Friday, January 16, 2015

Aaaaarrrrrgggghhh...

Got your attention.

All branches of the Bossier Parish Library system will be closed Monday, January 19, 2015,
 to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
We will reopen on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Bestseller & Box Office Hit Now Available!

Check out this YA adaption of this tale of Victory!

Tick Tock!

We know you guys are busy, 
so we'll be doing the capsule until March!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Unwind today 1/13/15 @ 4PM

Today, from 4-5 PM, we will be in the Historical Center.
 You can bring something to contribute to the time capsule, 
or write something on the spot. 
Unwind with the Wii too!
If you can't make it today, that's okay! 
We will take contributions until March.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Scholarship Opportunity for 12th Graders!!!

Out of the Easy College Scholarship Essay Contest
ENTER THE OUT OF THE EASY WRITING SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
For the opportunity to win $5,000 towards the college of your choice.
Submit your three page essay answering the following question:
Out of the Easy references the following quote from Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield. How does this quote relate to the journey of the characters in “Out of the Easy” and also to your personal journey as you prepare for college?
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.— Charles Dickens
No purchase necessary
Open to 12th grade full-time matriculated students who are attending high schools located in the fifty United States, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories and possessions, or home-schooled students between the ages of 17-18 who are residents of the fifty United States, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories and possessions.
SUBMISSIONS
§   Please be sure to see full details and complete Official Rules at http://www.OutoftheEasy.com.
§  Essays must be exactly three double-spaced pages, single or double sided pages, in 12-point Times Roman with one-inch margins all around.
§  Essays must be submitted by entrant’s English teacher, school librarian, guidance counselor or other college application mentor. Home-schooled students must submit their entries through their parent or legal guardian.
§  Entries may be uploaded to http://www.OutoftheEasy.com
§  Uploaded entries must be received no later than May 30, 2015, 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time.
Entries may also be mailed to:
Penguin Young Readers Group
School and Library Marketing
345 Hudson Street
New York, New York 10014
Attn.: Out of the Easy College Scholarship Essay Contest
§  Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than May 24, 2015, and received on or by May 30, 2015.
§  Winner will be selected on or about June 8, 2015.

§  Void where prohibited by law.