Teen Pick of the Month: The Raven Boys

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

The Raven Boys The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Grade 9+ 409 pages Blue Sargent is an ordinary girl; well, she wants to be. Living in a house full of psychic people doesn’t do much for a girl’s reputation. Blue isn’t psychic herself – but that kind of thing tends to make you stand out. Every year, on St Mark’s Eve, Blue finds herself sitting with her mother . . . more »

Read Across - The Golden State

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

This Summer we're challenging you to 'Read Across America'. Make your way across the country, state by state, with some excellent YA reads. Why not get started right here, at home? We've compiled a booklist set in the Golden State. Make your way down the Pacific Coast Highway to Los Angeles with Lauren Conrad's L.A. Candy or visit a little closer to home with Lola . . . more »

Shroud of Turin: Fact or Fiction? Discussion at Gilroy Library

Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

The Shroud of Turin is arguably one of the world's most important artifacts. Join us on Tuesday, June 18th at 7pm when Mark Okuda leads a presentation detailing the method for aging artifacts including a hands on activity with linen samples and microscopes. Three independent scientific labs yielded a calibrated calendar age range with at least 95% confidence that dated the linen of the Shroud . . .