Virtual Book Chats
Virtual Book Chat for high schoolers
(9th - 12th graders) -- Do you miss talking about what you've been reading with your friends or with Amy at the library? Maybe you don't have a lot to say, but you miss listening to your friends rambling on about the best book - or the worst book - that they just read? If you would like to join our virtual book chats, email Amy Kaplan at email@example.com.
Virtual Book Chat for middle schoolers
- Wednesday, May 6 at 4:30 - 5:00 pm
- Wednesday, May 27 at 4:30 - 5:00 pm
(6th - 8th graders) -- This group of middle schoolers meets to give and get book recommendations from each other and from Amy. Feel free to just listen or add to the conversation. If you want to be included in these book chats email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, May 1 at 4:30 - 5:00 pm
- Friday, May 15 at 4:30 - 5:00 pm
- Friday, May 29 at 4:30 - 5:00 pm
Virtual TAB Events for high schoolers
Virtual SKRIBBL.IO & MAFIA NIGHT on Friday, May 29th at 7 - 9 pm. -- Do Skribbl.io and Mafia have anything to do with one another? Nope. But they are both super fun and will make for a great night! If you haven't played them before but still want to join us, no worries! We will explain everything that night!! This event is being planned and hosted by the Briarcliff Manor Public Library's Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Want to join? Email Amy at email@example.com or text her at 914-487-3123.
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:
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.
Ebook and audiobook resource for teens only:
Teen Book Cloud (If it asks you to login, use the username: tumble2020, password: A3b5c6)