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Teen & Children's Book Choice Awards!

by Sarah on March 28th, 2014

Voting ends May 12th! Stand up for your favorite pick this year.  Vote at!  

Veronica Mars the MOVIE!!

by Sarah on March 7th, 2014

Book Cover  I love kickstarter campaigns.  Why?  Because they make Veronica Mars movies happen.  Never heard of Veronica Mars?  Check out the entire 1st season from FPLD, not to mention the entire 2nd season, and the entire 3rd season. Veronica Mars is sort of like the modern day Nancy Drew, only better  because she's Veronica Mars.  The Veronica Mars movie is finally coming out: March 14th!  Read all about it


TAB Guest Blog Post: The Stanley Parable

by Sarah on October 22nd, 2013

The Stanley Parable

TAB Guest Blog Review by Jack M.


Recently (okay maybe today) I finished playing the demo for the Stanley Parable. I think that this game might be one of the best games demos I ever played. The demo’s only characters are you and the narrator. The narrator follows you throughout the game- kind of like Morgan- and guides you to whatever he wants you to do… sometimes. It starts with you waiting for the game to load. It cleverly tricks you into thinking that a video of some sort is playing when you start in a small parking lot staring at a cleverly placed sign.


Then you go to the waiting room. And so the demo begins…

TAB Guest Blog Post: Napoleon Dynamite

by Sarah on September 12th, 2013

 Book CoverNapoleon Dynamite

Guest TAB Review by Grace I.

How many of you enjoy school? Do you consider yourself popular, cool, uncool, etc.? Some people enjoy school and some do not. Some care and some don’t care about school. Napoleon Dynamite definitely defines the latter. Napoleon Dynamite is not your average high school kid. He’s weird, has only 2 friends, and did I mention he’s weird? Sometimes in life, it’s the quality of your friends and not the quantity. If you’ve never seen the hilarious late 90s film Napoleon Dynamite, I strongly suggest this high school comedy. Watch with friends  as Napoleon battles bullies, family problems,  making friends, and being yourself.



Teen Art Contest

by Sarah on August 31st, 2013


The Library is offering a $100 prize for art submitted for an art contest. All submitted pieces will be on display in the library from October 1st-October 31st. The winning piece of art will be determined by a panel of judges and then displayed in the Land of YA teen department of the library.


Submission guidelines:

--Must be two-dimensional (including painting, drawing, collage, prints, mixed media, computer generated art, & photography).
-no larger than 28 inches tall & 4 inches thick
-Must weigh no more than 15 lbs
-Be 100% original in concept, design, and execution.
-Each artist may submit 1 piece
-Must be pre-mounted and/or hang-able AND have the artist's name on it (either on front or back)

-must be PG-13
-Artist must submit submission form along with piece.



SUBMISSION DUE DATE:  September 30th, 2013

Need the submission form? Here it is.