Archive | July, 2011

Come to a YA Program on Thurs. Aug. 4th @ Newton Free Library!

28 Jul

Have Your Cake & Duct-Tape (It) Too!

Young Adults in Grades 6-12!

Join us for a Cool Crafty Afternoon

It’s a Cupcake Decorating

& Duct Tape Extravaganza!


Thurs. August 4th

3:30 – 5 pm

Druker Auditorium

Do one or both activities

Eat your decorated cupcakes or take them home

Fashion a duct-tape totebag

You make it, you take it!

All materials provided.

Questions? Email Susan and Laurie

Newton Free Library

330 Homer Street

Newton, MA  02459



Angel Burn by L.A. Weatherly

21 Jul

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“In a world where angels are fierce stalkers whose irresistible force allows them to feed off humans and drain them of their vitality, a ruthless teen assassin of angels falls in love with a half-angel, half-human girl, with devastating consequences.”

“Where She Went” by Gayle Forman

21 Jul

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Where She Went  is a sequel to the New York Times best seller, If I Stay.  Three years after the tragic car accident Mia is now a cellist living in New York City.  Adam, a famous rock star, secretly slips in to see Mia’s concert at Carnegie Hall. Their awkward reunion sparks some closure and painful understanding.

“FitzOsbornes in Exile” by Michelle Cooper

21 Jul


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In this sequel to A Brief History of Montmaray Sophie FitzOsborne is taking refuge in an English estate with her family after the Nazi bombing of their tiny island.  Sophie’s aunt would like to see her and her cousin married off to the richest royalty but the girls are far more concerned with the rising threat of Fascism.  This is engaging historical fiction that offers a window into the tumult of that time seen through the prism of wealthy European society.

Lots of new YA books have arrived!

21 Jul

Here are just a few of the new YA titles that have arrived for your summer pleasure…come up to YA and browse.

The Chaos” by Rachel Ward

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This novel is a sequel to the action-driven Num8ers.    Adam has inherited his mother’s curse, when he looks into people’s eyes he sees the date of their death and how they’ll die.  Walking around in London of 2026, he sees the same date  in the eyes of almost everyone around him, six months in the future.

Anime Film Night @ the Newton Free Library

14 Jul

Beat the heat!

Watch cool anime films with your friends.

Popcorn and drinks provided.

Ages 10 and up

Wednesday @ 7 p.m.,  August 3rd

Druker Auditorium

Newton Free Library

330 Homer Street

Newton, MA


Summer Poetry Program for Teens @ Newton Free Library

14 Jul


 AGES 12+

Mondays at 7:30 P.M.

July 25, 2011


August 15, 2011

Join us as we explore the world of poetry by reading some aloud and by writing some of your own.

Registration starts Friday, July 1, 2011. Please register in the Children’s Room at the desk, or call: (617) 796-1370. You may register for just one or both sessions. If you have further questions, please speak to Jean Holmblad.

* This program is best suited for teens

who love words and love writing! *

 Newton Free Library

330 Homer Street

Newton, MA 02459

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