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Did you know that you can follow DBRLTeen on Instagram? With three library branches, two bookmobiles, and nearly 3,000 visitors a day, there is almost always something or someone to photograph! Get previews of our upcoming teen book displays, learn … Continue reading
November is nationally recognized as Homeless Youth Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as 1.6 million children are presently homeless. In 2012, the National Runaway Switchboard received 1,938 calls within Missouri. Nearly … Continue reading
In celebration of Teen Read Week, the Daniel Boone Regional Library invited area young adults to share their life story… in just six words. I’m excited to share that we received over 200 submissions! Choosing the contest winners proved a … Continue reading
Brooklyn’s I.S. 318 junior high school fits one inner-city stereotype: a majority of its students come from families who live well below the poverty line. All other expectations should be checked at the door. Beginning in 2000, I.S. 318 expanded … Continue reading
In honor of Teen Read Week, the Daniel Boone Regional Library will be giving away autographed copies of Antony John’s latest books, “Elemental” and “Firebrand.” This dystopian series follows the story of Thomas who, unlike his friends, lacks supernatural power over one of … Continue reading
Today marks the first day of the library’s celebration of Teen Read Week. This year’s theme is “Seek the Unknown” which invites teens to learn about the unknown through mystery, adventure, sci-fi and fantasy books. Check out the great activities and programs … Continue reading
“Catching Fire” Release Party Wednesday, October 30 › 6:30-8 p.m. Columbia Public Library Hunger Games champions Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory sparks a rebellion throughout Panem. Would you have the strength to … Continue reading
Teen Game Night Friday, October 18 › 6:30-8:30 p.m. Southern Boone County Public Library Challenge your friends to a game on our Wii U console or to a board game tournament. We’ll have various games available as well as supplies … Continue reading
The Youth Community Coalition is looking for volunteers to join them in celebrating Youth Service Day on Saturday, October 12. The day will start at 9:30 a.m. with a kickoff at Columbia’s Courthouse Square on 8th Street and continue with … Continue reading