Teen Services Blog

  • 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.

  • Trend Alert: Ballerinas

    Three recent young adult novels feature ballerinas.

  • Review of Breaking Dawn Part 1

    Breaking Dawn Part 1

    Several of the Glenside librarians went to see Breaking Dawn Part 1 on opening day.

    Young Adult Librarian's Review:

  • Twilight Saga Discussion

    Last night, we celebrated the upcoming release of Breaking Dawn Part 1 with a special program at the library. Teens discussed the books and movies and enjoyed wedding cake in honor of Edward and Bella.

    Wedding Cake provided by the Friends of the Library

    Edward and a Wedding Guest

  • Mysteries & Munchies

    Yesterday patrons in grades 4-8 learned about mystery titles from our juvenile and young adult fiction collections at the Mysteries & Munchies program.

    Here are a few titles from the young adult collection that were book talked at this program:

  • Spotlight on Sirens

    Move over mermaids, sirens are taking over young adult literature. Here are a few recent titles: