Everyone is Faking Perfect

Why is the pressure so intense in high school to be perfect? And what if the best you can do is to fake it? SPOILER ALERT: faking perfect isn’t a theme that is limited to high school romance novels and you can’t keep faking perfect forever!

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HUSH Library Podcast #77 – Arty Awards

In this episode, we celebrate Poet Annette Hope Billings and Journalist Jeffrey Ann Goudie, who join us for a discussion of their inspirations, literary lives, and connections to Topeka.

’89 Walls: Politics get Personal

In a provocative teen romance set in 1989, the politics get personal when a cynical, liberal high school senior who supports his dying mother with his minimum wage job falls hard for a girl who has believed everything her wealthy, conservative father has taught her about the world.

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HUSH Library Podcast #76 – On the Ebola Frontlines

In this episode, Joey Scaletta shares his frontline experiences volunteering in a West African Ebola Treatment Unit. Hear more stories and see photos from his journey on Monday June 22, 7-8:30 p.m.

Save Your Skin

Save Your Skin! Outdoors Checklist

Get free sunscreen packets and reminder magnets during the month of June at the library when you learn four tips to save your skin!

Renaissance Faire

Renaissance Fair Reads

From Renaissance Fairs to amusement parks, these teens are leaving their everyday life for a summer adventure. Summer Job or Summer Fling? These great summer escapes have it all!

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HUSH Library Podcast #74 – Pioneer Girl

In this episode, Julie Nelson recommends the newly annotated autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, along with other books for fans of the Little House on the Prairie series. Explore the “Wilder” life!

My Best Everything: Is It Enough?

Will Lulu’s summer after high school in rural Virginia be toxic or intoxicating when she tries to raise her college tuition money by making moonshine? What would you risk to ensure your shot at a better future — your family, your friends, your life, or your heart?