Friday, August 28, 2009

More Ice Cream, Coming Soon



Teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to join Sarah, the teen librarian, for a meet n' greet ice cream social on the second day of school, Wednesday, September 9th, from 2:30 to 3:30. Eat ice cream and learn more about the exciting programs and services of the library. Did we mention ice cream?

Summer, Wow!

Check out our fabulous numbers:

We had 71 folks participate in Teen Summer Reading, 550 origami cranes made for peace and love in the teen area in the world, 9 % more teen books checked out (as compared to last July), and 73 book reviews posted to the Teen Review Blog. Wow!

Congratulations to Rishmitha Satyaneni, grand prize winner of the iPod Touch!

Friday, July 31, 2009

Our Talented Volunteers



We are lucky to have teen volunteers with many and varied talents, including dancing! The volunteers pictured above are practicing their act for the Wacky Wednesday Talent Show on August 12th at 7 PM. Stop by and cheer for them!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Express Yourself at the Farmington Library!


Announcing Teen Summer Reading

Collect tickets, win prizes! Teens received a ticket for every program attended, every volunteer shift completed, and every book review submitted to Sarah, the teen librarian. The more tickets collected, the better the chances to win fabulous prizes, including an iPod touch. Prizes will be awarded on August 17th at the Summer Reading Finale.

For more information about the summer reading program, pick up a brochure at the library, check out the teen page of our website, or contact Sarah, the teen librarian, by e-mail (smorgan *at* farmingtonlibct.org) or on Facebook or MySpace.

And be sure to check out the first reviews posted to our new Teen Review Blog!


Friday, May 15, 2009

1,000 Cranes



We're working on a large scale origami project: 1,000 cranes for peace in the teen area and in the world. So far, we've got 200, and we're starting to hang them from the ceiling in strings of ten. Stop by to help, or just to admire our handiwork!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

New New New!



New teen books, in a new location! Check out these cool new titles (plus lots more) located on display against the wall in the teen area, between the graphic novels and the bulletin board.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Wii play in the teen area!



In addition to the games on the shelf, we've now got a collection of Wii games reserved especially for afterschool play. Ask Sarah, the teen librarian, for details!