Doctor Who turns 50 this year! Are you ready for some new Doctor Who episodes? Me too! It feels like ages since the Christmas special aired. Did you know the library has Doctor Who DVDs, books, eBooks and audio books Well, we do! Stop in the library and ask the information desk for help in finding these items.
Check out the trailer for the upcoming series starting on March 30th! Tell us what you think in the comment section. And don’t forget to vote for your favorite Doctor after watching the video!
Have you ever felt like you had to hide your love of reading? Or have you teased a bookworm friend for loving to read? Either way, check out this insightful article “What’s Wrong with Reading?” by proud teen reader Anthony Turner. We’d love to hear your thoughts!
Do you have any road trips planned for the summer? Nothing goes better with a road trip than a great audio book. A few of our favorite audio books are: Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar, The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han, and The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak. You can check out teen audiobooks for FREE for three weeks! How awesome is that?
Check out this video of a group that went on a 965 mile road trip. Their destination? Taco Bell. They were on a mission to experience the new Dorito shell taco. Have you tried one yet? They’re DELICIOUS! I sure hope they had some great audio books to listen to on the way.
You can win cash for yourself and your library! The 2012 teen Summer Reading theme is “Own the Night”. Create a 30 to 90-second video promoting the library’s Summer Reading program and portraying this theme and submit it for a chance to win $275 for yourself and $150 for your library. For details, visit the Collaborative Summer Library Program site, or the State Library of Iowa site. One winner will be selected from each participating state. The deadline is March 5! Need a little inspiration to get started? Check out last year’s teen video challenge winners.
Have you ever wondered what happens in a bookstore (or library for that matter) when the lights go down? Check out this wonderfully animated stop-motion YouTube video created by Type bookstore in Toronto.