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Young Adult Winter Reading Challenge

We're inviting all SHPL preteens and teens (grades 6-12) to join our Winter Reading Challenge by reading or listening to 3 books between January 6th and February 24th. Earn raffle tickets for logging in 3 books and completing the challenge with a Squishmallow Challenge Completion Prize too! Jo...

And the Winner is? 2024 Mock Printz Suggestions

At the end of January every year, the American Library Association announces its coveted Youth Media Awards, which include many book awards such as the Caldecott, the Newbery, and more.  One of the most popular book awards when it comes to Young Adult literature is the Michael L. Printz Award.&...

2023 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults

YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults Blogging Team presents fiction titles published for young adults in the past 14 months that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18. The purpose of the annual list it to provide librarians and library workers with a resource to use for collection development a...

Coming Soon October: Community Service at the Library

Think Pink: a Community Service Program Wednesday, October 4 7:00pm October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join us as we make pink pumpkins and pink ribbons to bring awareness to the disease. One hour of community service. Registration begins September 22.   Create Dog Toys: a...

Halloween Costume Drive

During the month of September, drop off your gently used Halloween costumes in our Young Adult Library to be donated to one of our non-for-profit agencies within our community.  Costumes for all ages are appreciated.  ...

Coming Soon : Community Service at the Library

Here is a list of upcoming community service opportunities for SHPL cardholders in grades 6-12.  Please feel free to contact the YA Department after 3pm at 631-549-4411 ext 209 with any questions.   Second Precinct Thank You Goodie Bag: a Community Service Program Saturday, Septem...

Back to School Books: YA edition

All good things must come to an end, and that includes summer vacation.  To help ease the pain, why not pick up one of these school set fiction stories that will allow you one last escape before the reality of another school year is upon you!  Please note: In this collection there are s...

Town of Huntington Teen Summer Reading Events

All Together Now! July and August 2023 For those in grades 6-12 Explore other libraries within the Town of Huntington as we open our doors to a number of programs that are available to all library cardholders in grades 6-12 in the Town of Huntington!   Disney & Anime Music BI...