Radical Readers: Notes from the Midnight Driver

Radical Readers: Notes from the Midnight Driver

Radical Readers

Next Wednesday, we are going to have discuss  Notes from the Midnight Driver  by Jordan Sonnenblick. This book appeared the last year’s Reading Olympics list.

One lucky participant will receive a book signed by Sonnenblick.

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Terrariums

New Books: 7/23/2014

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Here are our new books for this week. Matched, An Abundance of Katherines, Windcatcher and Tithe were already in our collection. We are adding additional copies to keep up with demand.

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The Storyteller  by Antonia Michaelis follows Anna and Abel, two teens who are very different. It has been described as haunting and emotional.

Burning Blue by Paul Griffin is about a brilliant hacker named…

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Shredded Book Answer

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If you stopped by the YA Room last week, you would’ve seen a jar filled with the remains of the book. Some of the you guessed it the correct series and some zeroed in on the exact title of the book.

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 This well-used copy of Breaking Dawn from the Twilight Saga was shredded for this contest.

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Traveling Poets Project

Attention Teen Poets:  Join us for the Traveling Poets Project August 2, 2014 1 – 3:30 pm

Kristina Moriconi

Led by the 2014 Montgomery County Poet Laureate, Kristina Moriconi, this poetry-writing workshop is part of The Traveling Poets Project and is for young writers, ages 11 to 14. We invite you to join us as we find books on the library shelves that inspire us to write several different…

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New Books: 7/16/14

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Here are the new books for this week. We also have one new CD.

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Stop by the YA Room to pick up R5′s Louder. CDs are free to check out but you only can take home 5 at a time.

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We added two new books to the non-fiction collection. Chasing Lincoln’s Killer is in the history section and follows the search to find John Wilkes Booth. Fourth Down and Inches can be found with the other sports books and…

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Binary Scavenger Hunt: Week 5

Decode the message and take a picture of the object or yourself performing the task for 3 raffle tickets for our weekly prize drawings.

You can either e-mail the picture to Nicole at nhusbands@ivpl.org or snap a picture for Instagram or Twitter using #ivplteens. Don’t forget to include which week you are doing. Submissions are due by the following Thursday at 11:59 pm.

Week 5:

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Shredded Books & Radical Readers

YA SRC: Shredded Books & Radical Readers

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Shredded Book Contest

July 14-20

Sometimes books are returned to the library and they are not in a circulation condition. Some books fall apart from being used by many people, others are dropped in water or mangled by a pet. Normally, we recycle these books, but this week we are going to shred it for our shredded book contest.

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I got a little carried away during the process. Don’t worry! I…

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Binary Scavenger Hunt: Week 4

Decode the message and take a picture of the object or yourself performing the task for 3 raffle tickets for our weekly prize drawings.

You can either e-mail the picture to Nicole at nhusbands@ivpl.org or snap a picture for Instagram or Twitter using #ivplteens. Don’t forget to include which week you are doing. Submissions are due by the following Thursday at 11:59 pm.

Week 4:

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New Books: 7/9/14

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Here are the new books for this week. People have placed requests on many of these items so they have been checked out or being held at the moment. You can always add your name to the wait list for items.

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We were missing a three books in the popular Cherub series by Robert Muchamore. We had added two of the missing books and we are waiting for one more to come in. Check out the first in…

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