Do you LOVE reading books and talking about YA books ALL THE TIME…maybe a little too much? Are you passionate about spreading your love of YA and telling others what’s up in YOUR YA world? Then you should apply to be a part of the January-June 2014 term of the Teen Board of teenreads.com, a great website all about YA books. They have a lot of contests to win free books, too! They’re looking for teens aged 13-18 to write blogs, review books and weigh in on what you’d like to see on Teenreads.com.
Enter the library's Teen Read Week Monster Match Contest--if you dare! Now through Oct.
Another way to find out what's going on for teens at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, and see some cool book-related, videogame-related, anime and other blogs, is by following us on Tumblr. Send us some cool Tumblrs to follow back!
If you like borrowing videogames from the library, then you'll like this news: starting today, all of our videogames check out one week longer and the limit has increased by 1! So you can now check out THREE games at a time, and you get to keep them for TWO WEEKS instead of one. And, if the game you want is checked out, you can now PLACE HOLDS on videogames through our catalog. So you'll get a phone call, text or email when that game is returned and ready for you to borrow. So what are you waiting for? Check out our game list!
Hey Star Wars fans! Stop in to the library any time we're open tomorrow, Saturday Oct. 5 and enter to win Star Wars books; do Star Wars crafts and see some special guests from the Star Wars universe! Program is being held upstairs in the children's dept. but teens are welcome too. May the Force Be With You!
The winning entries in our annual Amateur Photography Contest for adults and teens may be viewed in this online gallery. Congratulations to all of our winners, and to all who entered--thank you for making this another wonderful photography show! Be sure to enter again next year.
Some video from the teen portion of our annual summer Foam Party. Bubble fun in the sun!
Teen summer reading is over, and wow, you guys all read a lot of books, magazines, graphic novels and audiobooks! We had 285 teen readers, who read 3477 books! Woohoo! And, [drum roll please], our two Grand Prize winners, drawn at random from all of those instant scratchoff tickets (winning and losing tickets both), are: Katelyn Allen, winner of $75.00, and Jessica Albright, winner of the iPod Nano. Congratulations to you both! Thank you everyone for reading this summer! Hope to see you soon at the library, or maybe at your school. Keep reading!
Hello again! I hope everyone had a great weekend. I return this Monday morning with another book soundtrack for you to enjoy. I decided on another popular title, Beautiful Creatures. Forgive me for picking something that might be considered cliche; I'm previewing some other books that aren't so well-known for your musical enjoyment. My interpretation of this title may also be a bit different from yours because I read the graphic novel.
Congratulations to our winning players in the Super Smash Bros Brawl tournament, Ben (1st place) and James (2nd place)! They received a $50 and a $25 giftcard, respectively, from GameStop, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Thanks to all our players who came out to have a fun time on the Wii.