Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade)

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Teen Think Tank: Banned Books Week

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Join us in celebrating the principles of intellectual freedom by bringing attention to banned books. The ALA's data shows that the number of challenges to books last year was at an all-time high, making it especially important to keep an open dialogue. Become part of the conversation by checking out the titles and resources below to find out more about what's being censored and why.

Teen Think Tank: Superheroes

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There's a line from David Bowie's song, "Heroes:"  "We can be heroes/Just for one day." What would YOU do if you had superpowers for a day? What do you think it would be like? I think everyone, at some time or another, has fantasized about being able to fly or having superhuman strength. What superpower(s) would you like to have?

Teen Think Tank: Dog Lovers Unite

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August is National Dog Month! The Dog Days of Summer may be over, and the heat is finally subsiding (a little), but that doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate man’s best friend. If your pup's face is plastered all over social media or if you adore seeing those pics and videos, you'll enjoy checking out these resources that honor dogs’ exceptional qualities and unique bond with humans.


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