Monday, January 21, 2008

Help Feed the World

Improve your vocabulary and feed starving people all over the world at the same time. The website,, donates 20 grains of rice to the United Nations for every question that you answer correctly.

On January 20th, 96,471,120 grains of rice were donated!

Friday, January 04, 2008

January's Teen Events

Beads for Teens
Saturday, January 5th
in the Activity Room @ 1:00 pm

Teen Library Council Meeting
Thursday, January 10th
in the Activity Room @ 7:00 pm

Anime Club
Friday, January 11th
in the Activity Room @ 5:00 pm

Guitar Hero 2 and 3
Saturday, January 19th
in the Baxter Room @ 1:00 pm

Beads for Teens
Saturday, January 19th
in the Activity Room @ 3:00 pm

Teen Cooking Class

Monday, January 21st
meet at the Youth Services desk @ 6:00 pm

R.E.A.D. @ Starbucks
Monday, January 28th
meet at the Starbucks in Prairie View Plaza
6763 Dempster Ave. Morton Grove
Discussing the book, The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Registration is required for all events, except Teen Library Council and Guitar Hero.
To register call 847-929-5101 or stop by the Reference Services Desk at the Library.

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Celebrate Black History Month by Reading

The is promoting teen and children's fiction by African American writers by presenting 28 Days Later, where they will feature one author or illustrator for each day of February.

Find info on some teen authors and their books:

Touching Snow by: M. Sindy Felin on February 9th
Sweet Thang by: Allison Whittenberg on February 14th
Game by: Walter Dean Myers on February 15th
Tyrell by: Coe Booth on February 22nd