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Readers’ Advisory Tag

If you enjoy mythology, there are plenty of exciting books to read in Teen Central. In the teen fiction section of Teen Central you can find a number of retellings of ancient mythology from around the world. Besides novels that retell classic stories, in the...

Calling all Halloween and horror fans! We've put together four creative writing prompts based on these spooky titles in the Teen Central collection. Grab your journal or laptop and take a stab (no pun intended) at writing your very own scary stories. Prompt 1: What Big Teeth...

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig is picking up traction in book clubs across the nation. Nora Seed, depressed and unsatisfied, is taken to the Midnight Library where the books are alternate versions of her life. While Nora can finally go back and fix her...

As conversations about teen mental health have continued to grow and evolve, so too has our collection of books and resources. If you or a friend are dealing with anxiety, depression, body image issues, and related topics, or if you are on the lookout for...

Hidden Figures, a bestselling novel and award-winning film, tells the story of the “West Computing” group, the exceptionally talented African American women whose manual calculations sent John Glenn into orbit. Join us in celebrating five years since the novel’s release by learning about other incredible...

Like Connie Brockway wrote, “No one ever fell in love gracefully.” As summer turns to fall, we’re celebrating that clumsy stumble into love with some fall-related romance novels. Click on the book title to place a hold on a physical copy through the Evergreen Catalog.   That...

National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed every year from September 15 to October 15 to honor the history, contributions, and traditions of Hispanic and Latin American communities. If you are interested in learning more about the significance of this month, check out last year's blog...

Mary Shelley, the “mother” of science fiction, is best known for her novel Frankenstein. Victor Frankenstein is a scientist determined to bring one of his experiments to life. When he’s finally successful, Frankenstein rejects the monstrosity he created, sparking a series of events that has...

The summer reading program for 2021 is focused on animal tales. Below you can find some novels in Teen Central that fit the theme. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi The first novel in a fantasy series inspired by Nigerian mythology Children of Blood and...

We are always adding new books to our collection in the Children's Room! Here are some recent favorite picture books and early readers. Picture Books Perfect Pigeons by Katherine Battersby The perfect pigeons are all alike, except for that one who is happy to be different. Maybe the...