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Virtually Browse our New Teen Books.  Click through images below to view summaries and place holds.

Code Heroes
Teen Book Reviews
Virtual Book Discussions
Virtual TAB Events
Teens only ebooks

CODE HEROES: Virtual Program for 6th - 8th graders
Learn to code and change the world with The Digital Arts Experience in this program for middle schoolers.Students will address the impacts of cyberbullying and design a choose your own adventure game that presents a variety of different scenerios. Thanks to AT&T, Westchester Library System, and Digital Arts Experience this is a totally free program.
  • Wednesdays at 4 - 5:30 pm, September 16 - October 21 (via Google Meet)
  • Detailed Flier
  • Registration is required. Must commit to all five meeting dates.
  • Email Amy Kaplan at to register. Do not consider registration complete until you receive an email reply/confirmation.

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.

Virtual Book Discussions: FALL
Book Chats & Discussion for grades 6 - 8
  • Book Chats & Reviews -- Tuesdays, September 22, 29 and October 6 at 7 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 discussion -- October 13 at 7 pm - Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

    Meetings are via Zoom. Registration is required. Contact Amy Kaplan at

Book Discussion for grades 9 - 12
  • Tuesday, October 20 at 7 pm - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

    Meeting is via Zoom. Registration is required. Contact Amy Kaplan at

Virtual TAB Events for high schoolers
Stay tuned to see what virtual events TAB hosts this fall for 9th - 12th graders.


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 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.

Ebook and audiobook resource for teens only:
  • Teen Book Cloud (If it asks you to login, use the username: tumble2020, password: A3b5c6)

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Last revised September 9, 2020