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Anythink LIVE! teen music contest: Vote for your favorite act

From solo folk artists to punk rock bands, we received a multitude of entries for Anythink LIVE!, a district-wide music contest just for teens. We’ve sorted through all of the submissions, and our panel of judges has narrowed the entries down to the following finalists:

The best new-school kids' music

Traditional nursery rhymes are a fun way to connect the generations, but when you're tired of those, what can you listen to with your kids? There's actually a lot of kids' music coming out that's got a fun, modern sound that appeals to all ages but features kid-appropriate content. Here are some of the best new-school kids' albums available for check out from your local Anythink:

Robots are taking over – and it's going to be okay

More and more, Futureland is starting to look like Nowland. In places like Japan, you already have robotic receptionists, waiters and other personnel staff.  Here, most of our robots don’t have legs, but whether you realize it or not, robots are everywhere from smartphones to home automation to touchscreen ordering. We have machines that can “think,” “see,” and “hear,” and respond in a way that best suits our lifestyle. Is it the rise of the machines?

Summer slide? Not with these reads

Reckless, a new novel by the author of Inkheart, will be appearing on several summer reading lists this year.

School’s nearly out, and that it means it’s time for: 

Road trips?

Summer barbeques?

Hanging out at the pool?

No, summer reading lists of course!