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Hunger Games Quiz – Entries Close Today!

Quick, you guys! You only have until 5:30pm today to enter the Hunger Games quiz on our Facebook page! Someone will win the $100 iTunes voucher today – if you click some buttons and type in your name and library card number it could easily, easily be you.

Follow this link, then follow the instructions on the page to be in with a chance to win.

While you’re on our Facebook page, don’t forget to “like” it, there’ll be more quizzes coming soon and this is the best way to hear about them.

Enter Quiz, Win iTunes Voucher

Have you entered the Hunger Games quiz over on our Facebook page yet? There are ten multi-choice questions to answer, get them correct and you’ll be entered into the draw to win a $100 iTunes voucher. You can enter as many times as you like to shoot for 100% (only one correct entry per person though) and all YA cardholders are eligible. Entries close at 5:30pm on Monday June 18, so there is still plenty of time left.

The quiz can be found along the top of the page, just underneath the cover photo. Here is a picture that shows you exactly where:

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Here is a sample question to try:

Good luck, you guys!

Coming soon to our Facebook Page

High up in Teen Blog Towers we’re working on something very exciting for all our readers, and it won’t be long before we can unveil it …

coming soon

Head over to our Facebook page and “like” it to be the first to see what we’ve got in store for you in the next week or so. I can’t reveal any details at the moment, but hopefully there are enough clues in the above .gif to whet your appetite.

In the meantime, care to guess what it could be?

A look back at the year through Facebook tinted glasses…

… or something. The Facebook Data Team recently compiled a bunch of data from Facebook (what else would they do?) that eventually spat out Memology 2011. Points of interest include the top ten ranking topics of the year, the top ten status trends of the year and the fact that somehow Rebecca Black managed to stay off all of the lists. Pop over and have a look to see if anything you “like” or talked about charted this year. While you’re on Facebook, make sure you “like” us on our official Teen Blog page and maybe we’ll be a noteworthy meme in 2012.

Meet Us On Facebook

Hey, you know what you should do? “Like” us on facebook. It’s a really great time over there, you can waste time on the time wasting tab write stuff on our wall, get our new blog posts in your news feed and all sorts of other neat stuff.

Meet us on facebook

For Your Friends’ Eyes Only

Further to this post we did earlier about Facebook and privacy, if you’re wanting to keep your Facebook page between yourself and your friends here’s a helpful tutorial on changing your settings so that the whole world and its dog can’t see who you’re playing Scrabble with:

(Thanks to Magalie for putting this together!)

Product placement

Borders (the bookshop) has a Facebook page for teens and teen-books called Borders Ink. It’s has lots of updates and links about all things YA-book-related. You will (of course) need to be a member of Facebook to read it.

Borders also has a blog devoted to science fiction, and it’s really rather good. Read it here, sci-fi fans! They also have some YA booklists; even one called Banned Books You’ve Gotta Read, many of which we have at the library (I’ll add it to our fantastic booklists at some stage).

Read me, see more

Book clubs is a new application for Facebook, where students – or anyone, really – can discuss books and similar subjects with others around the planet. You can create your own online reading group or join one that may be of interest – you can browse them by subject, or do a search. You can also see what the ‘top books’ are, and create your own personal library, so you – and anyone else – can see what you have read. (Via the SLJ.)

Facebook again

If you use Facebook but are a bit worried about your privacy, or people tagging unfortunate photos with your name, check out this; 10 privacy settings every Facebook user should know. Facebook is complex: the website the article is hosted on, Allfacebook.com, has loads of useful Facebook news, applications and tips.

We can haz teh facebooks?

The Wellington City Library Teen Page has gone all 2.0 with its new facebook profile. You can use it to keep up to date with all our happenings – things like upcoming events, new books and CDs will be posted. Become a fan of us (we know you are already …) and receive invitations and alerts first!

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