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Teen Coffeehouse

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Coffee, Tea, Snacks Games, Crafts

Monday, November 7 @ 3:45 PM for Teens Only

J-POP Club

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Music, movies, anime, manga, fashion, and food.

Monday, November 14 @ 3:45 PM for Teens Only

If you love Japanese Pop Culture, this club is for you.


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National Novel Writing Month

Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15 & 29 @ 4-6 PM

Join other writers as you try to meet the ultimate challenge—writing an entire novel in a month. We will provide the space and snacks, you do the writing.

Participants will have the opportunity to have their work published and added to the library collection at the end of the month.

OverDrive Teen eReading Room

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An eReading Room for Teens!

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


Our Services

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