Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Are You a Wimpy Kid?

Miss Jen, the Wimpy Kid

Jeff Kinney himself will announce the winners at the American Library Association Annual Conference on June 25, 2011.  Kids & teens 6-16 can enter until June 10, 2011, and all the details are here!

And if you're looking to get some inspiration from the original, you can pick up one of these Diary of a Wimpy titles at the library!

ps... this is what I look like as a wimpy kid, courtesy of --->

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

JBK Teen Anime/Manga Club Wins Free Stuf

The Teen Anime/Manga Club at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library is small but active, and this month they were pretty lucky too!'s Stuf for Clubs program sends us a monthly email newsletter that gives us news about upcoming anime. Stuf for Clubs also hosts a monthly giveaway drawing for clubs that respond back to their poll question. In April, the winner was Jimmie B. Keel!

We answered the question "Which anime series features your favorite opening or ending theme?" with the teens' pick, the series "Paranoia Agent."

Our reward for being the lucky winners of the April drawing... a free copy of the Super Gals Complete Collection (Seasons 1 & 2).

Needless to say, our teens were pretty excited to win!

Want to check out the Teen Anime/Manga Club at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library? Drop by on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30pm. Or check here for an anime club at a library near you!

Monday, May 16, 2011

Summer fun for teens!

Looking for some summer fun AND learning? Check out the Money Adventures Camp offered by Hillsborough County Extension for teens 13-16!

The camp will feature hands-on learning activities dealing with credit, banking, car buying, and job searches & interviewing. The camp will also include fun afternoon field trips for more information

Not only will you learn about money management, you will also get to go on exciting field trips!
  • Bowling
  • MOSI
  • IMAX
  • Miniature Golf
For more info and the registration form, visit

And if you're looking for more ideas on money management for teens, pick up one of these books at your local library: