For Teens

Teen Read Week!

Every October, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, sponsors Teen Read Week to encourage teenagers to read for the fun of it. 

Celebrate Teen Read Week 
October 10-16
Celebrate Teen Read Week at Seymour Library!

The fun doesn’t stop there! October is also TeenTober!

Teentober at Seymour Library
2021 Teen Favorites

TeenTober is a national celebration with libraries every October joining forces to celebrate teens. Seymour Library encourages teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms – books, magazines, eBooks, comics, audiobooks, and more.

Do you need some inspiration to get started? Our library staff has created a top Teen Reads List!

Top Teen Reads List:

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala
Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
The Diviners
by Libba Bray
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly
Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
Dig by A. S. King
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
Furia by Yamile Saied Mendez
Looking for Alaska by John Green
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
They Went Left by Monica Hesse
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
The Black Friend by Frederick Joseph
Your Brain Needs a Hug by Rae Earl

What are your favorite reads?

Is there a book that you would like to see added to our collection? Message seymourlibrary at