Thursday, October 2, 2008

10/12-10/18: Books with Bite for Teen Read Week 2008

Washington County teens will be reading for the fun of it! WCCLS member libraries celebrate the 11th annual Teen Read Week October 12 - 18, 2008.

WCCLS libraries join thousands of other libraries in the US encouraging teens to check out Books with Bite. Read a wide variety of books and graphic novels just for the fun of it.

A number of the WCCLS member libraries are celebrating Teen Read Week.

Wednesday, October 15:
Special Wii Wednesday!

Tualatin Public Library
18878 SW Martinazzi Ave
Are you rockin’ the Wii? Join us in the Teen Room for an afternoon of free Wii fun.

Thursday, October 16:
Books with Bites Discussion
3-4:30 pm

Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave.
Drop by the Forest Grove City Library to hear about a great book or series or talk up your favorite book. Books will be available to check out and refreshments provided. And yes, there will be door prizes!

4-6 pm
Tualatin Public Library
18878 SW Martinazzi Ave
Remember recess and how fun it was? Well come down to the library for Recess. We will have fun games to play from 4-6pm in the Community Room-- all for free!

Books with Bite Party
5-8 pm

Tigard Public Library
13500 SW Hall Blvd.
Experience books and movies you can really sink your teeth into, while nibbling on tasty chocolate treats!

Friday, October 17:
3-5 pm
Tualatin Public Library
18878 SW Martinazzi Ave
Karaoke madness ensues! Join the fun from 3-5pm in the Community Room of the Library.

Saturday, October 18:
Rock the Pizza Vote
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Tigard Public Library
13500 SW Hall Blvd.
Feeling left out of the upcoming election? Let your voice be heard!
Come taste a variety of local pizzas and vote for your favorite! Think
globally, eat locally!

2-4 pm
Tualatin Public Library
18878 SW Martinazzi Ave
Swap your stuff at the library in the teen room! Bring books, movies, cds, puzzles, and games you no longer need and trade them with other peoples' stuff.

All week long:
West Slope Library (3678 SW 78th Avenue) is giving out prizes for young adults and teens who write a book review.

Hillsboro Public Library is holding a two week raffle for Teen Reading Week. From Oct. 12 through 26, teens are invited to hunt for raffle tickets in the Young Adult Areas at both of our libraries (2850 NE Brookwood Parkway and 775 SE Tenth Avenue) and they can enter the raffle 15 times during that two week period. Raffle winners will be drawn by Wed., Oct. 29, and winners do not have to be present to win. Prizes will include books like Twilight by Stephenie Meyers and gift certificates to Starbucks and local area restaurants.