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Download Adele's New Album--Free!

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Did you know you can download Adele's new album, 25? Just go to Tulsa Library's free music downloads page, login with your library card, and choose your 5 free songs a week! Once you run through your limit, you can stream music until you have downloads again.

Review in GIFs--Check out TCCL Teens Tumblr!

Shutter

Have you read Shutter by Courtney Alameda? No? Well check out our review in GIFs over at our tumblr! We don't want to brag or anything, but our GIF game is strong and our tumblr love is true. Check it out!

Teen Writers, Check This Out--NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program

  

Have you heard of NaNoWriMo? That's National Novel Writing Month, where people all over the world commit to writing 50,000 words of fiction during the month of November. If you love to write, sign up for NaNoWriMo either in their main program or in their young writers program. Join writers all around the globe as they write fast and furious to get out that first draft of a novel! Also, Tulsa Library's Young People's Creative Writing Contest is just around the corner--entries are accepted from February 1 - March 4, 2016. 

2015 Teen Read Month

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Every year, in the third week of October, libraries across America celebrate Teen Read Week, promoting reading for the fun of it! This year's theme is "Get Away @ Your Library" and the dates are October 18-24....but Tulsa Libraries love teens and reading so much that we celebrate them for the entire month! October is Teen Read MONTH at Tulsa City-County Library. Check out our awesome events and programs--meet authors Rachel Vincent and Jennifer Lynn Barnes at Hardesty Regional Library on October 3; meet author Sonia Gensler at Helmerich Library on October 20th!

2015 Young People's Creative Writing Contest Results!

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Thank you to everyone that entered this year's Young People's Creative Writing Contest! We had over 600 entries this year -- wow! Below is a full list of winners, and attached are scanned copies of the winning entries. Winners will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, August 28, 7 pm, at the Hardesty Regional Library's Connor's Cove Theatre. All are welcome to attend the ceremony and hear author Sharon Draper speak about writing, books, and her life as an author. Congratulations to all the winners! 

POETRY 10-12

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