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



Learn about the Teen Summer Reading Game for grades 7 - 12; and about some special programs for grades 4 - 8 going on this summer.


IN-PERSON TAB EVENT (FINALLY!) (OUTSIDE!) an event for 9th-12th graders only
Friday, May 21st at 6:30 - 8:30 pm
The library's Teen Advisory Board (TAB) has planned a fun evening for high schoolers filled with tie dye, games and prizes. This event will take place outside in Law Park/Pavilion in rain or shine. Masks and social distancing required. If you want to tie dye something, bring your own small item to tie dye (and a plastic bag to take it home in, if possible). Contact Amy Kaplan at with any questions regarding the program.

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:

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

SPRING 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 to register.
  • Mondays at 4:30 pm, April 12, April 26, May 10 and May 24

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

Book Discussion for grades 6 - 8
  • May 18th at 7 pm -- Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Sonnenblick

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

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 for details.


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.

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Last revised May 26, 2021