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.
Fans of past American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will love Megan Leigh, a Kansas native who brings her country music stylin’s to the library Wednesday, June 27 at 4pm. Her concert is family-friendly, but geared toward a teen audience. It’ll be held in The Edge, the teen space.
The Education of Hailey Kendrick by Eileen Cook is a journey of self-discovery, in the form of a life spiraling out of control. Going along on her adventure, and her romance, is a ton of fun!
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 [...]
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.
Admit it. You’ve been waiting for an excuse to dress up as a zombie, or a vampire or some other midnight-lurker. And that’s why we’re having this party: to satisfy your secret cravings. Well, some of them, maybe. Come to the party and you’ll enjoy spooky sports, gross-out foods, and zombie makeup. Then pose for a picture. Join [...]
Welcome to the new blog from the staff of Gatekeeper Hobbies. This blog will cover a variety of topics from the pop culture world including comic book collecting and anime. Just like big, blockbuster movies, summertime brings a number of exciting things to the world of comic books! Two of the big events this year are “Avengers vs. [...]