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Summer Reading Winners

Posted on September 2nd, 2011 by bplteenblog in Events, Programs

 

Ian Williams, 13, of Dudley, won an Ipad

Selina Li, 13 books, of Copley, won an Ipad
Khadidja Ramandi, 6 books, of East Boston, won an HP Touch Pad

Not pictured- Cindy Zhang, 33 books, of Parker Hill, won a Nook.

Congratulations, readers!

 

2011 Teen Summer Reading Video Contest

Posted on February 24th, 2011 by Anna in Books, Contests, Movies

The 2011 Teen Video Challenge!

The Boston Public Library is participating in the teen statewide theme for 2011, You Are Here. What does that mean?

It means Boston area teens have the opportunity to create a PSA promoting the Teen Summer Library Program theme, You Are Here. Each participating state will have one winning video; the winners will receive $250.00 AND the winner’s library will receive $100.00!

Be sure to visit this website to learn more, read the How to Enter section:

http://cslpreads.org/challenge-overview.html

Teens, create your video following the How to Enter guidelines and post it on YouTube.  The contest is open to any legal U.S. resident living in MA aged 13-18.

All forms, including entry and model releases are available at the above link. Additionally, you can find audio downloads and art to use in your videos on the collaborative website. Entry forms are due by March 1, 2010 (EEP! That’s next week!)  and winners will be announced in April, 2011! There will be one winner per state.

The winning video will be used for promoting the 2011 Library Summer Program!

Summer Reading 2011 Video Challenge

Posted on December 10th, 2010 by Anna in Books, Contests

I realize it might feel like summer only just ended. After all, we had some pretty good weather rather recently, and Christmas hasn’t even arrived yet, although we’re getting close. Never-the-less, it’s time to start thinking about NEXT summer’s reading program.

As a Boston teen, you have the opportunity to participate in a Teen Video Challenge! Next year’s theme will be “You Are Here”, and the challenge will be to create a PSA promoting that theme.

Each participating state, will have one wining video and the winner will receive $250.00!

Be sure to visit this website to learn more, read the How to Enter section, and download a brochure to promote the contest:

http://cslpreads.org/challenge-overview.html

Teens will be asked to create their video following the How to Enter guidelines and post their video on YouTube.  The contest is open to any legal U.S. resident living in MA aged 13-18.

All forms, including entry and model releases are available at the above link. Additionally, teens can find audio downloads and art to use in their videos on the collaborative website. Entry forms are due by March 1, 2010 and winners will be announced in April, 2011! 

The winning video will be used for promoting the 2011 Library Summer Program!

Read about John Lennon and Muhammad Ali this summer…

Posted on July 2nd, 2009 by bplteenblog in Books

What?! You mean John Lennon’s biography counts as a summer reading book? Muhammad Ali’s too?? Yep, along with lots of others! The full list is available here. Just pick your grade and browse to see what looks good!  (If you want a recommendation, reply to this post and we’ll get back to you ASAP.)

Check out some of these other cool biographies from the Boston Public School’s Summer ReadingList: