Monthly Archives: December 2008

Book of the Year- 2008 Vote here!

Vote for your favorite book of 2008 at  Read about it below in an exerpt from and vote at the included link!

“In association with the Children’s Book Council (CBC), is giving you a very special opportunity to let your voices be heard by telling us your five favorite books of 2008. The five titles that receive the most “votes” will serve as the finalists for the CBC’s 2009 Teen Choice Book Award. Later we will tell you where you can go vote for them once the five finalists have been announced. The winner will be announced in May 2009.

All you have to do is fill out the form found at

between now and January 31, 2009″


What’s your favorite Holiday book?

What’s your favorite holiday book, past or present? A teen book or one you that read when you were  younger?

E-mail your title to and we’ll post a list! 

                                                                              Thank you!

Titles already submitted:

The Christmas Barn by C.L. Davis

The Mitten by Jan Breet

The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore

The Promise by Jackie French Koller

New addition 12/26:

When Christmas Comes Again from the Dear America series.

Teens thank the Granby Library for new teen website page

A big thank you to the library for providing a new web page area on the Granby Library website. This area will continue to grow, and of course link to this Granby TAB blog.

Check it out!   then click on “Programs- Young Adult”

Meeting #2 Notes 12/12/08

2nd Meeting Notes: 12/12/08:

Next Meeting: Saturday 1/24 at 12:30

~We’re going to have a short meeting and then paint the ceiling of the new teen’s center.


~ paint the ceiling next meeting.

~decide on paint for walls

~we have to wait for the shelves to be installed before we paint the walls.

~carpet is going to be decided on once we know what color the walls will be.


~send book reviews to Spencer or Janice to put on the blog

~the blog is only for book reviews and teen programs

~could everyone get google docs accounts?


~ writing group on hold due to busy schedules:

-people interested: Steve, Amanda, Emily, Nadia, Bree and Spencer

~ possible website for teen writing and maybe art work (Amanda is looking into it)

~ to raise money:

– valentine raffle (we’re going to try to sell chocolate and other candy)

– season and holiday baskets

-bake sale

-jewelery sale


~ Janice ordered the books we suggested at the last meeting- keep the suggestions


~ TAB members are encouraged to visit and join their e-mail monthly newsletter. This is a great site with new books, reviews, lists, polls…

Thanks everyone for a great meeting! Some wonderful members/bakers brought holiday cookies in for the group. Librarian Janice McArdle presented the TAB group with a personal donation of 5 new teen hardcover books and a big tin of popcorns to munch on at meetings.