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Teen Read Week!

This week is “Teen Read Week” – In celebration, libraries across the nation are hosting activities to encourage their teenage patrons to read.

Youth ages 12-18 were asked to pick their favorite books – Here is the Top 10 via The Washington Post:

The Teens’ Top Ten 2010:

1. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
2. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
3. Heist Society by Ally Carter
4. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
5. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
6. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
7. Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
8. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
9. Fire by Kristin Cashore
10. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson



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Biblioteca Virtual, Mexico’s airplane library

(Image source: RS-Camaleon)

This library in Mexico City is on board an airplane. The “Biblioteca Virtual” (Virtual Library), shelves the books in the cargo hold. The airplane seats were left in place and are a comfortable spot to sit and use the computers.

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