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Teens & COVID-19 Challenges and Opportunities
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/COVID-19/Pages/Teens-and-COVID-19.aspx

Visit our OverDrive Digital Collection..it is a fresh and easy way to borrow and read ebooks and audiobooks from your library through your phone app, ereader, computer, or tablet.
 
Take a book with you, wherever you go!
Check out our Teen Reading Room

Young Adult (YA) Books
and Books for Teens

Find out
new books releases,
what new books are coming,
top trending books,
must reads,
PLUS so much more!

Check it out at epicreads.com

Teens! This survey is for you. We would like to hear how you currently utilize the library, what you're looking for in a public library, and what your interests are.
 
It's only 10 questions-- it won't take long. Thanks in advance and
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Are you getting ready for the PSAT, SAT,  ACT & AP Exams? Mel.org's "Learning Express" is a free, up to date, practice location! 


 



New Books - September 2022
    
New Books - August 2022
                     
The American Library Association (ALA) announces the 2022 Youth Media Award winners. 

Below is one of books we have in our catalog that is a winner.

For more information on the award winners, click here

(click on book title image for a title peek)
Michael L. Printz Award winner:

Alex Awards for the best adult books that appeal to teen audiences:

 

Image result for megaphone imageCalling all teens! 
Have a favorite poem? Or a favorite poet? Are you a poet?
Let us know some of your favorite poems and poets. 
Email us at shml@shmlibrary.org.

Asking for your ideas on how your library can be creative in
providing virtual programs that appeal to you.  
 
Amanda S. C. Gorman is an American poet and activist. Her work focuses on issues of oppression, feminism, race, and marginalization, as well as the African diaspora. Gorman was the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate.

Check out Amanda Gorman on YouTube and during her presentation for the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 7, 2021! Let us know what you think of her poetry!  Should the library have someone like Amanda join a virtual teen presentation for the library?  Are there other poets that you would like to meet on a virtual program?
 
Looking forward to hearing from you soon!
 
Amanda Gorman To Recite Poetry Before Super Bowl LV : NPR
 
Amanda Gorman Performs 'An American Lyric' at the Library of Congress - YouTube