This year the Tucson Festival of Books will include a Teen Plaza with activities scheduled throughout the weekend to satisfy your literary cravings! The Teen and Author Stage will feature panels of visiting YA authors with Q&A afterwards. You'll want to stop by to see Ellen Hopkins, Alexandra Bracken and Maggie Stiefvater—to name just a few. The […]Read More from A Book Festival for Teens
October and Halloween are behind us, a socially acceptable time of year to indulge in scary movies and horror reads. For horror fans who want to replay haunted feelings as winter approaches, consider bundling up and settling down with a terrifying story. It will be a chilling good time, never mind the season. An excellent choice is Welcome to […]Read More from The Horror Doesn’t End: Welcome to the Dark House, Reviewed
Imagine sitting in a tent at a book festival interviewing a well-known author and then having that interview posted online. This has been the unforgettable experience for some Tucson teens. For the past seven years, PCPL has organized the Teen Audio Interviews at the Tucson Festival of Books. The Library has brought together small groups […]Read More from Up Close with the Authors
"How I look is not my worth. I get to determine what I'm worth; not other people." -Isabel Quintero If you missed author Isabel Quintero at the Tucson Festival of Books, here's an excerpt from the interview that was hosted at the library's tent. And here's a review of her book, Gabi: A Girl in Pieces, by one of […]Read More from How I Look is Not My Worth
Are you curious about what other teens are reading? Some members of the Nanini Teen Advisory Board shared their thoughts about recent books they're read: The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Richard says: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a philosophical comedy science fiction novel by Douglas Adams. It is about a man named Arthur Dent […]Read More from A Space Comedy, an Epic History or a Play?
This coming March 14-15 marks the 7th annual Tucson Festival of Books which has quickly become one of the premier book festivals in the country. A full roster of young adult authors will be on panels and at the Teen and Author Meeting Place. Additionally, a select group of authors will be interviewed by small groups […]Read More from The authors are coming! Young adult authors at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books
Are you thinking of volunteering in the community? Your local library is a good first place to consider. Stop by for an application or download it here. But the library isn't the only place! Tucson has many opportunities for teens to volunteer in a variety of settings from soup kitchens to animal shelters. Check out […]Read More from Be Someone’s Hero: Volunteer Opportunities for Teens