The TCCL Teens website has added a new section under "Books, Music & Movies" called "Books on the Big Screen". This page will highlight upcoming movies and TV shows based on books. Check it out and see if your favorite book is on its way to a theater near you! What movie are you most excited to see this year?
Did you know the library ordered 63 new teen books last week? 22 CDs? 8 eBooks and eAudios? Each Saturday morning Wowbrary sends out a list of everything the library has added to it's collection that week. That way you can be the first person to put items on hold and browse new additions! Check it out on the main library page (tulsalibrary.org) on the right under "New Titles".
New Teen Titles to Check Out!
Rootless by Chris Howard
In a world devastated by war and disease, a young tree builder searches for the last trees
Are you eagerly anticipating Days of Blood and Starlight, sequel to last year's super popular Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor? Do you like being creative, acting and making videos? Then check out Laini Taylor's Book Trailer Contest on her blog - http://www.lainitaylor.com/2012/11/two-days-contest-alert.html . You could win $1000!
Do you NaNoWriMo? November is National Novel Writing Month. "It's a fun, seat-of-your-pants writing event where the challenge is to complete an entire novel in just 30 days. " Last year 300,000 people participated in the NanoWriMo challenge. NaNoWriMo has a Young Writers Program taking place throughout November that is self-paced and features advice from well known authors. To participate, visit http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/ . Let us know what you are writing in the comments section below!
Thank you to everyone who attended Zombie Prom on 10/25 at the Peggy Helmerich Library! It was a scary good time with many fabulous costumes and an appearance by best selling author Carrie Ryan! Prom pictures are available on the TCCL Flickr page. Thank you to the Friends of the Peggy Helmerich Library and the Tulsa Library Trust for their sponsorship of Zombie Prom!