September 24, 2012

Banned Books Week:  September 30 - October 6, 2012

We celebrate our freedom (and right) to read anything we choose.  The books listed below are among the Top Ten banned/challenged books of 2011 (meaning someone in the country has requested that a school or library remove the books from its shelves).  All of them are on the shelf in the Teen Zone:

ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r by Lauren Myracle

The Color of Earth (Manga series) by Kim Dong Hwa

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie                                     

Alice (series) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

What My Mother Doesn’t Know by Sonya Sones

Gossip Girl by Cecily Von Ziegesar

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


Teen Programs

29 teens enjoyed 9 holes of mini-golf in the library last Friday.  The winning foursome won certificates, trophies, and Target gift cards.  Register now for our OCTOBER F.I.T.  PROGRAMSFriday, October 19—make a Skull Mug and Friday, October 26: Teen Halloween Party (special time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.)