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READ FOR A LIFETIME for High School Students

Read for a Lifetime is a state-sponsored program that requires high school students to read at least four books from a pre-selected list by April 1, 2015.  When you turn in your reading log, we will submit your name to the State of Illinois and you will receive a certificate.  We will also enter you into a library-sponsored raffle for a KINDLE FIRE HD.

Sign-up is ongoing, but if you register at the Youth Services Desk by Friday, October 24, you'll receive a bonus: candy bar!

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See what's coming in OCTOBER!

Friday, October 3:   GAMES & PIZZA, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Friday, October 17: MOVIE: World War Z (PG 13), 3:45 - 5:45 p.m.   
Unitd Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.  
Pizza will be served.

Friday, October 24:  TEEN HALLOWEEN PARTY:  THE BOOKS MOVE AT NIGHT
A deserted library--dark, cold, with an undercurrent of decay.  Ghosts of the past reside here, chilling the air, chuckling quietly at unsuspecting visitors.  Are you ready to enter this place - where the books move at night, in the dark?  Do you dare?  

Join us for food and solve a murder mystery!

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Our Roller Coaster is Finished!!

Teens attending our April FIT (Fremont's Impressive Teens) program worked on cutting out and constructing parts for a cardstock roller coaster.  We got as far as assembling the base, then ran out of time.  Eighth-grader Erik C. volunteered to take the parts home to work on...and recently brought in the finished roller coaster, including three marbles that roll down twists and turns to the bottom.  Thank you, Erik!!  

Come in to the Teen Zone at the library to try it out!

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Starting Monday, June 16: GOING TO THE DOGS Teen Summer Library Club!

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When you join our six-week Teen Summer Library Club, you'll get a registration card which you present each week. Complete a simple activity to spin our Prize Wheel.  Prizes on the wheel include gift cards, coupons, flash drives, book tokens (earn 2 for a free mystery book), etc.  If you are able to participate five out of the six weeks, you can pick a free book of your choice.  You will have opportunities to earn raffle tickets for the prize drawing at our End-of-Library-Club Party on Friday, June 25 (registration required).  You must be present to win the Grand Prize: a $150 Amazon Gift Card.  

See you next week: WE'RE GOING TO THE DOGS!!

 

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OVERDRIVE: You Have Devices--We Have eBooks!

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If you know how to download an app, you can get started downloading ebooks and audiobooks to your tablet, your iPhone, iPad, android phone, Kindle, Nook and many other devices.

Take a look at our website at "E-Books & More," for step-by-step instructions - OR - pick up the e-materials bookmarks on display at the Readers' Services desk - OR - stop at the Youth Services Desk and we'll help you get started.  Some of the Young Adult titles that are available as downloads include:

The Fault in Our Stars (Green), Legend (Lu), Matched (Condie), Paper Towns (Green), Madman's Daughter (Sheperd), The Testing (Charlonneau), Panic (Oliver), Allegiant (Roth), The 5th Wave (Yancey). This is just a sampling of the hundreds of ebooks and e-audiobooks you can get in a matter of minutes.  It's easy and it's free:  your library card is your ticket to some of the hottest titles around.  So take advantage of OVERDRIVE and start downloading!

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