Young Adults

Author Talk ~ Twenty-One Heroes by Sam Forman
Wednesday, May 18th at 7:00pm

Forman Twenty-One Heroes_Cover-1Outspoken colonial teen Katherine supports the patriot cause with conviction, intelligence, and poise, inspiring the respect of many and the affections of two very different college students—Ezra and Joshua. While fighting, disease, unrest, and betrayal surround them, these young people suffer the additional pains of heartache and the longing for true love. Combining historical facts with modern sensibilities, Twenty-One Heroes is an engaging tale of adventure and romance.
Sam Forman is an historian, physician, and educator. Throughout careers as a physician, military officer, and businessman, he has published and lectured on historical topics that impact current issues. In addition to the young adult historical romance Twenty-One Heroes, he is the author of Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, and the Birth of American Liberty (Pelican, 2012). Dr. Forman lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.
The event is free but advance sign up is required.

Teen Advisory Board

read-515531_640What would you like to see in the library’s young adult section? Let us know – your opinion matters! Help us build the teen collection, services, and programs to meet your needs!

The Teen Advisory Board was created to provide activities and a forum for brainstorming for young adults ages 12-15. If you have ideas – or are interested in attending a future meeting – please contact the library: mail@killingworthlibrary.org.

Check out the Young Adult section at the library!

Teen browsers and researchers alike will like what they find — a collection of over 1,800 books: fiction, nonfiction, biographies, and ready-reference — college catalogs, guides, and information on financial aid — graphic novels and magazines — games, puzzles, study space, and a comfortable place to relax and visit with your friends.

Look for changing displays of new books, hot topics, and suggested “good reads”, both in print and on CD.

Outside the YA section: apply for a library card — use the computers to access the Internet, eBooks and eAudios, and IConn — type up a paper, letter, or resume on the word processors. And check out our ever-growing collection of DVDs and audiobooks.

Want Books On The Go?

one-clickdogFollow this link to downloadable audios and eBooks: One Click Digital

Click on Login/Create New Account in upper right – requires your library card barcode.
Easy access over 1,300 fiction and nonfiction titles!
If you need assistance in using OneClickDigital, please visit their Help page One Click’s help desk.

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Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Sunday: Closed

 

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