Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade): Summer Plans

Thank goodness that we are finally moving in the right direction with the Pandemic. While we aren't completely out of the woods, we can now head outdoors and take in the great Florida weather! One of my favorite things to do, is to grab an old blanket, spread it out under a tree and READ! Not only does being outdoors reduce stress and anxiety, it gives you doses of Vitamin D—a much needed vitamin to support a healthy immune system! Armed with these excuses, I mean facts, you can totally get out of doing housework and chores (it's worth a shot)! We'll even help you out with a few suggestions sure to keep you out of the house all Summer long. . .reading of course!

#READ: The Lake by Natasha Preston

The Lake book coverEsme and Kayla were campers at Camp Pine Lake, and this year they are excited to be back as CITs (counselors in training). But the girls did something bad when they were campers, and have kept it a secret all these years. They've moved on, and this summer is going to be great. Two months of sun, s'mores, and flirting with the cute boy counselors. Until they get a note: The lake never forgets. It seems the secret they've kept buried for so many years is about to resurface.


#LISTEN: She's Too Pretty to Burn by Wendy Heard

She's Too Pretty to Burn book coverThe summer is winding down in San Diego. Veronica is bored, caustically charismatic, and uninspired in her photography. Nico is insatiable, subversive, and obsessed with chaotic performance art. They're artists first, best friends second. But that was before Mick. Delicate, lonely, magnetic Mick: the perfect subject, and Veronica's dream girl. The days are long and hot-full of adventure-and soon they are falling in love. Falling so hard, they never imagine what comes next. One fire. Two murders. Three drowning bodies. One suspect...one stalker. This is a summer they won't survive.


#EXPLORE: JPL Summer Events Calendar

Looking to plan your Summer around all the JPL events? You should!

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#PLAY:  KAHOOT “Summer Trivia”

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Let’s see how much we know about Summer!

#JOIN: Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Imagine if the library were made just for you and your friends. What types of programs and events would you have? Join the Teen Advisory Board to tell the library what you and your friends like to do, and see the changes start to happen. (For ages 12 – 17)

Saturday, May 22, 2021 – 1:00 pm

#KEEP READING: We have more than the usual "Summer Romance" stories for you to check out here!


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