Friday, December 29, 2006

Happy Holidays

I hope everyone had a happy holiday. Happy early New Year. Remember that we will start programs again in January. There will be a hot chocolate and popcorn social on the 16th and the movie Step Up will be shown on the 18th. Both programs are free and are open to all 6th through 12th graders. Please come and let me know what other programs you would like.

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Gossip Girls

Have any of you read the Gossip Girl series? I know that they are very popular right now. They are checked out all the time. I have started reading them and they are good. I can't wait to read the next one in the series. They are definately for the older teens. Let me know what you think about this series. Is it good or bad?

Saturday, December 2, 2006


I was just at a conference where we discussed the many manga titles that are out there. At the library, we have Fruits Basket, HunterXHunter, Bleach, Dramacon, Naruto, Dragon Knights and others. Let me know what are your favorites. Would you like to have an anime/manga discussion group at the library? Let me know.

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Did you see that the trailer for the new Harry Potter movie came out this week? It looks very good. You can view it at these places:
on the front page of the Happy Feet website

Tell me what you think of the trailer. Will you go see the movie?

December Programs

There will not be any programs in December. It is a busy month for everyone. We will start back with the Teen Advisory Club and Teen Movie Nights in January. Hope everyone had great holidays.

Monday, November 20, 2006

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Eragon is a fifteen year old boy who lives with his uncle and cousin. His mother dissappeared when he was born and he never knew his father. He finds a blue stone that hatches a dragon that he names Saphira. After an attack on his town by the Ra'zoc, he heads out on a journey with Saphira and an old man named Brom. Eragon finds out that he is the last Dragon Rider, a group whose mission to defend the area from evil. Brom teaches him to fight and to use the powers that Eragon possesses. He can read minds of others and heal the surface of any wound. Some of this he does with Saphira's help. After a few mini battles and attacks, Eragon becomes friends with a wandering fighter named Murtaugh. He helps Eragon escape from prison and rescue an elf. They hide out with the elves in a fortress made by the dwarfs and have to fight the Urgalls and warriors of Galabatorix, the evil king.

This is the first in a triology. It is a great fantasy book. There are many names and places to remember so it might not be for the casual reader. Once you get into the story, you want to see how it all plays out. You will want to pick up the second one right away. The second book, Eldest, has been published and is at the library also. Go see the movie Eragon, which comes out in December, to see what changes and what stays the same.

Have you read this book? Let me know what you think.

Friday, November 17, 2006


Hi guys. I am the Teen Librarian at the Florence County Library. I am here to order books (magazines, graphic novels, etc.), plan programs, and show movies all for you teens. I hope to post announcements for future programs, give books reviews, and general library information to keep you in the know. Please give me ideas for things that you want held at the library. I will give recommendations for books, but let me know how you feel also. Please feel free to comment. Hope you like this new blog and want to post.