Showing posts from 2015

In honor of Star Wars

If you love star wars, you'll love this video! 


by Betsy Cornwell a 1 Minute Book Talk

Teen Iron Chef Competition Wednesday!

Love to cook? Come join us Wednesday at 2:30 and join our Iron Chef Competition! No advance sign up is necessary. You'll work in teams to showcase the day's secret ingredient. Our judges will decide the winner and it's sure to be a good time for all! This event is open to anyone in the 6th to 12th Grade!

Code of Honor

by Alan Gratz a 1 Minute Book Talk

The Secrets We Keep

by Trisha Leaver a 1 Minute Book Talk

Black Dove, White Raven

by Elizabeth Wein a 1 Minute Book Talk

Games & Grub Today!

To start off the school year we've got Games & Grub today! Games & Grub will last from 2:30-4 this year, so stop by and have some fun!

Rot & Ruin

by Jonathan Maberry a 1 Minute Book Talk

Welcome Back to School!

Teen events begin at the library next Wednesday, August 26th with  Games & Grub at 2:30pm in the Winn Room!  This ever popular event has tons of board games, video games, darts, ping pong and  more available to play! There are always plenty of drinks and snacks so make sure to come on by!

Extraordinary Means

Extraordinary Means by Donna Levin a 1 Minute Book Talk 

We are All Made of Molecules

We are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen a 1 Minute Book Talk

Need a Reading Suggestion?

Come to the teen library and let our fortune tellers recommend your next read!

Tomorrow, When the War Began

Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden a 1 Minute Book Talk

End of Summer Reading

Today marks the end of our Teen Summer Reading Program! Thank you to all our participants and congratulations to all winners!! At 3pm today (Wednesday, July 29th), we will have our Summer Reading Finale Party and Grand Prize Drawing! You don't have to be present to win, but we will have awesome door prizes, root beer floats, and tons of games going on. It will be a great event!

A Fun Way to Pick Your Next Read!

Here's a fun quiz from Buzzfeed to help you pick your next book to read! I got   Extraordinary Means  by Robyn Schneider which I read last weekend and really enjoyed!

30 Second Book Talk Contest

Do you love to read? Love to recommend books to a friend? Love to selfie? Send us a book talk! Send in a 30 second (or less) video book talk to the library promoting a book you loved! Book talks can be as simple as using the video  function on your phone, saving it and sending it to us to use to promote books on our blog! Every book talk you enter gives you an entry into our book talk contest. The contest runs from June 15-July 28th.   Winners will be announced on July 29th  Prizes include gift certificates to iTunes or Google Play Stores! Rules for Book Talks: 1. Book talks must be 15-30 seconds long. 2. Upload your video to YouTube and send us the link, or you can send us the video directly to:  Videos must be a .mov file if emailed. 3. By participating in this contest you are  allowing the Coronado Public Library to use your video for the purposes of education, communication and promotion of the library. Book Talk Tips:

Rites of Passage

by Joy M. Hensley a 1 Minute Book Talk


by Jessica Khoury a 1 Minute Book Talk

Wicked Thing

by Rhiannon Thomas a 1 Minute Book Talk

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

by Leslye Walton a 1 Minute Book Talk

The Red Queen

by Victoria Aveyard a 1 Minute Book Talk 

Don't Look Back

by Jennifer L. Armentrout a 1 Minute Book Talk

Divergent Day!

Love the Movie Divergent? So do we! You'll get sorted into Factions, play Divergent Jeopardy, and then it will be faction against faction in a game of Capture the Flag!  Join us for a fun filled after noon on Wednesday, March 25th at 2:30 in the Ruby Room!

Teen Movie: Divergent!

Insurgent is almost here, so come watch Divergent and get into the spirit! Meet in the Winn Room at 2:30, snacks are provided!

The Carnival at Bray

by Jessie Ann Foley a 1 Minute Book Talk

The Tyrant's Daughter

by J.C. Carleson a 1 Minute Book Talk

The Kiss of Deception

by Mary Pearson a 1 Minute Book Talk


by Ally Condie a 1 Minute Book Talk

They All Fall Down

by Roxanne St. Claire a 1 Minute Book Talk

Of Metal and Wishes

by Sarah Fine a 1 Minute Book Talk


by Meg Wolitzer a 1 Minute Book Talk

Speech Contest!