A blog to keep up on what's happening for teens at Brooks Memorial Library including: • new books • events • resources available • fun website suggestions • ... and more.

Monday, December 28, 2009

New YA Titles

New titles to check out in the library...

Che : a graphic biography
by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón
New York : Hill and Wang, c2009.

I am
a genius of unspeakable evil and
I want to be your class
by Josh Lieb
New York, NY : Razorbill, c2009.

The ref
ormed vampire support group
by Catherine Jinks
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.


Monday, December 14, 2009

Love Tamora Pierce?

Check out Author Tamora Pierce over at ReaderGirlz...



Saturday, December 12, 2009

Art and Writing Contest

Wondering what to do over the holiday break?

Create a piece of art, video, or writing to submit by January 4, 2010 to...

And win regional and national RECOGNITION; a chance to EXHIBIT; and a $2,500 SCHOLARSHIP

Vermont Art Region

Regional Affiliate: Great River Arts Institute

Affiliate Supported by: Spheris Gallery and Reeves Contemporary.

Area of Service: State of Vermont

Online Registration: Participants and teachers must register at www.artandwriting.org. Please print the completed submission form and obtain required signatures.

Regional Instructions/Announcements: All artwork must be submitted as digital files on CD-ROM. Please check our website at www.greatriverarts.org for additional information.

Deadline and Submission

All submissions must be received by Monday, January 4, 2010.

Processing Fee: The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the national nonprofit organization that presents The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, requires standardized process fees of $5.00 for each individual category submission and $20.00 for each portfolio submission. Make checks payable to GRAI.

Fee Waiver: Any student who currently qualifies under the Federal School Lunch Act for the Free and Reduced Lunch program may request a submission fee waiver. Reduced fees are also available to students for whom fees would be a barrier to participation. A request from the student or the teacher for the submission fee waiver should be submitted on school letterhead and included with the work in place of the submission fee.

Regional Celebration

Exhibition: Saturday, February 13 – Saturday, February 20

Ceremony: Saturday, February 20, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Great River Arts Institute
33 Bridge St.
Bellows Falls, VT 05101

Kristen Fehrenbach
Phone: 802-463-3330
Email: alliance@greatriverarts.org