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It's Teen Tech Week at the Swansea Public Library

Bookworms: The Newsletter of the Junior Friends
Check out what the Junior Friends are up to.

National Novel Writing Month

Spooky Cartooning Workshop
October 26, 2013, 1:00-2:00PM
Saturday October 26, artist Debra Bana of Deeanne Art (, will offer a Spooky Cartooning Drawing class, for kids ages 12 & up from 1:00-2:00PM.  This teen cartooning class will focus on spooky or fantasy characters.  Interested in drawing?  Sign up today for one of these free classes, thanks to a grant from the Swansea Cultural Council .

Junior Friends Organization

Junior Friends to meet at the Swansea Public Library


 The newly formed Junior Friends are a volunteer group of young patrons who enjoy books, movies, music, crafts & outings. Membership is open to the public and the Junior Friends are currently seeking new members. 

The Junior Friends help plan projects, volunteer time and service to the library, and work in partnership with the Friends of the Swansea Public Library.   They meet the fourth Thursday of every month at 3:30 PM in the Library under the supervision of Youth Services Librarian Carol Gafford and Circulation Librarian Sephi Alves & volunteer parents.

If you are a student in grades 7-12 (ages 12-17) and are interested in being a Junior Friend, please come to meeting or stop by the library and pick up an application at the front desk. 

Books For Teens         

Teen Reading 
A great resource for teens who want to find great books!

Find the most popular books read and chosen for teens, by teens!

Favorite Teen Angst Books
This site reviews books that really get to the heart of what teenagers are struggling with. Books are organized into categories such as Journeys, Mixed-Up Families, Love, Challenges, Pressures and Healing.

Book Spot is a free resource center that simplifies the search for the best book-related content on the Web. Featured sites are hand-selected by editors and organized into intuitive categories, such as bestseller lists, genres, book reviews, electronic texts, book news and more.