South Kingstown Public Library Teens

Hunger Games Event

Are you ready for the Hunger Games? Have you read all the books? Are you counting down the days until the movie premiere on March 23rd?

Students in grades 7 and up are invited to test their wits and creativity at the Peace Dale Library’s Hunger Games event on Wednesday, March 21st from 3:30-5:00 p.m. There will be no fight to the death, but there will be crafts, game challenges, trivia, door prizes and refreshments.

You do not need to have read the books to attend!

Space is limited! Registration is required for this event! Call the library at 789-1555 to register or for more info!

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Scavenger Hunts and Teen Tech Month!

The South Kingstown Public Library will be celebrating Teen Tech Week, a nationwide initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). This year’s theme, Geek Out @ your library is aimed at teens to encourage them to take advantage of the technology at libraries for educational and recreational information.

Free computer access, downloadable E-Books, book suggestions, tutoring help and more! Discover all the things the library has to offer through technology to help you meet your information needs. Also be sure to check out the Peace Dale Library teen area for information and tips about staying safe online.

And of course…there is the Teen Tech Month Online Scavenger Hunt!

The questions are below, or you can stop in at any of our branches and pick up a paper entry blank. Use the library website (www.skpl.org) and Teen Blog to answer the questions. By March 28th, drop off answers at any South Kingstown Public Library branch or email them along with your name and phone number and grade to teenlibrarianbrandi@yahoo.com. Entries with at least 7 correct answers will be entered into a prize drawing! Good Luck!

1. What days is the Peace Dale Library open until 8 P.M.?

2. Using the library website, what is the name of one teen booklist?

3. Using the library website, when is the next Anime/Manga Club meeting?

4. Using the library website, what hours is Tutor.com available for free online tutoring help? (Hint—look under the Homework Help link)

5. Click on the Download E-Books link. Select browse E-Book Fiction-Teen Fiction. What are three teen titles available for downloading?

6. Using the library catalog, who wrote the book The Juvie Three? What is the call number of this book? What is one other title this author has written?

7. Using the Teen Blog, what is the title you are most excited to read on the “New Items at the Library” page?

8. What was the 2011 Winner of the Rhode Island Teen Book Award?

9. What is one title that was reviewed by a teen on the Teen Blog?

10. What is the 2012 Teen Summer Reading Theme?

Remember, entries are due by March 28th at 5 p.m.

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