Entries by Andria

Read with us this summer!

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library’s annual Summer Library Program kicks off today! Nurture your child’s interest in reading by signing them up for the Summer Library Program. Reading during the summer months helps prevent summer slide, a decline in reading ability and academic skills. Research shows that participation in summer reading programs can increase […]

Teen Time: Smoothies!

Hey, teens, with all this time at home, have you started to try new recipes? I do love fancy beverages from local cafes, but I’ve been excited to experiment with my own versions over this last year. Back in the day, I used to work at a coffee shop that also happened to sell stellar […]

Book Recs from our Young Adult Advisory Board

Did you know that Youth Services has a special advisory board for teen services, run by the teens themselves? The Young Adult Advisory Board (YAAB) meets each month to discuss ideas for programs, teen materials, and much more! Teen members recently created a booklist of some of their favorite teen reads to share with you […]

New craft kits for teens!

Hey, teens, have you heard the news? Free craft kits are now available! A new kit will roll out each month, just for teens (grades 6-12). Our first Teen Take & Make kit, Fruit Snack Fortune “Cookie,” is super simple, tasty, and fun. Turn Fruit Roll Ups into little fortune “cookies,” with a cutting template […]

Free Teen eBooks & eAudiobooks

Parents, is your middle or high schooler a big reader? Have they “read everything in the house?” In addition to the library’s Digital Media resources (downloadable books, audiobooks, magazines, music), explore the links below for free digital content for teens, including books, comics, and audiobooks. Some content is only available during the COVID-19 crisis. Audible […]

Read This: Infinity Son

Read This is back this week with a recommendation for Infinity Son by Adam Silvera. I may have had a difficult time keeping rival factions straight…can you tell? Let us know your thoughts on the book through email or our social media pages. Enjoy! Infinity Son is available for download from the our Digital Media […]

Read This: City of Ghosts

“Read This” is back this week with a wonderful series for middle graders. It’s creepy…it’s crawly…it’s a page-turner! City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab is available for download with your library card through Hoopla and Overdrive: https://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/digital/

Read This: Truly, Devious

Are you looking for great books to add to your To Be Read pile? Our new “Read This” series will bring you library staff recommended books, all available for digital download. Our first episode highlights a wonderful YA series. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson is available for download with your library card through Hoopla, Freading, […]