Monday, July 21, 2014

Batman Drawing by Farmingdale Teen


If you weren't aware, DC Comics just celebrated the 75th Anniversary of batman. One of my teens decided to honor the big moment by showing me this drawing:


Monday, July 7, 2014

Stuck with What to Read?

Do you want to read something and don't know what? Check out these websites for suggestions:

Your Next Read



What Should I Read Next?



Bookish


This last one reviews upcoming as well as published books


YA Lit


If none of them work, come find me!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mockingjay Marketing

Lions Gate Films recently created a great website showing the District Heroes of Panem.

Check out the site at The Capitol

Definitely check it out. it's really cool!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Summer Reading

Our Summer Reading Club is almost here. Registration begins Monday, June 23.

The first 30 teens to register will receive a promotional gift from the upcoming movie "Earth to Echo."

Will you be one of the 20 lucky teens that has  a $5 gift card to Charlotte's in their packet? You can only find out if you register!

There'll be a Book Bingo sheet in your packet for a chance to win a special prize at the end of the Summer.

Lastly, I am bringing back my reading challenge! If you as a group read 26,000 minutes at the end of the eight weeks of Summer Reading, I will dye my hair purple.

Come down to the library on June 23 and sign up!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Teen Blogging Contest

Do you like to write? Would you want to write a blog post for the Young Adult Service Division of the American Library Association?

Overview:
The Hub will feature posts written by teen bloggers during the week of October 12-18 in celebration of Teen Read Week (TRW).
Teens aged 12-18 are eligible to participate. Interested teens will need to complete an online application form in order to be considered for the contest. The application deadline is August 1, 2014.
Selected participants will be notified by email the week of Aug. 25.
Here's the link to apply:

Monday, May 19, 2014

2014 Billboard Music Award Winners

The Billboard Music Awards were aired last night. Here is the list of the winners:

TOP ARTIST: Justin Timberlake
TOP 100 HOT SONG: "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. & Pharrell)
TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM: "The 20/20 Experience," Justin Timberlake
TOP DUO/GROUP: Imagine Dragons
TOP NEW ARTIST: Lorde
TOP TOURING ARTIST: Bon Jovi
TOP MALE ARTIST: Justin Timberlake
TOP FEMALE ARTIST: Katy Perry
TOP HOT 100 ARTIST: Imagine Dragons
TOP BILLBOARD 200 ARTIST: Justin Timberlake
TOP DIGITAL SONGS ARTIST: Katy Perry
TOP RADIO SONGS ARTIST: Justin Timberlake
TOP SOCIAL ARTIST: Justin Bieber
TOP STREAMING ARTIST: Miley Cyrus
TOP R&B ARTIST: Justin Timberlake
TOP RAP ARTIST: Eminem
TOP COUNTRY ARTIST: Luke Bryan
TOP ROCK ARTIST: Imagine Dragons
TOP LATIN ARTIST: Marc Anthony
TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST: Daft Punk
TOP CHRISTIAN ARTIST: Chris Tomlin
TOP R&B ALBUM: "The 20/20 Experience," Justin Timberlake
TOP RAP ALBUM: "The Marshall Mathers LP2," Eminem
TOP COUNTRY ALBUM: "Crash My Party," Luke Bryan
TOP ROCK ALBUM: "Night Visions," Imagine Dragons
TOP LATIN ALBUM: "3.0," Marc Anthony
TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM: "Random Access Memories," Daft Punk
TOP CHRISTIAN ALBUM: "Precious Memories: Volume II," Alan Jackson
TOP DIGITAL SONG : "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. & Pharrell)
TOP RADIO SONG: "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. & Pharrell)
TOP STREAMING SONG (AUDIO): "Radioactive," Imagine Dragons
TOP STREAMING SONG (VIDEO): "Wrecking Ball," Miley Cyrus
TOP R&B SONG: "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. & Pharrell)
TOP RAP SONG: "Can't Hold Us," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (featuring Ray Dalton)
TOP COUNTRY SONG: "Cruise," Florida Georgia Line (featuring Nelly)
TOP ROCK SONG: "Royals," Lorde
TOP LATIN SONG: "Vivir Mi Vida," Marc Anthony
TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC SONG: "Wake Me Up," Avicii
TOP CHRISTIAN SONG: "Hello, My Name is," Matthew West
ICON AWARD: Jennifer Lopez