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 […]
Welcome to the blog from the staff of Gatekeeper Hobbies. This blog will cover a variety of topics from the pop culture world including comic books and anime. It‘s hot in Topeka and the box office is just as blazing with The Amazing Spider-Man web-slinging his way to the silver screen and the finale of The Dark Knight […]
Chanti’s mom is an undercover cop, which is the worst thing to be in their rough Denver neighborhood. Everybody hates a snitch and blowing her mom’s cover would mean endangering her life, so Chanti is good at keeping secrets. I loved this urban mystery book!
While in high school you may read (or be assigned to read) Orwell’s 1984, Huxley’s Brave New World, or Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, all classic examples of the dystopian novel, a sub-genre of science fiction. Perhaps in middle school you read (maybe you were assigned to read) The Giver, by Lois Lowry or City of Ember, […]
Fans of past American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will love Megan Leigh, a Kansas native who brings her country music stylin’s to the library Wednesday, June 27 at 4pm. Her concert is family-friendly, but geared toward a teen audience. It’ll be held in The Edge, the teen space.
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teen volunteers dedicated to assisting with library projects and advising staff on program development and implementation.
Admit it. You’ve been waiting for an excuse to dress up as a zombie, or a vampire or some other midnight-lurker. And that’s why we’re having this party: to satisfy your secret cravings. Well, some of them, maybe. Come to the party and you’ll enjoy spooky sports, gross-out foods, and zombie makeup. Then pose for a picture. Join […]
Welcome to the new blog from the staff of Gatekeeper Hobbies. This blog will cover a variety of topics from the pop culture world including comic book collecting and anime. Just like big, blockbuster movies, summertime brings a number of exciting things to the world of comic books! Two of the big events this year are “Avengers vs. […]
In their own words, these first-time curators share their stories.
The convent of Saint Mortain is a haven for young girls and women who are believed to be daughters of Death himself. They are trained to be skilled assassins who carry out the work of Death by killing people who are marqued as evil.
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.