We offer a variety of fiction books (paperbacks and hardcovers) that include new popular titles, various series, and classics. Our non-fiction book collection include Cliff's Notes, Barron's Regents Reviews, career books, "hot topic" books, biographies, and others. Other resources such as reference, magazines, books-on-tape, Online Public Access Catalogs, Infotrac, computers and Internet access are available in the Adult section of the Library.
Check out the 'Carousels' for Sci-Fi and Horror books, Chick Lit, and more paperbacks.
The Young Adult Collection is located toward the back of
the Library behind the dvds. We look forward to your visit!
Upcoming YA Programs - Register at the Reference Desk
Summer Reading Club 2013: Beneath the Surface. Young adults entering grades 5-12 in September are invited to join our summer reading club and win fun prizes. Read 3 books to receive an invitation to our End of Summer Party. Registration begins June 22.
Need Community Service Credits? Sign up at Reference Desk to help out at Summer Reading Carnival, read to younger kids at Book Buddies during the Summer or join TAB!
TAB (Teen Advisory Board). Friday, August 2, 2:30 pm. Share your ideas about books, music, movies and more! Need community service? Join us!
Book Buddies. Wednesdays, July 24 & 31, August 7 &14, 11:15 am. Read to young children and earn community service credit. The kids have a blast and the teens do too! Orientation is Tuesday, July 23 at 1:00 pm.
Stuffed Hot Pretzels. Tuesday, July 9, 7:00 pm. Learn how to make and stuff homemade hot pretzels. Measure, mix, knead and shape 2-3 medium pretzels. Stuff them with chocolate, cheese and/or cinnamon and then bake at home.
Forensic Science. Monday, July 15, 4:00 - 5:00 pm. The LI Science Museum will be here to help you learn how to lift and examine fingerprints, perform chemical tests on blood samples, study hair samples and test saliva to help gather evidence.
SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test (grades 9-12). Tuesday, July 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. This 3 ½ hour combo practice test helps students decide which test is right for them. Theyll receive feedback that compares their performance on each section of the two exams. Bring at least two #2 pencils AND a calculator! Results will be available July 31 at 7pm.
Pedicures Tuesday, July 23, 2:00 pm. Pedicure and decorate your toenails like a professional! Receive a new, sanitary pedicure kit which includes a foot basin, emery board, pumice block, toe separators, orangewood stick, nail polish and decorations. $7.00 materials fee due at registration.
SAT vs ACT: Which Test Should I Take? (grades 9-12) Wednesday July 31, 7:00 pm. Both parents and students will learn the differences between the SAT and ACT.
Ice Cream Sundaes & Root Beer Floats. Friday, August 2, 4:00 pm. Create your own ice cream sundae using an assortment of great toppings, and enjoy a root beer float as well. The Baking Coach will also demonstrate how to make ice cream during the presentation.
Draw Your Favorite Comic Book or Manga Character. Tuesday, August 6, 2:00 pm. Artist Peter Simeti will be here to help you learn to draw your favorite comic book and manga characters by using pencils, pens and markers. Bring a picture of your favorite character.
Ghosts of Long Island: Pirates & Shipwrecks. Tuesday, August 13, 6:30 pm. Explore Long Islands seafaring days when the ocean belonged to pirates Captain Kidd, Blackbeard and other cut-throats with The Paranormal Adventurers.
Get Graphic with our new and expanding YA Graphics collection featuring graphic novels and manga, as well as some nonfiction and biographies. Check it out!
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