Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer. Each week until August 23, 2013, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads.
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).
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 […]
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, […]
I can tell that you are talented just by the way you’re reading this blog. I’m also sensing some suppressed angst because you haven’t found a platform to express your creativity properly. And let’s face it, posting videos to Youtube is still pretty cool, but you crave the excitement of the microphone and the heat of the […]
Speculations and expressions of high hopes often act as the sources of rumors regarding soon-to-be movies. However, that information is frequently incorrect or subject to change. For example, you can find many articles with information about the next solo Batman movie, but nothing it seems, is set in stone. Here, we will look at some […]
Teen Read Week 2012 is October 14-20. Teen Read Week is a time to celebrate reading for fun and encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms —books and magazines, e-books, audiobooks and more — and become regular library users.
Have you violated any traffic laws? Getting a ticket when you’re a teen is not an easy thing to deal with. Youth Court can help you out. Here’s our video. What is Youth Court? Youth led and youth driven. The judge, prosecutor, defense attorney, jurors, bailiff, court clerk and defendants are all teenagers. They hear […]
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s 2nd Annual TEEN Film Festival THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO A LACK OF FILMS ENTRIES Call for films Make a short movie about anything that inspires you and have it shown to a live audience! Your team may even win a fabulous prize! Your film can […]
In previous blog posts, we have covered a wide range of topics like comic book movies, big events in the comic world, and even briefly looked at the history of comics. This month, let’s discuss the actual hobby of comic book collecting. Here are a few simple things you should be familiar with before starting […]
The Teens’ Top Ten is a teen choice list, where teens from around the country nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. You can vote for your favorites on the list during August and September and the winners will be announced during Teen Read Week in October. We’ll be having a Books […]