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As the end of the semester approaches, we all get busy. The holidays, activities, college applications, financial aid, and school work compete for our time.
Try to keep up with your deadlines, but remember to take a moment, breathe deeply, and don’t let all the stress get you down. If reading helps you relax, check out a book to read over the Thanksgiving or winter break. If you need a book suggestion, pick up a genre bookmark or ask Ms. B for help.
Are you a DACA recipient?
If so, you need to take action.
- USCIS is not accepting any new applications for DACA.
- If you have DACA status, it is still valid until it expires.
- Applications for DACA recipients to travel abroad and re-enter the US, also known as advance parole, are no longer accepted. If you travel outside of the United States, you will lose your DACA status.
- If your DACA status expires before March 5, 2018, USCIS must receive your application by October 5, 2017. That gives these DACA recipients only a few days to apply.
Bookmark Contest Winners 2017
Congratulations to this year's winners of the annual bookmark contest: 1st place - Hollen R. (HR-Laidlaw), 2nd place - Celine P. (HR-Paronikyan), and 3rd place - Alejandro R. (HR-Noruzi).
All the winners receive a Barnes & Noble gift card and a copy of their bookmark.
Vote Now for This Year's Bookmark Finalists
Voting is now going on in the Library until this Friday, February 17th, including the evening of February 16th, our Open House night. Ballots are available at the Circulation Desk. Come vote for your favorite designs!
Looking for Artists
This year's annual bookmark contest is now underway. Pick up an entry form at the library circulation desk. All entries must be original, hand-drawn, in black and white. Themes include Romance, Mental Illness, and Black Lives Matter. Other themes will be considered for the Cleveland Favorites bookmark. Prizes include $30 Barnes & Noble gift card for first place, $20 gift card for second place, and $10 gift card for third place.
Entries are due by February 9th. Voting will take place from February 13 to 17th, including the evening of February 16th, our Open House night.
Voter Registration: You may register if you are 18 years of age or older on election day. This year's registration deadline is October 24th for the November 8th Presidential Election.
Free Audiobook Downloads This Summer
SYNC AudioBooks: Starting May 5th, SYNC AudioBooks is providing access to two free audiobook downloads each week for 15 weeks. After downloading, the audiobooks are yours to keep forever, but the access is only for one week at a time. To get the schedule of downloads, sign up, or just get more information, go to the SYNC AudioBooks website.
Bookmark Contest Winners 2016
Congratulations to this year's winners of the annual bookmark contest: 1st place - Alejandro R. (HR-Morrison), 2nd place - Bushra H. (HR-Yassaman), 3rd place (tie) - Janiel F. (HR-Neustaedter) and Chelsea A. (HR-Morrison).
All the winners receive a Barnes & Noble gift card, a free book, and a copy of their bookmark.