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  • APL is starting middle school and high school book clubs this summer! Each group will meet twice -- once at the end of June, and once at the end of July -- to discuss the books we choose. Learn more about the clubs and vote on what books to read at an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 24 at 6:00pm ...

    By Liz O.

  • Drop in for an evening of video and tabletop gaming on Wednesday, May 3, 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Cardinal Room. We'll have party games like Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Just Dance for the Wii and PS4, as well as classics like Apples to Apples, Jenga, and Uno. Teen programs are for those in grades ...

    By Liz O.

  • Are you a singer? Poet? Comedian? Share your talent at Open Mic Night on Wednesday, April 12, 5:30pm-7:30pm! You can get as creative as you'd like, but please keep all performances library-appropriate. Teen programs are for those in grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • Test your knowledge of budgeting and basic finances on Tuesday, April 25 at 5:30 with this online game as part of Money Smart Week. You'll learn how to better manage your money. Teen programs are for those in grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • The Teen Librarian has been sharing some great books with classes at Highland! Here are the books Liz O. presented to Ms. Rusher's classes. Click on an image to find it in our catalog or place a hold. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander Twelve-year-old Josh Bell and his twin brother Jordan are ...

    By Liz O.

  • The Teen Librarian has been sharing some great books with classes at APA! Here are the books Liz O. presented to Mr. Henry's classes. Click on an image to find it in our catalog or place a hold. Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi The zombie apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel, and ...

    By Liz O.