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Submitted by: ECaswell on 04/04/2018 - 5:44pm
It’s time, not just for April showers, but also National Poetry Month! Over the years, poetry has gotten a bad rep (that’s reputation – not repetition, which is a poetic device). It brings up painful images of sitting in rows of classroom desks, counting syllables, and failing to remember the difference between iambs and trochees. Not to mention struggling to decode Shakespearean sonnets. Luckily for us, poetry is very much alive and breathing...
Submitted by: Miss Krystal on 12/04/2017 - 11:49am
Submitted by: KMatthews on 06/12/2017 - 4:03pm
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: Harry Potter, book lovers, craft...
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?   Loading...
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!   Loading...
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! Loading...
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 9. El...

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