Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Curtain Up! Acting Basics for Teens

Monday, August 10-Friday, August 14
from 3:00-5:30 pm

For teens entering grades 9-12

Instructor: Bettina DeBell

This week-long class will immerse young adults in the art of acting--addressing the essential principles of the craft and culminating in a public performance at the end of the week. Instruction will include audition tips, speech and movement exercises, and scene monologue study. This class is appropriate for teens looknig to explore their first theatrical endeavor through seasoned high school performers seeking to improve their skills. 

 Registration is required. Sign-up begins June 1st.

 Mrs. DeBell has served as the drama director at Geneseo Central School since 1993. She has directed and performed with the Livonia Community Players, the Geneseo Community Players, the Rochester Community Players, Blackfriars Theatre, Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, and JCC Center Stage.

 Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.

Friday, April 17, 2015

SYNC Young Adult Lit Into Your Earbuds

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for young adults.

Starting again May 7th 2015, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic or required summer reading title. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at

Click here for a complete listing of 2015 titles! 

Friday, February 13, 2015

Save the Date! Rochester Teen Book Festival Returns!

10th Annual Greater Rochester 
Teen Book Festival

Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:45 am-5:00 pm 

Nazareth College
4245 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Thanks to many sponsoring partners, TBF is FREE to attend!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Amazon's Best Teen & Young Adult Book 2014

E. Lockhart's "We Were Liars" won Amazon's Best Teen and Young Adult Book of 2014.

 Check it out from the library today!

Friday, October 24, 2014

New for the Fall!

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan 

The Whispering Skull (Lockwood and Co.) by Jonathan Stroud

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories 
with stories by:
Rainbow Rowell
David Levithan
Holly Black
Stephanie Perkins 
Ally Carter
and many more!

Don't forget to check OWWL2go for downloadable audio and ebook copies too!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Teens! There are great prize giveaways this summer at the library! For each book that you read this summer fill out the simple review form (score the book 1-5) and drop the review in the "Spark a Reaction" jug in the teen/YA area. Reviews are drawn each week for prizes, including movie tickets, iTunes gift cards and more!