Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer. Each week until August 23, 2013, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads.
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The library owns just under half millon items that you can check out. That’s a lot of choices when you’re browsing the shelves and trying to decide what to check out this summer! Narrow down your options and check out these picks from the teens on the library’s Teen Advisory Board.
You don’t have to be a young adult to read stories written for them. (Go ahead and try it.) Our teen librarian has come up with a great list. What will draw you into this genre? Fantasy? Crime? Romance? Coming of age stories?
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by checking out novels written in verse. They are a very different reading experience than the typical novel and you will be amazed how much emotion can be expressed using so few words. The way that the words are arranged on the page can also make them more powerful. [...]
Get your geek on at our Teen Tech Week events as librarians introduce teens to “ancient” technology, like 8-track cassette tapes and typewriters. Our first techie event is Wednesday, followed by a hands-on program on robotics Thursday.
Where would we be without technology? The Teen Advisory Board imagines how famous fictional stories would turn out if the characters had modern technology, with funny results in this video promoting Teen Tech Week. March 10-16, 2013 is Teen Tech Week at the library! Teen Tech Week is a chance to showcase the outstanding technology TSCPL offers [...]
The first step in the college financial aid process is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). On Sunday, February 12, you can get hands-on help completing the FAFSA from financial aid professionals. This free program is called College Goal Sunday and will be at the Washburn University Henderson Learning Resources Center (Room 100).
We’re getting in the spirit of the 1920′s at the library during February because of our Big Read Great Gatsby events. The Diviners is an excellent book to read this month, with plenty of suspense and 1920′s flavor!
Mister Death’s Blue-Eyed Girls by Mary Downing Hahn Nora and her friends are excited for school to be over and are ready to have a fun, carefree summer in June 1956. They love dancing to Elvis, watching James Dean movies, and dreaming of the cute boys at their high school. Everything seems safe and normal [...]
As you may know, the final movie in the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn Part 2, will hit theaters on Friday, November 16. To celebrate, we’re having a twilight party at the library on Thursday, November 15 from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. It’s for ages 12 through adult and will be in the Edge. We’ll be cooking [...]
Calling all WWE fans in grades 5-12! You have a chance to win big using your brain, not your brawn. All you have to do is write a short letter to your favorite WWE Superstar to try to convince him/her to read your favorite book. Your letter may be written in either English or Spanish. The [...]