Of course you do! And now you can, sort of, by reading The Hunger Games Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series by Lois H. Gresh. Gresh provides character profiles and examines plot elements such as oppressive governments, survival strategies, weapons, and reality television. Here are some of the things you can read about in this book: [...]
The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
The year is 1996, and Emma is excited to log on to her brand new computer. After installing a mysterious AOL disk, she is automatically logged on to something called Facebook.
Teen gaming has returned to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. On the 1st and 3rd Mondays from 4-6 pm in the Edge (teen room) young adults and adults will be able to duel other gamers whether it be Yu-gi-oh (11-18 yrs) or Magic the Gathering (14 + yrs). Magic:The Gathering was the first collectible card game created by mathematics [...]
January 27th 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm In The Edge Join us in The Edge for instruction and advice on fishing and fishing equipment from an expert who works for Dick’s Sporting Goods. He’ll show you his personal gear and share his secrets for catching the big ones. You’ll also learn where to go in [...]
Local teens had the opportunity to paint their fingernails in the Nifty Nail propram on November 21. Twenty-six people participate even a ROTC member who requested we not post his picture.There were blacks, brilliant greens, passionate purples, outlandish reds and even camouflage paints that were available to make artistic designs. There were stripes, dots, dominoes, flowers and [...]
Teen Board Game Night is a new program in The Edge. We’ve got Zombies!!! and other death-defying adventure games to play. In “Zombies!!! The Game” players build a city during the game while fighting zombies that pop up almost everywhere. The winner is the first to make it to the helipad (alive) and escape the zombie-ridden town. [...]
Double Dueling: Yu-gi-oh [11–18 years] Magic the Gathering [14+ years] Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yu-gi-oh and Magic players as we host tournaments for both games. ■ The Edge Mon Jan 2 4:00–6:00 pm Teen Writing Group [12–18 years] Find inspiration to create. Join others who share your passion as we [...]
No Couch Potatoes Needed [11–18 years] Physical Therapist Natalie Sykes leads you in stress relieving aerobics, martial arts or meditative exercises. Learn to make healthy snacks at each program. ■ The Edge Thu Dec 8, 22 3:30–4:30 pm Save Your Self [12–18 years] Get inspired, educated and empowered at this series of monthly guest speakers. [...]
The National Book Award is an American literary prize given to writers by writers and administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. There are prizes awarded in the categories fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. See all the winners here. The winner of the Young People’s Literature award is: Inside Out & [...]
As a social experiment to complement her years of homeschool experience, Evie decides to attend the local public high school for her senior year. Culture shock!
Stop by and hear Alix a young singer originally from Topeka now showing her talents in Atlana. She’ll be here at the library Friday, November 25, 12:00 pm in The Edge.