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Montgomery County Public Library's Teensite: For Teens and By Teens and Librarians Who Love Teens
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Teen Poetry Competition

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Teens in high school can submit their poetry to the MCPL Teen Poetry Competition from March 24 - April 19!  Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony and reading.  The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 26 at 2 pm at Rockville Memorial Library.  Winners will receive gift cards.  We can't wait to read your poetry!

 

2014 Financial Book Camp for Girls

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Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls

2014 Financial Boot Camp for Girls

"Girls Just Want to Have Funds"

 

What is, "Girls Just Want to Have Funds?"

This boot camp is designed especially for girls ages 11-17. Develop the solid money skills every girl needs to mature into a financially secure and economically independent young woman. "Girls Just Wanna Have Funds" is a unique, age appropriate and fun opportunity to learn to:

  • Develop a millionaire's mindset; 
  • Handle your money like a pro; 
  • Create quiet wealth; 
  • Be your own CEO; 
  • Enjoy games and activities.

Join us for a summer of fun and money! The global economy is increasingly complex, so girls be smart when it comes to money and money matters!

Where, When, and How Do I Register?

Space is limited! Register now through the links below for either the Bethesda sessions or the Germantown sessions. You may only register for one location and you must commit to attending the full week of programming. 

Bethesda Library -- 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 July 7 - July 11 9:30am - 1:00pm

Germantown Library -- 19840 Century Blvd, Germantown, MD 20874 July 14 - July 18 9:30am - 1:00pm 

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Teens' Top Ten

The Teens' Top Ten Nominees for best teen book have been announced!  Voting will start on August 15.  Have fun reading these great books!

 

New Teen Book Lists

 

Great Teen Events @ MCPL!

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April 26: Meet the Author - David O. Stewart @ Twinbrook Library, 2 p.m. 

April 26: Movies at the Library ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty") @ Germantown Library, 2 p.m.

April 30: NASA presents: Rain EnGAUGE @ Damascus Library, 7 p.m.

May 10: Teen Book Club ("The Princess Bride") @ Chevy Chase Library, 12 noon

 

See more MCPL teen events

 

Teensite Connections

 

What Genres of Fiction Do You Like to Read?

The top vote-getter of the author's life poll was Frederick Douglass, followed by Helen Keller,

New poll: What genres of fiction do you like to read?










 

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!

 

Youth Media Festival

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The Gandhi Brigade is holding its 7th annual Just Us Youth Media Festival on May 31st at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 

 

Future Vote Program

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The Montgomery County Board of Elections is taking applications for school-age students, grades 6-12, to participate in its “Future Vote” program. Future Vote students will serve as Election Day student aides during the 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election on Tuesday, June 24 as well as assist the Board of Elections with a variety of activities before Election Day.  Students can earn Student Service Learning (SSL) credits. 

Register online before May 1.

 

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.


 

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

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Recommendations from Teens

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

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