Graphic Novel Club! PDF Print E-mail

Join us to share, discuss and explore the world of graphic novels and manga. Recommended for ages 12 - 17.

Day & Time: Fridays, 5 p.m. - 6p.m.

Dates: February 26, March 25, April 29, and May 27
 
Teen Tech Week PDF Print E-mail

Dates: March 8-12

This year we ask you to “Get Connected!” Come into the library and check out some tech-savvy books that challenge your digital media skills.

 
 
Covina's T.E.A.M. (Teens Endeavor to Accomplish More)-Free! PDF Print E-mail
 

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Are you a teen who enjoys volunteering and helpingaround the community? Join Covina's T.E.A.M. where teens participate in service projects and volunteer at community events each month. To be an active member, teens must attend a monthly meeting and one service opportunity each month. Attend the next meeting for more information.
 
Location: Hollfelder Teen Center, Covina Park, 301 N. Fourth Ave.
Day & Time: Tuesdays, 6-7 pm
Dates:  January 13, February 3, March 3, April 7
 
For information, please contact the Parks & Recreation office at (626) 384-5340. Office hours are Monday-Thursday and alternate Fridays, 10 am- 5:45 pm
 
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK- APRIL 9-16 PDF Print E-mail

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WOMEN WHO DARE EXHIBIT

April 9-16

View the lives and work of 22 women who transformed history through their influences and impact in the arts and literature from the mid-1800s until today.

BARNES AND NOBLE BOOK FAIR

April 9-16

1315 E. Gladstone St., Glendora, CA 91740

In honor of National Library Week, Covina Public Library has partnered with Barnes and Noble for a special book fair event. Make any purchase April 9-16 at the Barnes and Noble in Glendora, mention the Covina Public Library and the library will receive a percentage back on all sales! Also visit the library book table to see what your library is in need of. Purchase any of these books or throughout the store and request them to be donated to the library when visiting the cashier. Barnes and Noble will automatically donate it to the library. Fundraiser and book fair will go towards book purchases for the library.

WE ALL NEED LIBRARIES: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENT

Saturday, April 9, 2 pm

Want to find out what Covina Public Library has been up to? Have questions or suggestions about what you would like to see in the library? Come to this special community needs engagement to share thoughts on the importance of the library, help assess, identify, listen, and share ideas.

D.E.A.R. – DROP EVERYTHING AND READ

Tuesday, April 12

D.E.A.R. celebrates and honors author Beverly Clearly and the book series Ramona Quimby. Pick up a Ramona book today from the Beverly Clearly display, drop everything and read!

NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY

Tuesday, April 12

Thank your Library staff with a card. Cards will be posted in the Library all week. Blank cards will be available at the service desks.

THANK YOU!

Wednesday, April 13, 2-6 PM

The Covina Public Library thanks the community for its support. Visit the Community Room to enjoy free snacks and treats!

KIDS CREATIVE CORNER MAKERSPACE

Thursday, April 14, 4;30-5:30 PM

What will you make today? Let your creativity soar! This new child-directed “makerspace” encourages kids to design, collaborate, and create purely from imagination!

FAMILY READING DAY

Friday, April 15, 4:30-5:30 pm

Come one, Come All to Family Reading Day! Join us for some family fun, stories, songs, and crafts.  Space is limited, so register early! Call (626) 384-5280 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register.

BOOK AND BAKE SALE

Saturday, April 16, 10 am-4 pm

Hundreds of used books and items sold for as little as 25¢.

 
Staff Suggestions for Teen Readers PDF Print E-mail

first loveFirst Love by James Patterson
BL: 4.9- AR Pts: 8.0
Runaways 16-year-old Axi and 17-year old Robinson, who met on a cancer ward, leave Oregon on a cross-country trip to experience the best of life before it is too late.

 

 



 

 

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The Finisher by David Baldacci
BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 20.0
Fourteen-year-old Vega has always been told that the forest surrounding her village is full of monsters, until her mentor disappears, and she realizes the village is built on lies.  

 

 

 

BitterblueBitterblue by Kristin Cashore
BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 23.0
Bitterblue, 18-year-old queen of Monsea, realizes the futility of relying on advisers who surround her with lies as she tries to help her people heal from the thirty-five-year spell cast by her father. (Sequel to Graceling)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faultinourstars
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green
BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 10.0
Sixteen year old Hazel, who has cancer, meets Augustus at a kids-with-cancer support group and as they fall in love they both wonder how they will be remembered.

 

 

 

 
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