Teen Services Blog

  • Trend Alert: Photographic Novels

    You are probably familiar with graphic novels and illustrated novels like The Invention of Hugo Cabret. An emerging trend in young adult literature is the photographic novel. These are novels that include photographs to aid in the telling of the story.

    Two examples of this trend are...

  • Revisiting Favorite Young Adult Books - The Lost Hero

    The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

    The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

    What I Wrote Before:

    Riordan continues the tale of Camp Half-Blood with new characters and Roman gods.  I enjoyed it as much as his first series and am eager to see where it goes.


  • Recent Anime Purchases

    Registration begins today for the Anime Evening on Tuesday, October 18. Patrons in grades 6-12 may attend this program.

    If you cannot attend, why not check out or place a hold on one of these recent DVD purchases:

  • Revisiting Favorite Young Adult Books - Clockwork Angel

    Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

    Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

    What I wrote before:

    A prequel to her popular Mortal Instruments series.  I enjoyed reading about the world of the Shadowhunters in the Victorian era.


  • Mobile Library Program is Canceled due to low sign ups.

    Stop in to see what the library has to offer for you while on the go. This program will focus on the use of smartphones to access library resources. See how to download e-books and audio books directly to your phone without a computer with MyMediaMall's app. Also, see how to access the library catalog and renew books with the LibraryAnywhere app. For those without smartphones, we also have a reference service where you can ask your questions with text messages. The program will be on Monday, October 10 from 7-8 P.M. - MA The program is canceled due to low number of sign ups.

    The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org.