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Teen Read Week FREE BOOK Giveaway!

HCPL Teen Readers, to celebrate Teen Read Week we’re giving away a FREE BOOK A DAY October 19 – 23! Stop in to the Greenfield Branch now – 23rd to fill out an entry slip. The drawing box and slips are located at the Children’s Desk. You get one entry into the drawing per day to pick a free book from the YA Book Stash. Winners will be notified the next day.

Please contact Sarah Ryan at sryan@hcplibrary.org or 317.462.5141 x 225 with any questions.

Happy reading, HCPL teens!

Sarah 🙂

 

Hey There, Comic Enthusiasts!

It’s spring break, and we’re continuing to nerd-out over our favorite comics! Today’s Comic Book Club will be discussing TEEN TITANS!

teen titans comics

 

What do you like about Teen Titans? What are your favorite characters and why? How do the comics vs. the shows compare? Ponder these questions and discuss in our friendly gathering. Comics will be on hand to browse or take home!

Nerd-ya-later,

Sarah!

Winter Reading Club WINNERS!

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Teen Winter Reading Club! I hope you all enjoyed the books you read and programs you attended! Without further delay here are our 2015 Winter Reading winners:

 

1. Magical Unicorn winner Rani B.

 

2. Caffeinated Reader Laura C.



 

3. Gamers GaloreJordyn C.



 

4. Reader’s RewardJessica J. 

 

Fear not if you didn’t win this time. – Summer Reading is just around the corner, and we’ll have tons of awesome prizes you can read toward winning again!

Thanks again for reading! And if you’re looking for something new to read stop by my office, and I’ll help  you find something great.

Until next time,

Sarah

Insurgent Movie Coming SOON!

Hi All!

Hope you’ve had the chance to see the movie trailer for Insurgent which is coming to theaters next month (March, 20). Don’t forget to join us for the Insurgent movie release party on March 18, 4-6pm! We’ll be watching Divergent, and I’ll be giving away a special collector’s edition Insurgent book as well as 2 movie passes so you can see Insurgent in theater. 🙂

Have a great day, guys!

Sarah

Printz Award 2015

The American Library Association just announced the Printz Award Winner and Honor Books of 2015! This award is given for excellence in literature written for young adults. Here is the list:

Michael J. Printz Award Winner:

I’ll Give You the Sun, by Jandy Nelson

 

Printz Honor Books:

And We Stay, by Jenny Hubbard

The Carnival at Bray, by Jessie Ann Foley

Grasshopper Jungle, by Andrew Smith

This One Summer, by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki

These books are all AMAZING reads! Share your thoughts about these books, or let me know what books you would have voted for to win.

Sarah