Scene (sēn)- noun-1. the place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or occurred. 2. sphere of activity, situation.


Craft Hours in the Teen Scene:

Saturday, April 13, 2024

2:00-4:00 PM

Join Julia in the teen space for some creative building. We will be taking materials found in nature, some that are upcycled, and others designed to build little hanging hotels for bees.

This program is for teens & tweens


Sophomores & Seniors YA Lit Book Group

This book group is for teens, retirees, and folks in-between to get together and discuss YA literature. The discussion will be led by Hotchkiss students Avery and Penelope.

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM,          Copies of the book available here at the library.

A power outage. A sweltering summer night. A summer heatwave blankets New York City in darkness. But as the city is thrown into confusion, a different kind of electricity sparks . . .

A first meeting. Long-time friends. Bitter exes.

And maybe, the beginning of something new.

Six beloved and bestselling authors bring the glowing warmth of Black teen love to an interconnected novel of charming, hilarious, and heartbreaking stories that shine a bright light through the darkness.


Common Sense Media: Trusted ratings created with families in mind.  A good tool if you’re not sure a book, song, or movie is too ____ for you.

ResearchIt CT – In need of reference materials not found in your school or local library? This is a helpful tool for just that. Circulation staff can also help.

This page is dedicated to all things teen & YA.

 As a Scoville Memorial Library member, you and your adults have access to a variety of programs and services.

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