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Teen Services Librarian

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teen@barth.lib.in.us

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After School Movie: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

When: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: BCPL at Conference Room

All teens grades 7-12 are welcome to join us to watch the movie. We will be discussing The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan in our book club on Dec. 15. Participation in both programs is NOT ...

Eat for Cheap: Chicken Tortilla Soup

When: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: BCPL at Conference Room

Together, we will make (and eat!) a very quick and easy chicken tortilla soup for much less than buying it at a restaurant. Each teen will get a recipe card with price comparisons to take home...

DIY: Texting Gloves

When: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: BCPL

Do you hate taking off your gloves to use your smart phone or tablet? Stop by the teen area after school through 5pm to make texting gloves; gloves you can keep on and still text! This DIY won't take long to make....

James Whitcomb Riley

When: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: BCPL at Red Room

Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley, as portrayed by Jeff Kuehl, visits the library to talk about his life and recite some of his famous poems. Kuehl is the official Mr. Riley for the City of Greenfield...

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ANNOUNCEMENT--2015 Teen Book Club

Time to release the 2015 Teen Book Club booklist! The titles were chosen and voted on by the members of the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). January—Virals by Kathy Reichs February—Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick March—The Selection by Kiera Cass April—Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger May—Marvel Comics: Summer Reading Club, Every Hero Has a Story, official kick-off June—Paper Towns by Read more

TAB Book Review: A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger

Reviewed by Dylan
This novel is like nothing I have ever read before. I mean sure, I've read novels about teens battling eating disorders but Lois Metzger's novel stands out from the others. What makes it stand out is that she didn't write about a girl with anorexia she wrote about a boy. A lot of people have no idea that guys can even have eating disorders, but actually, out of the 10 million people in the United Read more

TAB Book Reivew: Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

Reviewed by Mila
Second Star, by Alyssa B. Sheinmel, is a modern day Peter Pan set on the beaches of California. The creative interpretations of J.M. Barrie’s characters are fun and creative. Freshly graduated from high school, rich girl Wendy Darling sets out to find her younger twin brothers, John and Michael, who disappeared while surfing only months before. During her search, she meets Pete Read more

Hip Hop Artist OD Writes Song About a Teen Book

The Good Braider by Terry Farish
A few teen books have the privilege of being made into a movie but how often does a teen book have a song written about it? Hip Hop artist OD wrote A Girl From Juba (South Sudan) in honor of The Good Braider by Terry Farish. This story follows Viola, a girl living in wartime South Sudan, as she flees her county to live in Egypt as a refugee and eventually coming to the United States. Watch th Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT--2015 Teen Book Club

ANNOUNCEMENT--2015 Teen Book Club

Time to release the 2015 Teen Book Club booklist! The titles were chosen and voted on by the members of the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). January—Virals by Kathy Reichs February—Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick March—The Selection by Kiera Cass April—Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger May—Marvel Comics: Summer Reading Club, Every Hero Has a Story, official kick-off June—Paper Towns by Read more
TAB Book Review: A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger

TAB Book Review: A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger

Reviewed by Dylan
This novel is like nothing I have ever read before. I mean sure, I've read novels about teens battling eating disorders but Lois Metzger's novel stands out from the others. What makes it stand out is that she didn't write about a girl with anorexia she wrote about a boy. A lot of people have no idea that guys can even have eating disorders, but actually, out of the 10 million people in the United Read more
TAB Book Reivew: Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

TAB Book Reivew: Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

Reviewed by Mila
Second Star, by Alyssa B. Sheinmel, is a modern day Peter Pan set on the beaches of California. The creative interpretations of J.M. Barrie’s characters are fun and creative. Freshly graduated from high school, rich girl Wendy Darling sets out to find her younger twin brothers, John and Michael, who disappeared while surfing only months before. During her search, she meets Pete Read more
Hip Hop Artist OD Writes Song About a Teen Book

Hip Hop Artist OD Writes Song About a Teen Book

The Good Braider by Terry Farish
A few teen books have the privilege of being made into a movie but how often does a teen book have a song written about it? Hip Hop artist OD wrote A Girl From Juba (South Sudan) in honor of The Good Braider by Terry Farish. This story follows Viola, a girl living in wartime South Sudan, as she flees her county to live in Egypt as a refugee and eventually coming to the United States. Watch th Read more


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After School Movie: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

When: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: BCPL at Conference Room

All teens grades 7-12 are welcome to join us to watch the movie. We will be discussing The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan in our book club on Dec. 15. Participation in both programs is NOT ...

Eat for Cheap: Chicken Tortilla Soup

When: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: BCPL at Conference Room

Together, we will make (and eat!) a very quick and easy chicken tortilla soup for much less than buying it at a restaurant. Each teen will get a recipe card with price comparisons to take home...

DIY: Texting Gloves

When: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: BCPL

Do you hate taking off your gloves to use your smart phone or tablet? Stop by the teen area after school through 5pm to make texting gloves; gloves you can keep on and still text! This DIY won't take long to make....

James Whitcomb Riley

When: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: BCPL at Red Room

Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley, as portrayed by Jeff Kuehl, visits the library to talk about his life and recite some of his famous poems. Kuehl is the official Mr. Riley for the City of Greenfield...