Briarcliff Manor Public Library, One Library Road, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 914-941-7072


TEENS




NEW TEEN BOOKS




VIRTUAL TEEN EVENTS
VIRTUAL ESCAPE ROOMS NIGHT 2! an event for 9th-12th graders only
Friday, March 19th at 7 pm BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! Participants will join and pair up/team up into different Zoom breakout rooms. Each team will try to tackle the virtual escape room. In order to "escape" you must figure out a series of riddles and puzzles. Who will be the fastest? The teams will tackle two escape rooms. Registration is required. Register with a friend to do the escape room with (or register on your own and we will group you with a team). Contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com to register and get the Zoom link.


ZOOM GAME NIGHTS for 5th - 8th graders details here
February 2 and March 23 at 6:30 pm


BE THE CHANGE: VOLUNTEER a virtual presentation for 6th - 12th graders
Volunteer New York! presented Be the Change on December 16th to explain why volunteering locally is so important and to help teens discover ways they can make an impact right NOW. Didn't make it? View the presentation below:






READ TEEN BOOK REVIEWS
What should you read next? Tons of reviews to be found here that were submitted by 2020 summer reading game participants.



WINTER CRAFT CLUB TEENS, 6th - 12th graders
Participants pickup their Craft Club kit and then join the live Zoom meetings to follow along to create a different project at each meeting. Registration is required. Contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com to register.
  • Fridays at 4:30 pm, January 8, 22, February 5 & 19

  • Can't make the meetings? But you want to get crafty?



VIRTUAL BOOK DISCUSSIONS: WINTER
Book Chats & Discussion for grades 6 - 8
  • Book Chats & Reviews -- Tuesdays, January 5 - 19 & February 23 - March 9 at 6 pm. Join us for meetings where you will talk about what you have been reading lately. Participants may also dictate reviews (optional) that are typed up and added to the teen reviews page of this website.

  • Book discussions:
    January 26 at 6 pm - Ghost by Jason Reynolds
    March 16 at 6 pm - Legend by Marie Lu

    Meetings are via Zoom. Registration is required. Contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com.


Book Discussion for grades 9 - 12
  • winter book and date tbd, Meeting is via Zoom. Registration is required. Contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com.


TAB MEETINGS ONLINE, 9th-12th graders
TAB stands for Teen Advisory Board. This group of 9th - 12th graders meet regularly via Google Meets to plan and brainstorm about what they and their peers would most likely enjoy and need from their library. This group plans virtual teen events for 9th - 12th graders. If you are interesting in joining, email Amy at abgkaplan@gmail.com for details.


BOOKLISTS OF EBOOKS

Teen eBooks on Hoopla - Find teen books on Hoopla with this link and then click on one of the genre bubbles to narrow your search further.
There are many great books are available, and there are no holds. However, these must be read on your phone, tablet or computer...no kindle books available here. If you click on one of the genre bubbles and are many clicks deep...a quick way to get back to the full Young Adult offerings is to look for this at the top of the page and click on Young Adult Fiction: heading on top of page that says Category -- Young Adult Fiction -- Mysteries and Detective Stories


Amy's Favorite Teen Books on Overdrive - Amy combed through the teen offerings on Overdrive and found many of her favorites that she often recommends in the stacks. The list is organized by genre and notes recommended target ages according to professional review sources or publishers.






























































©Briarcliff Manor Public Library


Last revised February 22, 2021