Nominate your favorite book for the Flume Award

Teens!  Have you read a great book for teens (grades 9-12) that was published recently? 
Nominate your favorite to be considered for a Flume Award!  More about the Flume Award.

Award winning books!

Great Stone Face Award (Grades 4-6 Statewide)
                     2015-2016 Great Stone Face list
Isinglass Award (Grades 7-8 Statewide)
Flume Award (NH Teen Reader’s Choice Award - Grades 9-12)
National Awards:
Caldecott Award
Newbery Award

New! Explora for research

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. A better alternative to websites and search engines, Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Available on computers and from mobile devices, Explora offers all of the following:

  • High-quality articles licensed from reputable publishers, recognized by library professionals, and selected for use in a school environment
  • Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos
  • Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic
  • Topic Overviews that provide students with a starting point for research
  • Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English
  • Numeric reading-level indicators to help students and teachers find grade-appropriate articles
  • No ads or pop-up windows
  • COPPA compliancy, meaning EBSCO does not ask for or require personal information to use its databases
  • Password-protected personal folders that allow students to save search results in a secure and organized holding area
  • Citation help, including the ability to export citation information to online bibliography generators such as EasyBib and NoodleTools.
Check out Explora by clicking on the link on the right side of the screen.  You'll need a username and password; contact the library for this information or if you need any help with Explora!

It's time to vote for the Isinglass Award

The Isinglass award is now open to all New Hampshire students in grades 7-8.
Click HERE for book reviews by Podcast.

What are you reading?

Attention teens!  We'd love to know what you're reading this summer!  Leave a comment with the title and author and what you love (or don't love) about the book.