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Teens/Young Adults

Summer 2014 Events.

Will you read for fun or school this summer? Make your time reading count towards cool prizes and an honor book. Track the time you spend reading with stickers and a reading record that we provide. Sign-up now for Summer Reading at the Information Desk.

Game On @ Your Library!

Game On.

Get ready for an adventure! We provide the board games and video games, you provide the fun. Grades 5-12.

Mondays, July 7-August 11 @ 6:30-8 PM

Beat the Heat Crafting Meetup

Crafting Meetup.

Enjoy the air conditioning and socialize with fellow crafters! Bring your current project and a snack to share. All ages and all crafters welcome.

Thursdays, July 3-31 @ 1:30-3 PM

Teens Write Competition

Teens Write 2014.

Summer 2014 Chautuaqua-Cattaraugus Teens Write Competition. Winners will receive a gift certificate and fame throughout the land. So waste no time, read the rules HERE, and start writing.

Teen Arts Brigade of Olean, NY (TABO)


Students in grades 5-12 who are interested in writing for fun, sharing their work, or like the arts of any kind are welcome to attend. Bring your current writing, journals, art, or crafts with you. Hang out, share your work, talk about your new projects. We will be discussing our participation in the Summer 2014 Chautauqua/Cattaraugus Teen Writing Competition.

Thursday, July 17 @ 6:30 PM

New YA Books

  • SURROUNDED BY SHARKS by Michael Northrop
  • SINNER by Maggie Stiefvater
  • SURVIVING MEEMAW by Roberta Brosius
  • DEEP BLUE by Jennifer Donnelly
  • FOUR by Veronica Roth
  • THE KLAATU TERMINUS by Pete Hautman
  • THREE BIRD SUMMER by Sara St. Antoine
  • WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart
  • WINGS by Elizabeth Richards
  • SLAVES OF SOCORRO by John Flanagan
  • PHOENIX by Elizabeth Richards
  • ALICE ON BOARD by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • ABOVE ALL ELSE by Jeff Ross
  • ACE'S BASEMENT by Ted Staunton
  • BONES by John Wilson
  • CABIN GIRL by Kristin Butcher
  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT by Deb Loughead
  • TAMPERED by Michele Martin Bossley
  • TOPSPIN by Sonya Spreen Bates
  • UNDERHAND by M. J. McIsaac
  • BIKE THIEF by Rita feutl
  • BREATHING FIRE by Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang
  • FINAL CROSSING by Sean Rodman
  • SKYLARK by Sara Cassidy
  • WE ARE THE GOLDENS by Dana Reinhardt
  • V IS FOR VILLAIN by Peter Moore
  • CITY OF THE FALLEN ANGELS by Cassandra Clark
  • FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON by Daniel Keyes
  • THE THING ABOUT LUCK by Cynthia Kadahata
  • CITY OF LOST SOULS by Cassandra Clare

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Teen Volunteers

Teens in grades 7-12, get a Teen Volunteer application at the Circulation Desk or print one here.

Shelving/Straightening Volunteer
  • Shelves YA hardcovers, YA paperbacks, and YA Displays
  • Straightens all the above sections
  • Reads reviews then suggests titles for purchase
  • Performs other duties as assigned, ie. copying, displays, stamping
Graphic Novel Area Volunteer
  • Shelves Graphic Novels
  • Straightens graphic novels
  • Reads reviews then suggests titles for purchase
  • Evaluates series to see if new volumes are needed

LEGO® Club

LEGO® Club Summer 2014

Tuesdays, July 8 - August 12 @ 3:30 - 5:00 PM for ages 6 - 15

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