PLS Teens eNewsletter- June 2011- Summer is here!

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PLS Teens
  Dear Visitor,  

Travel the world this Summer with the "You Are Here" Summer Reading Challenge. Create ancient crafts, perform dance moves, learn the nationality of your clothes, and enjoy other fun activities.

flip cameraWhen you sign up for the "You Are Here" Teen Summer Reading Challenge, you will receive a free string backpack and can enter summer-long reading challenges for the chance to win valuable prizes. Every library will award one lucky teen a HD Flip Camera which can record video, take still shots and is compatible with any computer. Some libraries will award additional prizes to teens who participate in summer activities at the library.

For details about programs, contests, and prizes visit your hometown library.

Are you ready for a fun Summer full of reading, programs and prizes? Sign up at your library or online (visit library to pick-up bag).


Hometown Libraries

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Books of the World

globeHere are some books set in other countries to get you in the mood for "You Are Here." Find more international books in the catalog: Europe, Americas, Africa & Middle East, Australia.

13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson (Europe)

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (France)

Beatle Meets Destiny by Gabrielle Williams (Australia)

Betraying Season by Marissa Doyle (Ireland)

Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel (Canada)

A Brief History of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper (Spain)

Far from Gringo Land by Edward Myers (Mexico)

Home is Beyond the Mountains by Celia Barker Lottridge (Middle East)

How to Ruin a Summer Vacation by Simone Elkeles (Israel)

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park (Africa)

The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith (England)

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (France)

Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz (Japan)

Sold by Patricia McCormick (India)

Sphinx's Princess by Esther Friesner (Egypt)


Tweet Around the World

Follow @MyLibrary2Go on Twitter. We feature item trends like #plsreads and will have a special guest tweet list this Summer that you don't want to miss.

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Books as Movies

Take a look at these upcoming June movies based on books. Get ready for the movie by reading the book available at the library.


Judy Moody And The Not Bummer Summer
In theaters June 10. not yet rated

Starring Jordana Beatty, Heather Graham and Parris Mosteller

Based on the Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald


Mr. Popper's Penguins
In theaters June 17. not yet rated

Starring Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino and Angela Lansbury

Based on Mr. Popper's Penguins by Robert Lawson

  hometown events  

Don't miss a thing! Take a look at all the traveling programs visiting each hometown library. There is dancing, self defense, Batik art, eerie stories and more. Checkout the event calendar to see everything happening in June.

Newcastle - Sign up for these unique June programs online or by calling 387-5076
June 3 @ 2 pm - Clogging with Claudia. Learn the basic steps for clogging.
June 10 @ 2 pm - Create an Egyptian cartouche.
June 30 @ 2 pm - Carrie Randall from the Body Shop will teach a fun, high energy Zumba class.

  book spotlight  

stack of booksThere are new teen books arriving at the library everyday. Be the first to know about new books and check them out or place a hold. You can browse all the new titles at and sign up for email alerts so you don't have to remember to visit the website.

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