I don’t know about you but I’m stocking up on junk food and chocolate for election night and staying up to watch the results. That doesn’t mean that we can’t have some fun and let off some steam with a few of our favorite election themed movies. Hold a marathon for your teens, young adults, […]
In library world we’re always talking about movies that are based on books because to us, that’s one way to get traction with non-readers. LOOK! THEY MADE IT INTO A MOVIE! Nevermind that they cut out whole sections of the book, or mashed characters together to make it “better,” or changed the book entirely (nope, […]
With The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do The Time Warp Again showing this Thursday on FOX and Hairspray coming to NBC December 7, more and more musicals are coming to the small screen. We’ve seen huge hits with The Wiz and Grease, and less so with The Sound of Music and Peter Pan. And the silver […]
On the second day of our school-based movie playlist, we’re sharing fantastical school movies. These are those that are in an unrestricted imagination- science fiction, fantasy, comics, and paranormal all fit within the fantastical. Have a favorite fantastical school movie that I’ve missed below? Share it in the comments!
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So I’m in Florida and watching all the excitement in my first Tropical Storm, Collin. Learning the differences in what the stores run out of during bad weather (in the stores around in me in Texas is was queso, avocado, chips, and bread; here so far it’s clear sodas like Sprite Zero and Diet […]
Memorial Day means a lot of things to a lot of people. A time to honor veterans and active military, a day to reflect and remember, a day to spend with family and friends. At my last job, it was an especially important day because a lot of the teens in our library either enlisted […]
With the huge success of Captain America: Civil War overseas and the predicted smash this coming weekend compared with the apparent flop of Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, it’s obvious that Marvel has the formula for their movies down while DC is scrambling. Fox has a hit with Deadpool while Fantastic Four earned dismally. Most of this has to […]
My tweens and teens are in love with emojis. Half of their devices’ memory is specialized emoji, whether it’s additional faces and gestures or specialized characters devoted to their favorite fandoms and movies. There are times when I will get messages from them entirely in emoji, and I actually enjoy figuing out the puzzle of […]
Today I’m over at Teen Services Underground talking about three awesome resources about how to get your geek on: Black Girl Nerds Girls Like Comics and Women Write About Comics Come take a look!