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California poppies, and Book to Action logo
Emily Aaronson, April 14, 2018

Almost all book lovers know the feeling: you read a great book, and you want to discuss it with someone. Sometimes the book also inspires you to learn more and perhaps do something to make the world a better place.


Coachella Valley image with album covers
Tina Lerno, April 13, 2018

The very first Coachella Festival was held over the course of two days in October 1999. It was developed by Rick Van Santen and Paul Tolett of Goldenvoice, who wanted to start a music festival similar to British and European festivals such as Glastonbury and Roskilde.


sunrise graphic with book
Vi Ha, April 05, 2018

There is a strong cadre of teenagers that love the Central Library. Teens get the same wow factor of seeing the building and also thinking about how this space is built to store and share knowledge, learning, and books.


3 graphic novel book covers
Marissa Thompson, March 29, 2018

On March 9, we delved into some of the ways female-written and female-fronted comics are shaking up the comic book community.


Teen using VR set at Central Library's Teen'Scape
Edwin Rodarte, March 23, 2018

There are many celebrations during the month of March, including Teen Tech Month which was adapted from the Young Adult Library Services Association’s Teen Tech Week.


close up of a recording device
Tina Lerno, March 15, 2018

Did you know we have an awesome new podcast?


3 comic book covers featuring women
Tina Lerno, March 09, 2018

The comic book world has long been the domain of men. Both in readers and writers. That is slowly changing, and it’s good news!


book jacket cover and author Nina LaCour
Hillary St. George, February 16, 2018

On Tuesday February 12, the Oscar Awards of young adult and children’s literature were held in the early morning hours in Denver, Colorado.


game show tote-board
Tina Lerno, December 31, 2017

January is the month for resolutions; making them, revising them, and keeping them.


Teen Read Week logo for 2017 with super heroes
Tina Lerno, October 08, 2017

Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users.


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