Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic players in tournaments for both games at the library. This program is in the Edge and takes place 4:00-6:00 pm on the first and third Monday of each month.
Can you sing or dance? Is your band ready to move out of the garage and onto a stage? We have a place for you, whatever your talent! Open Mic Night is a casual event for teen performers. It is usually on the last Wednesday of each month 4:00-5:30 pm in the Edge teen activity [...]
Personal Safety Learn about digital safety topics like cyberbullying, online predators, privacy, and safe social networking. The YWCA is a resource for teens dealing with dating violence- a pattern of physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse in a dating relationship. The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, [...]
Connect with your school using these local high school websites. Cair Paravel Latin School Capital City School Hayden Highland Park Hope Street Academy Rossville Jr/Sr High Seaman Shawnee Heights Silver Lake High Topeka High Topeka West Washburn Rural
White Cat takes place in a fantasy version of America where certain people called “curse workers” have the ability to do magic on other people by touching their bare skin.
From beading to board games, get the lowdown on events for teens at the library in May. And check back for a jam-packed summer schedule in The Edge, our space created by teens for teens.
This year’s Summer Movie Season unofficially began with The Avengers, which came out May 5th. Here’s a sample of the rest of what movie theaters will offer this spring and summer. Some have not yet been rated by the MPAA. May 11: Dark Shadows Rated PG-13 It’s based on a old daytime soap opera, but with Johnny [...]
During high school, we have the chance to redefine ourselves — to distance ourselves from our parents and experiment with defining ourselves through our friends, our music, our activities, our beliefs.
In Boys, Bears and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots by Abby McDonald, the author cleverly confronts the idealism of high school environmental activism in a real world situation, and we all learn from the experience.
Getting a taste of being a grown-up is just part of being a teen. The library gives real-world experience to artistic and creative teens through this new publication. More than a dozen area teens have contributed to The Hidden Edge, a literary magazine just for teens. And submissions are being sought for the next edition. Learn more inside this post.
We are celebrating National Free Comic Book Day with Deon from Gatekeeper Hobbies, who will be on hand with a large supply of comic books to give away! So come to David J’s in Youth Services on Saturday, May 5th from 2-4 pm to get your free comic book. The free titles range from standards like Green Lantern and Spider-man, [...]
Have you ever wondered if sports broadcasting or journalism might be something you want to do for a living? Join us at the library on Sunday April 22 as WIBW’s J.B. Bauersfeld talks about what it takes to get into the business!