Archive for February, 2012
February 20th-25th in the YA section
Come into the library and test your vampire knowledge! Make an origami bat to take home. Don’t forget to enter your name into the drawing for your very own Vampireology book!
*This a passive program and requires no registration. Drop in and participate whenever it’s convenient for you!
February Book Display:
: steam·punk [steem-puhngk]
A subgenre of science fiction and fantasy featuring advanced machines and other technology based on steam power of the 19th century and taking place in a recognizable historical period or a fantasy world.
Come experience the fantastical world of steampunk literature! We have a great collection of steampunk and steampunk-inspired books on display in the YA section. Here are a couple examples of what is waiting here for you……
In the first major YA steampunk anthology, fourteen top storytellers push the genre’s mix of sci-fi, fantasy, history, and adventure in fascinating new directions.
The Girl in the Steel Corset / Kady Cross
In 1897 England, 16-year-old Finley Jayne is convinced she’s a freak. No normal Victorian girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch. Only Griffin King sees the magical darkness inside her that says she’s special . . . that she’s one of “them.”
Conor Broekhart was born to fly.
It is the 1890s, and Conor and his family live on the sovereign Saltee Islands, off the Irish coast. Conor spends his days studying the science of flight with his tutor and exploring the castle with the king’s daughter, Princess Isabella. But the boy’s idyllic life changes forever the day he discovers a deadly conspiracy against the king.