Author Archives: Brandy

About Brandy

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

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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Next Month: Cosplay Costume Con for All Ages

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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Program Preview: The Bronze Age to the Avengers

The Bronze Age to the Avengers Wednesday, July 1 •  2-3:30 p.m. Columbia Public Library The very first tales were hero tales. They were written in clay, on papyrus and performed before huge crowds in open theaters. These tales are still … Continue reading

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“Every Hero Has a Story” Teen Photography Contest

Honor a hero in your life by submitting a portrait by August 15 with a short description of his or her inspiring deeds. Portraits may be headshots or photos that show your chosen hero in action. This contest is open to … Continue reading

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Traveling Superheroes

Superheroes want to see the world, too! Download and decorate your own small traveling superhero. Then, as you are jet-setting across the globe or simply hanging out in your own backyard, snap a photo of you and your superhero having fun. You can bring … Continue reading

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Program Preview: Gamer Eve

Gamer Eve Monday, June 22 • 6-8:30 p.m. Columbia Public Library Gamers unite! Drop in and play table-top games like “Gloom,” “Guillotine” or “Ticket to Ride.” Bring your “Magic: The Gathering” cards to challenge other players. Maybe you’ll discover your next … Continue reading

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