The Patrick Heath Public Library has it all for teens - great books, computer access, and cool programs!
Green Screen and Go!
Stop by our Green Screen in the HUB each week and snap a photo using the Chomavid app, available on Apple and Android. Share with the library on Facebook and Instagram using #readingstar to be entered into a weekly prize drawing!
Track your summer reading using the Teen Reading Challenge available at the second floor information desk. Color a cell or reel for every 20 minutes read, and you'll have 1,000 minutes read at the end of the challenge! Turn in your completed challenge at the second floor desk to be entered into a drawing for a prize at the end of the summer.
Tutor.com is available seven days a week from 12 p.m. - 12 a.m. Connecting with a tutor is easy. You just need your library card and any Internet-connected device. Login to the Boerne Public Library’s catalog page and click on tutor.com to create your account today. Connect. Learn. Go!
Online Graphic Novel and Manga Library
Check out your favorite online graphic novel and manga on your portable device or PC. No fees or fines, available where you are!
Looking for your next book? Check out the lists below for some great recommendations on where to start.
Alex Award List
The Alex Awards are given to 10 books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002.
YA Debut Award List
The William C. Morris YA Debut Award, first given in 2009, honors a book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature. The award's namesake is William C. Morris, an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate for marketing books for children and young adults.
Printz Award List
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.
Boerne ISD Reading List
Boerne ISD Reading Assignments are available for the current school year for Pre-AP and AP students attending either Middle School or High School in the district.