Sunday, October 8, 2017

Teen READ Week October 8 - 14

Teen Read Week, "Unleash Your Story"

October 8 - 14, 2017
Celebrate Teen Read Week at your local library branch by checking out a great read, writing a short story or attending a fun teen program! "Unleash Your Story" at the Whitman County Library.

*Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. Click here to learn more!

Teen Blackout Poetry Contest @ St. John Library

October 6 - 16
As part of Teen Read week, the St. John Library is holding a Blackout Poetry contest.  Middle and high school students are invited to create poetry from text already written - simply redact text you don't want with black sharpie and keep the words that form the poem.  No poetry rules apply!  Kits with everything you need are available at the library October 6 to 13.  Drop off your creation before Monday, October 16 at 5 pm and win a prize.

For additional information call the St. John branch at 648-3319. Sponsored by Friends of St. John Library. 

All-County Teen Trivia @ the Colfax Library Center

Friday, October 13, 6-7:30pm
All county TEENS are invited to this fun after library hours trivia night in Colfax! Bring your team of 6 to the Center (adjacent to the Colfax Library) on Friday, October 13th 6-7:30 pm. Enjoy pizza and snacks while testing your random knowledge in categories from books to bizarre!  No team?? No worries, we'll assign you one upon arrival.

For additional information ,call Nichole at the Colfax Library 397-4366. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Teen Superstition Party @ Rosalia Library

Friday, October 13, 6-8 p.m.
Students in 6th-12th grade.... come spend Friday the 13th at the library in Rosalia. The spooky fun begins at 6 p.m. There will be games and lucky food and an art activity so you can take the good luck with you!

For additional information, call the Rosalia branch at 523-3109. Sponsored by Friends of the Rosalia Library.

Superstition Night @ Oakesdale Library

Friday, Oct. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Friday the 13th, black cats, 4 leaf clovers, broken mirrors, walking under a it really bad luck? Learn about other superstitions in different cultures! Craft activity and snacks are provided!

For additional information, call the Oakesdale branch at 285-4310. Sponsored by Friends of the Oakesdale Library.

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