Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Local libraries—including Monroeville—are organizing a trivia tournament to coincide with the much-anticipated movie's release.
It seems like everyone is talking about going to see “The Hunger Games" in the movie theater. But what if you could participate on a “District” team doing battle in the arena? Scott Township Public Library is organizing The Hunger Games Trivia Tournament with four other area libraries for teenagers from different communities to compete against each other. Anyone interested in playing in the trivia contest, where there will be fun and prizes, can sign up to play on teams from libraries in Monroeville, Bridgeville, Mt. Lebanon and Whitehall. Even if you don’t live in those communities, you can still sign up to play on one of those teams. The contest will be Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the Scott Township Municipal Building’s first floor meeting …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Teens have been reading and discussing the Hunger Games trilogy.
Liz Konstandinu, the Children's Programming Coordinator at Plum Borough Community Library, looks on as groups of teens sit on the floor and paint their paper mache' "hovercrafts." A smile on her face, she said she's happy the library has had success with its teen program, the Teen Reading Lounge. About 18 teens have signed up to participate in the monthly book discussions and activities. They have been reading/discussing the the Hunger Games trilogy—"The Hunger Games," "Catching Fire," and "Mockingjay"—all written by Suzanne Collins. The trilogy centers around sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the post-apocalyptic world of Panem. In the book, the Hunger Games are an annual televised event where the Capitol (the government) …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Teens and tweens ages 10 and older are invited.
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Monday, October 24, 2011
The Plum Borough Community Library will hold a book discussion for tweens and teens about the popular book, "The Hunger Games." Pick up a copy of the book at the library, read it and attend a workshop on Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the book. The book is the first of the Hunger Games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. It centers around sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the post-apocalyptic world in Panem. In the book, the Hunger Games are an annual televised event where the Capitol (the government) chooses one boy and one girl aged 12 to 18 from each of the country's 12 districts for a large televised battle where only one person can survive. To reserve a spot for the discussion, call 412-798-7323 or visit www.plumlibrary…