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Mockingjay Movie Release Party

November 13, 2014

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"Tributes" pick up their water bottles & other needed supplies, while Mrs. Gulrud supervises the 1st craft station!

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Mrs. Werner makes sure everyone puts their name in for the drawings. Lots of prizes to hand out!

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Alex looks ready to do battle!

 

Overdrive (ebooks & audio books)

Kids and Teens now have their own ereading rooms in Overdrive.  Scroll down Overdrive's main page and click on the appropiate reading room.  These are only kids or teen books. 

IF YOU GET A NEW LIBRARY CARD AND HAVE ITEMS CHECKED OUT OR ON HOLD IN OVERDRIVE, PLEASE LET THE LIBRARY STAFF KNOW IMMEDIATELY.  YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE ITEMS UNTIL WE SEND A REQUEST TO OVERDRIVE TO CHANGE YOUR BARCODE IN YOUR ACCOUNT.

Teens now have their own reading room in Overdrive.  Click on "overdrive" on the left side bar of our home page.  Scroll down and click on the "Teen Ereading Room".   Books for teens!

Teen Read Week is over but YALSA's YA Lit blog, The Hub is still available for you to read.

 

NEW ART on DISPLAY!

Thanks to former Portage High School student, Tiffany Nazer, the Teen Space now a "cat-terific" wire sculpture lounging around! The wire art, entitled "Cool Cat" is sitting atop the graphic novel/nonfiction shelf. We think it's pretty awesome! Thanks, Tiffany, for sharing your talents!

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Thanks to the Portage High School Art Club for the amazing mural in the teen space! We're still having fun picking out the different book characters. If you haven't checked it out be sure to give it a look!

 

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Does everyone know this famous owl?!

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The finished mural!  Do you know these characters AND the books they're from?

Thanks again to the following Art Club members for their time & creativity:

Enya Giessen, Ashley Etter, Kelsey Pence, Brandy Henry, Jessica Mootz, Sandra Weiss, Yue Xin, Andrew Johnson, Amanda Etter. 

 

 

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Teen Manga Series

Browse through our Teen Manga series. 

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New titles arriving all the time so be sure to check them out!

NPR's Top 100 Teen Books

 

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TeenRead Facebook Page

Book discussion page for teens.

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Tutor.com

A new online program through the Portage Public Library that provides homework support for students in elementary through high school, and even college. At Tutor.com, you get live one-to-one help with a certified tutor.  Click on the logo below, or go to online resources (at the left),view by name, and click on local resources.  Then scroll down to Tutor.com and click on Portage Library.

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