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Teen Centerteencenter@spl.org206-615-1410September 2011

Wendy Israel Greetings!


Meet Wendy Israel, teen services librarian at the Beacon Hill Branch.

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Steampunk Summer's Sizzling Conclusion

"Leviathan" author Scott Westerfeld steams into town on Friday, Oct. 7, to read from "Goliath," the final book in the Leviathan series.


Jay Asher: Monday, Oct. 17
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Jay Asher
, author of "Th1rteen R3asons Why," visits the Greenwood Branch to talk about his not-yet-published book, "The Future of Us,"  co-written with Carolyn Mackler.    

Your Next 5 Books
bnr_next 5 You say, "I need a good book."  We say, "Ask us."  Just tell us a bit about what you like (or hate!) to read. We'll send you a list of five books chosen just for you.

Ballard Teen Space E-vite

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the Ballard Branch invites you to our Teen Space on the first Sunday for the next three months. Snacks, music, board games, and homework supplies will be on hand.

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Free SAT Practice Test

Take a free SAT practice test and get study tips. The practice test is Sept. 17 with the follow-up session on Sept. 24. Sign up now! Priority is given to Seattle juniors and seniors and you must be able to attend both sessions.

Rainier Beach Community Center. Call the Columbia Branch at 206-386-1908 to register.

Lake City Community Center. Call the Lake City Branch at 206-684-7518 to register.

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We need teen advisers and you need service learning credits. Write book reviews, give us feedback about Library issues that affect teens, and more. The Central Library and the Northeast and Columbia branches all need advisers this school year.


Teen Review

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Read this teen's review of Jay Asher's "Th1rteen R3asons Why." And don't miss the author's visit next month!