Walking into my favorite clothing store is becoming hazardous to my bank account these days. Floral prints, polka-dot scarves, and colorful skirts demand to be a part of my closet even when I know I don't need them. Those high waisted pants and that beautiful lace top really could change my life. Oh! And what about that cardigan? I need that...right? As trivial as it may seem to some, creating an outfit is an integral part of my morning routine. A beautiful outfit can boost confidence and spark just the right attitude.
Alternate universes, epic battles, and tragic deaths reigned throughout Young Adult literature last year leaving avid readers breathless and eager for more. With such a successful year in the realm of fiction, the Teen Center has decided to celebrate with our first ever Teen Center Choice Awards! Created to celebrate and acknowledge achievements in Young Adult literature, we polled our enthusiastic community of readers and discovered their top picks of 2014. Check out the results below and stop by the Teen Center to snag a winner!
“How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence!” –Benjamin Disraeli
What better time than summer is there to start digging around in the dirt and become a real gardening expert? Or maybe like me, you’re just starting to fiddle with plants and have no idea where to start. No matter where you are on your gardening journey, Richland Library has some fantastic resources that can help. Why not take the Richland Library Friends’ Summer Learning Challenge? Soon you’ll be on your way to becoming a real gardening guru!
Our nation was founded with the idea that an effective democracy relies on an informed and engaged citizenry. If you're like me, you want to know what is going on in your community and the world, but often get waylaid by other demands on your attention. This summer, let's make a commitment to stay informed and engaged. Take the Richland Library Friends' Summer Learning Challenge! Get started by using this sample Learning Track, or develop your own.
Check out some of what's new for teens at Richland Library. Drop by any location for more great options!