Monday, November 12, 2018

November Programs for Teens

Teen Volunteer Nights! Tuesdays Nov. 13th and 27th  Volunteer night is held every other Tuesday from 6-7:30 PM. Come and help with various projects and earn community service hours! Please, register. Participants must have completed the volunteer application and background check to attend. New applications are always being accepted. Go to and click on "Events" to register or call the library at 812-265-2744 and ask for Kendra. 

Leaf Art and Waxing Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4:00 PM at the Main Library and Friday Nov. 16th at 4:00 PM at the Hanover Branch  Bring your own fallen leaves and get creative! Supplies provided. All ages welcome, but please note that there will be hot wax at this program.  Registration required. Go to and click on "Events" to register for the Madison or Hanover session.

Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Thursday, Nov. 15 5:00 PM at the Main Library Celebrate the Nov. 16th release of the 2nd movie in the Fantastic Beasts series by watching the first!  This movie follows the adventures of writer, New Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads Fantastic Beasts..... in school at Hogwarts. Free. Popcorn and butterbeer provided! No registration required. PG-13 2 Hrs. 13 min. 
Carol Sing with Santa  Saturday, Nov. 24 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Visit with Santa, and enjoy holiday refreshments, a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas, and caroling with Santa in the auditorium.  Then, escort Santa to the City Tree-Lighting at the Broadway Fountain at 6:00 PM.  No registration. 

Ornament Share Throughout November! Do you love to create fun unique ornaments? The library is looking for creative and unique ornaments to decorate our trees at the Hanover Branch Library. Ornaments should be home-made but can be any type of mixed media: paper, plastic, wooden, knitted, crochet, etc. No perishable or very delicate ornaments please. Patrons may share two ornaments per person. Fill out an ID tag when you drop off your ornament/s at either library location. Beginning in December, ornaments will be displayed on the holiday trees at Hanover! Ornaments may be picked up after the holiday season in January from the Hanover Branch. 

Monday, August 20, 2018

Vote for your favorite book of the last year!

Voting for YALSA's Teens' Top Ten list just opened:

Vote Here

More about the Teens' Top Ten, from YALSA's website:

The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted on the Thursday of National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online between August 15 and Teen Read Week™ (October 7-13, 2018) here on the Teens' Top Ten site. The winners will be announced the week after Teen Read Week.

We've got all of the books nominated for 2017-2018, check them out here:

All Rights Reserved: (Word$, Book One)

The Black Witch (The Black Witch Chronicles)

The Book of Lies


Defy the Worlds (Defy the Stars)

The Disappearances

How to Make a Wish

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life


The Last Magician

Long Way Down

Mask of Shadows

Moxie: A Novel

Once and for All

One of Us Is Lying

Paper Hearts (The Heartbreak Chronicles)

Remember Me Always


Strange the Dreamer

Turtles All the Way Down


Waste of Space

Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons Series)

Words in Deep Blue