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2021 Youth Media Award Winners

The anticipation is over and we’re so excited to announce the winners of the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards 2021! Every year, the ALA honors authors and creators of various media outlets for children and teens. These awards are not only given as a way to celebrate the creativity and originality of the creators, […]

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How To Manage Stress: Tips From a Teen

Stress. Amidst this whole pandemic, this word has been all over our minds. Chronic stress can lead to many mental and physical health problems such as depression and heart disease. This stress can be what is keeping you up at night, and affecting your well being. You are not alone. If you are a teenager, […]

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Book Recs

YA Book Recommendations

The first two books are realistic fiction and the last two are nonfiction. Each book has its theme, but Heroine and Girl in Pieces are more about mental illnesses and self struggles. The books do cover facts that are common within the world but each book individually goes in-depth of the main character’s story. Heroine […]

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Remembering Samer

Rachel – Teen Services It’s March 11th, a Wednesday night, and I’m sitting at the Teen Underground desk. The Library has been quiet lately and our teen space is unusually empty for a weeknight until Samer walks in. My mood brightens immediately upon seeing him open our door. He comes in smiling like he always […]

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