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Banned Books Week

Celebrate your freedom to read this week!  Visit the official Banned Books Week website and the ALA website to learn more about banned & challenged books. Check out the map to see where books have been challegned and banned during the past couple of years. Do you know of a book challenge that hasn’t been […]

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Second Annual Teen Read Week Art Contest

Celebrate reading with art! Submit your original art and we may display it in the library and on the Teen Scene blog!  First place will also win a $50 gift card.  Art may be done in a variety of mediums, and must fit the dimensions 700 pixels by 225 pixels.  Submit your art at the […]

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Teens Chose the Winners!

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 […]

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Banned Books Week

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Catcher in the Rye, Forever … these are just a few of the books that have been banned in this country over the years.  This week, learn more about why books are banned.  Celebrate free speech by reading a banned book! Visit Banned Books Week on MySpace and Facebook. 0000

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Meet Teen Read Week Spokesperson Josh Hutcherson

Actor Josh Hutcherson has been chosen as the official spokesperson for Teen Read Week 2008.  15-year old Josh has appeared in many movies, including Journey to the Center of the Earth and Bridge to Terabithia.  He recently finished filming Cirque du Freak, based on the series by Darren Shan.  Here’s a brief excerpt from a recent interview:How has […]

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