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Battle of the Bands

Virtual Battle of the Bands

When: June 1 – July 31 Got a band together? Looking for a gig? Compete in our virtual battle of the bands! Make a video of your band playing any song and post it online. Then, send us a link to your video.  The deadline for entries is 5pm July 31. Attend the video screening […]

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Read for a Lifetime

High school students throughout Illinois can earn rewards for participating in the Read for a Lifetime program.  How do you participate?  Simple!  Just read any four books from the list over one year.  For more info, contact a librarian. 0000

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Summer Volunteers!

There are lots of opportunities for teens to earn service hours plus have a fun volunteer experience this summer! Summer Reading Volunteers Teens entering grades 7-12 in the fall are invited to volunteer in Youth Services this summer! Attend one orientation session later this month (May 27 or May 29) to volunteer for the Summer […]

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DON’T JUDGE A GIRL BY HER COVER

DON’T JUDGE A GIRL BY HER COVER Contest To Enter:Write an essay on the topic, “What it means to be a real Gallagher Girl.”Please email your essay to: AllyCarterContest@gmail.com on or before April 30, 2009. Your essay can be no longer than 250 words. Essays may be shorter than 250 words, but essays over this […]

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Fabulous Films for Young Adults

Nominate your favorite movie  on the theme Outside In: Rebellion vs. Conformity for a YALSA Top Ten award! The nomination form has been created with librarians in mind, but you don’t need to be a librarian to submit a movie.  Just fill in as many of the fields as you can, and include your contact […]

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How Would You Survive?

You’ve been selected for the 74th annual Hunger Games… Describe in 500 words or less how you would survive the Games for a chance to win lunch in New York with author Suzanne Collins. Enter the Contest at Scholastic’s website. 100 runners up will receive a copy of the sequel, Catching Fire. Not familiar with […]

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