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About Brandy

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

Program Preview: Wii U Family Game Afternoon

Columbia Public Schools are out on Friday, February 13, so make plans to join us for our “Wii U Family Game Afternoon” at the Columbia Public Library at 2 p.m. Become a dancing superstar in “Just Dance 2015″ or a … Continue reading

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Free Assistance to Help You Complete the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the primary application used by all colleges and universities to determine your eligibility for grants, loans, work-study and scholarships. More importantly, this form is mandatory for all those planning to attend college. The Missouri Department of … Continue reading

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Program Preview: Finding Summer Jobs for Teens

Finding Summer Jobs for Teens Columbia Public Library Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 4, 2015 • 6:30-8 p.m. We’ll look at local resources for teen job-seekers, help identify job possibilities and employers who may be interested … Continue reading

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Resources for Your History Day Project

Each year, more than half a million students, encouraged by thousands of teachers nationwide, participate in the National History Day contest. If you are one of these participating students,  the Daniel Boone Regional Library has lots of resources to help … Continue reading

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Registration Begins for C.A.R.E. Program

Each summer the City of Columbia sponsors the Career Awareness Related Experience (C.A.R.E.) program which prepares young adults for the workforce. The goals of this program are to provide paid, real-world experience while helping teens develop life skills and foster mentorships. The … Continue reading

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Audiobook Giveaway Winner Announced

Congratulations to Nila Palaniappan! She is the lucky winner of DBRLTeen’s “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” Book Giveaway. She will receive a free autographed copy of “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” on CD. If you’d like the chance to win more free books or a … Continue reading

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2015 March Madness Booklist Announced

VOTE NOW through February 20 for the Sweet 16! A new season of book rivalries has begun. Vote for our favorite titles from a pool of the 32 most popular teen books of the year. Your votes will narrow down … Continue reading

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Program Preview: Family Game Days

Family Game Day Columbia Public Library Tuesday, December 23 • 9:30-11:30 a.m. –OR– 2-3:30 p.m. Drop by to play board games. We’ll have favorites, old and new, but feel free to bring your own games, too. For families with children … Continue reading

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Best Teen Books of 2014

“If I Stay” by Gayle Forman. “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green. “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell. These were the heavy hitters on this year’s New York Times’ “Young Adult Best Seller List.” Whether you’re looking to … Continue reading

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Register by 12/19 for John Green’s Autograph

Two weeks remain to register for the “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” audiobook giveaway! This title is co-authored by award-winning YA writers John Green and David Levithan. They have each autographed the copy that we will be giving away to one lucky winner on Friday, December 19. … Continue reading

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