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Teen Photo Contest


Book cover of Click!If you're 12-18 years old and like to take photos or are just beginning here is a contest just right for you! We're inviting teens to show us why they love the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library by taking a photo showing why this library is special to them! You can print out this entry form and return it to the Children's Room at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library by April 30. There will be cool prizes so don't miss this chance to be a winner. The library has many books on basic photography to get you started or give you ideas. Be creative and take a chance!



Top 5 Reasons to Sign Up for SJPL's Battle of the Bands


Battle of the Bands graphic5) You have the chance to win $250! What can you buy with $250?? Tons of things like: 500 Jack-in-the-Box tacos, 41 movies at Camera Cinemas, 50 Starbucks’ Tall Mocha Frappuccino…. or more important things like new guitar strings, sound equipment, or awesome matching fedoras. 

 

4) Increase your fanbase!  Did you know that over 7 million bodies come through our doors every year?  That’s a lot of Facebook friends.

 

3) Get a jump start on your rockstar career early!  The average age of the members of The Rolling Stones is about 66; that means at least 50 years of rock for your band!

 

2) Make rock concerts in libraries a good thing!  San José Public Libraries are not places where you can only wear rubber soled shoes and have the potential of being shushed.  They are thriving, active, and fun community hotspots.  Do your part to keep the library that way!

 

1) Make your parents/family/friends proud.  Yeah, I know; that sounds kind of lame, but it’s true.   Performing in front of live audiences is really nerve wrecking,  but the end result is the pride you and your loved ones will feel when they see you on stage. 

 

So sign up NOW for our annual Battle of the Bands competition!



Math Contests Explained!


 different items for measurement, rulers, protractors and other itemsHave you ever thought about competing in Math Competitions or the Math Olympiad? If yes, come and listen to a one hour presentation by Vish Rajiv from Lynbrook High, who will walk you through the exciting world of math contests. Is it hard? Is it fun? Are math contests expensive? Where can you find help? This presentation is for students in grades 3-6 and their parents and will be held in the Evergreen Library Community Room during Family Activity Time on Saturday, January 22 at 3:00 p.m.



Posted by Vidya Kilambi on Jan 18, 2011 | Comments: 0 |
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