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2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033





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Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

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Teens Are A-RoundWelcome teen visitors! Since you’ve arrived here @ wtmlib.info, you know that you can visit us virtually as well as at our Main Street scene. You might be surprised, though, by all that there is for you here. So, as long as you’re here, take a look around …

Did you know that you can also visit us on Facebook? We look forward to your visits – in person, on Facebook and, here, on our web site!


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Upcoming Events / Services

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

Who: All ages 13+
When: November 1-30, 2015
Time: See event listing
Place: Library's Friends Room

Is there a novelist hiding inside you waiting to come out? Get ready for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), November 1-30, a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 pm on November 30. Remember: “The world needs your novel.” We’re here to help you get started. Events include:

Kick-Off Party ~ Sunday, November 1, 2015
Come Write In ~ Saturday, November 21, 2015
T.G.I.O. Celebration ~ Saturday, December 5, 2015

NaNoWriMo is a nonprofit organization founded in 1999 to encourage writers of all ages to tackle the challenge of writing a novel during the month of November. The goal of the national event is for individuals to start a novel from scratch and complete 50,000 words (or 175 pages) by the end of November. For more information, visit NaNoWriMo at nanowrimo.org.


WriterNaNoWriMo ~ Come Write In!

Who: All ages 13+
When: Saturday, November 21, 2015
Time: 1-3pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

NaNoWriMo Shield LogoNaNoWriMo Shield LogoWTML hosts its first "Come Write In!" event during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Bring your laptop, notebook, writing utensils and whatever resources you want/need in order to work on your novel. If you have questions about your story, characters, or about NaNo in general, feel free to bring them and put them forth to the group or the event leader, Chelsea Gordon. So come work on your novel in the company of fellow WriMos. All ages 13+ welcome. Drop in.


Celebrating People-Copyrighted ImageNaNoWriMo ~ T.G.I.O. Celebration

Who: All ages 13+
When: Saturday, December 5, 2015
Time: 1-4pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

NaNoWriMo Shield LogoJoin your fellow authors in a celebration of your effort, win or lose, as WTML hosts its T.G.I.O. (“Thank Goodness It’s Over”) Party. Whether you attained your word count goal or not, we want to celebrate your achievement! Bring an excerpt from your still-unedited work to read aloud. All ages. Drop in. For more information about National Novel Writing Month, visit NaNoWriMo at nanowrimo.org.


Sweet Treats in a Jar-Copyright CelebratingSweets.comSweet Treats in a Jar

Who: Students in grades 7 and up
When: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time: 3:30pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Looking for a sweet gift to give this holiday season? The library has you covered! We’ll be putting together jars filled with all the ingredients necessary for making delicious cookies. Space is limited, so register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Photo (left) courtesy of CelebratingSweets.com. Used with permission.

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Driving-Tests.org offers free DMV permit practice tests for new drivers, including: car practice tests motorcycle practice tests CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL) and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

102015 Teens' Top Ten Titles

The following article is from YALSA*

The results are in! YALSA has announced the official titles of the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten. Teens all over the world voted starting August 15 with voting lasting through Teen Read Week™ (October 18-24, 2015). Altogether, over 27,000 votes were cast for the 24 nominees.

The official 2015 Teens’ Top Ten titles are as follows:


The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Scholastic)


I Become Shadow by Joe Shine. (Soho Teen)


To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han. (Simon & Schuster)


My Life with the Walter Boys by Ali Novak. (Sourcebooks)


Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas. (Bloomsbury)


The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare. (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)


The Young Elites by Marie Lu. (Penguin/G.P. Putnam's Sons)


The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson. (Macmillan/ Henry Holt & Company)


Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson. (Simon & Schuster)


The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith. (Hachette/Poppy)


Video Play Button-Copyrighted ImageCheck out the video featuring 2015 Teen Read Week™ spokesperson, Bella Thorne!

Happy Reading!

For more information about Teen Read Week, click here.


*YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association

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