Tuesday’s Trivia Winner

Congratulations to Beverly Barber for correctly guessing Tuesday’s trivia question.

The question was, what was the first novel written on a type writer? Hint: the author’s real name was Samuel Clemens.

The answer was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Samuel Clemens was Mark Twain’s real name.

Check in the library each day this week for a new question.

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Nation Library Week

The OTC library is celebrating National Library Week April 20 – 23.

Every student that checks out a book will get a treat (and we’ve got the good candy)!

SAM_0047Come check out a mystery book. Each book is wrapped, so the only thing you know about it are the few descriptive words on the cover.

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We also have a library scavenger hunt that requires students to go into the stacks and/or use the library catalog to answer the questions. There’s a $25 Clubhouse gift card for the winner.

Also check each day for a new trivia question. Enter for a chance to win a $10 OTC bookstore gift card.

Just as we do every year, our Geek the Library wall is up for students to tell us what they love. Stop by and write on our wall.

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Last but not least, come hear our guest author, Maya Van Wagenen on Thursday April 23 at 2:30 in the library.

May and CoverSo stop by the library sometime this week and help us celebrate National Library week!

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Thought for the Day!

Neil Gaiman

The imagination is a muscle. If it is not exercised, it atrophies.”  Neil Gaiman

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Maya Van Wagenen Coming to OTC

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Maya is  a local, breakout teen author.  In her book, Popular– a memoir, she explores the true meaning of popularity and how to survive middle school in this hysterically funny, touchingly honest New York Times bestselling contemporary memoir.

Mark your calendars for Thursday April 23, 2015. Join us in the library at 2:30 for a reading and a Q&A.

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Thought of the Day

Mr. T

If you can’t read, the only thing you can do is enjoy the pictures, not the whole story. Reading is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is the key to understanding. So read on, young man! Read on, young lady!

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Jelly Bean Contest Winner

Congratulations to Elizabeth Crawford for winning the $25 OTC bookstore gift card. Her guess of 747 jelly beans was the closest guess. The number of jelly beans was 748. Be sure and visit the library to check for more contests coming up during National Library Week April 20 – 23.

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Library Contest

Come by the library and guess the number of jelly beans in the jar on the reference desk. The winner will win a $25 OTC bookstore gift card. The contest will run through Thursday April 2 and a winner will be announced at 2:00.

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