Hello! We all had a very busy summer here at the library. Our Teen Summer Reading Game was very popular -- we had 66 entries over the four weeks, and four of you won prizes! Here are some of the books you enjoyed:
The Au Pairs, Delacruz
All American Girl, How to be Popular, and Pants on Fire, Cabot
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Sheldon
The Young Man and the Sea, Philbrick
Shelf Life, Corbet
Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore, Nixon
True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet, Douglas
Heartland: Beyond the Horizon, Brooke
Throwing Like a Girl, Mackey
Clique novels, Harrison
A Passion for Ice Cream, Luchetti
Uglies, Specials, and Pretties, Westerfield
Hit the Road, Cooney
My Sister's Keeper, Picoult
And in June, we showed Ghost Rider for Teen Flicks Friday (with lots of great snacks!) -- look for more movies for teens during the winter.
Keep your eyes open for programs this fall...
For high school juniors and seniors, it would be a good idea to attend our College Interviewing Workshop for Teens, Wednesday, 11/7 at 7 p.m. An experienced college admissions counselor will help you present yourself in the best way to the colleges of your choice. Parents are welcome to attend, registration begins 10/24.
Here are some other library programs OPEN FOR TEENS offered in the next few months:
Watercolor Tissue Paper Collage Painting 9/24 7 p.m.
Autumn Pumpkin Arrangement 10/17 7 p.m.
Odyssey Writing Group 9/17, 10/16, 11/13 7 p.m.
Aroma*Fitness 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 12/26, 1/2 7:30-9 p.m.
Digital Photography 11/1, 11/8 7 p.m.
Call the library at 739-5654 to register for these classes.
We also now have PLAYAWAYS, an entire book pre-loaded digitally on an MP3 player the size of a deck of cards -- All you need are headphones!
Come in to try one out!
Remember to check with us for your research needs for classes!
That's it for now, more lists of new books to come...