Sunday, January 27, 2008

Blog with your favorite authors

Simon & Schuster is sponsoring Pulse Blogfest, March 14-27. Ask your questions to authors like Hilari Bell, Rachel Cohn, Pete Hautman, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Scott Westerfeld and more. Put on your thinking caps and check out the website for more details.

Friday, January 18, 2008

And the winners are...

This week several book awards and lists of notable books were announced, including the YALSA's 2008 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens.

Tigard Public Library's Anime Club also announced their favorite top ten list.

  • * Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya
  • Inu yasha by Rumiko Takahashi
  • Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba
  • Bleach by Tite Kubo
  • +anima by Natsumi Hukai
  • Pita-Ten by Koge Donbo
  • Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
  • Tokyo Mew Mew by Mia Ikumi
  • Azumanga Daioh by Kiyohiko Azuma
  • Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma
Did your favorites make the list?

At the next Anime Club meeting (Thursday, February 28) bring your suggestions for purchase. Are we missing certain volumes or series? Give us your ideas!

*Fruits Basket received an overwhelming number of votes, making it the clear #1 favorite.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Library Songwriting Contest


Songwriters and library lovers! Check out the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) songwriting contest, in honor of Teen Tech Week's theme Tune In @ Your Library. Write a ditty about why you love your library and what kind of cool tech-things you can do at there.

Find out more about the contest here.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Get Ready to Tune In

The Teen Library Council is getting ready for a fun Teen Tech Week, March 2 through 8. I'm looking for a great image to use on our publicity for this year's theme Tune In @ Your Library.

So if you have an image send it in to me by Tuesday, January 22nd!

Also send in your suggestions for our booklists...stories featuring music, performance art, etc.

By the way, speaking of tuning in...check out the FREE downloadable audio books available through the library! Just click and download to your computer or MP3 player at Library2Go.

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