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The First Super Star

Arcangelo Corelli (b. 1653-1713) was the first super star of music.  He was an Italian violinist and composer who wrote Concerto Grossi and he was the most widely published composer of the...

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Teens Write!

This Saturday at 1pm: Teens Write!It’s that time again! Come to the Glotzbecker Room to discuss and exercise various forms or writing. Teens Write happens every 1st Saturday of the month and is hosted by Library Assistant Kristen Hoover.Ages 13-18.

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This Week at RPL Teen Scene

Summer continues at the Rogers Public Library. If you haven’t, there’s still time to sign up for Summer Reading at RPL. Feel free to add books you’ve already read since the start of June even! If you are signed up, keep logging in those books! The more…

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Mad Scientists

  The Mad Scientist is one of the oldest archetypes in Science Fiction Literature.  According to Brian Aldiss, the prolific Science Fiction writer and critic, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelly is the...

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RPL Teen Scene This Week

Monday, 6:30 pm: Crafty Teen Crew: Paper AirplanesThursday, 6pm: Clue Mystery Night: A murder has happened at the library! Come solve the crime!Friday, 10-4 pm: Boating Class: Presented by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Sign up online to attend…

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Tron: The First CGI

Tron (1982) was the first major motion picture to make use of Computer Generated Imagery (CGI).  The inspiration for Tron grew out of early television commercials using computer generated...

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Computer Villains

There are several genres of Science Fiction that are based on social commentary and a critique of society; the ‘Mad Scientist’ who pursues knowledge without regard for the consequences of his...

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