The Young Adult Department of the Oyster Bay - East Norwich Public Library
serves students in grades 6 -12. Our purpose is to better serve the youth
of the community through a variety of resources and programs. Suggestions
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
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
Programs for Tweens & Teens in grades 6-12
Teen Read Week - Turn Dreams into Reality
October 12 - 18, 2014
- TAB (Teen Advisory Board). Tuesdays, September 23 & October
21 at 2:30 pm. Share your ideas about books, music, movies and more!
Snacks served. Need community service? Join us!
- Dreamcatcher. Friday, October 17, 4:00 pm. In celebration of
Teen Read Week 2014, Turn Dreams into Reality. Use feathers,
strings and beads to make your very own beautiful dreamcatcher. Registration
begins Sept. 2 for OB-EN residents, and on Sept. 29 for non-residents,
- Halloween Cake Pops. Wednesday, October 22, 4:30 - 5:30 pm. Deliciously
spooky cake pops. Registration begins Sept. 2 for OB-EN residents, and
on Sept. 29 for non-residents, space permitting.
- Everything You Should Know About the College Application &
Admission Process and Neednt Be Afraid to Ask. Monday, October
20, 6:45 pm. Join Leslie (LCSW & NYS Certified in School Social
Work) and Bernard Bilawsky for a discussion of the college application
process. Topics will include the pros and cons of small colleges and
larger universities, writing your admissions essay, financial aid, rolling
admissions, and safety on campus. *Parents are strongly encouraged to
attend! Registration begins Sept. 20 for OB-EN residents, and on Oct.
6 for non-residents, space permitting
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!
Great Sites for Young Adults
- Teen Reading: www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists
-- run by the American Library Association's Young Adult
- Internet Public Library Teen Division: www.ipl.org/teen
-- a Virtual Library with sites compiled by librarians
and graduate students in the School of Information and Library Studies
at the University of Michigan. There are librarians available
by e-mail to answer questions that can't be ascertained using the myriad
of reference sources in all different fields. The teen division
contains fun and useful sites on entertainment, careers, clubs and organizations
to join, fashion, sports, term paper guides, and much, much more.
- TeenHealthFX: www.teenhealthfx.com
-- TeenHealthFX.com is your online resource for any and all questions
regarding your health, your relationships, your body and your sexuality.
While this site is informative, it's not a substitute for talking to
your doctor and your parents.