Burlington County Library Teens

Welcome to the Burlington County Library System's blog for teens (or Young Adults in libraryspeak)! We blog about the Teen Advisory Board, teen programs at the library, new books, and lots of other stuff, and we really want to hear your ideas. So please read and comment, or email the YA librarian.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Vampires' Ball Halloween 08

Teen creatures of the night had a great time at our Vampires' Ball on Halloween evening this year. Check out some of these pictures!

And yours truly, YA Librarian and faculty member from PC Cast's House of Night!

Let's do this again next year!

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Those of you who are aspiring artists and writers, check out the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards! Earn recognition, publication and scholarship opportunities - 30,000 regional awards and 1,000 national awards will be distributed.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

How Manga Conquered the US

For those manga fans who may not have seen this yet, check out this visual history of manga that appeared in the October issue of Wired! There's also an interesting article on dojinshi called Japan, Ink: Inside the Manga Industrial Complex.

Monday, October 01, 2007

New York Anime Festival Coming Up in December!

For all you anime fans, the first ever New York Anime Festival, billed as a celebration of classic and cutting-edge anime, manga, and Japanese culture, will be taking place at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan on December 7-9. Get more info at their website, including ticket purchase info and applications for the Anime Insider and World Cosplay Summit Masquerade, which will be Friday evening, December 7.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Stephenie Meyers Fans - Eclipse comes out August 7!

Okay, I know many of you have been reading HP7, but for those of you out there who are big fans of Stephenie Meyers' Twilight, the third book in that series, Eclipse, is coming out on August 7. Check out this interview with the author from the Borders Book Club.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

YouTube/Comic Contest

If you're 11-18, enter the SuperLibrarian YouTube/Comic Contest! Create a video or draw a comic about “How you have fun at your library” or “Why you love your library" and you could win a Creative Zen Vision M MP3 Player. The contest begins May 5th and the deadline is October 31, 2007. For more details, see the SuperLibrarian website.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Librarian Music Video on YouTube

Came across this one from a New Zealand group, Haunted Love, on YouTube. It's called Librarian. Enjoy!