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College Admissions and Scholarships at the Central Library

Attendees learned how to prepare for the SAT or ACT, and discovered scholarship resources on November 19, 2008 at the Central Library. Sam Lim, founder of Scholarship Junkies, discussed the vast resources available and how to use these tools to maximize scholarship potential. A representative from Kaplan discussed how to prepare for the SAT or ACT.

College Admissions and Scholarships - Part 1 College Admissions

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 51 minutes /file size: 46 MB]

College Admissions and Scholarships - Part 2 Scholarships

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 60 minutes /file size: 55 MB]

Teen Center Advisers: Dystopic Fiction

In this episode, we hear a book review and the Teen Center Advisers discuss the current popular trend of dystopic fiction for teens. Two of the Teen Center Advisers were quoted in a recent Seatttle Post-Intelligencer article on this subject.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 37 MB]


M.T. Anderson: 'The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Volume II'

M.T. Anderson read from "The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Volume II: Kingdom on the Waves" on November 6, 2008 at the Central Library.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 42 MB]


John Green: 'Paper Towns'

Author John Green read from his new novel "Paper Towns" on October 28, 2008 at the Central Library. Green is the author of "Looking for Alaska" and "An Abundance of Katherines." Both books won Michael L. Printz awards for excellence in young adult literature.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 58 MB]


Maya, Paige, Nick, Zack and Madeleine talk about books aimed at teens

In this episode, Maya reviews The Dead Guy Interviews, Paige reviews Tamar, Nick and Zack shout out to all their fans, and we finish off our reviews with Madeleine on the Atonement and Danielle's review of the film Across the Universe
Finally, the Teen Center Advisers discuss books written for teen guys-or the lack thereof.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 15.4 MB]


Comixtravaganza: 'Getting Into Comics' panel

In this Q & A panel, held January 26 at the Central Library, local lights of the comics world discuss what they love about comics, their experiences in the comics industry, and more.

Participants include:Bill Barnes & Gene Ambaum, Unshelved.com; Greg Hatcher, Comic Book Resources; Nicole & Danielle, NDP Comics; Eric Reynolds, Fantagraphics Books and Rosie Heffernan & Madeline Heffernan, TheColorM.com's "Serves You Right."

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 33.5 MB]


Comixtravaganza: Ellen Forney

Ellen Forney, acclaimed local cartoonist, illustrator and teacher, spoke about her work Jan. 26 at the Central Library. Ellen Forney is the author of several books, including "I Love Led Zeppelin" and MONKEY FOOD: The Complete "I Was Seven in '75" Collection. "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," written by Sherman Alexie and illustrated by Forney, won the 2007 National Book Award.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 44 MB]


Comixtravaganza: Teen Center Advisor Danielle interviews the 'Getting Into Comics' Panel

On Saturday, January 26, the Library celebrated the finale of a month-long Comixtravaganza-a system-wide celebration of comics, manga, graphic novels, and the artists who make them. The day began with a comic-making workshop, hosted by local cartoonist David Lasky. It continued with a panel called "Getting Into Comics," featuring local cartoonists and members of the comics industry. Ellen Forney, acclaimed cartoonist and illustrator, headlined with a multi-media presentation about her work.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 26 MB]


Genna, Zack, Danielle and Madeleine talk about books aimed at teens

In this episode, Genna reviews I'm Being Stalked by a Moonshadow, Zack reviews Hero, Danielle reviews Eva Underground, and Madeleine reviews the Bartimaeus Trilogy.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 3.8 MB]


Chris Crutcher: 'Deadline'

Award-winning author Chris Crutcher read from Deadline, his newest novel for young adults at the Greenwood Branch on December 13.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 35 MB]


Rose and Zack talk about books aimed at teens

In this episode, Zack reviews How to Hook a Hottie, Rose reviews A Countess Below Stairs, and we discuss the mistakes adults sometimes make when they try to market events and services to teens. Finally, Genna reads the Quote of the Month.

Download Audio (mp3) [file size: 8 MB]


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