Author Archives: Brandy

About Brandy

Gadget addict, amateur photographer, schnauzer lover, connoisseur of fine children's and young adult literature, and DBRLTeen blog coordinator.

2016 Truman Award Nominees

The Truman Readers Award honors a book that is selected by Missouri junior high students. Even though this award is administered by the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL), it is the responsibility of Missouri teens to choose the actual winner. … Continue reading

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Wii U Family Game Night

Wii U Family Game Night Thursday, June 11 • 6:00 p.m. Columbia Public Library Try out the library’s Wii U game console. Become a dancing superstar in “Just Dance 2015″ or a gold cup winner in “Mario Kart 8.” Snacks provided. Ages 10 … Continue reading

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2015 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list of recommended reading sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Sixteen young adult book clubs from libraries across the country are responsible for narrowing down a list of nominees for … Continue reading

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Free eBooks, Music, Movies and More!

Daniel Boone Regional Library provides cardholders with free access to hundreds of downloadable and streaming eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows and magazines. To access this content, you will need to log in using your DBRL card number. Your PIN is your birthdate … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Reading Sneak Peek

Our annual teen Summer Reading program launches Monday, June 1. Young adults ages 12-18 will be challenged to read for 20 hours, share three book reviews and do seven of our suggested activities. When you finish, you’ll receive a free … Continue reading

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Free Audiobook Downloads From SYNC

SYNC, a service of AudioFile Magazine, offers free young adult and classic audiobook downloads during the summer months. Through this program, you can download two free audiobook titles each week from May 7 through August 13. This summer’s lineup includes “Beautiful Creatures” … Continue reading

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Pizza & Gaming at Columbia Public Library

Wii U Family Game Night Columbia Public Library Thursday, May 14 • 6-7:30 p.m. Try out the library’s Wii U game console. Become a dancing superstar in “Just Dance 2015″ or a gold cup winner in “Mario Kart 8.” Pizza … Continue reading

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2015 Gateway & Truman Award Winners Announced

It turns out that our predictions for the 2015 Gateway and Truman award winners were pretty close. John Green is the recipient of this year’s Gateway Readers Award for his book, “The Fault in Our Stars.”  Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has … Continue reading

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