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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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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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Outdoor Games- July 23rd

Get ready to soak up some sun with Miss Nicole and Miss Makayla at Memorial Park with our outdoor games on July 23rd at 2 p.m. All attendee's must have a ride to and from the park. Teens in grades 6-12 mat attend. This will be like a "big kid field day" so that means bring plenty of sunblock and wear clothes you are okay with getting dirty or wet. Bringing and extra pair wouldn't be such a bad idea either. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Coming in July: Book Club

When: July 30, 2014 4 p.m.
Where: The Sugar Bowl

Grab a copy of Divergent by Veronica Roth and have it read by July 30th and join us in The Sugar Bowl at 4 p.m. to discuss this novel.

Musical Monday's

When: Every Monday in June at 2 p.m.
Where: The Sugar Bowl

Join us every Monday in June to watch a musical! 

June 2nd: Grease
June 9th: Grease 2
June 16th: Phantom of the Opera (3 p.m.)
June 23rd: Moulin Rouge (3 p.m.)
June 30th: Robin Hood: Men in Tights



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.


All programs that are usually on Wednesdays (Book Club, Baking Club, Craft Club etc.) will be returning in July! We can't wait to get back into the routine!.

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.


Summer Reading has started! The first day of summer reading was June 9th. Come in and sign up for our teen summer reading program at the main circulation desk. Remember Summer Reading ends July 26th! Sign up today!

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Meet the YA Manager

YA Librarian

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

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New Releases

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Book 1

Of Poseidon 

Author: Anna Banks


~Syrena Trilogy~

Galen is the prince of the Syrena, sent to land to find a girl he's heard can communicate with fish. Emma is on vacation at the beach. When she runs into Galen—literally, ouch!—both teens sense a connection. But it will take several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, for Galen to be convinced of Emma's gifts. Now, if he can only convince Emma that she holds the key to his kingdom...

Told from both Emma and Galen's points of view, here is a fish-out-of-water story that sparkles with intrigue, humor, and waves of romance.

Book 2

The Night Gardener

Author: Jonathan Auxier


The Night Gardener follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house. But the house and its family are not quite what they seem. Soon the children are confronted by a mysterious spectre and an ancient curse that threatens their very lives. With Auxier’s exquisite command of language, The Night Gardener is a mesmerizing read and a classic in the making

Book 3

After The End

Author: Amy Plum


She’s searching for answers to her past. They’re hunting her to save their future.World War III has left the world ravaged by nuclear radiation. A lucky few escaped to the Alaskan wilderness. They've survived for the last thirty years by living off the land, being one with nature, and hiding from whoever else might still be out there.

At least, this is what Juneau has been told her entire life.

Book 4

City of Heavenly Fire (Book 6)

Author: Cassandra Clare


~The Mortal Instruments~

In this dazzling and long-awaited conclusion to the acclaimed Mortal Instruments series, Clary and her friends fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother.

Sebastian Morgenstern is on the move, systematically turning Shadowhunter against Shadowhunter. Bearing the Infernal Cup, he transforms Shadowhunters into creatures out of nightmare, tearing apart families and lovers as the ranks of his Endarkened army swell.

Book 5

Immortal Beloved

Author: Cate Tiernan


Nastasya has spent the last century living as a spoiled, drugged-out party girl. She feels nothing and cares for no one. But when she witnesses her best friend, a Dark Immortal, torture a human, she realizes something's got to change. She seeks refuge at a rehab for wayward immortals, where she meets the gorgeous, undeniably sexy Reyn, who seems inexplicably linked to her past.

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.