2013 Teen SRP t-shirt design contest

Hey! Last year’s Teen Summer Reading t-shirt contest was a huge success and we are doing it again this year! The 2013 Teen SRP theme is Beneath the Surface. Here’s the rules and entry form for the 2013 contest. You have until January 31, 2013 to submit your entry. Get inspired and get drawing!

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Starring you…The 2012 TeenScene Film Fest!!

We are excited to announce that the entry into this year’s TeenScene Film Fest is now open! Teens may submit films in the following categories: Animation, Documentary, Feature, Experimental, “Mock”umentary”, Music Video, and Booktrailer! Click here for the 2012 TeenScene Film Fest Entry Form and the 2012 Teen Scene Film Fest Rules!

The deadline to enter your film is December 1, 2012 and we will showcase the winners at the 2nd Annual TeenScene Film Fest on December 15, 2012!!

Any questions can be directed to Staci Terrell, Teen Services Librarian, via email at sterrell@andersonlibrary.net or at 641-2456.

Booktalks at HMS with Mrs. Sipes’s 7th graders

I had a blast today booktalking and visiting with the 7th grade classes at HMS.  You all rocked and asked some great questions!  Loved your ideas for our SRP challenge next year as well!  As promised, here are the books we talked about today in class.  Enjoy!

Ashes by Ilsa Bick

The way we fall by Megan Crewe

The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Legend by Marie Lu

Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

The statistical probability of falling in love at first sight by Jennifer Smith

Visits to APA

I had the pleasure of visiting Lt. Barker’s and Dr. Maxfield’s classes over Friday and today. As usual, I had a great visit and enjoyed chatting with all of the students about books and upcoming programs. You all are AWESOME! Here are the books that we talked about, so enjoy! Happy reading!

Ashes by Ilsa Bick

The way we fall by Megan Crewe

Shine by Lauren Myracle

Anna and the French Kiss/Lola and the boy next door by Stephanie Perkins

Legend by Marie Lu

Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

The statistical probability of falling in love at first sight by Jennifer Smith

Teen SRP After Hours Party: 8/3 6:30-8:00pm

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The APL TeenScene is celebrating the end of the Teen SRP by having their annual After Hours Party for all teens who completed the Teen SRP by reading fifteen hours and earning their t-shirt.  Teens must wear their Teen SRP t-shirt to the event, it is their ticket in the door!

We met our Teen SRP Goal of having at least 610 teens sign up, so any teens that attend the After Hours Party will be able to help duct tape Staci, the Teen Services Librarian, to a chair!

Teens will be able to play both video and board games, eat pizza, make crafts and more!  The winner of the Teen SRP Grand Prize, a Nook Color, will be announced along with the winners of series of books and gift cards!

Friday, August 3 6:30-8pm (Chief Anderson Room)

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Click HERE to register!

Teen SRP After Hours Party: 8/3/12 @ 6:30pm

The APL TeenScene is celebrating the end of the Teen SRP by having their annual After Hours Party for all teens who completed the Teen SRP by reading fifteen hours and earning their t-shirt.  Teens must wear their Teen SRP t-shirt to the event, it is their ticket in the door!

If the sign up goal of 610 teens is met by the end of the Teen SRP on July 31st then every teen that attends the After Hours Party will be able to help duct tape the Teen Services Librarian, Staci, to a chair.

Teens will be able to play both video and board games, eat pizza, make crafts and more!  The winner of the Teen SRP Grand Prize, a Nook Color, will be announced along with the winners of series of books and gift cards!

Friday, August 3 6:30-8pm (Chief Anderson Room)