YA Book Club
Join PRPL's YA Book Club for the Fall. Read, discuss, and answer questions about your favorite YA books while snacking on candy.
Next Meeting:

Thursday, September 28, 6:00-7:00 PM  
The Young Elites by Marie Lu
Available Behind the Circulation Desk


Next Meeting Tuesday August 22, 5:30-6:30 PM
Buzzer System Practice
Books Available Behind the Reference Desk

Mark your calendar!
The next TLC meetings will be
Thursdays, September 28, October 19, November 16, December 21
5-5:45 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
September 13, October 18, November 15, December 13
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: 11-18
Mondays, 5:15-6:15pm
Sept 11, Sept 25, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 30, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 11
Run by a STAC math professor.  Learn new math concepts and build cool projects.

Chess and Games Club
Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00pm
Sept 13, Sept 27, Oct 11, Oct 25, Nov 8, Nov 29, Dec 13

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.

Summer Reading Lists
Misplaced your list? 
Click here are to local school lists online:
PRHS Grades 8 through 12
PRMS Grades 5 through 7

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
Best Teen Sci-Fi/Dystopian          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.)