It’s almost time for back to school and whether you’re looking forward to school (or not) here are some books about going back to school!
Enter the GAD Art Contest today!
The contest is open to all student, amateur, or professional artists. We welcome submissions from artists of all levels. Local and area residents are welcome to participate! Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division. There will be one best in show winner who will receive $150 and the opportunity to have their own future gallery show and reception at the Andover Public Library.
Please make payment at:
• andoverks.com/Recreation • Click on “2023 Greater Andover Days” to bring up registration options
• It is $10 per piece, limit of one piece per category
Deadline for entries: Friday, September 22, 2023 Judging will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2023. (If your entry is not accepted, please pick it up by September 24 – 26.)
Art will be on display at the Andover Public Library during Greater Andover Days starting Friday, September 29 through October 14.
Questions? Please email Andover Public Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 316.558.3500
Click here for the brochure and registration information: GAD Art Contest
or pick up your brochure at the library!
Heartstopper by Alice Oseman
Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series.
August 3rd/ Netflix/ Put on hold
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland
Follows a young girl, Alice Hart, whose violent childhood casts a dark shadow over her adult life.
August 4th/ Amazon
A trio of young Bay Area urbanites–Ben Tanaka, Miko Hayashi, and Alice Kim–as they navigate a range of interpersonal relationships, traversing the country in search of the ideal connection.
August 4th / Theatres
The Trench by Steve Alten
(Meg 2: The Trench)
Sequel to the 2018 film ‘The Meg.’
August 4th/ Theatres
Strange planet by Nathan W. Pyle
Loveboat Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen
(Love in Taipei)
18-year-old Ever Wong, who is sent from Ohio to Taiwan to study Mandarin for the summer but turns out to be a teen free-for-all that is dubbed “Loveboat”.
August 10th/ Paramount +/ Put on hold
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
The son of the American President sparks a feud with Britain’s prince.
August 11st/ Amazon/ Put on hold
Dracula by Bram Stoker
(Last Voyage of the Demeter)
Based on a single chapter, the Captain’s Log, from Bram Stoker’s classic 1897 novel Dracula, the story is set aboard the Russian schooner Demeter, which was chartered to carry private cargo – twenty-four unmarked wooden crates – from Carpathia to London. The film will detail the strange events that befell the doomed crew as they attempt to survive the ocean voyage, stalked each night by a terrifying presence on board the ship. When it finally arrived near Whitby Harbour, it was a derelict. There was no trace of the crew.
August 11th/ Theatres/ Put on hold
Shelter by Harlan Coben
The story of Mickey Bolitar and his new life with a mom in rehab, a dead father, an annoying aunt, and a new school in New Jersey.
August 18th/ Amazon/ Put on hold
Blue Beetle Comics
An alien relic chooses Jaime Reyes to be its symbiotic host, bestowing the teenager with a suit of armor that’s capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle.
August 18th/ Theatres/ Put on hold
The Winter King by Bernard Cornwell
August 20th/ MGM+
You Are SO Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah! by Fiona Rosenbloom
It follows Stacey Friedman as she prepares for her bat mitzvah, but her plans comedically unravel and threaten to ruin the event.
Aug 25th/ Netflix
White Bird by R. J. Palacio
Based on the book by the best-selling author of Wonder, this uplifting movie shows how one act of kindness can live on forever.
Aug 25th/ Theatres/ Put on hold
One Piece by Eiichiro Oda