Reading Rants

 Wondering what to read next?  Looking for information on your favorite authors and series?  How about ways to connect with other readers?  You've come to the right place!

Recommended Reads - Genre-based booklists to help you find that next great book.

Read and Connect - Websites and blogs dedicated to Teen literature.


It was a dark and stormy night...

"It was a dark and stormy night...":  Mysteries

Wrapped by Jennifer Bradbury


Funny Stuff

Funny Stuff

Dodger by Terry Pratchett


Pizza and Pages


a monthly book discussion group for those in grades 9-12

Pizza & Pages meets the first Monday of every month from 7-8 p.m.  We discuss a different title each time whilst indulging in pizza goodness.  Free copies of the book to be discussed are distributed at meetings, as well as in the Teen Zone.  Join us!

Next time at Pizza & Pages:

Monday, May 4th, 2015: 


Homework Help

Our databases:

World Book Encyclopedia:  A fantastic general resource and a good first stop for your information and research needs.

EbscoHost: Academic Search Elite:  Get full-text, peer-reviewed articles from journals, magazines, newspapers and more.


Teen Programming

 There are so many awesome things going on at MRRL for Teens.  Here are our regular monthly offerings:

Book groups: 

Novel Ideas (for grades 6-8)

Pizza & Pages (for grades 9-12)

Teen After-Hours:  A monthly Saturday evening event featuring gaming (both console and table-top), pizza and general mayhem!


Go Ask Alice

Go Ask Alice! Is Columbia University’s health Q&A Internet site. It works to provide readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being. It divides most of it’s information into seven category pages — Alcohol & Other Drugs; Fitness & Nutrition; Emotional Health; General Health; Sexuality; Sexual Health; and Relationships.