Teen Scene


You've come to the right place if you're looking for new teen reads, new graphic novels.

Listed below are some of the library's recently added titles to the Teen Scene as well as some suggestions for titles that you might enjoy based on categories or related authors.

Teen Summer Reading Club

We would like to thank you all for participating in Paws to Read this summer. We had our highest numbers ever this year!

 


Audiobook Sync

AudioBook Sync had a very successful summer too. We will be partnering with them again next summer. If you are new to AudioSync, it is a free program that offers two free downloads a week from the middle of May through the middle of August. One book is a classic and the other is a newer teen fiction book. Watch the Teen Scene in May for the new poster and bookmarks with each week's titles listed.

 


An evening with Leslie Stella

Chicago author Leslie Stella visits the Mount Prospect Public Library to talk about her 2014 Suburban Mosaic Teen selection novel, Permanent Record, a story of racial and social justice. Stella will talk about where she gets her inspiration, how publishing works, and what aspiring writers can do to get their work noticed. As a founding editor of the Chicago politics and satire magazine Lumpen, Stella can also speak to the DIY publishing process. Copies of Permanent Record, most appropriate for ages 14 and up, will be for sale at the event, and Stella will be signing copies following her talk.

Hosted by Mount Prospect Public Library
10 South Emerson St.
Mount Prospect, IL, 60056
For additional information or to register, call 847-253-5675 or visit www.mppl.org.

 


Books

Switching places with someone has never been more fun than in Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill. With any luck, you will find your heart while following your dreams.

 

Movies



Summer is the perfect time for catching up with your favorite movies. Check out Hunger Games and Catching Fire again while you’re waiting for Mockingjay Part 1 to open in theaters November 21st!

 


Music


Did you know that Lorde writes and sings all her own songs? We have her album Pure Heroine!

 

 


Just Arrived Titles...

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Suggestions
Audiobook Sync
Graphic Novels
New Teen Reads
If You Like...
Stephenie Meyer / Twilight Series
Stephen King
Suzanne Collins / Hunger Games Series