Animal Crossing online with the Teen Librarian

First session Thursday, August 5th at 3:00 pm

The Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library’s Teen Room will be hosting an Animal Crossing game time with the teen librarian! Join us as we explore new islands, collect cool items, and make new friends! We will meet virtually online both in the game and on Google Meets so that we can talk in real-time. This event is by registration only, please email Marissa at marissa@mohrlibrary.org to sign up!

TAILS AND TALES
TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM

The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Friends of Mohr Library.

Beanstack

Beanstack is a web-based reading challenge software! You can track your books, write reviews, and participate in fun activities to earn badges and digital raffle tickets, which you can enter into raffles to win prizes!

How do I sign up?

  1. Go to mohrlibrary.beanstack.org
  2. Click on “Register an individual or a family”.
  3. You can link several family members and access their accounts with one login.

Is there an app? Yes!

  1. Find Beanstack Tracker at your device’s app store and download it.
  2. Search for Marian J. Mohr Library and click on it.
  3. Follow the steps to register an individual or a family.

How do I log books, reviews, or activities?

  1. Visit mohrlibrary.beanstack.org or open the app.
  2. Click the “Log Reading and Activities” button in the upper left corner of the web site or press the blue plus sign in the app.
  3. Follow the prompts on the screen to log your accomplishments.
  4. Earn digital badges and raffle tickets.

Summer 2021 Teen Programming

We are offering virtual versions of some of our programs! They are invite-only programs, so please contact Marissa at marissa@mohrlibrary.org to register. Our summer-long in-person program will be outside, weather permittting.

Drop-in Chat (Virtual)

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting around 3:30 pm.

History Club Summer Session: The Domestication of Animals (Virtual)

Tuesday, July 20th at 3:30pm.

Sidewalk Chalk Art

We will be hosting a summer-long Sidewalk Chalk Art program for teens, weather permitting. We will provide the chalk and teens ages 12 and up can use their imagination and creativity to create art on the sidewalk outside the library!

Teen Craft Kits

Kits include various crafts and activities, and most of the supplies are included. The craft kits are for ages 12 and up. There will be limited quantities, so pick one up today!

Curbside Pick-up

Materials

We have curbside pick-up of materials for all patrons! Teen patrons can request items in person at the library, over the phone at (401) 231-4980 ex. 2209, or by email at marissa@mohrlibrary.org.

Teen Craft Kits

Kits include various crafts and activities, and most of the supplies are included. The craft kits are for ages 12 and up. There will be limited quantities, so pick one up today!

Teen Programming During Covid-19

We are offering virtual versions of some of our programs as well as drop-in chats! They are invite-only programs, so please contact Marissa at marissa@mohrlibrary.org to register.

Drop-in Chat

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting around 3:30 pm.

History Club

History Club will start up again soon, stay tuned for details!

Teen New Books

from Young Adult Librarian, Marissa Galonski

Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal
Staying in Puerto Rico for the summer, Lupe must get along with Javier to figure out who is killing Javier’s childhood friends before it's too late. But as they get closer to the truth, they realize that the murderer might not be human after all.

Goddess in the Machine by Lora Beth Johnson
Awoken after being put into a cryonic sleep for a trip to a new planet, Andra finds herself 1,000 years in the future, where she is worshiped as a goddess. Stuck in a future without her family and friends, she must navigate her new reality while trying to figure out what happened to them.

Into the Pit (Five Nights at Freddy’s: Fazbear Frights #1) by Scott Cawthon
Jump back into the world of Five Nights at Freddy’s with indie game developer Scott Cawthon’s newest series, Fazbear Frights. This collection of three short stories will give any horror fan a scare!

Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
Accepted into an early college program for bright teens after her mother’s death, Bree’s first night on campus takes a turn for the worst when she witnesses something attack another teen, something that no one else can see. Realizing that there was something more to her mother’s death, she joins a secret society to figure out what actually happened.

Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman
A biography looking into the bond between Vincent Van Gogh and his brother Theo, researched from more than 600 letters from Vincent. Theo was Vincent’s biggest supporter and this book sheds light on their relationship throughout their lives.