Author Archives: Brandy

About Brandy

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

August 7 Deadline for September ACT Exam

Be sure to register online by Friday, August 7 if you plan to take the September 12 ACT exam. If you would like to know more about testing locations, exam costs and fee waivers, please visit our  online guide to ACT/SAT preparation. The library … Continue reading

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Project Teen: Heroic Journeys

Project Teen: Heroic Journeys Friday, August 7 •  Noon-1:30 p.m. Callaway County Public Library The very first tales were hero tales. They were written in clay, on papyrus and performed before huge crowds in open theaters. The heroes of ancient myths … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Teen Photo Contest Entries Due August 19

This is a reminder to all our blog readers that August 19 is the deadline for submitting your photos for the “Every Hero Has a Story” Teen Photography Contest. Winners will receive a gift card to Barnes & Noble and their … Continue reading

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Reminder: Cosplay Costume Con Begins Next Week

Cosplay Costume Con for All Ages Come to the library dressed as your favorite character! Whether superhero, anime, sci-fi or your own original design, we want to see you as you usually aren’t! Prizes will be given for costumes in … Continue reading

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Project Teen: Tremendous T-shirt Art

Project Teen: Tremendous T-shirt Art Bring some old t-shirts and redesign them into something super! We’ll work with bleach and paint, so dress accordingly. There will be free pizza. Ages 12-18. Columbia Public Library Monday, July 20 at 1 p.m. Registration … Continue reading

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Reminder for Summer Reading Finishers

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Challenge, we have asked area young adults to read for 20 hours, share three book reviews and complete seven fun library-related activities. Beginning Monday, July 6, Summer Reading finishers can visit any of our … Continue reading

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Project Teen: Mask-Making

Project Teen: Mask-Making Friday, July 10 • Noon-1:30 p.m. Callaway County Public Library Create a mask that shows your super side (or your silly side or your creative side or whoever you have inside you). Plus, enjoy a free pizza lunch. … Continue reading

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2016 Gateway Award Nominees

The Gateway Readers Award honors a young adult novel that is selected by Missouri high school students. Even though this award is administered by the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL), it is the responsibility of Missouri teens to vote on the actual winner. These … Continue reading

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