Around Town

Check out these events around town…

May 13 – Gaming for Teens  @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)
May 16 – Role Playing Group @ Bettendorf Public Library
May 18 – After School Otaku Monday @ Bettendorf Public Library
May 19 – Teen Game Night @ River Valley District Library

 


What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

Be Not Afraid by Cecilia Galante
Since Marin’s mother committed suicide, she can see people’s pain as bright colorful shapes. When schoolmate Cassie stands up at school, screaming, raking her nails down her cheeks, Marin teams up with Cassie’s brother to try to figure out what darkness she has unleashed.

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Laia is a slave, spying on the Empire for the rebels. Elias is a soldier, the finest in the Empire but secretly its most unwilling. Neither is free. Will they be able to save each other?

Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond (Lois Lane, Book One)
Lois Lane tries to live a quiet, simple life in Metropolis. But when a high school classmate becomes the victim of a group of a group who is messing with her mind through a video game, she can’t seem to resist the mystery.

Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby
Quinn reaches out to the recipients of her boyfriend’s donated organs, but when she meets Colton, who received Trent’s heart, she finds herself at risk of losing her own.

Still Waters by Ash Parsons
When tough but poor Jason agrees to hang out with wealthy Michael, for a price, all he wants is to earn enough money to take his sister away from their abusive father. But before long his fists and fast wit don’t seem enough to keep anyone safe.

Next Week

Saturday, May 16 @ 2:30-4:00
Teens and Tweens in grades 5 and up can take part in a video game workshop hosted by the Moline Public Library. This workshop is part of “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver,” and will teach students how to design their own video games. Sessions will take place on Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. starting May 9 and concluding June 13. Attendance at all sessions is recommended but not required. This program is free and no experience is necessary, but space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes will be available to registered participants.

For more information, or to register for the program, contact Jan LaRoche at jlaroche@molinelibrary.org or by calling 309-524-2470.

Foster Care

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Dead Girl Moon by Charlie Price

Find Me by Romily Bernard

Hot Girl by Dream Jordan

My Life with the Walter Boys by Ali Novak

Oblivion by Sasha Dawn

One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Raven’s Gate by Anthony Horowitz

The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski

Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd

Around Town

What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

The Kidney Hypothetical: Or How to Ruin Your Life in Seven Days by Lisa Yee
When Higgs’ girlfriend asks if he would donate a kidney to her, he has no idea how far reaching the implications of his answer will be.

Hit by Delilah S. Dawson (Hit, Book One)
Patsy works as an assassin for Valor National Bank, which has bought the United States, in order to save her mother’s life. Now she has to offer the ten people on her list the same choice she faced: pay the debt on the spot, agree to work as a bounty hunter, or die.

The Truth Commission by Susan Juby
Normandy Pale and her friends Dusk and Neil are the Truth Commission, dedicated to exposing secrets. But when someone suggests they start looking closer to home, the truth becomes harder to find, and handle.

Enchantment Lake: A Northwoods Mystery by Margi Preus
Francie travels from New York to a remote lake in the northwoods when her great aunts call in distress. Their aunts’ neighbors are “dropping like flies” from strange accidents. But are they accidents? Francie intends to find out…before it’s too late.

What Waits in the Woods by Kieran Scott
Four teenage friends take a camping trip in the woods. What could possibly go wrong? Besides the stranger with questionable motives, the dead body…

Next Week

Wednesday, May 6 @ 2:30-4:30
Stop by the Teen Corner of the library for TEEN-ucopia. We have a variety of games for Nintendo Wii and Xbox One, board games, and other activities.

Thursday, May 7 @ 3:30
The Teen Advisory Group is your chance to help plan programs and events for teens, recommend new books and materials for the library, earn service credits, make friends, and have fun.

Saturday, May 9 @ 2:30-4:00
Teens and Tweens in grades 5 and up can take part in a video game workshop hosted by the Moline Public Library. This workshop is part of “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver,” and will teach students how to design their own video games. Sessions will take place on Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. starting May 9 and concluding June 13. Attendance at all sessions is recommended but not required. This program is free and no experience is necessary, but space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes will be available to registered participants.

For more information, or to register for the program, contact Jan LaRoche at jlaroche@molinelibrary.org or by calling 309-524-2470.