For Teens * ages 12-17 years
Mockingjay Movie Release Party
November 13, 2014
Overdrive (ebooks & audio books)
Kids and Teens now have their own ereading rooms in Overdrive. Scroll down Overdrive's main page and click on the appropiate reading room. These are only kids or teen books.
IF YOU GET A NEW LIBRARY CARD AND HAVE ITEMS CHECKED OUT OR ON HOLD IN OVERDRIVE, PLEASE LET THE LIBRARY STAFF KNOW IMMEDIATELY. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE ITEMS UNTIL WE SEND A REQUEST TO OVERDRIVE TO CHANGE YOUR BARCODE IN YOUR ACCOUNT.
Teens now have their own reading room in Overdrive. Click on "overdrive" on the left side bar of our home page. Scroll down and click on the "Teen Ereading Room". Books for teens!
Teen Read Week is over but YALSA's YA Lit blog, The Hub is still available for you to read.
NEW ART on DISPLAY!
Thanks to former Portage High School student, Tiffany Nazer, the Teen Space now a "cat-terific" wire sculpture lounging around! The wire art, entitled "Cool Cat" is sitting atop the graphic novel/nonfiction shelf. We think it's pretty awesome! Thanks, Tiffany, for sharing your talents!
The Portage High School Art Clubhas started a mural in the Teen Space. The mural features a characters, titles, and themes from numerous classic books. Be sure to stop in & look for Hedwig! ---The Mural is done!! Take a look below.
A temporary curtain keeps light out as work begins.
Members of the Art Club pondering how to transfer the sketch on paper to the wall.
Using a vintage projector to do the work of transferring images from paper to wall.
With a little paint the images start to take shape!
Does everyone know this famous owl?!
The finished mural! Can you tell what books are included in the mural?
The Members of the Art Club that contributed to the painting of the mural are the following:
Enya Giessen, Ashley Etter, Kelsey Pence, Brandy Henry, Jessica Mootz, Sandra Weiss, Yue Xin, Andrew Johnson, Amanda Etter.
They did a wonderful job! It looks great!
Teen Manga Series
Browse through our Teen Manga series.
TeenRead Facebook Page
Book discussion page for teens.
A new online program through the Portage Public Library that provides homework support for students in elementary through high school, and even college. At Tutor.com, you get live one-to-one help with a certified tutor. Click on the logo below, or go to online resources (at the left),view by name, and click on local resources. Then scroll down to Tutor.com and click on Portage Library.
- Have ideas, suggestions, advice on how we can improve the teen area? Feel free to share your ideas! We're looking for ways to serve you, so don't be shy. Tell us what's on your mind!