Wednesday, April 23, 2014

2014 Poetry Contest Winners

April 17, 2014 by teenservices  
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Here are the winning entries from our annual poetry contest:
1st place:
Sruthi Guruder
Title: Drowning Dreams
2nd place:
Sruthi Guruder
Title: Money
3rd place:
Jocelyn Huey
Title: Bookshelf
Honorable Mention:
Brendan Du
Title: A Contemplation of Lies and The Fakeness of Truth
The poems are available to read below…
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Drowning Dreams
They’re masked by words that seem to scrape the clouds
then dip beneath the water
A graceful arc, a smooth [...]

Teen Scene April

April 4, 2014 by teenservices  
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April 4, 2014 by teenservices  
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Tween Reads April

April 4, 2014 by teenservices  
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Student Advisory Trustee Applications

March 30, 2014 by teenservices  
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Student Advisory Trustees (SATs)
Applications Due by 5pm on June 30
Teens and young adults, ages 15-20 with current STDL library cards are invited to apply to be Student Trustees on the STDL Library Board. Applications are available at the Schaumburg and branch libraries. For an email application write to: teen@stdl.org. Applicants must attend a Board meeting [...]

2014 Battle of the Bands

March 30, 2014 by teenservices  
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Battle of the Bands 2014
Band Applications due by Thursday, July 17, 9:00pm
Battle Day- Tuesday, July 29, 6-8:30 p.m.
Battle of the Bands returns to rock Town Square on Tuesday, July 29th. All ages are welcome to participate and cheer on the bands!
Requirements: Everyone in the band must be between the ages of 12 and 19 on [...]

Robotics

March 29, 2014 by teenservices  
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Saturday, April 12 . . . 10:30am-12pm
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Teen Place
Calling Robotics fans ages 12-19! In this Lego Mindstorms workshops participants will learn how to assemble and program a digital EV3 robot so it can perform various actions. Registration is required and limited to 15 teens.
Register for Saturday, [...]

If you like Divergent try these!

March 21, 2014 by teenservices  
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Under the Never Skyby Rossi, VeronicaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Exiled from her safe home in the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria finds herself in the outer wastelands known as the Death Shop. If the cannibals don’t get her, the violent energy storms will. There she meets a savage, an Outsider named Perry – wild, [...]

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March 4, 2014 by teenservices  
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