Teen Services Blog

  • Ways to Celebrate Teen Tech Week @Glenside

    1. Stop in After School Zone after school Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday and play video games with your friends
    2. Play one of the pre-installed games on the Teen Computers.
    3. Use a public computer to do homework. You can use the internet, Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel for homework assignments.
    4. Look at our databases  page for resources to help you with school reports.
  • Dystopian Day 1: Partials by Dan Wells

    The Hunger Games movie comes out in three weeks. Leading up to the release, this blog will be highlighting new young adult books for fans of Suzanne Colllins's books.

    Patials by Dann Wells

    Partials by Dan Wells

  • Time Traveling Teens

    Time travel is a plot device that is popping up in more and more young adult novels lately. Here are six recent books featuring time traveling teens:

  • New Manga Series

    The Glenside Public Library District will now be collecting these manga series:

    Highschool of the Dead

    Highschool of the Dead

  • Sequels on Order for March and Beyond

    These sequels and series titles are now on order. Click on the picture of the book to go to the catalog record. Then click on the "Request It" button on the left to place your hold.

    Allegiance by Cayla Kluver

  • Favorite YA Couples - 2012 Editon

    Last year, I posted my all-time favorite YA couples. This year, I am featuring couples from young adult novels that I have read in the past twelve months. I am counting sequels, so some of my all-time faves will end up on this list.

    This post contains spoilers about  romantic pairings and possible romantic pairings, so stop reading if you don't want to be spoiled.


  • Trend Alert: Witches

    Many young adult novels featuring witches have come out in the past year. A few of these were highlighted last Halloween in this blog post..

    Here are three recent titles:

  • More Classics Retold

    Some recent young adult books are offering new takes on classic works of literature.

    Gil Marsh by A.C.E. Bauer

    Gil Marsh by A.C.E. Bauer