As you may know, the final movie in the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn Part 2, will hit theaters on Friday, November 16. To celebrate, we’re having a twilight party at the library on Thursday, November 15 from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. It’s for ages 12 through adult and will be in the Edge. We’ll be cooking […]
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 […]
Calling all WWE fans in grades 5-12! You have a chance to win big using your brain, not your brawn. All you have to do is write a short letter to your favorite WWE Superstar to try to convince him/her to read your favorite book. Your letter may be written in either English or Spanish. The […]
This time of year, Hollywood typically launches many of its best films, hoping to catch the attention of Oscar voters. These potential Oscar-winning movies are mostly aimed at adults more than teens, as they tackle broad social/political themes. But the young adult crowd can’t be ignored, and they still have a few new movies to look forward to at theaters, and more to […]
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.
Find out what there is to do for teens at the library. From gaming to writing to experimenting with food, teens enjoy a variety of programs while hanging out with their friends.
New comic book titles will be arriving soon at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library! We chose comics to satisfy a variety of taste and ages. But don’t worry; the old standards like Batman and The X-Men will keep coming in. Here are some of those new titles. Garfield Sonic Universe […]
For Sean Frost getting nostalgic about his “college days” includes remembering how the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library helped him through a tough year and propelled him toward graduation from college. After his struggles became apparent to his parents freshmen year, Sean’s father directed him to the library’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, a project from […]
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 […]
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein “Verity” is a spy arrested by the Nazi Gestapo during World War II. The first part of Code Name Verity is her confession and details of her mission for the British army, written out on scraps of paper in between torture sessions designed to extract as many secrets from […]
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 […]