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Archive for August 2008

Teen Library Photo Contest

August 27, 2008

VOYA‘s Cover Photo Contest for Teens Teen photographers’ own creations appear on the front cover of Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) magazine. VOYA wants photographs that express the relationship between teens and the world of reading. Images should portray teens with any type of reading material: books, magazines, comics, computers, their own creative writing, media […]

Learn a Language

August 27, 2008

Livemocha is a new website that has language tutorials and also helps you chat in real time with native speakers. Each lesson has several sections that teach you words using pictures, reading, writing, and listening. You will need a microphone to record yourself and speakers or headphones to listen to the pronunciation. Livemocha currently has […]

Lakeline Writer Page

August 25, 2008

As I hope you’ve already heard, our LCLS website has a spot where original writing can be submitted for publishing online. Writers of any age can send in submissions. Lakeline Writer Page But here are two spots where teens’ original writing can be submitted for online publication: Teen Ink and Cyber Teens And for young […]

Phuzzle

August 20, 2008

This photo of Iran’s rocket launch made news last month because it seems to be digitally altered. The Charlotte Observer has created a game to sharpen your skills at recognizing subtle differences between two photos. The game is called Phuzzle! and they have a new photo each week.

Politics for Teens

August 18, 2008

What do you think of the elections? Elections: The American Way: http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/election/home.html Project Vote Smart: http://www.votesmart.org/election_president.php Rock the Vote: http://www.rockthevote.com League of Women Voters of the United States: http://www.lwv.org Black Youth Vote: http://www.bigvote.org The Democracy Center: http://www.dnet.org Project Vote Smart: http://www.votesmart.org

43 Things

August 11, 2008

Do you need help staying focused and reaching your goals? 43things is a social networking site that lets you write your goals down and then see other people that share them. You can cheer each other on and ask for advice. There are also 43places and 43people to list places you want to visit or […]

Breaking Dawn Party a Blast

August 6, 2008

About 18 people came out August 5, 2008 for the Breaking Dawn release party at the Leesburg Public Library. The book officially came out August 2nd and a few fans also attended the release party at the local Books -a-Million store at the Leesburg Mall. Sinfully Sweets & Treats from down Main Street provided delicious […]

Library Cafe Opening

August 6, 2008

The Leesburg Public Library cafe will open August 11th. The cafe is being run by Z-Coffee. They also operate the cafe in the Orlando Public Library downtown. They serve a variety of exotic and organic coffee’s from around the world. Tell us what you think of the space and the menu. Write a review here!