Blogs: Teens

  • "The Play's the Thing!": Shakespeare on Screen and in Print dvd cover for the film "As You Like It" adapted from Shakespeare by Kenneth Branagh

    Last month, National Theatre filmed a live stage production of Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch at London's Barbican Theatre. I got to see this recorded performance with several other (movie) theatergoers at a local cinema. The actors spoke the Elizabethan language of Shakespeare's day but this production of Hamlet was set in a modern-day time period with the title character dressed in a hoodie and his love, Ophelia, wearing a camera around her neck as she was interested in photography.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • 4 Reasons To Visit The Heroes & Villains Fan FestHeroes & Villains Fanfest banner

    This weekend November 21 & 22, The Heroes & Villains Fan Fest will be coming to San Jose! Here are four great reasons to attend:
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Friday, November 20, 2015 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • College Hacks: How to Save Money While In CollegeThe everything College Survival book cover

    College applications are due for many in just a couple of weeks. By this time next year many students will be starting their college experience. So what are a few things you can expect in college? Well for one thing, you will probably be broke most of the time. Like really broke. Like I used my friend’s Netflix account for four years broke. Last year I wrote a blog on some financial aid tips and resources to help you pay for college, but now I want to focus on how to save money once your already there.
    Posted by: adilene rogers on Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 4:49 PM | Comments: 1
  • YA Horror for HalloweenAnna Dressed in Blood

    Still looking for a good horror story for Halloween?  YA fiction is full of ghosts and monsters (of both the human and non-human variety).  Find a new favorite scary story for Halloween.
    Posted by: Leizel Case on Monday, October 26, 2015 - 5:15 PM | Comments: 0
  • Manga Showcase: New Macabre MangaTokyo Ghoul

    Halloween is approaching fast, why not get into the mood for Halloween with some new ghastly manga series available at San Jose Public Library. This post wil feature two new series about Zombie like creatures, and another one with vampires thrown in for good measure. Give these series a try! Who knows, maybe it could be love at first fright.
    Posted by: Jonathan Prien on Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0