Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade)

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Teen Think Tank: Fantasy Fiction

Teen Think Tank

Why read fantasy? Fantasy is the genre of imagination! Fantasy allows us to reflect on the universal ideals of love, family, corruption, revenge and more – in a world removed from our own. Besides being a fun escape from reality, multiple studies have shown that imagining stories helps activate the regions of your brain responsible for better understanding others and seeing the world from a new perspective. So keep reading fantasy, because if nothing else, everything is better with dragons!

Teen Think Tank: Beyond the Irish Isles

Hi Everyone!

March is Irish Heritage Month and we're celebrating with books and music from Ireland!  There's just something about the lush, rainy countryside that creates the perfect atmosphere for mysterious diversions; or perhaps light-hearted tales are more your style. Lucky for you, we have them all!

"Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible." --Charles Haughey


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