To Prom or Not to Prom?

"Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted" ~ John Lennon.


Tessa Masterson will go to prom book coverTessa Masterson will go to prom
by Emily Franklin & Brendan Halpin
Fic Franklin
Tessa invites a female friend to the prom intstead of best friend Luke.


It's our prom (so deal with it) book cover It's our prom (so deal with it)
by Julie Anne Peters
Fic Peters
"Azure, who is a lesbian, and Luke, who is bisexual, help plan an inclusive senior prom" publisher.

 The prom book book cover The prom book
by Lauren Metz
793.38 M
Be prepared for prom. Get ideas on how to handle wardrobe malfunctions, small emergencies and more.

 Brimstone book cover Brimstone
by Rosemary Clement-Moore
Fic Clement-Moore
Mixers, rites, and peculiar rules all become part of Maggie's world on her prom date from hell journey.

 A really nice prom mess book cover A really nice prom mess
by Brian Sloan
Fic Sloan
"Gay high school senior Cameron Hayes endures a disastrous prom night when forced to take a girl as his date." - publisher.

 Suzi Clue, the prom queen curse  book cover Suzi Clue, the prom queen curse
by Michelle Kehm
Fic Kehm
A mystery-obsessed freshman, Suzi Clue investigates "the curse of the prom queen."

 The anti-prom book coverThe anti-prom
by Abby McDonald
Fic McDonald
On prom night, Bliss, Jolene, and Meg, strangers from the same high school band together for the sake of revenge.

 Emily Post's prom and party etiquette book cover Emily Post's prom and party etiquette
by Cindy Post Senning & Peggy Post
395.3 S
Master prom and party etiquette before your prom.



Database Highlight

As you gear up to attend prom or not, check out Music Online to discover new music and gain access to a host of different melodies. (Use your library card to access all BPL databases for FREE.)

To access this database from BPL's website go to Articles & Databases → Teen → Music Online



10 Things You Can Do Besides Go to the Prom
See ten different ideas of things to do besides going to the prom.

Not Your Average School Dance
Check out what others have ditched their proms and done instead.
Prom Pressure
Take care of your self-esteem, your health, and your money on prom night.
How to Find Your Perfect Vintage Prom Dress
Want to go to prom dressed like a flapper, or like Molly Ringwald? Find help here!
Prom Proposal from Straight No Chaser


On May 17, 2014, join other bike riders as they ride various routes across Brooklyn to visit all 60 Brooklyn Public Library locations.
Anti-Prom at New York Public Library
This year's alt prom theme is Punk! June 27, 2014 at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue at 42nd St. Check for details closer to the date.
Governor's Island
Governor's Island opens Memorial Day weekend, and is open 10-7 on weekends and holiday Mondays through September 29.  Free ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park.