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  • Meet the Author Barbara Stuber

    Girl In Reverse by Barbara Stuber

    Join us at the Blue Valley Library on Saturday, October 4th from noon to 1:00 p.m. as we visit with award-winning local author Barbara Stuber.  She will be talking about her latest book, Girl in Reverse and fielding questions from the group on her books, her authoring and publishing experiences, and diversity in books for young adults. This event is being hosted by the Blue Valley YAAC (Young Adult Advisory Council) which is open to teens between the ages of 12 and 18.

    Saturday, Oct. 4
    12-1 p.m.
    Blue Valley Library

  • Let's Talk About Race

    white manequins surrounding one brown manequin

    Join local young adults for a discussion about race and ethnicity in the Kansas City metro area. How does race play a role in your life? How does race impact your community at school? In Johnson County? How have current events changed how you see race (or did they make you notice them for the first time)?


    Tuesday, Sept. 16
    7 p.m.
    Central Resource Library


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Best Books of 2014


The National Book Award is given each year to the best books for adults and young people. While the committee of judges hasn't quite narrowed it down to the final selection yet, they have announced their top ten. What do you think? Are these your top ten books of the year?

New Reviews

Tess Sharpe
Reviewer's Rating: 

Sophie awakes in utter fear. She is in the woods & blood is everywhere. Her best friend Mina is beside her -- bleeding, choking, gasping, dying. The flashback of a masked man stepping out of a car, pointing a gun, and shooting her dearest friend pounds in her head. In the hospital the shock is over powering & at home the reality is too much to bear. Who would kill Mina? Why had Mina driven down the wooded road? Why hadn't Sophie asked more questions? Did the masked man really say, "I warned you?Sophie tries to piece the details together.

Upcoming Events

Homeschool Lunch Bunch
Lackman Library
09/18/2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Enter the Maze: Runners Unite
Lackman Library
09/18/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Corinth Anime Club
Corinth Library
09/19/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
YAAC: Young Adult Advisory Council
Central Resource Library
09/20/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Central Teen Anime Club
Central Resource Library
09/26/2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Performance Art Workshop for Teens
Central Resource Library
09/27/2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm