On Sunday, April 27th, Join Kimberly Russell from West Kentucky Community and Technical College for Read to Reel! This month’s book/movie is Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. Test your trivia skills and win prizes! Starts at 2PM.
This year marks the end of some of the most popular young adult series. Check out the following list and be sure to catch up before they end! As always, stay tuned for more book lists and new book releases.
Everlasting (Immortals series) by Alyson Noel – available now!
Forever (Wolves of Mercy Falls series) by Maggie Stiefvater – released July 12
Goliath (Leviathan series) by Scott Westerfeld – released September 20
The Hidden (TheHollow trilogy) by Jessica Verday – released September 6
Inheritance (Inheritance Cycle) by Christopher Paolini – released November 8
Isle of Blood (Monstrumologist series) by Richard Yancey – released September 13
Silence(Hush, Hush saga) by Becca Fitzpatrick – released October 4
And don’t forget to check out our Summer Reading Program! We have shows for all ages on Tuesday & Wednesday at 10, 1 & 3. The tween/teen programs are Mondays at 1 pm(with our fun book club) and 2 pm(with a different craft program each week. Be sure to fill out your reading log to get your free backpack and submit your name & library card number to be entered to win the big prizes at the end of summer!
The hugely popular Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins is being made into a movie, set for release on March 23, 2012. Several of the characters have already been cast, including tough heroine Katniss Everdeen, who is to be played by Kentucky’s very ownJennifer Lawrence.
Another young newcomer was just announced today – Willow Shields has been selected to play Prim, younger sister of Katniss.
The tributes from Districts 1 and 11 have also been cast. Check out theOfficial Hunger Games Movie Facebook Page and Twitter to catch the latest casting news! (It looks like Haymitch and Effie Trinket are the next characters to be announced!)
Are you happy with the choices so far? Sound off in the comments! And if you’re late to the Hunger Games craze, check out all three books at the library today!