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Showing posts from July, 2013

New Catching Fire trailer!

I can't wait until November!

Cool Site to Check Out

Khan Academy
Our library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.

Eyebombing Challenge

Eyebombing Challenge

What is eyebombing? Eyebombing is the act of setting googly eyes on inanimate things in the public space. Here are the challenge guidelines:

1. Eyes must be self stick googly eyes, NOT stickers
2. Photo must be original work of a teen in grades 6-12
3. Photo must be taken in a public space
4. Eyes should be removed after the photo is taken

Submit your photo with your name to and I'll post them here!

Here's a sample:

Teen Summer Writing Contest

Teen Summer Writing Contest


Presented By: Barbara Bush Branch Library & LSC - Tomball Community Library

CATEGORIES Category 1A - Poetry: Ages 12-15 or Grades 6-8 Category 1B - Short Story: Ages 12-15 or Grades 6-8
Category 2A - Poetry: Ages 15-18 or Grades 9-12 Category 2B - Short Story: Ages 15-18 or Grades 9-12

Entries will be Judged Based on the Following Criteria  Originality  Use of Language  Technical Skill

1ST PRIZE $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card

2ND PRIZE $15 Barnes & Noble Gift Card

3ND PRIZE $10 Barnes & Noble Gift Card

EVERYONE Gets a Certificate!

Mineola Library Teen Volunteer Fair

The Mineola Public Library is holding a Volunteer Fair on Friday, July 19 from 12-3pm

Representatives from volunteer organizations from around Long Island will be there.

This fair is open for those grades 8-12 only

You can call the library at 516-746-8488 for more information