Teens

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Summer Programming Begins June 4th.  Please note that Acoustic Mondays has reached capacity.  Friday Night Dance, starting June 22nd still has available slots.  Click HERE for the Summer brochure and a calendar of all summer library programs.

Patrick Heath Public Library has it all for teens - great books, computer access, and cool programs throughout the year. Teens, are you on Facebook? "Like" us to receive the latest updates and information on upcoming events! If you are on Instagram, be sure to follow us for updates from our programs and be sure to use @boernelibrary to share your experiences at the library and at library sponsored events. Be sure to also check out our events calendar for times and locations of all our great activities! 


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Need help with homework? The Patrick Heath Public Library provides free online homework help through Tutor.com.  Tutoring is available in all core K-12 subjects – math, science, English, social studies and writing, including AP level assistance.  Between the hours of 3:00 pm-10:00 pm students can connect to a live tutor from any computer or mobile device with an internet connection. Tutor.com is provided free charge thanks to funding provided by the Boerne Public Library Foundation.  Click the image to try it!
  Apps available on iOS and Android.

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 Comics Plus: Library Edition brings unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library patrons on any Web-connected device.  Click the image to try it!
  • View titles through your Web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection.
  • Check out and read titles through iOS and Android Mobile Apps.
  • Browse by genre, publisher, and comic — then instantly check out your favorites.
  • Access comics whenever you want them — no holds or waiting.
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Downloadable books and audiobooks and streaming video, available anywhere anytime directly to your tablet, cellphone or computer!  Click the image to try it and login with your library card and last name.  Remember to try the Overdrive or Libby Apps on Android and Apple tablets and cellphones.

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Downloadable books and audiobooks , available anywhere anytime directly to your tablet, cellphone or computer!  Click the image to try it and login with your library card and last name.  Remember to try the Cloud Library App on Android and Apple tablets and cellphones.





READING CORNER
Alex AWARDS Winners The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002.  Click the logo on the left to view, download or print the list.  
 morris seal The William C. Morris YA Debut Award, first given in 2009, honors a book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.  The award's namesake is William C. Morris, an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate for marketing books for children and young adults. Click the logo on the left to view, download or print the list.
Printz Seal   The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.  Click the logo on the left to view, download or print the list. 
Boerne ISD
Click the link on the left to view, download or print the 2018 Summer Reading Assignments for Boerne ISD schools.  

Boerne Reads YA's 2018 Best of the Best
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A place to find and discuss Young Adult Books sponsored by the Patrick Heath Public Library in Boerne, TX.

Our 2018-yalsa-top-ten-best-fiction shelf

Eliza and Her Monsters
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue
Goodbye Days
The Hate U Give
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
Long Way Down
Piecing Me Together
Sparrow
Strange the Dreamer
What Girls Are Made Of


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