Tuesday, November 24, 2009

December Givaway Contest

What doesn't our YA Collection have that it should? Come on in or look through our online catalog. Know of an incredible book, movie or magazine that we're missing? Make a suggestion and add just a few sentences on why we're missing out. A lucky winner will receive a gift card to Essex Books and we'll buy a copy of your suggestion for our own collection!
Email your suggestion to jbranciforte@essexlib.org or stop in to fill out a slip.
This contest runs from December 1st - January 1st

Friday, November 6, 2009

2009 Teen's Top 10 Titles are in!! Do you agree??

2009 Teens' Top Ten

More than 11,000 teen voters chose Paper Towns as their favorite book in the 2009 Teens' Top Ten! The online poll took place from Aug. 24 through Sept. 18, with the winners announced during Teen Read Week by WWE Divas Brie Bella and Nikki Bella, with a special appearance by John Green. Check out these titles...do you agree?

  • Paper Towns by John Green (Penguin/Dutton)
  • Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)
  • City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)
  • Identical by Ellen Hopkins (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)
  • Wake by Lisa McMann (Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse)
  • Untamed by P.C. and Kristin Cast (St. Martin's Griffin)
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart (Disney-Hyperion)
  • Graceling by Kristin Cashore (Harcourt/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

You still have time to read Eclipse!

Our much awaited Eclipse book discussion will be occuring on Tuesday November 17th...just three days before the debut of New Moon on the big screen!

Come in for discussion, snacks, a contest or two....and a lucky winner will make their way to the film for free at the Westbrook movie theater, on us!

If you haven't had a chance to finish the book, but want to come anyway, please do!! Just know that out may slilp a spoiler or two....

We've got copies of Twilight the DVD on hand and we'll be preparing for our season finale, the Breaking Dawn discussion and fiesta in December.

Can't WAIT to see you there!!!

Spots are filling...call to register at 767-1560 or email Jessica @ jbranciforte@essexlib.org