Teen Services Blog

  • Read the YA Book Then Watch the DVD

    Three DVDs based on young adult novels are now on order. Read the book first and place a hold on the DVD today.

  • Three New Takes on Classic Fairy Tales

    Cinder by Marissa Meyer

    Cinder by Marissa Meyer

    In the futuristic take on the Cinderella story, cyborg Cinder becomes involved with Prince Kai.

  • Carry Out a Good Book: Young Adult Suggestions

    Carry Out a Good Book: Winter Reading 2012 begins today. Those in grades 6-12 can register for the teen program. You read three books by February 29 to earn a reusable lunch bag and a chance in our grand prize drawing.

    Keeping with our theme, here are some reading suggestions featuring teens who work in restaurants:

  • New Manga Purchases

    The Glenside Public Library is now collecting these manga series.

  • Updated Jane Austen

    In honor of Jane Austen's birthday today, here are some updated Jane Austen stories from the young adult collection.

  • Anticipated Young Adult Books of 2012

    Last week, I blogged about my favorite young adult books of 2011. This got me thinking about the 2012 young adult novels I cannot wait to read. Here they are in alphabetical order:


  • Classic Literature Mentioned in Clockwork Prince

    Yesterday, I live blogged reading Clockwork Prince. The main characters enjoy reading and mention several classic books that would have been available to people living in Victorian England. Here are six of those books that the Glenside Public Library owns:

  • Live Blog: Reading Clockwork Prince

    Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

    Clockwork Angel was one of my favorite books of 2010, and I eagerly awaited the publication of Clockwork Prince.  Join me, your Young Adult Librarian, as I read the sequel.

  • Best Young Adult Books of 2011

    Best Young Adult Books of 2011

    Compiled by the Young Adult Librarian

    As much as I try, I cannot read every young adult novel published in a year. These are my favorite books from all the books published within the past twelve months that I have read.  Books are listed in alphabetical order by title except when an author has more than one book on the list.