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
*Need Community Service Credits? Sign up at the
Reference Desk to help out at the Summer Reading Carnival, read to younger
kids at Book Buddies or join TAB! Registration begins June 2 for the Carnival
and Book Buddies.
- TAB (Teen Advisory Board). Tuesdays, April 29 &
June 3, 2:30 pm. Share your ideas about books, music, movies and
more! Snacks served. Need community service? Join us!
- Edible Birds Nest. Friday, May 30, 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Join
the Baking Coach and create an edible birds nest for Spring using
chocolate, pretzels and fondant eggs!
- Babysitting Workshop. Tuesday, June 10, 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Registered
Nurses JoAnne Tanck and Georgette Basso of the Neo-Natal Unit at Winthrop
University Hospital will demonstrate feeding, washing, changing and
bedtime techniques, as well as general tips and responsibilities involved
with babysitting. *Bring a doll or stuffed animal! Registration
begins May 8.
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!
For homework help with live tutors:
Available 2pm to 10 pm
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.