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What I Just Read: On the Fence by Kasie West

By: Keira S., Teen Blogger

On The Fence by Kasie West is a fiction book about love, inner beauty, and finding yourself. For 16-year-old Charlie Reynolds, being raised by a single dad and three older brothers has its benefits. Gage, Nathan, and Jerome have taught her to outrun, outscore, and outwit every boy she knows — including her neighbor and

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Prepping for College Book List

Freshman by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison By: Josh O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

Heading off to college this fall? Here are some great, relatable books to read this summer. And, if you do read them, be sure to log them in so they count towards your summer reading. The more you read, the more prizes you receive – and you help make a difference in your community! You

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What I Just Read: The Hazel Wood

By: Josh O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

One of the many wonders of fiction is that it can give you an experience you didn’t know you needed. It places you in the shoes of characters who are nothing like you, whose lives are completely unlike yours, and who have experiences you’ll never have. And it shouldn’t be too strange to read that

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What I Just Read: Breakfast with Neruda

By: Keira S. (Teen Blogger)

What I Just Read: Breakfast with Neruda by Laura Moe Summary/Thoughts: Breakfast with Neruda is a fictional novel about two delinquents that form a special bond between each other. Michael, who is living in his car when his mom’s hoarding obsession starts to become too much to handle, is working community service at the school he just got

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  • Homework Cafe
    When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    Enjoy cocoa, tea, and coffee while completing your homework assignments at the library. For grades 9-12.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, August 23, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    Enjoy cocoa, tea, and coffee while completing your homework assignments at the library. For grades 9-12.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    Enjoy cocoa, tea, and coffee while completing your homework assignments at the library. For grades 9-12.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, August 30, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    Enjoy cocoa, tea, and coffee while completing your homework assignments at the library. For grades 9-12.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • What's New in Comics?
    When: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    Discover the new trends in characters, stories, and themes with a pro from Graham Crackers Comics.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, September 06, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, September 13, 2018 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • College Prep: College Admission from Start to Finish
    When: Monday, September 17, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    The college admission process has changed dramatically in recent years. Thomas J. Jaworski, a certified school teacher, counselor, and founder of Quest College Consulting, shares his expertise to help families understand and navigate the college admission process. For parents and their teens in grades 9-12.