Wildcards–Tomorrow Is Game Night!

JustĀ a quick reminder that tomorrow night is Wild Card Game Night! Bring a board or card game and come play!

Game night: teen tested, library approved! (… or should that be the other way around? hmmm …)


Anime Alliance – Assemble!

Hello, all!

So you’ve got the day off from school, and are wondering what to do now that you’ve managedĀ to survive the Snowpocalypse and dig yourself out of your survival igloo?

How about Anime Alliance, tonight, @ 6:30 p.m.?

See you there!


Anime Alliance Cancelled Tonight!

It’s a blizzard! Stay home!

If the weather allows, we’ll watch Full Metal Panic on Thursday.


Anime Alliance x2!

Just a quick reminder that this week we’re watching Full Metal Panic at 6:30 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 1 and Thurs., Feb. 3. Be sure to check the calendar at the DeKalb Public Library website for more programs going on this month!

Hope to see you then!


Book Discussion

Which book(s) would you most like to read for a teen book discussion? Let me know!


What Day Is It?

According to Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2011 ed., today is officially:

World Religion Day

Appreciate a Dragon Day

National Nothing Day

Really. I am not making this up.


Wildcard Book Discussion Tonight: “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”

Wow! I was gone a LONG time, but I’m back now, and just in time, because tonight the teen wildcards visit the psych ward!

Well, after a fashion … since tonight we’ll be discussing It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini. Hopefully you will join us tonight at 6:30 p.m. to discuss this gem of a novel!

See you tonight!


It’s 2011. Do you know where your anime are?

The DeKalb Public Library does!

Join us for our first Anime Alliance meetings of 2011 on Tuesday, January 4, and Thursday, January 6, at 6:30 p.m.! But remember: this group is for teens only!

We hope to see you there!


Cure for HIV? Perhaps not, but interesting reading nonetheless.

“Stem Cell Transplant Has Cured HIV Infection in ‘Berlin Patient,’ Say Doctors”


But then, “If AIDS Has Been Cured, Why Is the Victory Party So Small?”

So not necessarily the most viable of therapies, but still a victory, and perhaps an interesting avenue of research.


The Bizarre and True Connection between Flying Mammals and Martinis Revealed!

Have you ever heard of the “cocktail party effect”? It’s how, even in a very noisy environment with lots of people speaking, we’re able to pick out and listen to one particular voice and tune out the rest. Scientists don’t know how we do it, but they’re studying bats to find out!

This weird science moment was brought to you by the letters “B” for bat and “N” for noise.