Get excited for prom with these PROM-ising book picks!
Laura Resau met Maria Virginia Farinango in Colorado where Virginia was a student. They became fast friends and decided to tell Virginia’s story as a young girl growing up in the Ecuadorian Andes. Maria Virginia is a descendant of the Incas, an ancient people of South America.The Spanish conquistadors conquered the Incas and became known as the [...]
Here’s what’s happening in The Edge. April is full of creative, fun things to do with your friends. Make sure to take some time to attend one of these library programs. Perhaps you’ll even meet new friends. Double Dueling: Yu-Gi-Oh [11–18 years] & Magic: The Gathering [14+ years] Bring your cards and pit your wits [...]
The Anti-Prom by Abby McDonald is a hilarious adventure caper that takes place on that night of all memorable high school nights — prom night. The Anti-Prom is available as a printed book in the YA Fiction section of the library and it’s also available as an ebook for checkout and download from http://ebooks.tscpl.org.
Every year at Mount Washington High School, a list is anonymously posted all over the school. One girl from each grade is chosen as the prettiest, and another is chosen as the ugliest. Everyone knows about the list and all eyes are watching the girls on it, both “pretty” and “ugly.”
No Couch Potatoes is a teen program that meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday in the Edge. Natalie Sykes, a trained physical therapist, leads the program with her knowledge of cardiovascular excercise, muscle training and kickboxing techniques. At the end of each program participants are offered a healthy snack. Last Thursday the snack included fruit salsa and [...]
Teens have all sorts of opportunities to “geek out” at the library March 4-10 during Teen Tech Week. Take an online techie quiz and come to some cool events that celebrate all things technology. Click inside for event details, including some prize giveaways.
Here’s what’s happening in The Edge. March is full of creative, fun things to do with your friends. Make sure to take some time to attend one of these library programs. Perhaps you’ll even meet new friends.
A very unique program was going on in the Edge on Valentine’s Day. After school, teens were invited to make their own special Valentine Candy to eat themselves or give to someone special. One table featured Buckeye Balls, which are similar to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. The recipe suggested using plastic gloves to mix the peanut butter, margarine, [...]
Darth Vader says: Come to The Edge, not the Dark Side, to celebrate the Star Wars saga with others who love it as much as you do. Dress up as your favorite character and enjoy Star Wars spoofs, trivia, games and refreshments during this multimedia party. If you own Star wars collectibles and want to [...]
On Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 6:30–8:00pm, teens and their parents will find guidance for life as they hear stories of success from Jesse Brinson, youth director for Called to Greatness Ministries and a former University of Kansas football player. The event will be held in Marvin Auditorium 101BC. Jesse will talk about self-empowerment, how to [...]