Blogs: Teens

  • Adam West: A Brief FilmographyCover image for "The Misadventures of Adam West Omnibus"

    Adam West passed away on June 9, 2017. Perhaps best known for his role as "Batman" in the television series of the 1960s, West also had an extensive career in film and voiceover work that can be seen on his official website and on IMDB.com. Here are a few items from the San Jose Public Library's catalog that feature the actor as well.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight: June is LGBT Month!A rainbow Pride flag waves in the breeze against a blue sky. Attribution: Benson Kua via Wikimedia Commons

    Celebrate LGBT Pride! June is national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. We celebrate every June to commemorate the historic Stonewall riots (a key point in the Gay Liberation Movement in the U.S.), celebrate our LGBT communities, and honor the contributions that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people have made to our world. LGBT eResources Here are some excellent LGBT eResources for teens to check out:
    Posted by: Jacqueline Danziger on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Evocative Avocations: Amateur Game DevelopmentGame Dev Tycoon Logo

    Start your own hobby video game project. Whether you want to build the next cell phone addiction, or your own personal simulation game, your local branch has the information you need to begin your journey into video games development.
    Posted by: Christopher Doyle on Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 7:00 AM | Comments: 1
  • eSpotlight-Summer Eats and DrinksGirl in pink and green dress eating watermelon.

    Here are some green recipes and concoctions to save you green. And remember to log these reads as we continue our Summer Reading Challenge!
    Posted by: David Fournier on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:23 AM | Comments: 4
  • Fangirls Unleashed: Year 2 at Fanimecon 2017Addie and Alyssa at Fanime

    From meeting movie-quality cosplayers to rocking out at MusicFest, Fanimecon 2017 was better than ever.   Welcome to another Fangirls Unleashed series, where we once again attended Fanimecon for the second year in a row.  Fanime is Northern California’s largest anime convention and is held in our beloved downtown San Jose during Memorial Day weekend.  Couldn't make it? No problem! Below we’ve got the Top 5 Highlights of Fanime to beat those FOMO (fear of missing out) blues.
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 12:00 PM | Comments: 0