Wednesday, February 25, 2015


Teen Event!

How to Draw Manga Workshop!

Saturday, April 25th 10-11:30am

Please call 781-231-4168 or come in to sign up.

Teen workshop. Ages 12 and up.
Learn to draw Manga figures with Shauna Leva, 
a classically trained working illustrator.
No experience necessary.

"This program is supported in part by a grant from the Saugus Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency."


Friday, February 6, 2015

New Young Adult Fiction added to our collection. 

Come in and stock up before the next snow storm!

  • Adrian, Susan Tunnel Vision : A Novel When Jake Lukin, eighteen, reveals his psychic ability he is forced to become a government asset in order to keep his mother and sister safe, but Rachel, the girl he likes, tries to help him live his own life instead of tunneling through others. View on Amazon

  • Angelini, Josephine Trial By Fire In her hometown of Salem Lily Proctor endures not only life-threatening allergies but humiliation at her first high school party with her best friend and longtime crush, Tristan. But in a different Salem -- one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles, she is Lillian, the strongest and cruelest Crucible ... Lily's other self in an alternate universe that Lily suddenly finds herself where she is torn between responsibilities she can't hope to shoulder alone and a love she never expected. View on Amazon

  • Bergin, Virginia H2o When a strange rain falls bearing a fatal, contagious disease, Ruby finds herself alone with the only drinkable water quickly running out View on Amazon

  • Carter, Ally All Fall Down There are many powerful people along Embassy Row who want Grace to block out all her unpretty thoughts. But Grace will not stop until she finds out who killed her mother and make the killer pay. View on Amazon

  • Charbonneau, Joelle Graduation Day "The United Commonwealth wants to eliminate the rebel alliance fighting to destroy The Testing for good. Cia is ready to lead the charge, but will her lethal classmates follow her into battle?"-- View on Amazon

  • Charbonneau, Joelle Independent Study Now a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas, Cia Vale attempts to expose the ugly truth behind the government's grueling and deadly Testing put her and her loved ones in great danger. View on Amazon

  • Charbonneau, Joelle The Testing Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing. View on Amazon

  • Dashner, James The Rule Of Thoughts "Michael and his friends, Sarah and Bryson, are still being chased by a cyber-terrorist. And now the government is after them, too"-- View on Amazon

  • Fforde, Jasper The Eye Of Zoltar Sixteen-year-old Jennifer Strange faces the impossible when the mighty Shandar emerges from his preserved state and presents her with a task that sends her and her companions on a journey from which they may never return. View on Amazon

  • Forman, Gayle I Was Here In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend's footsteps and makes some startling discoveries. View on Amazon

  • King, A S Glory Obriens History Of The Future "As her high school graduation draws near, Glory O'Brien begins having powerful and terrifying visions of the future as she struggles with her long-buried grief over her mother's suicide"--Provided by publisher. View on Amazon

  • Lake, Nick There Will Be Lies Shelby Cooper, nearly eighteen, has been overprotected by her single mother all her life but after a car accident, Shelby's mother steals her away from the hospital, revealing that Shelby's father is not dead, but rather a violent man who promised to hunt them down. View on Amazon

  • Laurie, Victoria When View on Amazon

  • Lindner, April Love, Lucy After accepting a trip to Europe as a bribe from her parents to attend the college of their choice as a business major, seventeen-year-old Lucy discovers she is unwilling to give up her dream of being an actress--or Jesse, the boy she met in Italy. View on Amazon

  • Massey, David Taken View on Amazon

  • Niven, Jennifer All The Bright Places Told in alternating voices, when Theodore Finch and Violet Markey meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school--both teetering on the edge--it's the beginning of an unlikely relationship, a journey to discover the "natural wonders" of the state of Indiana, and two teens' desperate desire to heal and save one another. -- Provided by publisher. View on Amazon

  • Olson, Norah Twisted Fate : A Novel Told from separate viewpoints, unfolds how sisters Sydney and Ally Tate's relationship changes as they get involved with their new neighbor, Graham, an artist with a videocamera who has a mysterious--and dangerous--past. View on Amazon

  • Portes, Andrea Anatomy Of A Misfit "The third most popular girl in school's choice between the hottest boy in town and a lonely but romantic mistfit ends in tragedy and self-realizaition"-- View on Amazon

  • Reedy, Trent If Youre Reading This For a responsible sixteen-year-old, Michael Wilson has a lot of problems--his father was killed in Afghanistan in 2005, his overworked and overprotective mother will not talk about their situation, and does not want him playing football, and he has suddenly started to receive letters that his father wrote before his death. View on Amazon

  • Reynolds, Jason The Boy In The Black Suit Soon after his mother's death, Matt takes a job at a funeral home in his tough Brooklyn neighborhood and, while attending and assisting with funerals, begins to accept her death and his responsibilities as a man. View on Amazon

  • Sanderson, Brandon Firefight "David and the Reckoners continue their fight against the Epics, humans with superhuman powers, except they may have met their match in Regalia, a High Epic who resides in Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan"-- View on Amazon

  • Scott, Victoria Fire & Flood Tella's brother Cody is sick and getting worse, so when she finds instructions on how to become a contender in the dangerous Brimstone Bleed race where she can win a cure for him, she jumps at the chance--but there is no guarantee that she will win, or even survive. View on Amazon

  • Sedgwick, Marcus The Ghosts Of Heaven Four linked stories of discovery and survival begin with a Paleolithic-era girl who makes the first written signs, continue with Anna, who people call a witch, then a mad twentieth-century poet who watches the ocean knowing the horrors it hides, and concluding with an astronaut on the first spaceship from Earth sent to colonize another world. View on Amazon

  • Wagner, Laura Rose Hold Tight, Dont Let Go : A Novel Of Haiti In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Nadine goes to live with her father in Miami while her cousin Magdalie, raised as her sister, remains behind in a refugee camp, dreaming of joining Nadine but wondering if she must accept that her life and future are in Port-au-Prince. View on Amazon

  • Weyn, Suzanne Faces Of The Dead Sheltered Princess Marie-Thérèse Charlotte is determined to understand the Revolution that is sweeping France, so she switches places with a chambermaid and sneaks out of the palace--but even with a street-wise companion, Henri, the streets of Paris are a dangerous place. View on Amazon

  • Zevin, Gabrielle Memoirs Of A Teenage Amnesiac After a nasty fall, Naomi realizes that she has no memory of the last four years and finds herself reassessing every aspect of her life. View on Amazon

  • Zhang, Amy Falling Into Place "One cold fall day, high school junior Liz Emerson steers her car into a tree. This haunting and heartbreaking story is told by a surprising and unexpected narrator and unfolds in nonlinear flashbacks even as Liz's friends, foes, and family gather at the hospital and Liz clings to life"-- View on Amazon

Saturday, January 17, 2015

We have games! 
Please ask at the Reference Desk!



Connect Four






Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Tuesday Teen Crafts!

February-May 2015


First Tuesday of every month at 3:30pm in the Reference Room.

Ages 12 and up please. No registration necessary.


February 3-Mosaic Frames

Make a cool frame with recycled CD's. 

 March 3-Painting Jars

Paint on glass using paper stencils inside the jar as a guide. 

April 7

Make a cool organizer out of shoebox and contact paper.

May 5

Make cork pendants then add them to a necklace or keychain.

Call 781-231-4168 or email for more information.