photo shoot, ducks the press, and call s her mom from the boiler room of the fabled USTA… Read more

Community Service Hours

raining books 1Many teens ask about volunteering to fulfull community service requirements at TRHS.  We generally only take one volunteer per day for shelving.  We do, however, take teen volunteers for special projects such as helping at a children’s event or co-leading a teen book discussion.  Submit a volunteer application (this can be obtained at the the main circulation desk) and talk to Kathy Watson, Teen Librarian.  Contact her at or… Read more

December Teen Book Discussion

We meet the SECOND Wednesday of every month in the staff room to discuss the book of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. All interested young people in grades 9-12 are welcome. Refreshments are served. Ask for a copy of the current book at the front desk.… Read more

December Tween Book Discussion

We meet the FIRST Wednesday of every month in the lower level of the library to discuss the book of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. All interested young people in grades 6-8 (not young adults, but not children, hence TWEENS) are welcome. Refreshments are served.… Read more