Teens

Summer Reading Program

           

 
Register online now or in any branch from May 20th through August 15th.  Stop by any branch to pick up a registration packet with a reading record log, sticker, and bookmark.
 
There are also fun programs just for teens. Enjoy special guest performances throughout summer including programs about how to draw your own comics and a special Magic show that will leave you saying "how did he do that?"
 
Once you set and finish your goal, bring your reading log to the library, receive incentives and a chance to win the grand prize. Visit the library throughout the summer, there will have be additional drawings, fun activities and entertainment for all ages.

2016 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees Announced!

 
A full list of the nominees with annotations can be found at www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten
We encourage teens to read the nominees throughout the summer so they are ready for the national Teens’ Top Ten vote, which will take place August 15 through Teen Read Week (October 9-15). The 10 nominees that receive the most votes will be named the official 2016 Teens’ Top Ten.
 

Upcoming Teen Events

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm
Event Location : Five Forks Branch
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 5:30pm
Event Location : Collins Hill Branch
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
Event Location : Mountain Park Branch
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Location : Dacula Branch

Featured Databases & Resources

Databases for Teens - Encyclopedias, Student Research Center, World Book Encyclopedia Online & More!
 
Teen's Top Ten Nominees 2016
This year’s list of nominees features 26 titles that were published between Jan. 1, 2015 and Dec. 31, 2015.
The nominees are as follows:
  1. Baker, Chandler. Alive. Disney/Hyperion.
  2. Bardugo, Leigh. Six of Crows. Macmillan/Henry Holt & Co.
  3. Black, Holly. The Darkest Part of the Forest. Little, Brown & Co.
  4. Boecker, Virginia. The Witch Hunter. Little, Brown & Co.
  5. Brockenbrough, Martha. The Game of Love and Death. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
  6. Childs, Tera Lynn, and Tracy Deebs. Powerless. Sourcebooks Fire.
  7. Cornwell, Betsy. Mechanica. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion Books.
  8. Dinnison, Kris. You and Me and Him. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion Books.
  9. Doktorski, Jennifer Salvato. The Summer After You and Me. Sourcebooks Fire.
  10. Doller, Trish. The Devil You Know. Bloomsbury.
  11. Heltzel, Anne. Charlie, Presumed Dead. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  12. Kaufman, Amie, and Kristoff, Jay. Illuminae. Random House/Alfred A. Knopf.
  13. Laurie, Victoria. When. Disney/Hyperion.
  14. Matharu, Taran. The Novice: Summoner: Book One. Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends.
  15. Nielsen, Jennifer, A. Mark of the Thief. Scholastic/Scholastic Press.
  16. Niven, Jennifer. All the Bright Places. Random House/Alfred A. Knopf.
  17. Priest, Cherie, Illustrated by Kali Ciesemier. I Am Princess X. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine.
  18. Schmidt, Tiffany. Hold Me Like a Breath. Bloomsbury.
  19. Schreiber, Joe. Con Academy. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  20. Sedgwick, Marcus. The Ghosts of Heaven. Macmillan/Roaring Brook Press
  21. Simmons, Kristen. The Glass Arrow. Tor Teen.
  22. Stohl, Margaret. Black Widow Forever Red. Disney/Marvel Press
  23. Stone, Tamara Ireland. Every Last Word. Disney/Hyperion
  24. Westerfeld, Scott, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti. Zeroes. Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse.
  25. Weingarten, Lynn. Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls. Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse
  26. Yoon, Nicola. Everything, Everything. Random House/Delacorte Press.