Archive for February, 2011

READ pictures to be taken this week

Happy Read Across America!

Want a chance to leave your face hanging in the high school once you leave?  Here’s your chance!  All this week, the librarian will be taking READ pictures in the library.  The only requirement for the picture is you need to have a book.  You can be by yourself, with a friend, or with your entire posse!

Then, next week during Teen Tech Week (March 7-11), be sure to stop in the library.  There will be lots of fun Teen Tech Week activities to participate in and you will have a chance to vote on your favorite READ picture.  One lucky picture will win, be blown up into a poster, and hung up in the library.  The winner will be announced the following week and you can see the winning poster in the library soon thereafter.

READ pictures will ONLY be taken this week (February 28-March 4), so hurry in today!

Good luck!

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Access some of our databases on your phone

AccessMyLibrary - School Edition appDo you have an iPhone or an Android Phone?  If you download the AccessMyLibrary — School Edition mobile (free) app from Gale, you can access two of our databases, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, and Infotrac Newsstand, anytime, anywhere.  You’ll have to log-in one time using our library’s password for Opposing Viewpoints (found in the library and on the research page of the library web site), then you’ll have unlimited access to the reputable, authoritative online resources from these databases right on your phone!

Having trouble?  Bring your smart phone into the library before or after school and the librarian will help you.

PA Young Reader’s Choice Awards Voting is Open!

You’ve seen the display up all year, you’ve read the books, now it’s time to vote for your favorite!  To vote, you must have read at least three of the following books:

Lipstick Apology, by Jennifer Jabaley

The Bite of the Mango, by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland

Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival, by Norman Ollestad

Stitches: A Memoir, by David Small

Shiver, by Maggie Stiefvater

Leviathan, by Scott Westerfeld

The Chosen One, by Carol Lynch Williams

Reality Check, by Peter Abrahams

Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher

The Maze Runner, by James Dashner

After, by Amy Efaw

Perfect Chemistry, by Simone Elkeles

Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side, by Beth Fantaskey

If I Stay, by Gayle Forman

Gotcha’, by Shelley Hrdlitschka

Don’t remember which ones you’ve read, or only read one or two and want to read a few more so you can vote? Check this site out.

You can either vote in the library by grabbing a ballot from the display or vote here:

Here’s to your favorite winning!