Submitted by: KMatthews on 08/06/2016 - 3:51pm
We wrapped up summer reading yesterday. It will be a while before all the total numbers are tallied, but here are some fast facts:
We read almost 300 books
The highest attended program was Teen Iron Chef with 33 people
Five prize packs were awarded to five different people
Everyone who participated read a different book
Pizza and ice cream sandwiches are the way to a teen's heart
I want to thank you all for participating. I was amazed at how...
Submitted by: KMatthews on 06/06/2016 - 4:02pm
It's that time of year again! Summer reading will be in full swing by the end of June.
How does the program work for teens?
For every book, magazine, manga, graphic novel, etcc. you read, you fill out one card (available in the Teen Space).
Every card you fill out automatically earns you a free small prize.
Enter your card into the drawing for one of our five fabulous prize packs! We'll have prize packs for: nerdfighters, book lovers, pizza...
Submitted by: KMatthews on 05/12/2016 - 3:26pm
For Battle of the Books, The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim won! If you haven't read it, stop by the library to check it out!
For Battle of the Fandoms, Harry Potter was the winner! Shadowhunters came in a close second.
Stay tuned for our next battle!
Submitted by: SBarta on 03/30/2016 - 2:01pm
We are down to the final two books: V for Vendetta and The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim. Which should win?
Submitted by: SBarta on 03/23/2016 - 11:07am
The battle of the books is down to 4 contenders! V for Vendetta, The Woods, The Story of Owen and If I Stay. What title will come out on top? Vote now!
Submitted by: SBarta on 03/05/2016 - 1:03pm
It is that time of year - March Madness! Don't worry, you don't have to know anything about basketball because this one is for the book lovers. We are started with sixteen fantastic books, and each week two books will battle it out until only one book remains. Who will win the Westerly Teen Space March Madness Battle of the Books, so vote today!
We are now down to eight titles! Vote now!
Submitted by: SBarta on 02/24/2016 - 4:55pm
Try one of these titles! All of these books were read by teens who participated in winter book bingo!
1. Through the Woods, by Emily Carrol
2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
3. Witch (bk. 3 & 4), by James Patterson
4. Midwinterblood, by Marcus Sedgwick
5. Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah
6. Found, by Margaret Peterson Haddix
7. Neighborhood Sharks, by Katherine Roy
8. A Night Divided, Jennifer Nielsen
Submitted by: SBarta on 11/09/2015 - 2:31pm
These titles were selected and voted on by teens across the country. What do you think? Pick any of these titles, and submit a review through the teen website and you'll recieve a free book!
The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen: Young King Jaron has had nothing but trouble with his advisors and regents since he ascended the throne of Carthya, and now...
Submitted by: SBarta on 10/26/2015 - 11:15am
We are conducting a teen survey, which will help us make plans for the physical teen space and guide future programs. Please, take our survey and help shape the future of teen services at the Westerly Library. This survey is for teens in grades 6-12.
Submitted by: SBarta on 09/03/2015 - 3:45pm
What a summer here at the Westerly Library Teen Space! This was my first summer at the Westerly Library, and the first big teen summer program here in recent years, so I was a little nervous about how the summer would go. Of course, the summer turned out great and we had a lot of fun. I want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated by attending programs, reading books and volunteering.
The official reading stats are quite...