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79 local teens voted in our annual Teen Choice Awards! Without any further adieu, here are the winners, determined by a straight count of your votes.
1. Glad You Came by The Wanted
2. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri
2. Set Fire to the Rain by Adele
2. The Motto by Drake
1. Glad You Came by The Wanted
2. Turn Me On by Nicki Minaj
3. What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction
3. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri
Musical Artist *
1. The Wanted
4. One Direction
5. Nicki Minaj
5. Katy Perry
1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
1. Call of Duty: Black Ops
3. Super Mario Brothers
4. Mario Kart
4. Sims 3
1. Hunger Games
2. Breaking Dawn: Part 1
3. A Walk to Remember
1. Pretty Little Liars
3. The Game
3. Secret Circle
5. Jersey Shore
Thanks to everyone for voting! Tell us what you think of the results. Who’s missing from the lists?
*Combination of All Song and Music Video Votes
Can’t get enough of the Hunger Games?
Re-read the entire series, or read it for the first time. Check out one of our Sony Readers, which contain the Hunger Games trilogy plus 20 other great books!
Click here to get more details on our Sony Readers.
Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the library to test and check out one of the ereaders.
Hungry for lamb stew or other foods from the books and movie? We also have an Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook that you can check out.
Writing a report for school? Check out The Hunger Games Companion and The Girl Who Was On Fire for critical analysis of the series.
Finally, for photos of the movies’ stars, take a look at The Official Illustrated Movie Companion and The World of the Hunger Games.
Thinking about college? Struggling to decide on a major or save for tuition? These two upcoming programs are designed to help!
College Planning Workshop
When: March 13, 7-8:30pm
Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton, Niles
Get help picking a college that will give the best financial aid package, learn what steps to take to ensure the best prospects for admission and maximum financial aid and pick up key strategies for paying for college even when you don’t qualify for financial aid.
Career Vision Start Early – Start Smart When: March 20, 7-8pm
Where: Meeting Room B, 6960 W. Oakton, Niles
Learn what you need to know about making good academic and career choices before choosing a college. Find out why early career planning is important and four great steps for making college major and career decisions. Career Vision is part of a not-for-profit foundation.
Teen Tech Week:
March 4 – 10
Join us for three great programs!
Geek Olympics Sunday March 4, 2-4pm
Compete for fun and prizes in a search engine battle, make a meme, hack a website, create a digital bulletin board and invent an unbreakable password.
Open Gaming Friday March 9, 4-6pm
Challenge friends to Xbox, Wii and PS2 games on our big screens. Play any of the games available at the library or bring in your own.
Skype with an Artist Saturday March 10, 2-3:30pm
Manga fans will have the opportunity to Skype with the famous graphic artist Svetlana Chmakova.
Also, Vote in Our Fifth Annual Teen Choice Awards now through March 31!
Teens can vote for their favorite movie, video game, song and more!
Visit the reference or fiction desks to pick up a ballot. Everyone who votes gets a small prize and an entry in our grab bag prize raffle.
Results will be posted in early April.