Junior High

New Books in the Teen Collection

The "Teen" collection, located in the Children's Department, consists of fiction and nonfiction books, audiobooks, graphic novels, and DVDs selected especially for Junior-High-age teens. 


Programs and Events

Click here for February 2018 Children's newsletter and event listing.

Would you like to try being an actor? 

Have some vacation week fun! 
Be a Winter Program Player!

If you are in  Grade 5, 6, 7, or 8, you can be a Winter Player.
We will rehearse poems, songs and perhaps a short play on Wed. Feb. 21 and Fri. Feb. 23 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
We will perform on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m. for an audience of kids and their families who have come to a special Winter Storytime.
You won't have to memorize your part, just read from the script.

In order to participate, you must commit to coming to the library for all rehearsals, and be able to be here by 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb 24 for the 2:30 p.m. show.
Sign up at the children's desk.
Call 978 929-6655 for more information.


More Book Lists

New York Times Children's Middle Grade Hardcover Bestsellers

Teen Book Awards

Teen Book Series

Junior High Summer Reading


Student Volunteers

Students in grades 6, 7, or 8 are invited to volunteer.  Click here for more information and the application form.


Homework Resources

Biography in Context  (biographies of people from around the world, and throughout history)

Britannica School Edition (an authorative multimedia encyclopedia, with a middle school search option)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (reference books in electronic format)

Research in Context (resources selected for junior high researchers)

See ALL electronic resources here