Saturday, April 30, 2011

Teen volunteer application now available!

If you're 12-18 years old and looking to volunteer at the library this summer, here's your chance! Applications will be accepted online until June 1st, at which time we will begin contacting prospective volunteers.

Click here to apply tday!

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Teen Book Review: The Thief Lord

Title: The Thief Lord

Author: Cornelia Funke

Rate It: 5 out of 5

Review It: An astounding book! Funke's storytelling abilities are impeccable! With understandable vocabulary, The Thief Lord is a very enjoyable book to open. The characters are very insightful, and the plot moves at a reasonable pace. This book is impossible to put down before finishing!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Teen Book Review: Stranger With My Face

Title: Stranger With My Face

Author: Lois Duncan

Rate It: 8/10

Review It: I thought that this story was very suspenseful and most often you were on the edge of your seat. However, I thought that the story had an incomplete ending; there should have been something bigger.

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Teen Book Review: Define Normal

Title: Define Normal

Author: Julie Anne Peters

Rate It: 10/10

Review It: Define Normal is a very good book filled with lots of adventure. I would definitely recommend it because I know that everyone will have a character that they will relate to well.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Book Trailer: Wither (The Chemical Garden Trilogy, Book 1) by Lauren DeStefano

Keep an eye out here at HBPL for Lauren deStefano's smashing debut, Wither. Intrigued? You can read the first chapter here.

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Teen Book Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)

Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)

Author: J.K. Rowling

Rate It: 5 out of 5

Review It: J.K. Rowling has such an amzing talent for writing! Her plots are very closely thought out and Harry, Ron and hermione have so much depth in their characters. the way Rowling grabs everything from the previous books in her series to play a role in this last book is amazing!