Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Check out the entire article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/28/AR2008112802766.html
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Thursday, November 6, 2008
National Gaming Day is a new initiative sponsored by the American Library Association in an effort to promote games in the library. Gaming of all types encourages positive interaction among friends, family and community members, while contributing to the development of new skills and strategies for gaming and learning in a relaxed and fun environment.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
The 2008 Teens' Top Ten is:
- Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
- Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
- Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports by James Patterson
- City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
- The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray
- Extras by Scott Westerfeld
- Before I Die by Jenny Downham
- Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
About the Teens' Top Ten
Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens across the country nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominations are posted in April during National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year during Teen Read Week.
What a Teen Advisory Board Does:
Help develop teen activities at the library
Help plan special events and programs such as the Teen Summer Reading Program and Teen Read Week
Help select library materials (books, movies, music) for teens
Write book, movie, and music reviews
Help promote the library to other teens
Eat snacks, socialize, and have fun!
Upcoming Meeting Dates:
Thursday, November 13th, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 11th, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
If you're interested, fill out a TAB application today!
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Competing at the national level can win you a $500 Target gift card and $10,000 for your community or school library. This is the fourth year Washington State Library has sponsored the competition as part of Washington Reads. For guidelines and to download an application, go to http://www.secstate.wa.gov/library/lal/Default.aspx