Teen Summer Reading is here! Sign up today!

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Join us in the Teen Department for another summer of fun! We will be hosting awesome events and giving out some great reading prizes all summer long. After you sign up, every 50 pages you read will earn you an entry for our cool weekly giveaways as well as a chance to win the grand prize: an iPad Mini! To get in on the action …

Which World is Yours?

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What’s a better way of escaping the stress of final exams than visiting a world of dragons, talking animals, wizards, and hobbits? All fans of fantasy novels, including Vampire Academy and Eragon, might get excited about our new fantasy-themed display for the month of May! If you still want recommendations for books related to your favorites, let us know at the Teen Department! Enjoy, and good …

Teens Are Now Considered Students in Grades 7-12.

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Because of the high traffic of students during after-school hours, the Teen Department decided to only consider students in Grades 7-12 as teens. Effective today, students in Grades 6 and below are no longer allowed to use computers in the Teen Department after 3:30 PM or attend our events. If you need to use a computer, feel free to use one …

Get Into “Another” Good Series

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Meet Yukito Ayatsuji and Fuyumi Ono (husband and wife). They are responsible for popular horror series: Ayatsuji for Another and Ono for Shiki. We have DVDs for Another and Shiki, and the Another Volume 1 novel is available on display in our New Teen Fiction section. You can only read Volume 2 on your own personal Nook or Kindle. Shiki is based on a novel, …

Congratulations to This Year’s Printz and Morris Award Winners!

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The Vestavia Hills Library Teen Department is currently honoring new and former Printz and Morris Award Winners and the finalists on our main display! Below are the 2015 award winners:   Printz Award Winner I’ll Give You the Sun By Jandy Nelson  Summary Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with …

The Next Big Thing!

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Do you know what awesome movie releases next week? You guessed it! Insurgent releases in theaters on March 20th! In celebration of the new sequel, the Teen Department has an upcoming Insurgent Release Party on March 17th! There will be five stations (one for each faction) and various fun activities! Snacks and food will be served. Teens will compete for the top prize! …