Welcome to Our Teen Page!

The Bill Memorial Library Young Adult Room offers hardcover fiction, non-fiction, paperbacks, and graphic novels for teens. We also offer Internet access computers for ages 12-18, as well as comfy furniture for lounging. Programs, including game nights and book discussions, are held throughout the year.

October News

Girls Who Code - Starts 10/3/17

Girls in grades 6-12 are welcome to join us anytime for our new Girls Who Code after-school coding program! GWC Clubs are held on Tuesdays at the Library at 4:00pm, and girls are welcome to join us for any or all of the programs. Start anytime! For a full list of scheduled clubs, click here. For more information, check out our flyer here.

Frankentoys for Teens

‘Tis the season for creepy creations! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to the Bill Memorial Library on Thursday, October 19th at 6:00 pm to craft their very own Frankentoys! Teens will take apart old toys and combine them with others to make their very own spooky toy to take home. This program is free to all teens, and all materials will be supplied. Registration is required. To register, please call the Library at (860) 445-0392. For more information, check out our flyer here.

Literary Terrors - A Haunted Library Event

Your favorite books are becoming the stuff of nightmares at the Bill Memorial Library! Join us for our 3rd Annual Haunted Library event, “Literary Terrors: An Evening of Haunted Fandoms” on Saturday, October 28th from 6-8pm. Take a terrifying tour through our Library and experience stories like Harry Potter and Hunger Games like you never have before. Admission is $5 per person or $20 for a family. This Haunted Library event is designed for participants ages 10 and up. This fundraiser is sponsored by the Friends of the Bill Memorial Library, and all proceeds benefit the Library. For more information, please call (860) 445-0392 or check out our flyer here.

The 2018 Nutmeg Awards Nominees Are In!

The Nutmeg Book Awards is the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the Connecticut Association of School Librarians (CASL)'s joint venture to encourage children and teens reading and voting on great books. The nominees for the Teen Award: Grades 7-8 can be found here, and the nominees for the High School Award: Grades 9-12 can be found here.

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