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New! Experimental Website
FTC, the nations consumer protection agency, and YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) partnered to bring you this new site that teaches you how to be a savvy consumer by demonstrating the benfits of competition, the influence of advertising on buying decisions, and the rules and regulations that many business people need to follow. You're already smart...go to the mall and learn to be a smarter consumer at: www.ftc.gov/YouAreHere
OK Twi-hards! Here is a good fansite where you can find the "New Moon" movie poster! Also links to all the latest Twilight news. http://www.bellaandedward.com
Thank you "Twilight" fans for a fun Teen Movie Night. Ellen Fisher was the lucky winner of the deluxe two-disc special edition DVD. Congratulations Ellen!
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YALSA announces 2012 Teens' Top Ten nominations
CHICAGO - April 12, 2012 - Nominations for the Young Adult Library Services Association's (YALSA) annual Teens' Top Ten are now available at www.ala.org/teenstopten.
YALSA encourages teens to read the 24 nominees before the national Teens' Top Ten vote, which will take place in August and September at www.ala.org/teenstopten. The winners will be announced during Teen Read Week, Oct. 14-20.
The nominations are:
The Teens' Top Ten is a teen choice list, in which teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are teen book groups in 16 school and public libraries around the country. Applications are currently being accepted for the next round of Teens' Top Ten groups. Applications are available online at www.ala.org/teenstopten. New groups will begin their work in January 2013.
The Teen's Top Ten for 2011
October 17, 2011 - Nine thousand teens voted in this year's Teens' Top Ten! Watch the results and see an acceptance from our winning author:
The Teens' Top Ten for 2011 were:
There are now two teens-only computers near the Young Adult section, in addition to the other eight online computers. The library also has three laptops that can be checked out for use in the library only. Maximum use is 30 minutes per day during the summer (May thru September) and 60 minutes per day in the winter (October thru April). The offline computers are available for long-term projects.
All computers are loaded with Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher), Encarta, Roxio, Gimp, and have CD/DVD burn capabilities.
NEW! Funny! Librarian Videos
The Dewey Decimal Rap
Sesame Street: Cookie Monster
Librarian Rap Star
Mr. Tetu's Current World Problems and Solutions
Other Homework Helpers
Banned Books Week
September 24 - October 1, 2012
College Bound Reading
Access for Young Adults
Check out these important links:
Our Courts - 21st Century Civics
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor started this web site, http://www.ourcourts.org or middle school students and civics teachers. It contains games, lesson plans, projects and resource links.
Online Courses and E-Learning
EducationPortal.com offers online degrees and non-degree courses as well as some free online courses.
WorldwideLearn.com offers thousands of courses in hundreds of topics all available online, allowing you to explore your area of interest at your own pace.
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