Did you know this? I only found this out a year ago. I think it’s a great idea to celebrate the Dark Knight. Why? Because he tends to be children’s and adults’ favorite superhero. Heck, some people end up loving Batman’s archrivals more than other superheros, like the Joker, Harley Quinn, and the Riddler to name a few. When Batman vs. Superman came out in movie theaters, I knew more people who wanted Batman to win over Superman. And did he?
By now, school's been back in session for a while. Summer's fading from your memory. You're probably deep into clubs, sports, your job and... homework.
Don't worry. Deep breaths. It's going to be okay. The library is here to help!
The results are in! The Summer of Making was a success and the winners have been chosen!
Click here to see the entries.
Teens from around Denver created and concocted amazing projects including graphic arts, computer games, robotics, textiles, videos, and games.
Congratulations on winning the Summer of Making Contest: Owen, Micaiah, and Alex!
School's back in full-swing. Which means that homework and school projects are also back in full-swing. But maybe your brain is still stuck in Summer Mode. That's where your friendly public library comes in!
We know you may be short on time or transportation, which is why we've got a first-rate, easy-to-navigate website. Check out some of the highlights:
Have you heard of the Colorado Talent Pipeline? Our state imports a large share of highly educated workers from out of state to fill many highly skilled jobs. The State of Colorado, the Department of Education, and Denver Public Schools have placed an emphasis on equipping Colorado teens with the in-demand skills of a highly educated workforce, ensuring the future professional and economic success of the City's students.
Mac DeMarco’s third effort delivers a music of the same fervor we witnessed on Rock and Roll Night Club and 2. Recorded in his apartment by himself, DeMarco’s signature sound increasingly becomes his own with the addition of synths and a dash of 80’s nostalgia. His song craft reveals a psychedelic pop prowess that stands on a solid foundation of songwriting that improves with every record. Highlights such as “Blue Boy," “Let Her Go,” “Passing Out the Pieces,” and “Chamber of Reflection” stand out as heavy hitters in DeMarco’s arsenal of jangly pop songs.
THE BEST NEWS. Lumberjanes – everyone's favorite group from everyone's favorite Camp for Hardcore Lady types – is getting the ol' Hollywood Treatment. THEY'RE MAKING A LIVE-ACTION MOVIE ADAPTATION! A director has been found – up and coming director and apparent Hardcore Lady Type, Emily Carmichael, – and I'm fairly certain this news is/will be breaking the internet.
Do the last rays of summer heat and looming back-to-school got you bummin'? Stop melting on the sidewalk and get yo'self in the library. We've got FREE events, FREE books, FREE computers, FREE music, FREE movies, FREE food (sometimes) and best of all? FREE A/C!
Here's just a taste of what's coming up:
The clock is counting down to November 8, when voters will elect the 45th President of the United States. The candidates are in the news constantly and everyone wants to know their positions on all of the important political issues. But what about you? What do you think about current events? Where do you stand on the issues of the day? If you turn 18 by November 8, you can vote in this election. If not, it’s never too early to start learning about this stuff!
The summer of making has kicked off to a great start and the heat is on! Check out the Summer of Making for a chance to win a laptop, Amazon gift cards, a Sparkfun electronics kit, and most importantly, a pizza party. You have the chance to explore your creative genius by making something, anything really, and submitting it to the teen website for a shot at a prize. Pass by the ideaLAB and you’ll see the Summer of Making Meter.