Saturday, October 20, 2018

YALSA's Teens' Top 10

YALSA just announced the Teens' Top Ten, as voted on by teens across the country. Click on each title to take you to the WPL Catalog results, which includes books, audiobooks, ebooks, and eaudiobooks. 

Let us know in the comments which of these was the best book from last year or whcih book you think should have made the list. 
  1. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
  2. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus 
  3. Warcross by Marie Lu
  4. Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
  5. Caraval by Stephanie Garber
  6. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
  7. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. S├ínchez
  8. Paper Hearts by Ali Novak
  9. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
  10. Once and For All by Sarah Dessen

Monday, October 8, 2018

Free SAT Practice Test

Take a free, full-length, diagnostic practice test and receive a detailed score report. A Princeton Review expert can help you find a way to get the score you want.

Register Online

Saturday, October 20
12:30-4:30 p.m.
Irving Street Library

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Dungeons & Dragons Club

The adventure continues on Saturday, October 13 at 1 p.m.

An adventure awaits! Play a heroic character in a world of monsters, magic, and destiny. Choose from a variety of characters and experience the adventurous world of Dungeons and Dragons

Ages 12-18
No registration
2nd Saturday of each month from 1-4 pm
College Hill Room L167

Friday, September 28, 2018

Irving Street Arcade

Hone your gaming skills at the Irving Street Arcade, where each season you'll play a new game and a tournament champion will be crowned. All Games Rated E-T.

Ages 12-18
Wednesday, October 3
2-4 p.m 

Irving Street Library

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Banned Books Week

Celebrate Banned Books week by reading your favorite banned book, or check out one of the many books that have been challenged in the last year.

From the American Library Association Office of Intellectual Freedom:

In 2017, the following books were among the most frequently attacked:
  1. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher (Reason: Suicide)
  2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie (Reasons: Profanity, Sexually Explicit)
  3. Drama, written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier (Reason: LGBT Content)
  4. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini (Reasons: Sexual Violence, Religious Themes, “May Lead to Terrorism”)
  5. George, by Alex Gino (Reason: LGBT Content)
  6. Sex is a Funny Word, written by Cory Silverberg and illustrated by Fiona Smyth (Reason: Sex Education)
  7. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee (Reasons: Violence, Racial Slurs)
  8. The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas (Reasons: Drug Use, Profanity, “Pervasively Vulgar”)
  9. And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson, illustrated by Henry Cole (Reason: LGBT Content)
  10. I Am Jazz, written by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings, illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas (Reason: Gender Identity)
September 23-29, 2018