At the library: a compilation of weekly visits

Posted in Uncategorized on July 24, 2014 by Cody Teens

Since it is my official time to write, I will proceed to describe some of the characteristics of the library. Firstly, it is an enjoyable, quiet place, even if we are “working.” Even as I compose this, Amy and I are sitting in the back room and there’s almost complete silence except for the tapping of the keys by myself and a librarian. Next are the employees. The employees are very kind and welcoming, which still is a great help for us, even though we have been here for a few months. I will pass this post on to Amy because I simply do not know what else to write about. I could say that “working” here is fun and enjoyable but I think that is already implied.

-Gabby

Wow. 

-Amy

Thanks!

-Gabby & Amy 

Teen Review: “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee

Posted in book review, teen volunteer with tags , on July 19, 2014 by centraltllc1

This classic book is set in a small town in the South during the Civil Rights movement. The story is told from the main character, Scout, who is about to start the first grade. Scout and her older brother Jem lead a free life, full of adventure, with a compassionate and intelligent father. But when their father, Atticus, a lawyer, takes on the defense case of a black man, their sheltered, sleepy life is changed. Though Scout is very intelligent, she is still a small child, so there is a lightness to this story, despite the rough time it is set in. I had always been hesitant to read this book, but my English teacher made me read it. I am so glad she did. I enjoyed every page of this book!

Aedan, Central TLLC, 17

"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee book cover

Success!!!!!! Bwahahahahaha

Posted in Uncategorized on July 16, 2014 by greatnorthwestlibraryteens

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3Doodler @ Parman

Posted in Uncategorized on July 16, 2014 by parmanlibraryteens

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Landa International Teen Club activities

Posted in Uncategorized on July 12, 2014 by landalibraryteens

Summer Wars Farewell Party!

Sunday, June 22, 2014, our International Teen Club hosted their second farewell party for one of our members Giselle, will be our second member to be traveling abroad to Kumamoto, Japan for almost a full semester. We did a few changes as we got together to hang out and then we continued to watch Summer Wars Animation movie, by the same directors of Wolf’s Children. A very touching and intriguing movie that our members enjoyed all the way through! We will deeply miss our Giselle, who will be traveling around the world. We hope that you enjoy your stay and your future host families as well. Enjoy it to the fullest my friend. Stay safe! Ganbare! Good Luck!

Rubi (17)

Brazil- We Are One!

To celebrate the start of the 2014 World Cup, we will take a large turn back into the amazon to the grand Rio. On Monday 16, the day after Father’s day we will be hosting our Soccer day event! Get ready for the ultimate soccer game. We hope to see you there for some great fun and snacks starting at 5:30pm at Landa Library. Bring your gear, and may the best country win!

-Rubi(17)

Peru? Yea, it’s Kuzco!

The movie day was amazing, watching the Emperor’s New Groove was a blast!  Yes, one of the funniest emperors is back. With a fun film production for any age to enjoy, our members got to experience an old classic Disney film on the Incan empire. Thanks to everyone who was able to make it to our event, we hope to see you all in the future, friendsJ

-Rubi(17)

  

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Well it has been a while but we had one an amazing speaker teaching us all the latest news about Turkey. Farah, a great friend of ours got to teach us about the culture, traditions, fashion, and so much more! It was a lot of fun and knowledgeable too. We hope to continue some of the new things we learned and turn them into new traditions for us to explore in the years to come. We hope to have more sessions with great speakers such as Farah to explore the great continents of the world. Join us next time, here at Landa!

-Rubi (17)

Teen Review: “A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving

Posted in book review, teen volunteer with tags , on July 12, 2014 by centraltllc1

In “A Prayer for Owen Meany,” the story is told from the perspective of Owen Meany’s best friend, John Wheelwright. Owen is unlike all the other children; he is so small that in Sunday school class the kids would pick him up and pass him around. Not only is Owen small, but his voice is a constant, high-pitched scream. Despite his strange qualities, Owen is unique in that he believes God has a greater purpose for him. Starting with a fateful baseball game, a series of events unfurls into what is the final purpose for Owen Meany, who touches many lives along the way. This was a very thought-provoking read, following the life of Johnny Wheelwright, as his, and others, are changed by one remarkably small boy.

Aedan, Central TLLC, 17

"A Prayer for Owen Meany" book cover

EVO time

Posted in Uncategorized on July 11, 2014 by greatnorthwestlibraryteens

Watching EVO tournament and playing video games

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