Blogs: Teens

  • eSpotlight - We All Scream for Ice Cream! Celebrate National Ice Cream MonthImage of an ice cream sundae with sprinkles and a cherry on top served in a hot pink, cone-shaped cup.

    July is coming to a close, but there is still time to celebrate National Ice Cream Month! Actually, we think that any time is a good time to celebrate with ice cream. Do you want delicious recipes, but find that those thick cookbooks take up way too much room? Here are some yummy eBooks that you can check out from the library, and they won't take up any space on your shelves! These recipes look like fun and some are super easy to make. Bon Appétit!
    Posted by: Jacqueline Danziger on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 1
  • Have Yourself a Superhero SummerWonder Woman

    San Jose Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge is in full swing and will continue through July 31! To celebrate, I will be covering some upcoming and recent superhero movies and events, along with some super reads you can check out during the challenge! Guardians of the Galaxy
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 6:51 PM | Comments: 3
  • 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 Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:07 PM | Comments: 1
  • eSpotlight: June is LGBT Pride 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.
    Posted by: Jacqueline Danziger on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:07 PM | Comments: 0
  • 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