Mer L.'s blog

Read, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

recycle signEarth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd. But you don’t need to wait until Earth Day to learn more about protecting the environment or living a more ecologically-mindful existence. What will you do to celebrate Earth Day?
 
 
 
 

Mer’s Read, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Picks:

 

Women’s History Month: Real Stories of Real Women

we the people pictureMarch is Women’s History Month and what better way to mark the occasion than to celebrate the lives of real women? Who will you celebrate?
 

Mer’s Real Stories of Real Women Picks:

 

Happy Birthday, William H. Macy!

william h. macyWilliam H. Macy has a birthday coming up this week and it got me thinking of how many movies he has been in over the years that I really enjoyed. Ever since first seeing him in the Coen brothers’ Fargo, I’ve been impressed by his talent and his sometimes unusual choices.
 

Mer’s Happy B-day William H.

Women’s History Month: Strong Females in Fiction

female symbolMarch is Women’s History Month and what better way to mark the occasion than to celebrate some strong female leads in fiction! Who are your favorite females of YA fiction?

Who Will Win the Oscars?

oscar statueThink you know? Grab an official ballot in the Teen Zone and make your best guess! Turn your selections into Meredith, Ash, or Robert on or before Friday, March 5th. The person with the most accurate ballot will win a truly award-worthy prize!

 

Flickr CC: Oscar Photo by: David Ortmann

Freeman Teens Read

nut goodieWe always have a great time discussing our favorite books, movies, TV shows, games and music in our Freeman Teens Read club and yesterday was no exception! Check out what Freeman teens recommend:

Get a Clue

spyglassI love a good mystery. Sometimes mysteries can be suspenseful and creepy. Other times they can be silly and fun. But they always have a question waiting to be answered. What are your favorite mysteries?

TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: Beyond Chick Lit

pink flowerThe TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great reads for gals or the entire 2010 reading list!

TAYSHAS 2010 Spotlight: That Might be a Problem…

graffiti girlThe TAYSHAS Reading List for 2010 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great reads about life problems or the entire 2010 reading list!

Who is this Saint Valentine, Anyway?

valentineAccording to the New Catholic Encyclopedia article by E.Day, February 14th commemorates two martyrs named Valentine, one martyred in Rome and the other in the city of Terni. That there were two Valentines is still disputed but, according to the text, “the late medieval custom of sending love notes on Saint Valentine’s Day stems probably from the belief that it marked the mating season of birds.” You could also check out the Wikipedia article about Saint Valentine or Valentine’s Day for more informa

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