Monday, February 26, 2007

Fresh, Hot Books Delivered to Wood Library!

Get your hands on the newest books and bestsellers in the Teen Lounge at Wood Library.
Check them out!

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares

Flora Segunda by Ysabeau Wilce

The Secrets of Peaches by Jodi Anderson

Christy Miller Volume 1 by Robin Gunn

TTFN by Laruen Myracle

Princess on the Brink by Meg Cabot

Sloth by Robin Wesserman

The Night My Sister Went Missing by Carol Plum-Ucci

Lush by Natasha Friend

Skinny-Dipping by Melissa de la Cruz

Devilish by Maureen Johnson

What If..All the Boys Wanted You by Liz Ruckdeschel

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson

The Road of the Dead by Kevin Brooks

Everlost by Neal Shusterman

Firestorm by David Klass

Saint Iggy by K.L. Going

Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin

Love, Football, and Other Contact Sports by Alden Carter

Sleeper Code by Tom Sniegoski

Sleeper Agenda by Tom Sniegoski

Clay by David Almond

Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen

Dude! Stories and Stuff for Guys by Sandy Asher and David Harrison

The Christopher Killer by Alane Ferguson

and many more!
Pizza & Pages
Monday, March 19 at 6 PM
Read Marcus Zusak's The Book Thief and discuss it with Wood Library's Teen Discussion Group, Pizza & Pages. You bring the discussion and Wood Library brings the pizza and drinks. Next meeting is on Monday, March 19 at 6 PM. Contact Jenny Goodemote at for more information. Come hungry!
Anime Club
Thursday, March 15 from 6-8 PM
On Thursday, March 15 from 6-8 PM, stop by Wood Library's Anime Club and check out a great Anime TV show - Eureka 7! Recommended for ages 13 and up. Snacks provided. For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at
Teen Nite
Thursday, March 8 from 7-8 PM
Get out of the cold and into Wood Library where all the action is! Play Guitar Hero II or Dance Dance Revolution, surf the web, play Twister, enjoy hot cocoa, snack on food...the choices are endless! Bring yourself and some friends to Wood Library's Teen Nite on Thursday, March 8 from 7-8 PM. Have a new board game or video game you want to try out? Bring it! Snacks are provided, but also appreciated! See you at the next Teen Nite!

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Library, Camera, ACTION!
Monday, March 5 at 7 PM
Calling all teen writers, directors, and actors! In honor of Teen Tech Week, Wood Library needs teens to create a commercial for the library. On Monday, March 5 at 7 PM, help produce an original video that showcases what you love about your library. Work with other teens and discuss what parts of the library you want to highlight, determine what shots and camera angles would best show them off, and decide where the acting comes in.No registration is required. For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or
13th Annual Teen Poetry Contest
March 5-April 5
It's that time of year again! Wood Library's Teen Poetry Contest is back for another year, making this year its 13th! Beginning March 5, teens are encouraged to showcase their writing talents by submitting poems to Wood Library. The deadline for the contest is April 5, 2007 at 9 PM. No exceptions. Students in grades 6 – 12 should submit their typed poems with contact information (name, address, phone number, grade, and school) to Wood Library, 134 North Main Street, Canandaigua or email them to Home-schooled children are welcome to submit. Cash prizes are provided by the Friends of Wood Library: 1st place $50, 2nd Place $40, 3rd Place $30.

Rules and guidelines are as follows:
Middle School Category: Grades 6 – 8.
High School Category: Grades 9 - 12.
The poem must be the poet’s original work and TYPED on 8 ½” x 11” paper.
5 copies of the poem must be submitted.
Name, address, phone number, grade, and school should be listed on an index card accompanying the poem. This information must NOT appear on your poem.
Wood Library employees & contest peer judges are not eligible to participate. Participants are permitted to submit multiple poems.
The Poetry Contest Award Ceremony will take place on April 25 at 8 PM at the Blue Dahlia Coffee Shop located at 92 South Main Street in Canandaigua in conjunction with an all ages Poetry Open Mike Night. For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or email