To celebrate Halloween Karen hosted a "Scariest Movie Contest". After reviewing all of the utterly creepy and terrifying movies a winner has been chosen.........Xionna Johnson with "The Purge"! You can watch the video to find out why this was the winner and to get a review of the winning movie. Congrats Xionna! She also receives Chamber Bucks for her winning entry.
Marcie's Books of the Week:
One is a Feast for Mouse by Judy Cox and Jeffrey Ebbeler in the Children's Department
The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak in the Young Adult Department
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick in the Young Adult Department
Brooke's Books of the Week:
A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry in the Children's Department
Journey to Ellis Island by Carol Bierman in the Juvenile Department
October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard by Leslea Newman in the Young Adult Department
Marcie's Books of the Week: Foxy and Egg by Alex T. Smith in the Children's Department Doll Bones by Holly Black in the Juvenile Department Timepiece by Myra McEntire in the Young Adult Department
Brooke's Books of the Week: Rainbabies by Laura Krauss Melmed in the Children's Department Get Ready for Jetty by Jeanne Kraus in the Juvenile Department How to Feel Good by Tricia Mangan in the Young Adult Department
Marcie's Book Picks of the Week: Looking for Atlantis by Colin Thompson in the Children's Department The Diviners by Libba Bray in the Young Adult Department SYLO by DJ MacHale in the Young Adult Department
Brooke's Book Picks of the Week: Backseat A-B-See by Maria van Lieshout in the Children's Department
Girl Coming in for a Landing by April Halprin Wayland in the Juvenile Department
Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott in the Young Adult Department
Books of the Week: I Hate to Read by Rita Marshall in the Children's Department 5th Wave by Rick Yancey in the Young Adult Department The Distance Between Us by Kasie West in the Young Adult Department
Movies of the Week: Lincoln starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field Perfect Sense starring Ewan McGregor and Eva Green The Impossible starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor
Books of the Week:
Jumpy Jack and Googily by Meg Rosoff in the Children's Department
Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne in the Young Adult Department
Dance of Shadows by Yelena Black in the Young Adult Department
Movies of the Week:
The Visitation starring Martin Donovan & Kelly Lynch rated PG13
This Is The End starring Seth Rogan and Jonah Hill rated R
Little Women starring Winona Ryder and Susan Sarandon rated PG
This Friday October 25th, the Danville Public Library will be holding its first Teen Halloween Party! The party will be from 5:30-7:30 in the downstairs conference room. There will be food, games, and plenty of fun for everyone! Costumes are optional, but there will be a contest for all teens that come in costume. The costume contest prize will be 4 tickets to a Danville Dashers hockey game. Signups are required to attend the party, either come by the teen space or call 477-5225 to sign up. Must be 12-18 to attend.
Books of the Week: Nightsong by Ari Berk and Loren Long in the Children's Department One Came Home by Amy Timberlake in the Juvenile Department The Summer I Became A Nerd by Leah Rae Miller in the Young Adult Department
Movies of the Week: Labyrinth starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly The Birth of a Nation starring Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall Admission starring Paul Rudd and Tina Fey
Also check out our Scariest Halloween Movie Contest. Just tell us the scariest movie you have ever seen and either leave it in the comments with your name or come into the Children's department or call us at 477-5225. If we think your movie is the scariest you will a gift certificate with your movie featured on the blog with your name! You have until October 31st to enter.
Join us October 13-19th for Teen Read Week. Every day we will have trivia sheets available in the teen department. The completed trivia sheets will be entered into daily drawings to win prizes, and there will be a grand prize awarded at the end of the week! Participants must be 12-18.
This blog was created to keep you up to date on all things Danville Public Library, focusing on the Children's and Teen departments. You will be provided with information on new materials, clubs, events, and activities. We will also be posting informational videos and links for new technologies, step-by-step instructions, and lots of other things we think are awesome!