There are Still Spots Open for Washi Tape Art

Washi tape is patterned paper tape you can use to create line art, word art or your own creative design. Join us Friday, September 19 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Grades 7-12. Click here to sign up.

 

September 16, 2014 at 1:27 pm Leave a comment

New Manga

PhantomThiefJeanne1 Arisa12
 Phantom Thief Jeanne 1               Arisa 12
AttackonTitan8 Nura13
      Attack on Titan 8 Nura Rise of the Yokai Clan 13
SummerWars2
 BlackButler16
Summer Wars 2 Black Butler 16
 Tiger4  Nisekoi3
Tiger & Bunny 3 and 4 Nisekoi 1,2 and 3

 

September 10, 2014 at 10:06 am Leave a comment

Sign Up for Washi Tape Art

Washi tape is patterned paper tape you can use to create line art, word art or your own creative design. Join us Friday, September 19 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Grades 7-12. Click here to sign up.

 

September 3, 2014 at 10:26 am Leave a comment

Fall Movie Poll

August 29, 2014 at 9:23 am Leave a comment

New Nonfiction

HiddenGirl Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave
YA 306.362 HALL
The author relates how she was sold by poor parents into slavery and forced to endure brutal servitude in California until a neighbor’s anonymous call to the police began her journey to freedom and her subsequent efforts to fight for child slaves.
ThisStar This star won’t go out : the life and words of Esther Grace Earl
YA 920 EARL
A collection of the journals, fiction, letters and sketches of the late Esther Grace Earl, a young cancer patient who passed away in 2010 at the age of 16, includes essays by family and friends that help tell Esther’s story, along with an introduction by John Green, who dedicated his best-selling novel, The Fault in Our Stars, to Esther.
SmartGirlsGuideVeggie The Smart Girl’s guide to going Vegetarian
YA 613.262 WARREN
Love what you eat .No labels. No fuss. It’s not about what you call yourself–it’s about how you feel. Eating less meat can boost your energy, help you lose weight, and it’s better for the environment. If you’re looking to cut down on meat or cut it out completely, here you’ll find awesome advice and the answers you need to make it work for you.
HowRude How rude! : the teen guide to good manners, proper behavior, and not grossing people out
YA 395.123 PACKER
A humorous but practical guide to good manners and social skills, discussing such areas as family life, behavior in public, manners in school, eating, and clothes.

August 22, 2014 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

Fall Events for Teens

Washi Tape Art
Friday, September 19, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Use patterned paper tape to create line art, word art or your own creative design! Grades 7-12. Registration required.

ThorntonSkullsHow to Draw Mexican Sugar Skulls
Tuesday, October 28, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Join professional artist Christine Thornton to learn about the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos and some of the cheerfully creepy artwork that comes with it. Then make your own drawings inspired by colorful sugar skull candies. This is a crossover program for grades 4-8. Registration required.

Canvas Collages
Thursday, November 13, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Transform a plain canvas into a personalized collage using pictures from magazines, art papers, stickers, markers, and tons more. Grades 7-12. Registration required.

 

August 19, 2014 at 1:34 pm Leave a comment

New Graphic Novels

Princeless Princeless Vol. 1
YA GRAPHICNOVEL WHITLEY
Locked in a tower with her sisters and tired of waiting to be rescued by a prince, Princess Adrienne, her sidekick Bedelia, and her guardian dragon Sparky begin a quest to save themselves.
ThisOneSummer This One Summer
YA GRAPHICNOVEL TAMAKI
Rose’s latest summer at a beach lake house is overshadowed by her parents’ constant arguments, her younger friend’s secret sorrows, and the dangerous activities of older teens.
FiveWeapons Five Weapons
YA GRAPHICNOVEL ROBINSON
When his parents enroll him in a private school for young assassins, Tyler, a pacifist, must choose a weapon.
YoungAvengers3 Young Avengers Vol. 3
YA GRAPHICNOVEL YOUNGAVENGERS
After discovering that the universe will end if they return home, the Young Avengers take on the “gig to save reality,” but wonder if Kate Bishop is an enemy in disguise.

August 12, 2014 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

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