Thursday, May 29, 2008

Dance Dance Revolution Tourney Part 1

For those of you who missed it, on Tuesday, May 27 at 5:30 PM we held our first tournament for Dance Dance Revolution. This tournament is a part of the Battle of the Boxes Wii Tournament. For more info on the tournament check out our website at:

Each competitor played 3 times and then we added up all 3 scores. The player with the top score was declared our winner.

Our first Dance Dance Revolution Champion is Chris!

Great job to all who played.

Just a reminder:

Starting Friday, June 13 there will be Wii open play times every Friday from 1:00-5:15 PM. Hope to see you there!

Monday, May 19, 2008

Attention Percy Jackson Fans

The much anticipated new book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is now at the Lester Public Library.

The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

In addition to the book, the library also owns a copy of the book on CD for all you audio lovers.

If you love this series, stop by the library today to put your copy on hold. You may also call or go online. Just have your library card on hand.

For those of you new to the series, you might want to start with #1. Here are the titles in order:
1: The Lightning Thief
2: The Sea of Monsters
3: The Titan's Curse
4: The Battle of the Labyrinth

Book description from Amazon:
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse. Percy could have sworn his prealgebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. Percy's mom decides it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from. She sends Percy to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends - one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena - Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.

For you super fans, here is the publishers website: (They actually have a contest going on right now with a chance to win a trip to Camp Half-Blood)


Thursday, May 8, 2008

Edlibe Fear Factor

I just ordered a bunch of chocolate covered crickets and worms as well as a selection of barbecue and cheddar cheese flavored meal worms. YUMMMMMY!

Why you ask? We are gearing up for the summer reading program and our first Teen program: Edible Fear Factor on June 19 at 1:00 PM. This program is open to all 6th-12th graders who have a strong stomach.

So far we will be eating the above mentioned bugs but I have also been thinking about clam juice, sardines, and jell-o covered in ketchup. I am still brainstorming - if you have an idea feel free to comment. I am not going to cook anything, it has to be pre-made or come in a can or jar.

You will have to sign up ahead of time and get a permission slip signed by a parent. I will have them ready by June 9.

For those of you who do not have a strong stomach, come and watch!