Posted On: Dec 6, 2013 In: Book Lists, Teen Zone
Warped by Melissa Guibord
Ruby Red by Kirsten Gier
Hourglass by Myra McEntire
Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone
All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill
Half Lives by Sara Grant
Have you recently read a great book and don’t know what to read next? Do you have a suggestion for fans of a certain title? Let us know and we’ll feature it in our next like—try—why post!
Posted On: Dec 3, 2013 In: Staff Picks, Teen Zone
Sometimes, I love a book so much, I don’t want to let the story go. Luckily for me and millions of other fans, just because my favorite series ended, doesn’t mean I have to stop reading about my favorite characters or abandon my favorite story worlds. Luckily for me and millions of other readers who feel the same, there’s fanfiction! Continuations and remixes of so many books are being shared online so that fans can continue to see their favorite characters continue going on adventures.
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell explores the world of fandom through the eyes of Cath, an aspiring writer who goes off to college and sort of flounders through her first semester. Read More..
Posted On: Dec 1, 2013 In: Teen Zone, Teens Featured
Learn to make 12 different kinds of flowers from fabric, using hot glue & very simple sewing techniques. These flower shapes can be used to make accessories like barrettes, headbands, necklaces, and cuffs. They can also be combined to decorate purses, pillows, presents, hats or even collars for cats. Perfect for holiday gifts or for yourself!
Date and Time: Sat, Dec 21, 1:00-3:00 pm
Where: At the Library
Posted On: Nov 29, 2013 In: Book Lists, Teen Zone
We’ve got a great batch of new young adult fiction hitting shelves in the Teen Zone this month! Mystery, romance, paranormal, fantasy, and science fiction…there’s something for everyone! Many sequels to popular series and new novels by favorite authors are also new in the Teen Zone. Check one out today.
Posted On: Nov 26, 2013 In: Staff Picks, Teen Zone
Where the Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller is a story of loyalty and love, and readers looking for character-driven realistic fiction that gives equal focus to family and romance will enjoy it. Read More..
Posted On: Nov 22, 2013 In: Teen Zone
The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone won the Super Smash Bros Brawl National wifi tournament as part of the American Library Associations International Game Day. Over two dozen teens came to the library on November 16 for a chance to represent the Teen Zone against over 30 libraries across the country.
The teams of Josh/Tony and Ryan/George finished with a record of nine wins and one loss in qualifiers. Ryan and George put together a commanding run to win the top 16 bracket.
The Teen Zone runs monthly Super Smash Bros Brawl tournaments. The tournaments occur every 4th Saturday of the month!
Posted On: Nov 20, 2013 In: Staff Picks, Teen Zone
Looking for some new inspiration for your art? A new craft to try out? Maybe some ideas for holiday presents? Check out some of the new craft and art books we have in the Teen Zone. Read More..
Posted On: Nov 15, 2013 In: Beyond Books
We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Who at this week’s cafe. Stop by for Whovian themed snacks and drinks as well as crafts and games.
When: Friday, November 22
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
Where: Library events space
We’ll have some giveaways, too! Bow-ties & scarves are highly encouraged.
Posted On: Nov 13, 2013 In: Teen Zone
It’s getting colder out and harder to navigate your tech devices with normal gloves. Join us for a small workshop to make your very own touchscreen gloves. No sewing skills required. Please bring your own pair of knit gloves.
Date: Wednesday, November 27th
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Posted On: Nov 11, 2013 In: Book Lists, Teen Zone
In honor of Veteran’s Day, we’re sharing a collection of young adult fiction that deals with the experience of veterans and their loved ones. These novels explore grief, war, family, forgiveness, post-traumatic stress, and are all set in the aftermath of either the current war in Afghanistan or the 2003-2011 War in Iraq.