Molang savors every moment of his life, inspired by joy and wonder. He pays attention to the smallest details, giving meaning to even the tiniest things. Molang puts his heart into his actions, and he has a huge heart. Even when he does absolutely nothing, he does it well! Piu Piu, on the other hand, doesn’t like calling attention to himself.
AAPLD’s Winter Reading Program for all ages is here! Cardholders can “get in the game” through February 28 by reading books and filling out our BINGO cards.
Get out of the cold, sign up for Game On today! Just visit the reference desk to sign up.
Teens receive $50 in Book Bucks and a book of your choice when you sign up. Complete BINGO challenges to earn up to $700 in Book Bucks. Attending Teen Programs earns you even more Book Bucks. Use ’em to enter drawings for great prizes: you could win a Kindle Fire, Munchies Basket (this is some big-sized candy and gift cards to restaurants), $50 Amazon Gift Card, $50 Steam Gift Card, or a Book Lover Basket (this is a gift card to Half Price Books and a some book-related trinkets).
As a child actor, Izumi Sena was following the rest of his family into the entertainment business until he quit after a humiliating incident while shooting a certain commercial. Now, ten years later, Izumi’s trying to juggle college and becoming a manga author, but nothing seems to be working out for him. Until he’s asked to reprise his part in that infamous commercial opposite one of Japan’s most popular up-and-coming actors! Which wouldn’t be so bad… except for the fact that Izumi was dressed as young girl in the ad, and everyone, including his infatuated potential co-star Ryoma Ichijo, still thinks that he’s a she! Is Izumi going to have to kiss a guy and will he like it? And what will Ryoma think when the girl of his dreams turns out to be a guy in jeans? Get ready for a tale of crossed stars and shifting alignments as a completely unexpected drama unfolds in prime time across the LOVE STAGE!!
Does the new girl in Riki Naoe’s life need his help, or is she actually trying to kill him? After a chance encounter on a rooftop brings the enigmatic Saya Tokido into the Little Busters’ world, the only thing that’s certain is that trouble is sure to follow.
Step into the classroom and meet the coolest guy in school. In fact, Sakamoto may just be the coolest guy ever. And that’s not just because he makes his student uniform and glasses look like a fashion magazine cover. There’s also the fact that nothing ever seems to surprise or rattle him. The girls are all crazy for him, of course, but even the most macho delinquents start to feel a little funny when he’s around. However, Sakamoto never seems to notice, let alone take advantage of the attention.
Shoyo Hinata isn’t a large guy, but he’s got huge ambitions: to become the next big thing in high school volleyball. Unfortunately, his junior high team was trashed in their first and only match. But now that he’s enrolled in a high school with a top volleyball program, things are going to be different. There’s just one problem: Tobio Kageyama, whose team beat Hinata’s and is already considered a star player, is attending the same school.
Buntarou Hojo has a gift for envisioning plots and scenarios in his head, but when it comes to imagining a story for his own life, he has a bad case of writer’s block. Writing scripts for his high school’s drama department has given him a temporary outlet, but when school ends, what’s next? Just when Buntarou’s future seems its bleakest, classmate Sayuki Kuroda asks him to write for her bishoujo video game development group…and making a computer-simulated romance becomes a real-world drama!
Traditionally, when a witch turns fifteen, she’s supposed to go out into the world alone to study magic. Makoto’s parents, however, believe that their directionally-challenged daughter should get a high school degree. Instead of being sent out on her own, Makoto and her cat Chito find themselves traveling from the bustling city of Yokohama to Aomori Prefecture, where they’ll stay with relatives until Makoto finishes school.
Not even the bright and talented minds of CLAMP School can keep the campus free of crimes and mysteries. Or can they? Join Nokoru, Suoh, and Akira, our case-cracking kid detectives, as they save the day and even the odd damsel in distress.
Ever since pulling a ‘big man’ from a river, splitting him open, then finding the cute baby boy inside, the high school delinquent known as the invincible “Rampaging Demon Ogre” has been stuck playing caretaker to a baby demon. Baby “Beel” is the son of the Great Demon Lord himself, sent to Earth in order to destroy all of humanity, according to his demon nursemaid, Hilde.