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Everywhere Book Fest

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Register Now for Everywhere Book Fest! Enjoy the book festival experience straight from your living room! The #EverywhereBookFest is a free, 2-day virtual event taking place on May 1-2. Celebrating picture book, middle grade, and young adult authors, illustrators, books, and readers, Everywhere Book Fest is bringing everyone the book festival experience straight to their living room! You can find them… read more >>

Free Audiobooks for Teens!


Are you at least 13 years of age and love audiobooks? Join SYNC 2020 and receive 2 free audiobooks every week through July 29, 2020! Starting April 30, 2020, Teens 13+ can download 2 thematically paired audiobooks each week through SYNC’s free summer audiobook program. You can register for SYNC 2020 at, and be sure to download Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive through Google and Apple,… read more >>

Teen Craft and Hobbies

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Spring is a great time to craft and work with a new hobby. Exercising your mind is a great way to stay active and creative while inside. The following list of eBooks are a way to keep reading this Spring. Created by Ms. Tracy, Austintown and Michael Kusalaba Librarian  Check out the following title that are available now on  Hoopla or visit our website at Don’t… read more >>

YA Book Reviews From Amy


Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which YA book is the fairest one of all? This week I have compiled a list of 8 fairytale retellings; I have chosen 4 individual fairytales with 2 selections for each. One choice is a darker- twistier version of that particular tale and the other is more in vain of… read more >>

YA Book Reviews


Relationships are hard! These YA novels explore the complexities of the different relationships that define us and add richness to our lives. The Vanishing Deep by Astrid Schotle  Tempe lives in a post-apocalyptic world after the Great Waves destroyed her planet.  People now survive by living on man-made floating cities. Tempe dives every day into… read more >>

YA Alternate History

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You’re probably studying history for school, or maybe you enjoy reading historical fiction.  Perhaps you’re only interested in specific historical events.  No matter what, though, these books are sure to turn your historical knowledge and thrown it into a wormhole as they take history and change a thing or two…or five.   Dread Nation by Justina Ireland You’ll be going back to post-Civil… read more >>