Author Archives: Brandy

About Brandy

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

Program Preview: Missing Scientists

Our traveling scientists want to go on summer vacation, too! Download one of our many scientist patterns and decorate it with your own creative flair. Then, as you are jet-setting across the globe or simply hanging out in your own backyard, snap a photo … Continue reading

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2014 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list of recommended reading sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Sixteen young adult book clubs from libraries across … Continue reading

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Program Preview: Project Teen & Pizza

Project Teen returns this summer for more fun, food and crafting goodness. Make your own bath bombs, shower soothers and lip balms on Friday, June 20 at the Callaway County Public Library –OR– Tuesday, June 24 at the Southern Boone … Continue reading

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“Spark a Reaction” Teen Photography Contest

Spark your creativity through photography. Submit your photos in one of three categories by July 25 for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card: Portrait: A photograph of a person or group of people observed in their natural environment. Nature: A photograph … Continue reading

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2014 Teen Summer Reading Challenge

Registration for the Teen Summer Reading Challenge has begun! The library is challenging area young adults ages 12-18 to read for 20 hours, share three book reviews and do seven of our suggested activities. Get your reward card punched as you … Continue reading

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Teen Winners in Callaway County Poetry Contest

Thanks to all the young poets who submitted entries in the 2014 Callaway County Youth Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Callaway County Public Library and the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program. These organizations honored the winners of the contest on Thursday, May 1 at the … Continue reading

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“Spark a Reaction” Bookmark Contest Winners

Earlier this spring we asked area young adults to help us prepare for Summer Reading by designing an original bookmark based on the teen theme, “Spark a Reaction.” Using ink, colored pencils and a great deal of imagination, this year’s … Continue reading

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2014 Summer Program Preview

Our annual teen Summer Reading program  will launch Monday, June 2. Area young adults ages 12-18 will be challenged to read for 20 hours, share three book reviews and do seven of our suggested activities. Get your reward card punched as … Continue reading

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Program Preview: Cemetery Walking Tour

Cemetery Walking Tour Monday, May 19 ›6-7:30 p.m. Columbia Public Library Join us on an atmospheric evening walking tour to learn about the history and art of the Columbia Cemetery. We’ll meet in the lobby of the Columbia Public Library and … Continue reading

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Registration Dates for Upcoming ACT and SAT Exams

The registration deadlines are fast approaching for those planning to take the next round of ACT and SAT exams. Registration for the June 14 ACT exam is due Friday, May 9. Sign-up online. Registration for the June 7 SAT exam is … Continue reading

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