Friday, October 9, 2009

Wrestlemania Reading Challenge is here!!!

Read 10 items between Oct. 19 and Jan. 15 keeping a log of what you read, and design a bookmark that illustrates why reading is important and you will be eligible to win a trip to Wrestlemania XXVI!

Starting Monday, Oct. 19 come to the library to register and get all the

Open to students in grades 7-12

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Click here to read about teens doing good things!

I'm sure some of you read about the beating death in Chicago. It is a very horrific event. I just wanted to post this to reinforce that teens are capable of doing great things.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Click here to vote in the Teen's Top Ten!

If you like to read chances are you've read a few of the books eligible for the Teens Top Ten. Make your voice heard! Choose up to three of your favorite books from the list.

Cashore, Kristin. Graceling.
Cast, Kristin & P.C. Untamed.
Clare, Cassandra. City of Ashes.
Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games.
Fukui , Isamu. Truancy.
Fukui , Isamu. Truancy: Origins.
Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book.
Green, John. Paper Towns.
Harris, Joanne. Runemarks.
Hopkins, Ellen. Identical.
Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks.
Marriott, Zoё. Daughter of the Flames.
McMann, Lisa. Wake.
Meyer, Stephenie. Breaking Dawn.
Moran, Katy. Bloodline.
Ness, Patrick. The Knife of Never Letting Go.
Noёl, Alyson. Evermore.
Palmer, Robin. Geek Charming.
Pierce, Tamora. Melting Stones.
Scott, Elizabeth. Living Dead Girl.
Smith, Cynthia Leitich. Eternal.
Smith, Sherri L. Flygirl.
Weingarten, Lynn. Wherever Nina Lies.
Werlin, Nancy. Impossible.
Yee, Lisa. Absolutely Maybe.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Click here for Lisi Harrison article in today's Post Gazette!

It's a cool interview in which she talks about her brand new book "Alphas"

Thank you to everyone who participated in summer reading!

This summer was VERY different with the prize auction and Twitter, etc. so I thank everyone for going along and trying it with me. I hope most of you filled out the evaluation because I want your feedback so I can make the program better and better! Congratulations to ALL the summer reading prize winners!

Friday, August 21, 2009

Last Day to log pages!

Tomorrow is the auction. You must log your pages today in order for them to count!!!!

Monday, August 10, 2009

Deadline to fill out Summer Reading Evaluation- THIS Friday, Aug. 14

If you want to win the Summer Reading grand prize of a trip to Kennywood transported by Limo, you have until Friday, August 14th to do so! So make sure you fill out the evaluation today!!!

More giftcard winners!

Congratulations to Kaylyn Johnstone, Roslyn Mizgorski and Jenn Sheets!

Click here for a FREE downloadable copy of Uglies!

Click the post title for a free electronic copy of the Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. It's a great dystopic ish book that I HIGHLY recommend.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Mystery Night and Summer Reading evaluation

Mystery Night is Saturday at 7 pm. Please sign up on our web site or call! Also- if you had trouble filling out the summer reading evaluation form, try again! No problems were reported to me, but I was having problems with it and fixed it.