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Ace your AP exams!
Are you planning on taking an AP test this year? The exam dates are in May, but it's never too early to start preparing. You can take practice exams on LearningExpressLibrary. Good luck!
 
posted Sep 14, 2014 by Tony H. Category: SchoolStuff

Sparticl
Sparticl collects the best science on the web. Want to know why your brain freezes when you eat a popsicle? Curious about the science behind roller coasters? Or how about how Pixar creates the computer animation for its blockbusters? Explore these and many other exciting science topics!
 
posted Sep 7, 2014 by Tony H. Category: Math/Science

The Fault in Our Stars
Cover Art You've read the book, you've seen the movie, but you want more stories like The Fault in Our Stars. Check out our If you like: The Fault in Our Stars booklist for other books similar to the John Green bestseller.
 
posted Aug 31, 2014 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

Read and Ride Day at the State Fair
Your library card can get you lots of great things, but did you know that you can also get a discount at the State Fair? Come to the State Fair on Wednesday, August 27 for Read and Ride Day. Show your library card at the gate and get a discount on your admission!
 
posted Aug 24, 2014 by Tony H. Category: Arts/Entertainment

Beach reads!
Cover Art It's late in the summer, so you might not have a lot of time to invest in mammoth book like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. You need something short and sweet, something you can read in a day or less. Check out the Due Tomorrow booklist. Don't let the name fool you. It's not just for book reports. These books are fast and exciting. Read one (or two!) before the summer ends!
 
posted Aug 16, 2014 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

Google Maker Camp
Google Maker Camp is happening now! Maker Camp is a free online summer camp where you can learn about crafting, tinkering, hacking, and more! During the final week, August 11th-15th, you can learn all about the magic behind Hollywood. Explore claymation with Aardvark Studios. Learn about monster design from Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Make something cool! And remember, you can also join the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the Central Library to use powerful new technologies to unleash your creativity!
 
posted Aug 6, 2014 by Tony H. Category: InternetTechnology