Teen Video Challenge: Win Up to $375

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 by klarakim

Are you a teen who likes making videos and winning prizes? Oh man, I'm so glad you're reading this because the Santa Clara County Library District is holding a video contest for you! Make a 30 to 90 second video promoting Summer Reading with 2014’s theme of “Spark a Reaction!” and you could win a $100 gift card from your local library. Then we'll submit . . . more »

Get Excited for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary

Posted on Sunday, November 17, 2013 by klarakim

Are you counting the days until the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special airs on November 23rd? Reading books about time travel and the paranormal will prepare you for the day the Doctor shows up in your yard and demands you get in the TARDIS and explore a rather dangerous universe together. Here are YA books perfect for any Whovian, Time Lord, or fan of time . . . more »

Get Excited for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary

Posted on Sunday, November 17, 2013 by klarakim

Are you counting the days until the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special airs on November 23rd? Reading books about time travel and the paranormal will prepare you for the day the Doctor shows up in your yard and demands you get in the TARDIS and explore a rather dangerous universe together. Here are YA books perfect for any Whovian, Time Lord, or fan of time . . . more »

"Eleanor and Park" by Rainbow Rowell

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 by klarakim

Eleanor & Park Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Gr. 9+ 336 pages It’s 1986. You’re on the school bus reading Watchmen. You notice the new girl who sits next to you, the one with bright red hair and bizarre fashion sense, has begun reading over your shoulder. You turn your pages a little slower after that. Soon you’re lending her your favorite comics and you can’t wait . . . more »

Bookmark Art Contest 2013

Posted on Sunday, June 23, 2013 by klarakim

It's time to get to doodling because we're holding an art contest for ages 12-18! How it works: 1. Get a form from your local library or download the form here. 2. Design a bookmark with the theme “Seek the Unknown, Teen Read Week 2013” within the template provided. 3. Make sure to include your contact information at the bottom of this form. 4. Turn . . .