The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s 2nd Annual TEEN Film Festival THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO A LACK OF FILMS ENTRIES Call for films Make a short movie about anything that inspires you and have it shown to a live audience! Your team may even win a fabulous prize! Your film can [...]
In previous blog posts, we have covered a wide range of topics like comic book movies, big events in the comic world, and even briefly looked at the history of comics. This month, let’s discuss the actual hobby of comic book collecting. Here are a few simple things you should be familiar with before starting [...]
Find out what programs we’ve lined up for teens. From food to crafting to open mic, there’s sure to be something to suit your interests.
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 [...]
The program, Double Dueling, meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. The teen room, The Edge, quickly fills up at 4 pm with teens that are interested in dueling other Yugioh and Magic players. 26 teens settled in to dual on Monday after much socializing and trading of cards. Experienced Yugioh players [...]
Find out what there is for teens to do in Topeka in August with this library schedule. From gaming to writing to eating, we got fun events to keep teens occupied.
Welcome to the blog from the staff of Gatekeeper Hobbies. This blog will cover a variety of topics from the pop culture world including comic books and anime. It‘s hot in Topeka and the box office is just as blazing with The Amazing Spider-Man web-slinging his way to the silver screen and the finale of The Dark Knight [...]
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!
Myra is so busy taking care of everyone in her family, that she doesn’t even think about herself — until her boyfriend dumps her and suddenly, more than anything, she wants to beat him for a spot on a research trip to the Galapagos Islands…
While in high school you may read (or be assigned to read) Orwell’s 1984, Huxley’s Brave New World, or Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, all classic examples of the dystopian novel, a sub-genre of science fiction. Perhaps in middle school you read (maybe you were assigned to read) The Giver, by Lois Lowry or City of Ember, [...]
Discover all the fun events happening in The Edge, our space created by teens for teens, in July, including a chocolate program July 2.