Teens

What’s On This Page: New Books | Teen Events | Teen Service – Free Permit Practice Test | New Computer! | Teen Recommendations | Research

What programs do you want to see at the Essex Library? Let us know!

 

 

 

New Books

The following are books that are soon to be released and are certain to be popular. To place a hold, just click on the title and then on “Request/Hold” and have your Library card handy.

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
When We Were Infinite by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Once Upon a Quinceanera by Monica Gomez-Hira

Teen Events

Wolf Paper Circuit

Saturday, September 18th
All Day
Pick up a kit to make your own electric circuit using LED lights, copper tape, and a battery. Instructions provided. Kits are available while supplies last.

Coming Soon:

Young Writers Group, Teen Book Society, Teen Coding Club, and more!

Volunteers Wanted

Interested in volunteering with the library? Fill out our short survey and a library staff member will be in contact with you. Volunteering is a great way to learn more about the library and gain valuable experience for college or work.

Volunteer Form: https://forms.gle/P4zZ4PsNfPLku3jW7

Teen Service

Practice Tests IconFree Permit Practice Tests

In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Essex Public Library is offering FREE Connecticut Driver Permit practice tests. This service also provides information on taking the CT Driving Test as well as the Driving Handbook.

 

Want to share a good book? Feeling especially passionate about something you’ve just read? Come in and visit. We’d love to add your video or written reviews to our selection. You never know whose life a good book will change for the better.  Visit Riley Sullivan’s newest video review.

Teen Recommendations

Book finder logoYALSA’s Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians, or any lover or YA literature to access the past three years of YALSA’s awards and lists on their Smartphone, iPod or iPad.  App features include: a homepage featuring titles from the database, refreshed each day, a book search engine, a Find It button (powered by OCLC WorldCat Search) a favorites button and the ability to share brooks from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook. Scan the QR Code in our YA Department to get the app today!

 

Research

researchIT iconNeed reliable (and last minute) research help? The free online resource, researchIT CT is here for you! Don’t forget about researchIT CT where you can find articles and information that you can trust. If you’re in need of a little project help, please visit the Children’s department for a researchIT CT tutorial. We’re always happy to help!