Life has not gone smoothly for Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble. Their mother mysteriously disappeared five years ago and the gossipy people in their small town viciously blame the kids and their father.
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (52:05). Lissa and Thad discuss Newbery award books, Susie Marchant shares stories from the Topeka X-Files, Lena Vogt is the new Teen Librarian, and Nate Hohl recommends early American history titles. Plus, subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.
April is national poetry month, and we are celebrating by having a poetry themed Open Mic Night! Bring your favorite poems to read onstage or pick from the library’s poetry collection. Poets will take the stage in the Edge teen activity room on Wednesday, April 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Get inspired by reading [...]
Teen Tech Week is all about celebrating the ways that teens use technology at the public library. You can play video games and use laptops in the Edge teen room, download audiobooks and free music with your library card, and a lot more. Leave a comment saying your favorite way to use technology at the [...]
Experts talk about cyberbullying, teens compete in an internet scavenger hunt and a video B-ball tournament during the week of March 6-12.
Teen Tech Week 2011 is March 6-12. This week is a celebration of teens using technology and the library. The theme for Teen Tech Week 2011 is “Mix and Mash @ your Library,” which refers to the way that teens can customize technology and make it their own. There is a lot of fun and [...]
Bento is a single portion, rice based meal common in Japanese cuisine. They are served in a box with separated compartments and often decorated to look like popular cartoon characters or animals. Topeka teens made their own bentos in this fun library program. They formed sticky sushi rice into crazy shapes using plastic wrap and cookie [...]