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Teen Resource Spotlight: Biography in Context

Ever wonder what the inspiration was for Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series?  Did you know that Tom Brady was drafted as a catcher by the Montreal Expos in the eighteenth round of the 1995 Major League Baseball Draft?  Answers to your questions and many more interesting facts about people who have impacted our world can be found in our Bio
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Teennovation: Paranormal 101

Seen a ghost or interested in paranormal activity? Then don't miss this event! The Mass Ghost Hunters Paranormal Society will take you through a brief history and discuss their real-life experiences pursing the paranormal.
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Staff Picks: Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Lorraine enjoyed Anything is Possible, the newest book from bestselling author, Elizabeth Strout.
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week at Reading Public Library! This week is all about teens celebrating reading for the fun of it and we've got some activities to get you started. Try our Book in a Bottle Contest or vote for Teens' Top Ten.
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LiveWires Presents: Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience”

Tuesday, October 24 @ 7:00 p.m. In celebration of the Bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau’s birth, Tom Hersey, Professor of English at UMass Lowell, will lecture on Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience, which has become a manual for social protest with relevance to this day.
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Nov. 2017 Pints+Pages: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Meet up at Cafe Nero on November 2 for Pints+Pages! Enjoy an evening out discussing the witty and charming book Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Giail Honeyman. Books are available in the holds area near the Borrower Services desk. Grab your copy now! To learn more about Pints+Pages, visit our Book Groups page.
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October Book Buffet

Share a pizza slice and book advice with other teen readers! Meet once a month for a pizza buffet and share your latest favorite reads!
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Book Buffet Picks: Sept. 2017

Every month teens share their latest favorite reads at Book Buffet. If you’re looking for a great recommendation from other teen readers, try one of these!
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Vote Now for Teens’ Top Ten

Voting for the Teens' Top Ten is officially open! The Teens' Top Ten is a teens' choice award for books. Titles are nominated from teens from across the country. Catch up on the nominees and vote now through October 14 for your favorite titles!
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