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Teen Read Month

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October is Teen Read Month, which means our libraries are highlighting the awesomeness of teenagers and the books, materials, and events they enjoy at the library. This year's theme is Get Away @ Your Library! Everyone knows that reading lets you travel or escape, and that the library is your gateway to the free fun. Teens can visit some of the programs going on at our libraries this month to make Halloween crafts, watch movies with friends, play tabletop games, geek out about Doctor Who and Sherlock, and more!

Teen Read Week™ is a national literacy initiative that began in 1998 and is held annually during the third week of October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. We can't contain the fun to just one week, so we celebrate Teen Read Month! Let's increase awareness of the great resources and services our libraries have to offer teens and their families and promote the importance of pleasure reading in all its forms (books, magazines, newspapers, eBooks, audiobooks, & more).







Emily Williams

I was born in the Boston area, but have lived in Oklahoma for almost 20 years. I attended Oklahoma State University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and then studied at the University of Oklahoma to get my Masters in Library and Information Studies. My husband and I adopted a retired racing greyhound who is actually super lazy. I paint pet portraits, read comic books, love hiking, and watch a lot of sci-fi television.

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