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Welcome To The Young Adult Department

The Young Adult Department is located on the main floor of the Lebanon Public Library. Highlights of the department include the Sugar Bowl (the teen program room), teen programs, and book and magazine collections aimed specifically at teens and young adults!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Young Adult Department of the Lebanon Public Library is to provide the young adults of this community with information, opportunities, and programming by communicating with them, collaborating with their schools and by staying abreast of current Young Adult trends in popular culture as well as professional literature.
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Ya Events

The Sugar Bowl

Teens join us for fun programs, great books, and study. We offer programs ranging from Baking clubs to book clubs to creative writing clubs and many things in between! Please "like" us on Facebook to receive regular updates about upcoming teen. Seasonal parties and reading programs are offered throughout the year.
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Updated Young Adult Home Page

We have recently updated the Young Adult Home Page. The Image Slider at the top of the page shows our Upcoming Events, Latest News, and Available Resources. You will be able to find our Weekly New Releases at the bottom of the page. For any additional information please check out our quick links at the bottom of the page.

New To The Deptartment

New to the YA Department, in The Sugar Bowl, the Friends of the Library have donated a 55" screen smart TV for programming. We are very excited to use our new TV for future programs. We are weeding through our shelves and making room for our new section that will be set up soon for the New Adult books. We are very eagar to see how our community responds to the new changes in our department so stop in and check it out!

Classic's Shelf

Some of you may have noticed that we have a new addition of books in our department. We have made some room in the manga section for our long awaited classic's books. Make sure to stop in and see our weekly growing collection.


Quick Links

Meet the YA Manager

YA Librarian

Nicole Thompson
Young Adult Manager
Phone Number: (765) 482-3460 Ext. 1262

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Lebanon Public Library Young Adult Department

New Releases

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Book 1

A Tale of Two Cities 

Author: Charles Dickens


After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror, and they soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine.

Book 2

Paper Towns

Author: John Green


Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life — dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge — he follows.
After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues — and they’re for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew

Book 3

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain


Of all the contenders for the title of The Great American Novel, none has a better claim than The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Intended at first as a simple story of a boy's adventures in the Mississippi Valley - a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - the book grew and matured under Twain's hand into a work of immeasurable richness and complexity. More than a century after its publication, the critical debate over the symbolic significance of Huck's and Jim's voyage is still fresh, and it remains a major work that can be enjoyed at many levels: as an incomparable adventure story and as a classic of American humor.

Book 4

Salem's Vengeance 

Author: Aaron Galvin


Sixteen-year-old Sarah Kelly never expected to meet the Devil’s daughter. She only sought innocent dancing in the moonlight, not a coven entranced by their dark priestess. When her friends partake of a powder meant to conjure spirits - and the results go horribly awry - Sarah is forced to make a choice. To keep their secret risks her own damnation, but to condemn them may invoke the accusing remnants of Salem to rise again.

Book 5

The Yearling

Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend. But life in the Florida backwoods is harsh, and so, as his family fights off wolves, bears, and even alligators, and faces failure in their tenuous subsistence farming, Jody must finally part with his dear animal friend. There has been a film and even a musical based on this story.

Book 6

The Truth About Alice

Author: Jennifer Mathieu


Everyone has a lot to say about Alice Franklin, and it’s stopped mattering whether it’s true. The rumors started at a party when Alice supposedly had sex with two guys in one night. When school starts everyone almost forgets about Alice until one of those guys, super-popular Brandon, dies in a car wreck that was allegedly all Alice’s fault. Now the only friend she has is a boy who may be the only other person who knows the truth, but is too afraid to admit it. 

Book 7

The Warrior (Book 3) 

Author: Victoria Scott


~A Donte Walker Novel~

War between heaven and hell is coming, but Dante Walker makes it look damn good.

Dante’s girlfriend, Charlie, is fated to save the world. And Aspen, the girl who feels like a sister, is an ordained soldier. In order to help both fulfill their destiny and win the war, Dante must complete liberator training at the Hive, rescue Aspen from hell, and uncover a message hidden on an ancient scroll.

Book 8

The Liberator (Book 2)

Author: Victoria Scott


~A Donte Walker Novel~

Bad boy, meet bad girl.

Dante has a shiny new cuff wrapped around his ankle, and he doesn't like that mess one bit. His new accessory comes straight from Big Guy himself and marks the former demon as a liberator. Despite his gritty past and bad boy ways, Dante Walker has been granted a second chance.