YA Book Club
Join PRPL's YA Book Club for the Summer. Read, discuss, and answer questions about your favorite young adult books while snacking on candy.
Next Meeting:
Thursday, July 20, 6:00-7:00 PM  
Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne
Register Here.
Next Meeting Tuesday July 11, 5:30-6:30

Mark your calendar!
The next TLC meetings will be
Thursday July 20
5-5:30 PM 
For more information, contact Emily Dowie at edowie@rcls.org.


Teen Zone - Activities for Teens
Teen Writing Workshop
Ages: grades 8-12
Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
June 21, July 12, July 19, August 2 & August 16
This workshop is a supportive place where you will meet other
teen writers and, together, set your creative ideas in motion.

Teen Math Club
Ages 13-18
Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
June 26, July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31 & August 7 
Run by a STAC math professor.  Learn new math concepts and build cool projects.

Chess and Games Club
Wednesdays, 4:15-5:00pm
June 7, June 21, July 12, July 26 & August 7

Sign up online* or call us at 845-735-4084, x142.

Click on the "See what's coming up on the calendar" button on the right side of our homepage.

Visit the Learning Lab@PRPL for a listing of
classes there.

Literary Criticism
When working from home, be sure to visit our literature database!

We also have created a Literary Criticism Libguide and a JR THESIS NOVELS Libguide.  Otherwise, if you need help finding resources, just come visit the Information Desk and we'll show you what we've got.
Looking for a Good Book?
Check out these lists!  They include links to the catalog so you can check to see if an interesting title is on the shelf--or place a hold for the next available copy.
Best Teen Graphic Novels                                    Teen Historical Fiction
YA Realistic Fiction                                               The Best in Teen Mystery
Spotlight on Popular YA Authors                          Celebrating Introverts & Outsiders in YA Lit
           If You Like Game of Thrones: YA Alternatives to the Popular Series

Online Resources

Opposing Viewpoints, the classic
series for students, is just a click away!

CollegeSource® Online is a database of 83,393 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources including links to Financial Aid Resources and Assessment Testing and Preparation information.

Great Non-Fiction                       Download the Android version now! 
Books for Teens                         Have an iPod Touch, an iPhone or an iPad? Download the iOS app now!
                                                     (Searching is also available online at YALSA BOOK FINDER.)