Teen Services Blog

The Girl from the Well

The Girl from the Well book coverWant to read something spooky for Halloween? I recommend The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco. Based on an ancient Japanese legend, Okiku was a servant girl in Japan when she was thrown down a well and murdered by the man she loved.

Monday Teen Open Lab

Looking for some way to spend your time on Mondays? Wish there was somewhere fun to go afterschool? We've got great news! The Teen Open Lab is now open on Mondays, too! Stop by the Lewis Auditorium at the usual time (3:00-5:30 pm) for all your favorites--gaming, 3D printing, sewing, music recording, crafting, drawing, or just hanging out. We'd love to see you there!


- Jordan K.

Still Time to Join Summer Reading!

There's still plenty of time to sign up and read before Summer Reading ends on August 31st! 

How does it work?  Here are the rules for teens:

Fan Con '18: Celebrating Comics and Fandom Since 2016!

On Saturday, July 28th from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., dress up in your favorite cosplay and prepare for a day full of all the pop culture and geeky things you love.  At Fan Con '18, all fandoms are embraced, from dungeon crawling D&Ders to Death Note-loving otakus, from gamers who just want one more hour of Minecraft™ or Super Smash Bros.™ to hardcore Supernatural fans who make memes for every situation.  Events for all ages and fandoms.  Full event list at h

Beauty, Lies, and Magic

The Belles cover artIn Orleans, beauty is power.  Cursed generations ago, the people of Orleans are born gray.  Because of this, they revere beauty and will pay exorbitant sums to the Belles:  girls born with a magical ability to temporarily change a p

Summer Reading has Started! Reading Takes You Everywhere!

Summer Reading logo: boy with direction signpostSummer reading has started!  This summer Reading Takes You Everywhere!  Win prizes for reading the books you were going to read anyway, and read more to win more!  Ebooks and audiobooks count!


The Girl from the Other Side

The Girl from the Other Side vol 1 cover artAn outsider's touch is a curse.  If one touches you (even a little), you become an outsider.  A hideous monster, doomed to live in the outside away from humankind.  To the humans (insiders) living in walled kingdoms, the outsiders ar