Do you listen to Young Adult audiobooks? If not, this summer is a perfect time to start! You can check out audiobooks from the library and check out the SYNC program.
I'm the Teen Services Librarian at TSCPL and run programs like Open Mic Night and Anime events. I love to read and talk about YA books.
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Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts and dance. Watch this exciting sport in action with the Capoeiristas of Grupo Axe Capoeira Kansas City on Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm in Marvin Auditorium. This program is for age 10 to adults.
Start your summer off with a laugh by watching a performance by Laughing Matters Jr. on Thursday, June 9 at 2:00 pm. The performance will be on the stage in the Edge teen activity room and is open to all ages.
The Mystery Writers of America organization has announced the winners of the Edgar Awards for outstanding mystery books. You can see the winners and nominees in all catagories here.
Life has not gone smoothly for Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble. Their mother mysteriously disappeared five years ago and the gossipy people in their small town viciously blame the kids and their father.
April is national poetry month, and we are celebrating by having a poetry themed Open Mic Night! Bring your favorite poems to read onstage or pick from the library’s poetry collection. Poets will take the stage in the Edge teen activity room on Wednesday, April 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Get inspired by reading [...]
Teen Tech Week is all about celebrating the ways that teens use technology at the public library. You can play video games and use laptops in the Edge teen room, download audiobooks and free music with your library card, and a lot more. Leave a comment saying your favorite way to use technology at the [...]
Teen Tech Week 2011 is March 6-12. This week is a celebration of teens using technology and the library. The theme for Teen Tech Week 2011 is “Mix and Mash @ your Library,” which refers to the way that teens can customize technology and make it their own. There is a lot of fun and [...]
Plain Kate by Erin Bow Being different can be deadly in Plain Kate’s village, where people suspected of having magical abilities are burned at the stake. Kate’s talent for wood carving puts her at risk because her wooden creations are so realistic they could almost come to life. When her father dies, Kate becomes an orphan trying [...]
Bento is a single portion, rice based meal common in Japanese cuisine. They are served in a box with separated compartments and often decorated to look like popular cartoon characters or animals. Topeka teens made their own bentos in this fun library program. They formed sticky sushi rice into crazy shapes using plastic wrap and cookie [...]
The William C. Morris Award honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens. The 2011 finalists for the award have just been announced, so you can check them out and make your bets for who will be the winner. Hush by Eishes Chayil After remembering the cause of her best [...]