Attend this free six-week workshop to learn computer skills like word processing, internet safety and basic programming using Scratch software. The courses are designed for 4th-8th grade students. In order to complete the course and earn a free computer, KIDS MUST ATTEND EVERY CLASS. Upon graduation students will receive a computer, monitor and peripherals (Keyboard, mouse), audio speakers and a 4GB flash drive.
Presented by St. Louis Byte Works. Registration is required by calling 314-994-3300. You MUST call this number and speak to Customer Connect. Registration at the library is NOT allowed. Limited to 12 students (only one person per household may participate).
Do you love the library? Join our Teen Advisory Group (TAG) and help us improve our library services to teens. At TAG you will weigh in on library programs and services, earn volunteer hours, make new friends and build your leadership skills. Come join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for a lot of fun! Ages 12-18.
In 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman. Read the book then join us for a discussion, a snack, and a fun activity. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. That team includes superheroes Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and The Hulk. MPAA rating: PG-13. Running time: 142 mins. Teens. Registration requested.
Chess is one of the oldest and most complex games of all time. It's a fascinating game of reason and logic, where you win by out-thinking, out-planning, and out-smarting your opponent. Bring your chess board and enjoy playing chess with others at the Thornhill Branch. The chess club will meet the second and fourth Saturday of every month. Ages 8-Adult.
All you will need to participate in this workshop is your creativity. You will be given many choices of shapes and colors to organize and create a lovely spring flag. Must attend both sessions. Ages 14-Adults. Registration required.
Now that you have seen the play, you can write your own. After viewing a 50-minute performance of "Antony and Cleopatra" designed for young audiences, our teaching actors will help you build your literacy skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will use the themes from "Antony and Cleopatra" to create a mini-play in your own words during the four session workshop. Ages 11-14. Registration required. Must sign up for all four sessions.