[Libs-Or] Fw: 2004 Multnomah County Teen Author Lecture
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From: "DAVIS Marci" <marci.davis at co.multnomah.or.us>
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Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2003 3:45 PM
Subject: 2004 Multnomah County Teen Author Lecture
> Please post this message to your list
> > Contact:
> > Katie O'Dell <mailto:kodell at multcolib.org>, Youth Services, 503.988.6002
> > Lynne McKay <mailto:lynnem at multcolib.org>, Public Relations,
> > AUTHOR VISIT AND FINE REDUCTION PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT LIBRARY'S TEEN READ
> > WEEK, OCT. 19-25
> > PORTLAND, OR - On Tuesday evening, Oct. 14, celebrated author Virginia
> > Euwer Wolff will headline Multnomah County Library's Teen Read Week.
> > Wolff's talk, which is the library's second annual Teen Author Lecture,
> > titled "Teen Novels: Putting the Lens up This Close." Teen Read Week,
> > which runs Oct. 19-25, also features a fine reduction program for
> > in grades 6-12.
> > Wolff's Oct. 14 lecture will take place at 7 p.m. at Portland Community
> > College's Performing Arts Center on the Sylvania campus (12000 S.W. 49th
> > Ave.) in Portland, Oregon. Free tickets are available on a first-come,
> > first-serve basis, by calling 503.988.5402. People may also get tickets,
> > while supplies last, at Capitol Hill, Central, Gresham, Hollywood or
> > Midland libraries. The campus has limited free parking.
> > During Teen Read Week, students in grades 6-12 can get up to $10 in
> > removed from their library cards and receive a coupon for 25% off one
> > at Borders Books & Music stores. Teens earn the waiver and/or coupon by
> > completing a survey that encourages them to take an interest in how
> > library serves them. If fines exceed $10, staff will help teens set up a
> > payment plan. Special Teen Read Week bookmarks will help teens maximize
> > their library use and avoid fines.
> > Virginia Euwer Wolff has written several books for young adults,
> > Bat 6, Make Lemonade and True Believer. Her books sensitively explore
> > life-changing choices people face as teenagers, as she paints vivid,
> > sympathetic portraits of teenagers in real-world settings. Wolff has won
> > the National Book Award, a Michael L. Printz Honor Award and many other
> > honors for her novels. She lives in Oregon City, Oregon.
> > Teen Read Week is a national event designed to encourage young adults to
> > read and use their library. The Young Adult Library Services Association
> > (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has
> > libraries celebrate the week since 1998.
> > Marci K. Davis, Youth Librarian
> > Multnomah County Library, Sellwood Branch
> > 7860 SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
> > (503)988-5398
> > marcid at multcolib.org
> > Hours: 8:30-5:00 Tue, Wed, & alt. Sat
> > Our whole American way of life is a great war of ideas, and librarians
> > the arms dealers selling weapons to both sides.
> > -James Quinn
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