TAB Goes Green in 2013!
Green Gifts Workshop (November 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m.) We’ll make some upcycled projects from old Summer Reading program T-shirts that are perfect for holiday gift-giving or just to keep for yourself. Create a colorful infinity scarf or one-of-a-kind tie-dyed shopping tote.
TAB Goes Green Thank Yous
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) would like to thank everyone who helped with their Teens Go Green! programming, including grant sponsors, Portland Youth Services and the United Way, A Taste of Healthy Eating speaker Kim Thibodeau, Brownstone Intermediate School art teacher Tricia Allen, and TAB advisors Jennifer Renk and Lauren Coleman.
Teens’ Top Ten Winners Announced
The Teens' Top Ten is a national "teen choice" list sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association, that teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. The 2013 winners were announced on October 24.
10. Butter by Erin Lange
9. Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross
8. Every Day by David Levithan
7. Crewel by Gennifer Albin
6. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
5. Poison Princess by Kresley Cole
4. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
3. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
2. The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen
1. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
See the our teens' Facebook page!
The Young Adult area of the Library is designed especially to meet the needs of our middle school aged patrons. The collection is made up of books, audio books, and magazines. There are nonfiction books with subjects that young teens will especially find helpful and reference materials for a teen's reading level. Videos, DVDs, and Music CDs are located in the Adult collection.
Teen Advisory Board
Summer Reading - Like to
see the book reviews written by other teens this past summer?
Registration is required for all Teen programs.
The Nutmeg Award: Chosen by Connecticut’s Youth
2014 High School Nominees
The Portland Library has purchased multiple
copies of each title for your convenience.
Last updated: 11/21/2013