New books for teens at the library!

Now you can keep tabs on all the latest teen books at Henderson Libraries by subscribing to our RSS Feed here. To see if a book is in at your nearest library, just click on the title, and you will be taken to the library catalog.

You can follow this feed in any RSS reader using the URL. If you don't already use an RSS reader, or if you don't even know what an RSS feed is, take a look at this explanation and list of readers at About.com: http://email.about.com/od/rssreaderswin/tp/top_rss_windows.htm

I love Google Reader, and I subscribe to our new teen books feed there!

While you're at it, why not subscribe to this blog?!


Unlocked Voices 2011

Twenty-nine teens participated in this year's Henderson Libraries Teen Writing Contest! You can view a PDF of the magazine and read their work on our website here.

We had a great time reading everyone's submissions, and we look forward to doing it all again next year! Look for contest info in November!

Now for some photos from the event:

Finalist Michelle Bostaph smiles with her copy of Unlocked Voices.

Emilie Robins, 1st Place Middle School Poetry
Jasmine, Amber, and Ashley Mixson pose with their certificates. Ashley won 1st Place High School Poetry and Honorable Mention High School Prose. Jasmine won Honorable Mention Middle School Poetry.
Marlo Wilde, Honorable Mention Middle School Prose
Felicia Kalkman won 1st Place Middle School Prose. 
Panelists from Nevada Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators spoke about career oportunities in writing.