Teens

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 ATTENTION TEENS:

The Westbrook library is looking for teens interested in starting various programs within the library, such as Fandom Club, Gaming Nights, Movie Afternoons, etc. If you are interested, stop by the library and see the Teen Librarian, Brittany Pearson.

Crafts & Pasta- Evening Activities for Teens & Parents

Tuesday, July 24 at 6 p.m. join Kim Larkin for a Jewelry Jam jewelry making workshop.

Tuesday, July 31 at 6 p.m. join Colleen Bell for Arm Knitting to make a scarf in an hour.

Tuesday, August 14 at 6 p.m. join Colleen Bell to make Pasta Creations.

Pre-registration is required so call 860 399-6422 or email westbrook.public.lib@gmail.com to sign up.

Tween & Teen Tech Afternoon

Every Friday in July and August at 2 pm, in the community room, Brittany Pearson will present snap circuit building kits for assembling projects with electrical and electronic circuits. Open to all.

Helping Hands

Westbrook teens are welcome to join the town wide community outreach program. Connecting teens with community service opportunities throughout the town. Coordinated with Shannon Murphy from Westbrook Youth and Family Services. Ask Librarian Brittany Pearson about the program and follow the group on Instagram @wyfs.hh today!

Tabletop Games at the Library

Below is a list of our tabletop games available to play with at the library.

Tabletop game list

2018 Books Awards

The American Library Association Awards authors and illustrators every year in Teen literature. Below is the 2018 award winners.

2018 A.L.A. award winners

In addition, 10 Adult books are selected to have a high teen interested and are award the Alex Award. Below is the 2018 winners.

Finally, a selection of books are compiled in the Rainbow Book List every year for excellence in representation of the LGBTQ+ community. Below is the 2018 selections.
Rainbow Book list

Resources

Middle School Nonfiction Book collection High school nonfiction book collection

Topic Search Middle Search Plus

Biography Reference Center Science Reference Center

Academic Search Premier World Book Logo

For more resources, check out:

ResearchIt CT – High School

ResearchIt CT – Middle School

ResearchIt CT Home Page