Awesome Reads

Abraham Lincoln Reader's Choice Award

Open to all 9-12th grade students in Illinois.  Students need to read 4 of the 20 books on the list to vote for their favorite in February.  

2017 Nominees
2016 Nominees
2015 Nominees
Past Winners

Young Adult Library Services Association Awards and Links

ALA's Challenged and Banned Books

Reading List or Websites

IPL Literary Criticism Collection

Contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that ca be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.  

Galesburg Public Library Teen Programs 

Check out the Teen book list, featured book of the month, and library activities for teens.
Teen Scene
Reading List from GPL


MP3 & eBook Resources

Audiobooks- check the library catalog for all of the titles.  Some of the titles available are: The Hunger Games, Fallen Angels, Eragon, and many more. 

eBooks- We have 9 ebook titles which can be found through the library catalog.  You can read them directly on your computer or mobile device.  Titles include: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Black Beauty the Autobiography of a Horse, and several others. 

Free Ebooks

Internet Archive- over 5 million books and items

Open Library- over 1 million titles

Classic Books- provided by the Library of Congress

Project Gutenberg - ebooks and audiobooks

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