"The Fault in Our Stars", by John Green...

"Ms. Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children", by Ransom Riggs...

YA Monday Drop-In Program!
Mondays from 2:45-4PM - Starts September 19th!
Stop by the YA room on Mondays anytime between 2:45 -4:00PM for an exciting activity. Each week we will feature a different game, activity, movie, or seasonal event. The first session will be a Makerspace Duct Tape Lab on September 19th!

Teen Advisory Board: SPECIAL EVENT -- WAYS OF COLOR Stained Glass Workshop
Monday, October 3rd at 6:30PM
The teen advisory board is open to kids ages 10 and up! We want to hear from you! Tell the staff about books you would like to see in the collection, activities you want to try, movies you want to watch, or anything else you feel we should know. During our monthly meeting, enjoy local pizza, and taste test an exciting pizza of the month (cheese also available).

PLUS -- This month features a special event. Sign-up for a stained glass mosaic workshop with Ways of Color! Please register for this event at the Children's/YA desk. Space is limited. Special thanks to the Friends of the Durham Public Library for this event.

NEW YA Iron Chef
Tuesday, October 4th at 6:00PM
Will you be crowned the first DPL Teen Iron Chef? This month's theme: School Lunch. Choose from a selection of ingredients and prepare a prize-winning dish that fits the theme...just don't forget the secret ingredient! What is the secret ingredient? You'll have to come to find out! Register at the Children's desk. This program is for young adults ages 10 and up.

Cool books to get you through the hot summer!

Showcase your writing on our YA blog!

Do you enjoy writing? Share your original work with the world on our young adult writing blog!

Visit the Write-Away Blog

For blog access contact:
Lisa Kleinmann
Children’s/YA Librarian
E-mail: ekleinmann@ci.durham.nh.us



Durham Public Library's Books

Love & Gelato
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room
Spaced Out
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-5th-to-8th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room
The Siren
really liked it
Library Catalog
tagged: ya-fiction, summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, and ya-room
Wolf by Wolf
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room
Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
Library Catalog
tagged: ya-non-fiction, summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, and ya-room
Steve Jobs: Insanely Great
Library Catalog
tagged: ya-graphic, summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, and ya-room
Lost in the Sun
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-5th-to-8th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room

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Need something to read? Try some "Books-to-Movies"

Visit your Durham Public Library YA Room to discover many books that have become, or will soon become, featured films.

 Click here for a list of books making it to the "big screen" today!


NH Book Awards
book lists
Click on these links for great books.
Isinglass Awards - Books for 7th and 8th graders
Flume Awards - Books for highschoolers
Durham Library Recommended books for Young Adults
Durham Library Recommended books for teens
American Library Association books for teens