CURATE THIS! 2013 Teens - Get a hands-on art opportunity! Learn about planning and curating an art exhibit from our art collection. You will work with Sabatini Gallery staff to select, plan and display an art exhibit in the Hirschberg Gallery. You can add this experience to college applications. WHO: 3-7 High School Students from [...]
This is a must-read boy-next-door romantic teen story, well-written, with compelling characters and real life family issues. Coming of age stories are always relevant because we are all making choices every day that determine who we are and who we become. Check it out – My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick.
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 [...]
In David J’s Place we have many non-superhero graphic novels for your enjoyment. I know you already know that, but it’s good to be reminded every now and then. For the most part, these graphic novels tell stories of love, loss and hope that are common to other media like movies and traditional novels. Yet [...]
Has anyone ever asked you: “Do you want to be a fighter, a wizard, or a cleric?” If you answered “no,” then it’s time to play Dungeons & Dragons, a game that allows you to act out those adventure-bursting, dragon-slaying fantasies we all harbor. But if you have a hard time selecting a character type, [...]
Teen events are a fun place to hang with friends or get to know a librarian. Whether you are a gamer, singer or writer, we have a program to suit your needs. Bring a friend and attend one of our teen events. Many are held in The Edge, a space dedicated solely to teens.
Eighteen lucky teens got to make holiday sugar cookies from scratch on Monday, December 10. Most of the teens were inexperienced in the kitchen so they were given very simple detailed instructions. Lesson 1: read the recipe before you start adding the ingredients. Lesson 2: fill your measuring cup to the top, don’t scoop the Crisco from [...]
J. R. R. Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit has finally been made into not just one but three live-action movies. Three movies? But it’s not a very long book! Oh well, we’ll trust Peter Jackson and his brilliant writing team to conjure up three excellent Hobbit films. And you can celebrate this well loved novel and [...]
The library his a hip place for teens to hang out. From gaming to arts and crafts to writing, programs appeal to a wide range of teens and educate while entertaining. Check out December’s lineup of teen programming.
This is your opportunity to go beyond peanut butter and jelly. Create an afterschool snack. Do you enjoy meat, cheese and mayo or something more creative like bean sprouts, spinach and hummus? All ingredients are provided. Just bring your appetite. Monday, November 26, 4:00-5:00 PM, The Edge
I can tell that you are talented just by the way you’re reading this blog. I’m also sensing some suppressed angst because you haven’t found a platform to express your creativity properly. And let’s face it, posting videos to Youtube is still pretty cool, but you crave the excitement of the microphone and the heat of the [...]