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Spring Sports Gaming

March Madness & Spring Break are here! Join us for open sports gaming on Tuesday March 23.  Play NCAA 2010 on the Xbox and Sports Resort on the Wii.  Up to four people can play each console at a time, so bring your friends! When: 3:00-5:00pm, Tuesday March 23 Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. […]

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Teen Tech Week Programs

Teen Tech Week Runs from March 7 – March 13 this year. This past Sunday, we held a workshop on making music videos using free software including audacity, scratch, and animoto. Here is one of the finished videos. Thanks to Christian and Kunal for sharing their music video with us! Join us on Saturday, March 13, for […]

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Enter our Poetry Contest!

Teens aged 10-18 are invited to enter our 13th annual poetry contest.  Submit up to 6 poems by email, snail mail or in person at the library by April 18. Gift cards to Barnes & Noble will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, and all winning entries will be printed in […]

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Teen Choice Awards are Coming Soon!

Voting for our 3rd annual Teen Choice Awards will begin March 1!  Starting on the first of the month, stop by the Reference or A/V desks to vote for your favorite movie, music, and more.  Get a small prize for voting, and you’ll also be entered in a drawing for larger prizes at the end of the […]

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Presidents Day

The federal holiday we know as Presidents’ Day is officially intended to celebrate George Washington’s birthday on February 22. Lincoln’s birthday falls on February 12, and so a dozen states have chosen to celebrate the third Monday of each February as Presidents’ Day, instead. A few states, including Illinois, also mark Lincoln’s Birthday on February […]

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Award-Winning Books

January is awards-season in the library world.  Earlier this week, librarians gathered in Boston to select award-winners in several categories for young adults. They also selected an annual Best Books for Young Adults (BBYA) list, with input from teen readers.  Here are the top ten books from that list: Demon’s Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan […]

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