A new reading challenge has been launched just for teens – to read 100 Books Before Graduation! Visit Beaman Library’s Beanstack page to register. Earn a new set of badges along the way. Once you complete the challenge you will be awarded a personalized prize package! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-835-3711 with questions!
New Young Adult Purchases and Suggested Reading Lists
Browse the Library’s most recent Young Adult purchases and other recommended titles below. If you see a title that interests you, click on the picture of title to be taken to the catalog. Once in the catalog, you may place a hold on the item. When the item you have reserved is ready, you will be notified.
Please note, you do need a library card to borrow items. If you would like to sign up for a library card, please complete the online Library Card Registration Form. Once the form is a submitted, a Library staff member will follow up with you to complete your registration! If you have a library card but it has expired, please call the Library at 508-835-3711 to update your account.
Podcasts for Teens
Brains On! A science podcast for kids and curious adults.
Commencement Speeches for 2021 Choose your own commencement speech from this eclectic mix of presenters including Bill and Melinda Gates, John Legend, Halsey, and Eli Manning.
Dear Hank and John Hank and John Green answers those burning questions you’ve never gotten answers to, such as: How does the ozone layer relate to climate change? How many ants would it take to carry a human? Can I drink 4-year-old soda?
Let’s Be Read with Sammy Jayne 17 year old Sammy Jaye, heads up the interviews with celebrities, activists, athletes and influencers with real and authentic discussions.
NPR Code Switch A podcast hosted by journalists of color that tackle the topic of race head-on.
Part-time Genius. Join these Part-Time Geniuses as they dive into ridiculous topics… and discover some pretty smart stuff along the way.
Science Friday Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff.
Tai Asks Why Find the answer to life’s biggest questions.
Ted Talks Daily Thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable
The Ten News 10 minutes of news and information for curious kids
This Day in History Class Quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history