I had a friend once explain to me that there are basically two ways to learn about the world: one method is to take it apart into parts, a destructive method and the other way is to experience wholly and to make models of our experiences.
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.
Do you believe in magic? While Disney may have the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood has the Magic Castle. It’s there that some of the best magicians in the world perform and where they also mentor aspiring young adult magicians in the Academy of Magical Arts.
by Mary McCoy, Senior Librarian, Teen’Scape and Mary Abler, Innovation Leadership Program Resident
This week marks the 1-year anniversary of Central Library’s Teen Author Reading Night, a monthly panel where teens, teachers, writers, and fans of young adult literature can meet authors and hear them read from their new books.