Curate This! A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place the Curate This! art exhibit curated by two Topeka teens is on display in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery May 6 – July 16, 2017. The exhibit explores the idea that happiness comes from understanding who we are and where we belong in the world.

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Teen space gets an upgrade

Teen hangout space, The Edge, is getting updated with new decor and furniture. See what’s in store.

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YA Author, Kim Liggett, Visits Teen Writers Group

Writers gotta write. Readers gotta read. On September 26th, experience the perfect storm for teen writers and readers alike as Kim Liggett visits Teen Writers Group at The Edge. It will be an online video interview where teens can talk in person with this exuberant, complex author who has been a back-up singer, an actress, an entrepreneur, the mother of two teens, and is now […]

International Chess Day Challenge

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Football, Jane Austen, and High School

Devon Tennyson is content with her unrequited crush on her football playing best friend Cas forever. She is completely wrapped up in their friendship, re-reading Jane Austen novels, and she needs nothing else. Happily ever after. The End.

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10 Fierce girls in YA fiction

Yes, we all know the oft-cited girls of bestselling lit: the Katniss Everdeens and the Hermione Graingers. But what other great girl role models are we missing out on?