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Montgomery County Public Library's Teensite: For Teens and By Teens and Librarians Who Love Teens
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Selfie Reflections on Saturdays

Selfie Expression on Saturdays

Selfie Reflections on Saturdays

Create your autobiography of the photographic world using Mac-based software such as iPhoto and Adobe Creative Suite.

Saturdays in October 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2014

11:00 am — 1:00 pm

Call 240.777.0910 or Register ONLINE.

 

 

Become a Teen Tech Volunteer

Become a Teen Tech Volunteer - SSL Approved

 

Apply online

Who: 7th - 12th grade students interested in technology and digital media

When: 3-7:30 pm Weekdays and 1-5 pm Saturdays. Sign up for 2 hour time slots on a weekly basis.

Where: Digital Media Lab at the Long Branch Library

Earn SSL hours to help maintain and organize digital lab equipment and materials, assist others with the use of MAC computers and software, and work on special projects.

 

Great Teen Events @ MCPL!

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September 15:  Employment Edge/College Tests Workshop @ Gaithersburg Library, 7 p.m.

September 16:  Poetry Club @ Quince Orchard Library, 4 p.m.

September 20:  Demystifiying College Selection @ Olney Library, 1:30 p.m.

September 20:  Cued Speech for Beginners @ Rockville Memorial Library, 1 p.m.

September 22:  Fierce Reads with authors Ann Aguirre (Mortal Danger), Caragh O'Brien (Vault of Dreamers), and Marie Rutkoski (Winner's Curse) @ Bethesda Library, 7 p.m.

September 25:  The Stock Market for Teen Investors @ Germantown Library, 7 p.m.

September 27:  Cued Speech for Beginners @ Rockville Memorial Library, 1 p.m.

September 27:  Celebra!: National Hispanic Heritage Month @ Aspen Hill Library, 3:30 p.m.

September 28:  Sign Language for Beginners @ Germantown Library, 2 p.m. (5 weeks)

 

Teens' Top Ten

Vote for your favorite three books from the 2014 Teens' Top Ten list of nominees!  Voting is from  August 15 - October 18.  The winning books will be annouced on October 20.   Have fun reading and voting!

 

Download 5 Free Songs a Week!

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Download 5 MP3 songs each week.  They're free and legal to download.

Choose from over 3,000,000 recordings on Sony and independent record labels.

Freegal works with any computer, any portable music player, and iTunes.  The music is yours to keep.

Download limits are reset early Monday mornings at 12:01 a.m. 

Freegal also has apps for Apple and Android portable devices

FAQ about Freegal

 

Zinio E-Magazines

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Zinio is a free collection of 100 full color, interactive digital magazines. You can read current issues and back issues without holds, checkout periods, or a limit on the number you can download. All you need is your library card to get started!

 

Teensite Connections

 

Teensite Poll

The top vote-getter of the "What is your preferred mode of travel?" poll was the Panem train in The Hunger Games.Poll

NEW POLL:  Which one of the following schools would you want to attend?  (Source:  The Hub)









 

TAG Poetry Contest Winners

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Congrats to our Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Poetry Contest Winners!

Tied for First Place: 
Emily B., "All of That"                     
Joanna M., "Gardening Lessons"

Second Place Finalist:
Leo K., "The Rising Low" and "Said and Unsaid"

Third Place Finalist: 
Alexis B., "Strange Fruit"

 

Teen Writing Clubs

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Love to write?  Want to meet other teens that share your passion?  Come to our Teen Writing Clubs!


Read about Melanie Batchelor, a member of the Teen Writing Club at the Marilyn J. Praisner branch, who got her novel published.

 

Recommendations from Teens

BooksCheck out the book and movie recommendations from teens and let us know what you have enjoyed.

 

The Many Reasons Why the Library Is Great for Teens

Videos created by Shannon Farney, Office of Cable and Broadband Services, in collaboration with MCPL's Teen Advisory Group.


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