Friday, December 17, 2010

You Are Here Teen Video Challenge
A video challenge for legal U.S. residents aged 13 to 18.

What you need to do: Create a public service announcement that promotes the fun of reading and the idea of using public libraries to learn about ourselves and the wonderful and diverse world.

What you can submit:  A video between 30 and 90 seconds long.

When you need to have it in: Videos and signed model release forms must be submitted to Kassia Worst at the East Islip Public Library by March 3, 2011.

What you will be judged on: Creativity, message clarity and relevance, motivation and inspiration and overall impact.

What you could win: Each State Teen Video Challenge Winner will receive $250.

View contest rules and print out entry forms and model release forms here.

Take a look at other contests on our Contest page to the right.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Cool New Website:

Figment is a community where you can share your own writing, connect with readers and discover new stories and authors all just for teens.  There are all kinds of genres: sonnets, mysteries, thrillers, sci-fi and cell phone novels. Sign up is free and easy. Take a look today!

Friday, December 3, 2010

There's still time!

It's not to late to sign up for our next Teen Advisory Board meeting!  Join us on Tuesday, December 7 at 7pm for a lively conversation about books, movies and music.  Share your ideas and suggestions for teen library programs.  Help create a dazzling, festive bulletin board for the Teen Bistro.  But that's not all...snacks will be served and every participating member will receive one hour of community service!  So grab a friend and come on down.

We look forward to seeing you there!