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October - December 2010     VOLUME 14 ISSUE 4
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Trash to Fashion at the Cooper Library

Rock the Runway for Teen Read Week
Judy Buckland

The Lake County Library System will host the Trash to Fashion Contest, teen fashion extravaganza at Rock the Runway, on Saturday, October 23rd beginning at 11 a.m. in the Cooper Memorial Library. Fashionista diva and teenage vampire, Gina Covello, star of the Vamped novels will emcee the show with her author Lucienne Diver. Lucienne is both a literary agent with over sixteen years experience and an author. She started writing in her teens because talking back to the voices in her head wasn't socially acceptable - and she already had enough to deal with being a drama and AP English geek. Her credits include short stories and a romantic comedy written under the pseudonym Kit Daniels. With her latest young adult novel Re-Vamped, she's taking off the mask and stepping into the full glare of ... indirect sunlight. Because as her heroine would tell you, anything else is hazardous to your health, especially once you've been Vamped.

The program will include live music by recording artist Derek Martin, a singer-songwriter raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Derek's music sounds anywhere from a stroll in the park under the night sky, to a folk-rock ruckus that belongs somewhere where moonshine and rustic barns meet. Trying to reconcile things of God, spirituality, relationships and life, Derek crafts melodies and chords along with musings of questions, comments, and reflections on life itself.

For all those young adults wishing to create an outfit for the Trash to Fashion Contest, pick up an entry form at any Lake County Library System library or download the form from our website Drop your form at any LCLS library or mail the form to: Judy Buckland, 2401 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL 32778. The deadline to enter is October 8, 2010. Prizes will be:
• $100 gift card for first place fashion entry
• $75 gift card for second place fashion entry
• $50 gift card for third place fashion entry
• $50 gift card for first place accessory entry
• $25 gift card for second place accessory entry

The event celebrates Teen Read Week.  Entry to the show is free and all ages are welcome. A food drive will be held to benefit local food banks and food items will be collected at the door. For additional information call 352-253-6167 or check out the TeenLib page on our website,