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Join Our Toy Hack at the Denver Mini Maker Faire!

The Denver Mini Maker Faire logo

Please join us this May 3rd and 4th, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the National Western Complex for the first-ever Denver Mini Maker Faire! Denver Public Library will be in booth 815, hosting a toy hack - Arc Thrift Stores of Colorado has generously donated a mountain of broken toys, and we're inviting you to make something new and exciting out of them to take home (see what our teens made at our last toy hack here)!

Dengeki Daisy. Vol. 1

by Kyousuke Motomi

Reviewer Rating:
5

This series started me on a manga binge the likes of which usually only teenagers fall into. In it, the main character has lost her parents and, more recently, her brother and is being watched over by a mysterious person named Daisy. Who is Daisy? And what’s the story with...

Little brother

by Cory Doctorow

Reviewer Rating:
2

Little Brother is the 2008 novel by Cory Doctorow (editor of BoingBoing.net). Little Brother won the 2009 Prometheus Award, Sunburst Award, and John W. Campbell Memorial Award.

In the wake of a terrorist attack in San Francisco, the Department of Homeland Security's Orwellian tactics have become unnecessarily invasive. A small but...

Reamde

by Neal Stephenson

Reviewer Rating:
4

Relocating to a mountainous and isolated corner of British Columbia, Richard Forthrast managed to both dodge the Vietnam draft and amass a small fortune by smuggling high-grade grass into the middle-of-nowhere Idaho.  By using the proceeds to develop T’Rain, a wildly popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game), the stage...

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