Teen Activities

30 AAPIA Books

We heard that Jacobs just started a new Asian American & Pacific Islander Club. Here are some great teen books about or by a member of that community! Don’t have time to stop into the library? Most of these are available as eBooks or eAudiobooks that you can checkout virtually from your phone.

Book Clubs

Pages & Panels (01/19/2022): Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon

The breakout star of the Avengers films, Clint Barton – aka the self-made hero Hawkeye – fights for justice! With ex-Young Avenger Kate Bishop by his side, he’s out to prove himself as one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! SHIELD recruits Clint to intercept a packet of incriminating evidence – before he becomes the most wanted man in the world. You won’t believe what is on The Tape! What is the Vagabond Code? Matt Fraction pens a Hawkeye thriller that spans the globe…and the darkest parts of Hawkeye’s mind. Barton and Bishop mean double the Hawkeye and double the trouble…and stealing from the rich never looked so good. […]

Teen Activities

An Afternoon with Lynsey Addario

Teens & Adults • Sun, Nov. 21 • 2-3:30 PM This program will be held virtually via ZOOM. Click here to register Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario will discuss what life was like for women during the Taliban’s rule, how life changed for women in the 20 years she’s been covering the country, and how Afghans are reacting now.   She will […]

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Teen News

2021 Teens’ Top Ten Winners

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual relationships, […]

Book Clubs

Pages & Panels (11/17/2021): Superman Red Son (DC)

The ship carrying the infant who would grow up to become Superman lands in the midst of the 1950s Soviet Union, where he is raised on a collective. As he becomes a symbol to the Soviet people, the world changes drastically from what we know — bringing Superman into conflict with Batman, Lex Luthor and others. […]