For teens who love anime and/or comics: The Springfield City Library is hosting its annual celebration of anime and comics, Chibiconn, on Saturday and Sunday, November 15 and 16th.
If you are interested, you can find the full schedule and information at: http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/services/chibiconn-2014/. There is also a flyer and schedule of events posted in the YA room at our library.
The library has new Xbox, Wii, and Playstation games to circulate. Stop by the adult circulation desk to check them out.
Teens: find out about the 2015 Profile in Courage Essay Contest for high school students. First place winner receives a $5,000 cash award and $5,000 to grow in a college savings plan. Second place winner receives a $1,000 cash award. For details see poster in the YA room, or visit the contest website at jfklibrary.org. Deadline for entries is Jan. 5, 2015.
Calling all teen writers (7th – 12th grade)! We are seeking poems or short essays for a writing contest, to be held during Teen Read Week, October 12-18. The theme is: “Turning Dreams Into Reality.” Submission must be an original piece of work, and should be emailed or handed in at the library (children’s room) during the week of Oct.12. There will be a first and second place winner, and prizes will be gift cards for books or media. Announcement of the winners will be at the end of October.
Submissions can be emailed to email@example.com
. Please clearly label your piece with your name, grade and contact information.
There’s a good book-finding app called Teen Book Finder, developed by YALSA, the youth division of ALA. It can be used either on an i-phone (i-pod, i-pad) or on an android device, and is free.
Here’s a link to more info: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/products/teenbookfinder
Check out the brilliant videos our local teens created in the joint workshop video program between WilliNet Public Access TV and the Milne Library. Just click on the links below to view the results of all that hard work:
Before and after photos of our new Kids’ Room furniture. New chairs, table and shelving, courtesy of The Friends of the Milne Public Library and the Alice Shaver Foundation.
WELCOME TO THE TEEN ZONE!
The Williamstown Public Library Teen Zone is your home for great programs, events, books, and other materials for young adults. Come in and see what we’ve got to offer!
Spark the Arts: a new magazine for Massachusetts Teens
SAT study aids
WELCOME TO THE CHILDREN’S ROOM!
Come to Story Time!
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. – Pre-school Story Time
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. – Pre-school Story Time and Craft
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – Toddler Story Time
Check out our helpful links to the right!
“I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.”
— Jorge Luis Borges