Teens were invited to step back in to the 1920′s. There was music by Fred Astaire, poker, Nerf gun shooting at a target , fizzy drinks, banana splits, trivia and 1920′s art made into a button. Greg Gaul taught several of our patrons how to play poker. They were still playing and having a good time when […]
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).
The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories is a recently published anthology of short stories written by young adult writers Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton and Brenna Yovanoff. In May of 2008, these writers created a website called Merry Sisters of Fate, merryfates.com, a place for them to post very short stories, about one a week. […]
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!
Teens congregate at the library for fun, crafty and sometimes tasty programs (and some book-related events thrown in for good measure). Find out what’s happening at the library for teens.
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.