It's that time again, Teen Read Week 2010 runs from October 17th - 23rd. How are you going to celebrate? The theme this year is Books With Beat @ your library. The theme is to promote music books, audiobooks, poetry, and more! To get some great suggestions for titles, check out YALSA's (Young Adult Library Services Association) website.
Have a Howling Good Time At the Red Bridge Branch!
Looking for something to do the day before Halloween? Come on by the Red Bridge Branch for our annual Halloween Party! Put on your costume, and spend a hour of fun with Miss Susan! There will be games, treats, and fun times for everyone!
The party starts at two and lasts until three. Still plenty of time afterward to pick up a few books to read on Sunday while you’re waiting for the trick-or-treating to start!
I love books. This is sort of an obvious statement considering my chosen career path is in the library. One thing I love the most about books and libraries is learning enough about books to help other people fall in love with them too. This is a constant learning process, and one of the ways to learn is to discover genres, their subgenres and the authors within them. So, I am going to share my path of discovery through the genres with all of you.
Many interested and concerned eyes are watching the future of books and the evolution of Eresources in general. Ebooks, Ereads, E whatevers are the currently promising future, and in order for any enterprise to succeed, that enterprise must conform to the advancing business standards of information dissemination.
There have been some real flops in cinema history! Who can forget when Gigli completely bombed at the box office, or the total train wreck that is Howard the Duck? I asked substitute library clerk Diane Creed what is the worst movie that she has ever seen? Kiss of a Spider Woman she said, "It was just horrible. I tried to watch it twice and it sucked!". What makes a film a flop? She said, "Bad dialog, bad casting, and a horrible storyline; the script is important, and editing is very critical.
My name is Liz, and I’m a sub at the Lone Jack Branch. I’ve worked here for five years now, and I walk out of the library with a full bag of books at the end of almost every shift. Here are five books I love--some are recent finds; others I’ve read and reread since my teen years because I love them so much.
During the month of October, the American Humane Association encourages the adoption of shelter dogs. This organization suggests that bringing one of these fuzzy-faced companions into your life will benefit you, as well as the canine! For example, you’ll gain a best friend and a tail-wagging giver of unconditional love.