Mer L.'s blog

CreatorSpace Talks Telescopes - Monday, March 17 @ 7:00 pm

creatorspace 3/17 @ 7:00 pmJoin us in the first floor meeting room on Monday, March 17 at 7:00 pm for a CreatorSpace presentation on telescopes. The talk will include the different types of telescopes used to explore the night sky. Hope to see you there.

Freeman Teen Boat Races!

boat races!We had some epic boat races today! Our winning time was 9.81 seconds. We also had another teen win "most improved." After a few modifications, he beat his first time by 27.02 seconds! Way to go everyone!

If you couldn't make it today, try it at home! Grab a piece of 8 1/2 x 11 paper and follow the video instructions. Then experiment with your design - will adding something to stabilize it help? What about adding a sail or altering your boat's design? 

 

Want to learn more? Check out this great video about buoyancy!)

Teen Tech Week: Movie Monday

Movie Monday 3/10/14 @ 2:30 pm 

Join us in the Teen Zone for a Tech Tech Week-themed movie and snacks on Monday, March 10th at 2:30 pm. 

Great Adult Reads for Teens

alex awards logoWhether you’re a teen who already reads mostly adult titles or are a reader looking to explore the adult collection, consider checking out the 2014 Alex Awards.  This list recognizes 10 titles published for adult audiences, but with special appeal to teen readers.  What have you read recently that you’d recommend?

 

 

 

 

New Romance and Chick Lit Reads for Teens

Heart of Light by Manu_HWith Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought it might be fun to take a look at some of our newer romances and chick lit.  What are your favorite romantic reads?

 

 

 

 

Michael L. Printz Award Announced!

midwinterblood bookjacketWhile many were watching the Grammy’s last night, librarians and avid readers across the United States were waiting to hear the winners of the Youth Media Awards announced this morning.  The Michael L.

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