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Archive for June, 2009

Name that Tune–Teen Music Club

Posted by nchcplteens on June 24, 2009

Riot!_by_ParamoreThe first Teen Music Club meets this Thursday night—that’s tomorrow—from 7-8 pm in the Teenscape, and we have a Name that Tune contest to play.  So get ready to go face-t0-face with someone and see how many songs you recognize.  Prizes awarded!


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Summer Reading Winners – Week 3

Posted by nchcplteens on June 22, 2009

Congratulations to the next 5 winners for this week’s drawing.  Each one won a $10 Wal-Mart gift card:

  • Nick Wilkey
  • Katie Kinser
  • Kelsey Shean
  • Taylor Morgan
  • Lauren Shirey

Here’s some books being read during summer reading:


  • Yogurt – Sarina Jacobsen (this one makes me hungry)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky
  • Little Audrey – Ruth White
  • The Missing Girl – Norma Fox Mazer
  • The Warriors – Joseph Bruchac
  • The Tale of Desperaux – Kate DiCamillo
  • Beating Heart – A.M. Jenkins
  • Smashed
  • Kasumi
  • Moon and Sun #2: The Silver Door – Holly Lisle
  • Hunger – Michael Grant
  • The Mysteries of Pittsburgh – Michael Chabon
  • Uptopia’s Avenger
  • Slam – Nick Hornby
  • The Once and Future King – T.H. White
  • How to Raise Your Parents – Sarah O’Leary
  • Daemonium
  • Framed – Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • Looking for Alaska – John Green
  • Traumarama!
  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  • Land of the Blindfolded
  • Sucks to Be Me – Kimberly Pauley

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Summer Reading Winners – Week 2

Posted by nchcplteens on June 15, 2009

We’re moving right along in our summer reading contest, and we’ve got lots of $10 Wal-Mart gift cards to give away still!  This week’s winners in the drawing are:

  • Hope Johnson
  • Angela Ankeny
  • Allison Renner
  • L. Grace Espiritu
  • Shane Jefferis

Congratulations to the winners and all your reading.  Speaking of, here are some books that are being read by teens this summer:

  • The Bad Beginning – Lemony Snicket
  • The Obnoxious Jerks – Stephen Manes
  • Beside a Burning Sea – John Shors
  • Lucky – Rachel Vail
  • The Frog Princess – E.D. Baker
  • The City of Ember – Jeanne DuPrau
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard – J.K. Rowling
  • Bloodline – Katy Moran
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling
  • Blue Bloods series – Melissa de la Cruz (Blue Bloods, Masquerade, Revalation)
  • The Wallflower – Hayakawa
  • The Magic series – Justine Larbalestier (Magic or Madness, Magic’s Lessons, Magic’s Child)

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Guitar Hero Winners / Upcoming Events

Posted by nchcplteens on June 12, 2009

guitar_heroCongratulations to our Game-Stop-card-winning Guitar Hero Champions:  Holly Conway-1st place, Josie Lacy-2nd place, and Jacob Hines-3rd place.  Everybody did a fabulous job!   Start practicing for our next one this coming September.

Upcoming Teenscape Events:

  • Dance Dance Revolution:  today (6/12), 2:00-5:00 pm
  • Say Cheese, Please–Teen Photography Class:  Tuesday (6/16) from 12:00-2:00 pm
  • Teens Create! – Coasters and Trivets:  Wednesday (6/17) from 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Karaoke Revolution:  American Idol:  Friday (6/19) from 2:00-5:00 pm

Express Yourself @ Your Library!  Summer Reading continues, so sign up now if you haven’t already.  Also check out our Graffiti walls and add your own expression of poetry, art and quotes.

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Weekly Winners for Summer Reading!

Posted by nchcplteens on June 8, 2009

Congratulations  to Marjorie Donica, Cassidy Clouse, Heather Pattison, Kaylea Qualls and Kelsey  Qualls for winning Wal-Mart gift cards this week in our summer reading contest!

If you haven’t signed up yet, you’ve still got time.  Every time you read a book or listen to an audiobook, fill out a review card and it becomes your entry into our weekly and grand prize drawings.

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Upcoming Teen Events as Summer Reading Continues

Posted by nchcplteens on June 5, 2009

Sneed Spot 7The Teens Create! series continues with “Atypical Drama” this Wednesday,  June 10  from 1:00-3:00 pm—Express Yourself @the Library this summer with crafts and performance art.


Our first-ever Guitar Hero tournament is Thursday, June 11th from 6-8 pm.  We’ll start out on the medium level, and work are way up to expert.  A $25 Game Stop gift certificate will be awarded to the winner, and runners’ up get $10 cards.

Dance Dance Revolution is on Friday, June 12th from 2:00-5:00 pm, so put your ever-lovin’ dance shoes on!

And if you haven’t signed up for Summer Reading yet, what are you waiting for?  Get chances to win weekly gift cards and grand prize Flip Digital Video recorders by signing up now!

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Summer Reading is Here!

Posted by nchcplteens on June 2, 2009

flip_digital_video_recorderRead at your library this summer and get a chance to win one of the Flip digital videorecorders!  It’s already underway and ends on July 18th.  Go to the Summer Reading page at the top of this website for details and other events.  Sign up at the AV/Teen desk, turn in your book review cards weekly, and win Wal-Mart gift cards and more!  See you at the library.

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