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The US Department of Health and Human Services has made a great website for girls: http://www.girlshealth.gov/. Get information on planning your future, nutrition, fitness, relationships, bullying, and more! It's everything you need to know all on one site, including web links and helpful phone numbers.

Nov 16, 2010
Teen SRP Contest Winners

All of the winning art, poetry, and short stories have been posted here:http://www.westlandlibrary.org/teens/winners. Visit the link and check out this past summer's winning contest entries!

Oct 12, 2010
WrestleMania Reading Challenge

Wrestlemania Reading Challenge:  During Teen Read Week (October 16th-October 25th), enter to win a trip for two to WrestleMania XXVII in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 3rd, 2011! Just pledge to read 5 books by April and complete the project challenge. Deadline to enter the contest and complete the project is October 25th. Pledge forms and descriptions of the project will be made available on October 16th, the start of Teen Read Week.

1 winner will be chosen from grades 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12, and those winners will receive prizes from the library. They are then eligible to win WrestleMania XXVII tickets from the American Library Association in a nationwide contest!

Note: Projects are due on October 25th, NOT November 15th, as it states in the newsletter.

Oct 6, 2010
Pick Up Contest Entries

If you entered any of the teen contests over the summer, be sure to pick up your entries if you'd still like them.  I enjoyed all of your art, short stories, and poems. Thanks everyone for entering and for a great Summer Reading Program.

Oct 4, 2010
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Teen News Blog

Hi everyone. Look to this page for updates on programs and important registration information for certain events. I'll also give you a heads up on events like Teen Read Week (October 16th-October 25th). Also, keep an eye out for entries on important events in the YA universe (like the arrival of Mockingjay this past month!).

Sep 27, 2010