Instagram is a perfectly good place to research tattoo designs, or to find an artist whose work you admire, but it can quickly become a sea of interchangeable infinity symbols, feathers, skulls, anchors, cheesy inspirational quotes, and mistranslated Kanji.
There are three bulletin boards in Teen’Scape, all covered in artwork that was created by teen patrons who spend time in the department.
Love is weird. Love is wonderful. Love has as many shapes and forms and expressions as there are people to experience it.
Ask writers how they feel about challenges to books and the freedom to read, and you will discover that this is something they think about a lot, and in most cases, it’s something they have terrifically strong feelings about.
On July 28, Canadian author Courtney Summers’s inbox filled up with messages. Some were from people she knew, some from strangers, but many came from readers over a thousand miles away in Charleston, South Carolina.
According to the 2013 American Community Survey, over 1.8 million Hispanic or Latino people live in the City of Los Angeles, or 48.6% of the population.
In addition to hosting class visits, and teen activities and events, Central Library’s Teen’Scape also has an active teen volunteer program. So active, in fact, that during the month of June our volunteers logged 180 hours of community service.