Posts Tagged: teens
Saturday, Nov. 22 – Comics Discussion at 3:00 pm in the Board Room
Bring a favorite manga, comic, or graphic novel to discuss, or pick one from our list. This month’s theme is School Daze, so many manga and comics are set at school. Munchies included, and you could win a free comic!
Sunday, Nov. 23 – Science with Ben 1:00-4:00 in the Large Meeting Room
Build a kite and test out other electrical experiments pioneered by Ben Franklin. Got a science fair project to work on? Pick up some of helpful science fair information we’ve compiled for you.
Actor Robert Pattinson appeared recently at Orland Square Mall south of Chicago. Read about his adventures in this article.
Here’s another story about fans who were turned away from the event.
Would you have waited overnight for a chance to meet Pattinson? Would you be upset if you were turned away?
The Twilight movie opens nationwide on November 21.
If you’re planning to see it anyway, then why not write a review? From Betsy, at Teen Ink Magazine:
We’re holding a “Twilight” movie review contest, and we want you to participate whether you’re a lover or a hater! The writer of the best review (positive or negative) will receive their choice of a Twilight companion book or a Teen Ink book. You’ll also receive a year’s subscription to Teen Ink Magazine, and your review will be seriously considered for publication!
The contest deadline is December 1st. Post your review (positive or negative) on Facebook, or email it to betsy (at) teenink.com.
You can also post your movie reviews at the NPLD website. Local reviewers are entered in a monthly prize drawing!
The Niles Public Library Teen Advisory Board has met and judged all 69 entries in our 2008 Teen Read Week Art Contest. Thank you to everyone who submitted their artwork! Six finalists have been chosen to serve as blog headers for the Teen Scene blog during the next year.
First place (currently displayed) – Crystal N.
Second place – Kelsey Schwert
Third place – Ronald J.B.
Fourth place – Roymona O.
Fifth place – Jerry M.
Sixth place – Karyn M.
Congratulations to all our winners, and a big thank you to everyone who submitted art, as well as to our fantastic judges!
Tuesday, Nov. 4 6:00-7:30pm
Join us at the Niles Public Library District for a special YouTube Election Party. Enjoy pizza & drinks while watching and discussing online campaign videos and live election coverage.
Plus, you’ll get the chance to shoot photos and videos for the library’s YouTube page!
Join us for scary storytelling on Thursday, October 30. Wear a costume and share a spooky tale of your own, if you dare!
Where: Large Meeting Room
101 teens voted in our recent mock presidential election. The votes have been tallied, and here are the results:
Barack Obama & Joe Biden, 79 Votes, 78% WINNER
John McCain & Sarah Palin, 17 Votes, 17%
Cynthia McKinney & Rosa Clemente, 2 Votes, 2%
Ralph Nader & Matt Gonzalez, 2 Votes, 2%
YALSA’s 2008 Teens’ Top Ten
The vote is in. More than 8,000 teens voted on this year’s winners. Thanks go out to everyone who voted! The 2008 Teens’ Top Ten books are:
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 Rachel 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
When: 6:00pm Tuesday, October 7
Where: Board Room, Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton, Niles
Share favorvite videos, and make a video to help the library promote Teen Read Week!
When: Sunday, October 5 at 2:00 pm
Where: Niles Public Library in the Large Meeting Room
Join us for live music this Sunday! Local teen band The Green Tangerines won Skokie’s battle of the bands this summer, and now they’re performing FREE at the library. Teen Idol at the Mill winner Kiara Rivera will open!
Register at our website.