Thursday, August 31, 2006

Fun at the finale!

Everyone had a great time at the Teen Summer Reading Finale...the final numbers are, 17 kids read their three books and got prizes from McDonalds and Beach Treasures coffe. 40 local teens signed up and read over 75 books. The people that attended the finale got great prizes in the drawings from local businesses, and Evan Whipple walked away with the Harry Potter set. We played water balloon dodgeball and the competition was fierce! Here are some photos for your enjoyment:

Tuesday, August 22, 2006


Friday, August 25th at 3 pm is the Finale of the TSRP (Teen Summer Reading Program). We will hand out awards and prizes to those who read their three books. If you haven't turned in your reading forms yet, you have until 5 pm on Thursday the 24th to turn them in. Everyone will have fun playing Water Balloon Dodgeball! See you there.

Saturday, August 05, 2006

Teen Summer Reading Update

I wanted to remind everyone that has signed up for 'Creature Feature' the deadline for reading your three books is August 24th. So far, nine people have read the required three books and got a bracelet or dogtag necklace. Remember, there are lots of awesome prizes you could win so...start reading! Here are some reviews that were submitted by participants:

Name: Savannah
Title: "The year of secret assignments" by Jaclyn Moriarty
Review: "It was really good and has many exciting twists and turns
Rating: 4 paw prints

Name: Elizabeth
Title: "Beware Princess Elizabeth" by Carolyn Meyer
Review: "Princess Elizabeth is enemy's with her sister Mary until Queen Mary dies and Elizabeth becomes queen."
Rating: 4 paw prints

Name: Haley
Title: "Hoot" by Carl Hiassen
Review: "Ray's just on his way to school when he sees a strange boy running barefoot down the street. He follows him and gets dragged into a major issue for saving little owls. He is tormented by bullies and even wins the heart of one. Can the owls be saved?"
Rating: 4 paw prints

Name: Brittany
Title: "Chasing redbird" by Sharon Creech
Review:"Zinny finds a trail that is 20 miles long. Clearing the trail will lead to the mysterious disappearing items of her aunts & cousins. A sad book.
Rating: 4 paw prints

Name: Jasmin
Title: "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer
Review: "A girl moves to a new town to live with her father and ends up falling in love with a vampire"
Rating: 4 Paw prints (couldn't put it down!)

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Nintendo Display

All August, TAB Member, Robby Ramiskey is displaying his collection of Nintendo through the years. From the original system to the Game Cube, it's all here. You can also see some classic game titles. Come enjoy this display all month. If you have a collection you would like to display at the Library, contact Michelle at

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

More Monsters

Here are more monsters from the contest...

Make a Monster Winners

The winners of the "Make a Monster" contest were Zach Brady, Navarre Kerr, and Skyler Whipple. The prizes included a coupon for a free 6 inch sub courtesy of Subway, a coupon for a game of bowling from Shores Bowl and candy. The winners made a very scary monster using most of the materials available. The judges were Dave Weiser, City Manager; Gene Swygard, Friends of the Library Treasurer; and Betty Smith of the Library Board of Trustees. We thank the judges for taking time out of their busy schedules to attend the contest. We also thank the Ocean Shores Friends of the Library and the Teen Advisory Board who sponsor the Teen Summer Reading Program. The winners named their monster "Martha Stewart" Here is a picture of the winners and their lovely but scary Martha