Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Summer Reading Grand Prize Winner!!!

Congratulations to Dandre Player for winning the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3! 
SRP is done, but Teen Central isn't! Listen up for monthly programs, and countdown with us until the next Lock-In!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Teen Lock-in

Teen Lock-in at the Library

Celebrate the end of the school year by spending the night in the library!

Ages 13-18

There will be games, internet, a photo scavenger hunt, pizza, and more!

Teens must sign up in advance and return a permission slip signed by themselves and their parents.

Contact Tonya Oswalt at the Bossier Central Library (318-746-1693) to get more information and/or to sign up!

Teen Summer Reading Program

All teenagers in Bossier Parish, between the ages of 13-18, are invited to participate in the Teen Summer Reading Program!  This year, three branches will have weekly programs: the Bossier Central Branch, the Aulds Branch, and the East 80 Branch.  The dates are as follows:

Bossier Central                              Aulds                                   East 80
Tues., June 10, 3:30 PM                   Wed., June 11, 3:30 PM      Thurs., June 12, 3:30 PM
Tues., June 17, 3:30 PM                   Wed., June 18, 3:30 PM      Thurs., June 19, 3:30 PM
Tues., June 24, 3:30 PM                   Wed., June 25, 3:30 PM      Thurs., June 26, 3:30 PM
Tues., July 8, 3:30 PM                      Wed., July 9, 3:30 PM         Thurs., July 10, 3:30 PM
Tues., July 15, 3:30 PM                    Wed., July 16, 3:30 PM       Thurs., July 17, 3:30 PM
Tues., July 22, 3:30 PM                    Wed., July 23, 3:30 PM       Thurs., July 24, 3:30 PM

*There will not be any programs during the week of July 4th.

There is also a reading challenge that teens may participate in, even if they do not attend the weekly programs.  For every 3 hours spent reading, participants will get a small prize, up to five prizes.  For every 15 hours spent reading, participants will get an entry in the grand prize drawing.  The grand prize is a Samsung Galaxy 7" tablet.  Reading logs will be given out on the first day of the program at each branch, and are due back at the library by July 24th.  The grand prize winner will be selected and contacted on Monday, July 28th.  The Benton and Haughton branches will also have reading logs available.

If you have any questions, please contact Tonya Oswalt at the Bossier Central Branch.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Short Film Contest Winners

For Teen Tech Week this year, the Bossier Central Library held a Short Film Contest.  Winners are listed below. Click the links below to watch the videos.

First Place went to "All the Way Home
The following people were involved in the making of this film:
Directors: Rob Harper, Savannah Cheney, Madeline Wheelahan, and Andrea Holley
Actors/Extras: Martha Lee, Nina Scotten, Matthew Scotten, Dylan Randall,  Hunter Knowles, Carson Vaughn, Nathan Antee, Lorenzo Baker, Austin Averitt, and Dylan Whaley

Second Place went to "The Pedo-Files"
The following people were involved in the making of this film:
Directors: Jon Koestner, Alex Mitchell, Anna Beth Hughes and Holly Lorance
Actors/Extras: Nicholas O’connor, Anna Beth Hughes, Linda Hughes

During the viewing party, guests were allowed to vote for People's Choice.
People's Choice went to "Living the Dream"
The following people were involved in the making of this film:
Directors: Avery Shoebridge, Alison Ringle, Angel Swanton and Victoria Winchel
Actors/Extras: Alison Ringle, Angel Swanton, Victoria Winchel and Jacob Langen

Thanks to all of the participants and to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring the contest!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

BPL Short Film Contest Rules, Information, and Registration form

BPL Short Film Contest Rules and Information
BPL Short Film Contest Registration Form

If you missed the post about the Short Film Contest, click here!

Teen Tech Week at Aulds - Claymation program

Teen tech week
Aulds library

March 13, 2014 at 4pm

Make your own Claymation movie

Who: teens ages 13-18 (18 year olds must still be in high school)

Where: Aulds Library Meeting Room


Monday, February 24, 2014

BPL Short Film Contest

Bossier Parish Library
Short Film Contest
Teen Tech Week

Ages:  13—18

 To celebrate Teen Tech Week in March, the Bossier Parish Library is having a Short Film Contest for teens between the ages of 13-18.  Teens may create short films on their choice of topic that are no longer than 10 minutes in length. 

Short films must be submitted to Youtube and submission information must be emailed to the library.  Registration forms must also be completed and returned for every participant (director, writer, actors, etc.).  Information sheets and    registration forms are available at the Bossier Parish Libraries.


Finalists will be selected to be shown at a viewing party.  No more than 10 short films will be viewed at the party.  Everyone is invited to attend to enjoy                   refreshments and the short films!  Winners will be announced at the party.

You are invited to attend...