4TEENS Book Trade
The 4TEENS Book Trade consists of paperback books available in the teen area for students to take, bring back, or exchange with another student. These books do not get checked out, they are available for students visiting who do not have a library card or for students who have a card but are not able to use it.
Teen magazines in the red jackets are the current issue and may be read in the library only. They are not for check out. Other issues of Teen magazines available for check out in the teen area are; Seventeen, Teen Vogue, J-14, New Moon Girls, Transworld Skateboarding, and Snowboarding. Back issues are available for three years.
New Teen Fiction Books
New Young Adult Fiction books are available on the book spinner in the Teen area. Check here often for new books coming in as some titles are very popular. We can reserve a copy of the title, if it is not available on the spinner. Check out the book displays, books on cd and playaways in the teen area.
Teens are encouraged to read nonfiction as well as fiction titles. Non-Fiction young adult books are in the teen area by the Audio books. A browsing collection is available with titles sure to interest teens.
A collection of Audio Books such as; Playaways and Books on CD, are available in the teen area for check out. Titles may be checked out for two weeks.
Games Board games are available for students in 6th grade and up to play in the teen area. Board games do not get checked out. They are only allowed in the teen area and parts must be put back into game boxes when finished playing.
The information shelf in the teen area offers YA booklists, upcoming calendars and events, Library card applications and VolunTEEN and MASH-UP applications. Please feel free to ask questions. Library staff are always willing to help or show you where books and materials of interest are in the library. Check out our website at www.monroepubliclibrary.org for other library information or on Facebook at Monroe Public Library Teens.
Book Chatter Snack n’ Yak
Book Chatter is a book club for teens. Book Club is held the 4th Monday of each month at 2:30pm in the 2nd floor program room. Bring along a friend to snack and Yak about books. No Book Chatter during school vacations.
TAB TAB is the Teen Advisory Board made up of students in 6th grade and up. The board meets once a month, the first Thursday at 3:30pm. The member plan programs, make decisions on material purchases, participate in activities and events, and lead activities or special programs. A Program is held in May, to recognize all students who participated on the Teen board throughout the school year.
SLP is the Summer Library Program. A theme is chosen each year by the Library Services for children, young adults and adults. The summer program is June, July and August. The program promotes reading and provides incentives for participants to reach their reading goals.
VolunTEENS are students age 11 and up who help with special family programs. The annual Tree Trimming party is one event VolunTEENS help with by becoming elves to help families make ornaments for the tree, guide families to storytime and of course direct them to the cookie corner. VolunTEENS are helpful for other family events at the library through the year.
MASH-UP is a program that students initiate and host. This program teaches a life skill to other students. The program is set up on a Thursday or Monday. You must fill out an application to participate in MASH-UP.
4TEENS programs are for students in 6th grade and up. Programs are on held Mondays and Thursdays in the 2nd floor program room at Monroe Public Library. Students can play Wii games, board games, make a craft, or enjoy downtime with friends. Special 4TEENS programs are also held on these days such as Henna day, Duct Tape day, Cabin Fever Crazy Day and more. Check the 4TEENS calendar for monthly events.
*Monroe Public Library is open Monday through Thursday 9:00am to 9:00pm, Friday 12-6pm and Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm.
“Life is Art, without an Eraser” Teen area philosophy by Brianna Weiss
*Teens may have capped drinks ONLY in the teen area. Food may be eaten in the library downstairs. Café tables are available for students to study. Computers are available for 1 hour. Students may ask for a temporary pass to use the computers one time per day. The teen area is especially for teens after 3:00pm daily.
TEENS on You TUBE! check out our teens on this YouTube link
Don’t miss the Teen Don’t Miss List for 2013 click here each month for a new list -Monroe Public Library website Linkcat catalog
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