Due to a staffing shortage at the Library we will need to alter our hours of operation.  

Today and Thursday May 19th -- open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Friday May 20th -- open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday May 21st and Monday May 23rd -- CLOSED

We hope to resume normal hours on Tuesday May 24th. Should anything change we will be sure to send another update. 

We appreciate your cooperation and patience as we work through this shortage!
Barrington Public Library


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Teen Book Awards

Alex Awards: Ten books written for adults are chosen annually for their great appeal to readers aged 12-18.

Asian/Pacifica American Award: Works about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage of all ages.

Coretta Scott King Award: African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

Edwards Award: Best teen self-awareness reads.

Flume Award: NH teen reader's choice award voted on by grades 9-12th.

Isinglass Award: NH teens grade 7-8th vote on their favorite read of the year. 

Morris Award: For first time authors of young adult literature.

Odyssey Award: Best audio books for children or young adults.

Printz Award: For exemplary young adult literature.

Schneider Family Award: Best books about children with disabilities for multiple age levels.

Stonewall Book Award: For the best LGBTQ+ books in a variety of genres.

YALSA NonFiction Award: Honors the best nonfiction young adult book of the year.


Find a New Book

Helpful Links

Teen Book Reviews: Check out reviews of the hottest new books and see what is coming out soon!

Teen Reads ImageTeen's Top Ten: YALSA's top ten book read finds for teens.

Reading Rants: Book reviews for teens. 

Quick Picks: For reluctant readers.

YALSA: Search engine for a wide range of book list topics.