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New issue of "The Customer Snapshot" features two TAB members!

December 23, 2012 by sdc
The December issue of the Customer Snapshot booklist-style newsletter is out, and features profiles of two of Bennett Martin Public LIbrary's Teen Advisory Board -- Miranda and Jake.

You can also check out the March 2012 issue, which featured TAB members Erin, Amanda and Carlie, and the December 2010 issue, that featured Elanor J., also from the Bennett Martin TAB group.

You can subscribe to the Customer Snapshot newsletter, as well as over 30 other monthly newsletters at our Sign Up Page. Here's a few that might appeal to Teens:

  • Susan's Speculations - written by Susan S. - the teen specialist a the Eiseley Branch
  • Teen Scene - promoting anywhere from 5 to 20 new Teen novels each month

You can see back issues of Susan's Speculations, Customer Snapshot, and several other newsletters at our Back Issues Page.

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Check out the new "If You Like...The Hunger Games" booklist!

March 21, 2012 by sdc

Have you read the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, and are you looking for more books like that to enjoy?

Then check out Carrie's new If You Like...The Hunger Games booklist, on the libraries' BookGuide web pages -- it includes almost 50 individual titles or series that tap into many of the themes, settings or character types that make The Hunger Games such a popular series!

In the meantime -- have you been looking forward to the movie, opening Friday? What do you think about the casting? Do you think it'll be a good adaptation?

Come share your Hunger Games opinions with us here on the Teen Post Place blog!

Tagged in: booklists, Hunger Games, readalikes, If You Like,
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Teen Read Week 2011

October 13, 2011 by sdc

Teen Read WeekTeen Read Week is officially Oct. 16-22, but we're extending the celebration to the middle of November with these special upcoming events at Bennett Martin, Eiseley, and Walt Libraries!

Teen Read Week Read-In Teen Read Week Read-In
Saturday, October 15, 2011
2:30 - 4:30 PM
Bennett Martin Public Library
For all ages
In celebration of Teen Read Week, Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory Board members invite members of the public of all ages to participate in a “Read-In” any time between 2:30 and 4:30.

Teen Costume PartyTeen Costume Party
Saturday, October 22, 2011
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Walt Branch Library
For 6th through 12th graders
Dig out that costume in the back of your closet and get to Walt Branch Library for an "after-hours" teen party in celebration of Teen Read Week. Enjoy food and beverages, hang out, watch a spooky movie or make a cool mask and take part in the costume contest. 6th-12th graders only please. A costume isn’t required, but we will have prizes!

Altered BooksAltered Books
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Eiseley Branch Library
For ages 10 - 17
Release your inner artist in celebration of Teen Read Week and create a piece of unique art, using old books. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own book, postcards, photos or other items you would like to use in your piece.

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New "Susan's Speculations" Booklist Newsletter!!

September 16, 2010 by sdc

Looking for some good reading suggestions every month? Check out the new Susan's Speculations booklist newsletter, from Eiseley Branch's teen specialist, Susan S. -- you know her -- the lady with the way-cool glasses who can't stop recommending quirky teen reads!

Every month, she'll share entertaining commentary and some great book recommendations that should appeal to teens and adults alike. Susan's Speculations is part of the libraries' Books, Movies & More newsletter service...where you can sign up for over 30 different monthly booklist newsletters, delivered to you by e-mail or RSS feed.

Click the links to stop by and check out the latest issue of Susan's Speculations!

Note: If you already subscribed to the Teen Scene newsletter, then you're already subscribed to Susan's Speculations. If you aren't already subscribed to Teen Scene, it will continue on its own, as a short list of new teen fiction each month, without Susan's commentaries.

Tagged in: teen post place, books movies & more, booklists, newsletters,
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Mockingjay is here!

August 26, 2010 by sdc

The long-awaited final volume in the Hunger Games trilogy arrived in libraries and bookstores this week. If you haven't tried this series, check it out -- these are some of the hottest young adult novels published in the past several years.

If you're looking for similar reads, visit our new Mockingjay is Here!! read-alikes list.

Are you reading this series? How much have you been looking forward to Mockingjay? And did it meet up with your expectations?

Let us know what you thought!

Tagged in: young adult, contests, survival, Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay,
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