Teen Council

About Teen Council

The CML Teen Council is a group of local middle and high school students who meet once a month to plan programs and give input on library services to teens. It began in 2009 and has an application process around May or June each year.

Teen Book Review: Me (Moth)

Until the day she meets Sani. As a member of Navajo Nation, Sani walks into Moth’s life bearing the songs of his ancestors and an undeniable passion for music. Between Moth’s traumatic past and Sani’s abusive stepfather, the two can’t help but lean on each other-– forming a bond stronger than either of them have ever felt before.

December 28, 2022|Categories: Reviews, Teens|

Teen Book Review: The Mistletoe Promise

Elise Dutton is not looking forward to another holiday season. She is alone and coming out of a difficult divorce. Out of the blue in November, a man approaches her in the mall food court with an idea. For the upcoming eight weeks until the night of December 24, the man suggests they pose as a couple. Oddly, Elise agrees and it changes her life.

December 21, 2022|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: Of Cages and Crowns

Monroe Benson is a goddess touched girl who has powers that enable her to create flames from her fingertips. As she tries to escape her destiny, she is forced to make some tough decisions along the way.

December 16, 2022|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: The Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

Pip decides to reinvestigate the most traumatic and haunting case Fairfield has ever seen, the murder-suicide of Andie Bell and Sal Singh from 5 years ago. She realizes that there is more to this case than meets the eye, but as she gets closer to the truth, she puts herself in danger.

November 1, 2022|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: Lobizona

All her life, Manu has been confined to her apartment; never allowed to go to school, attend parties, make friends, or even fall in love. Her mother has done everything to keep Manu hidden, not only from the U.S. government but from the entire world.

October 3, 2022|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: They Both Die at the End

If you knew you would die today, what would you do? Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio hear the news that this is their final day on Earth. After meeting through an app that connects people on their final day, we get to experience the blossoming friendship of Mateo and Rufus as they spend their day the way that they want to.

September 27, 2022|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: The Hunger Games

In the 74th games, Katniss Everdeen takes her sister's place (Prim Everdeen) to participate in the Hunger Games. She has had near-death experiences before and survival is second nature to her. She becomes a contender in the process.

August 26, 2022|Categories: Reviews, Teens|

Teen Book Review: Night

Night is a memoir based on his experience during the Holocaust in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz during World War ll in Europe.

June 17, 2022|Categories: Reviews|
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