Tuesday, November 30, 2010

A Night in the Library ~ Part II!

The library will be hosting its second high school lock-in December 30-31st. There will be games, snacks and fun for all. Teens had tons of fun at the last lock-in. Space is limited so please be sure to pickup and return your signed permission slips as soon as possible! Don't wait until the last minute.

Teens are to arrive between 10:30-11pm on December 30th and leave at 6:30 am December 31st.

MAG Mondays!

Monday, December 13th from 3:30-4:45 PM we will be hosting an open gaming day at the library for 6th thru 12th graders. There will be a Wii system, *laptops and other games for teens to play. We will also be serving snacks and drinks.
Must have signed parent's permission to use laptops.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

High School Cafe

Throughout the school year the library hosts High School Cafe. Every Tuesday & Thursday after school at 3:15 pm all high school age teens are invited into the meeting room. Teens are allowed to have drinks and snacks, listen to music, play video games and get louder than they can in the rest of the library.

There are gaming quality laptops available for use by teens (with signed computer contract) as well. With the free library Wi-Fi, teens can access the internet through their own wireless devices such as iPod Touch, laptops or handheld gaming systems.

If you have any suggestions or comments please feel free to post them.

Monday, October 11, 2010

MAG Mondays!

Attention teens!

The library will hosting MAG Mondays (Manga, Anime, Gaming) on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. Teens in 6th - 12th grade are invited to play video, board and computer games on the 2nd Monday or watch an anime film on the 4th Monday after school.
Feel free to post contructive comments and suggestions. This is your forum use your voice to let your opinions be known.
At this time we do not have a logo for our MAG Mondays. If you are into drawing or graphic design you may create a logo and submit it to the library for consideration. Submissions may either be dropped off at the library or emailed to lill@lmelibrary.org. The logo must represent both Anime and Gaming themes and be library appropriate.

Friday, October 8, 2010

BAA October Mtg.

On October 13th @ 5:15 pm we will be watching a movie and discussing the book. Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan. Refreshments will be provided. Any high school age teen is welcome to participate. We hope to see you there.
Our next book will be the City of Ember. If you are not already a member please contact the library at 309-385-4540 or register online to ensure we have a copy available for you.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Book Addicts Anonymous (BAA)

Book Addicts Anonymous (BAA) is our high school book club. All high school age teens are welcome to participate. BAA reads a variety of fiction and non-fiction books across all genres including books that have been turned into movies. At each meeting teens discuss the books and enjoy some refreshments. Occasionally, we watch a movie before the discussion and compare and contrast it to the book.

BAA members are not required to purchase book club selections. The library borrows enough copies for members to check out.

If you would like to suggest a book for the BAA to read, please feel free to comment below. Please read our TeenSpace Blog Rules before leaving a comment.
If you would like to join please contact the library at 309-385-4540, stop by or register online.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

BAA September Meeting

The high school book club, Book Addicts Anonymous is starting up again. Please contact the library to get your copy of our September read "Jumper" by Steven Gould at the service desk. Our next meeting will be September 15 at 5:15 PM. Join us for snacks and a movie.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

A Night in the Library!

You are Invited...

WHO: Any teenager who will be in high school this Fall
WHAT: All night lock-in with games, snacks, movies, and more!
WHEN: Sept. 10 at 10:30 PM until Sept. 11th at 6:00 AM
WHERE: Lillie M. Evans Library, 207 N. Walnut, Princeville, Illinois
WHY: To have fun!!!

Please come to the library for a schedule of the event and a permission slip. There will be a maximum of 8 participants on a first-come-first-serve basis. Anyone after 8 will be put on a reserve list.

Call us for more information at 385-4550.

Friday, July 16, 2010

TeenSpace Blogettiquette

What is the TeenSpace blog?

The TeenSpace blog is a service offered to teens ages 13-18 by the Lillie M. Evans Library District’s TeenSpace Team. This blog is about all the teen and young adult events and services offered here at the library including: Book Addicts Anonymous (teen book club), Teen Library Connection (TLC & TLC, Jr.), High School Cafe and more. The TeenSpace team will post questions, polls, upcoming events and recaps or topics for discussion.

Teens will be able to add comments to posts on the blog. You are encouraged to make suggestions for posts, events, services and content or leave constructive criticism. We prefer you stay anonymous in your posts, but you may use your first name only. Just click on the word “comments” right below the original post to add your comment. The TeenSpace Team must approve it before it will be published.
If you would like to send us a private message, you may send an email to us at lill@lmelibrary.org. If you would like a response, please include your name and contact information.

Guidelines for posting comments:

  • You must be at least 13 years old to post comments.
  • Please carefully review your comment before posting.
  • Feel free to speak your mind, but please be respectful to others and their opinions.
  • Profanity, put downs, inappropriate language or content will NOT be allowed to post in your comment. Offensive and inappropriate comments will be deleted.
  • Potentially libelous comments will be deleted.
  • Do not post plagiarized material.
  • For your personal safety, any posts containing or requesting personal information such as phone numbers, IM screen names, last names, email addresses or similar things will be deleted (This is for your safety).
  • Please do not post website links, photos or images in your comment; they will be removed.
  • Comments will be moderated to ensure the rules have been followed.
  • The TeenSpace Team reserves the right to decide which comments are posted.
  • The Lillie M. Evans Library, the TeenSpace Team and the Library Board of Trustees reserve the right to make changes to these rules at any time.

Who Moderates the TeenSpace blog?

The blog is moderated by the Lillie M. Evans Library’s TeenSpace Team (our Youth Services employees). You can identify the moderator by the screen name “Library Lill”. You just might know the moderators. If you would like to speak with us in person, please feel free to come to the library or one of our teen programs. The TeenSpace team can and will remove and/or edit any inappropriate comments submitted to the blog. If a commenter breaks the blog rules the moderator will no longer permit them to post comments.


The Lillie M. Evans Library District, its board members and employees are not liable for any direct or indirect, incidental or consequential damages due to information gained, obtained or shared via using the TeenSpace blog.

Thank you. We hope you enjoy reading and participating in our TeenSpace Blog,

The TeenSpace Team