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Want Money for College?

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).

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The Diviners by Libba Bray

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!

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Mister Death’s Blue-Eyed Girls by Mary Downing Hahn

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 […]

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Twilight Program

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 […]

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Wrestlemania Reading Challenge

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 […]

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein “Verity” is a spy arrested by the Nazi Gestapo during World War II. The first part of Code Name Verity is her confession and details of her mission for the British army, written out on scraps of paper in between torture sessions designed to extract as many secrets from […]

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2012 Teens’ Top Ten Nominations

The Teens’ Top Ten is a teen choice list, where teens from around the country nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year.  You can vote for your favorites on the list during August and September and the winners will be announced during Teen Read Week in October. We’ll be having a Books […]

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My Own Worst Frenemy

Chanti’s mom is an undercover cop, which is the worst thing to be in their rough Denver neighborhood. Everybody hates a snitch and blowing her mom’s cover would mean endangering her life, so Chanti is good at keeping secrets. I loved this urban mystery book!

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Career and College Resources

Need help deciding what to do with your life? My Future is an exploration tool for young adults planning their next steps in life that focuses on career, college and military. Check out your choices with these helpful links and resources. College Information See a list of colleges, junior colleges, and vocational schools in Kansas at the […]

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Teen Advisory Board

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teen volunteers dedicated to assisting with library projects and advising staff on program development and implementation.

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Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

The convent of Saint Mortain is a haven for young girls and women who are believed to be daughters of Death himself. They are trained to be skilled assassins who carry out the work of Death by killing people who are marqued as evil.

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Double Dueling: Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic the Gathering

Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic players in tournaments for both games at the library. This program is in the Edge and takes place 4:00-6:00 pm on the first and third Monday of each month.