Teen Tech Month - March 2014 - DIY

Celebrate with tech programs throughout the month of March. Programs are for ages 12-18.

 

Bridgeton Trails

Monday, March 31, 7:00 p.m.
DIY Flash Drive

Customize a flash drive to make it your very own. Supplies provided. Registration required.

Monday, March 10, 7:00 p.m.
Leonard’s Siege Tech

Build a siege catapult, storm the castle, and test your construction against the awesome Tower of Oatmeal.  Registration required.

 

Cliff Cave

Monday, March 17, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Play Minecraft on our library server. Beginners welcome, no Minecraft subscription required. Registration required.

Friday, March 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Teen Lock-In: Duct Tape Creations

Make bags and wallets from duct tape and add LEDs to make them light up. Registration required.

Monday, March 24, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Game Show Night: The Video Game

Test your knowledge about video games to get a chance to play classic arcade games for the most points. Registration required.

 

Daniel Boone

Thursday, March 20, 6:30 p.m.
DIY Music Speakers

Design and decorate speakers for your smart phone or music device. Registration required.

 

Eureka Hills

Tuesday, March 18, 7:00 p.m.
DIY Texting Gloves

Are your fingers cold when texting? Transform a pair of gloves to be touch-screen compatible.

 

Florissant Valley

Monday, March 3, 6:30 p.m.
Community Service Club: SLCL Technology

Teen volunteers will be trained to help customers with the library’s eMedia services. Registration required.

Saturday, March 15, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Teens Teach Tech

Have questions about technology? Let our teen volunteers help you! Teens interested in volunteering for this event are required to attend the March Community Service Club meeting.

Monday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
Maker Mini-Con

Participate in an assortment of fun techie DIY projects including faux robots, toothbrush robots, 8-bit art and more! Registration required.

 

Grand Glaize

Wednesday, March 19, 2:00 p.m.
Teen Tech: DIY Music Speakers

Design and decorate speakers for your smart phone or music device. Snacks provided. Registration required.

 

Headquarters

Monday, March 3rd, 7:00 p.m.
An Introduction to Coding

Want to write your own computer program? Learn how to code by messing around with a few game-like programs that will teach you the basics. Registration required.

Saturday, March 29, 11:00 a.m.
The Technology of Adult Human Stem Cells: Fixing Broken Bodies and Treating Disease

Scientists can now convert adult human skin cells into heart, brain, muscle, liver, and immune cells, allowing treatment for tissues and organs damaged from genetic diseases. Join local scientist Randy Numann for an interactive program exploring this amazing technology. Registration Required.

 

Indian Trails

Tuesday, March 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Minecraft

Play Minecraft on our library server. Beginners welcome, no Minecraft subscription required. Registration required.

Thursday, March 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Teen Tech: Stop Motion Animation

Learn how to tell stories through stop motion animation using a digital camera and computer software. Dry erase markers, clay, and other objects to animate will be provided. Registration required.

 

Jamestown Bluffs

Monday, March 3 – Friday, March 21
Create a Meme Contest

Show off your comic genius by creating your own meme! Submit a meme to jamestownbluffs@slcl.org or bring it to the branch and be entered to win a gift card. Entries will be displayed in the Teen Area, where teens will vote for the funniest meme. Please include name, email address and phone number with your entry. The winner will be announced at the Minecraft Party on Friday, March 21, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. Grades 6-12.
 
Monday, March 3, 7:00 p.m.
Teen Tech Talk: Memes

Learn how to make funny memes to share with your friends. Registration required.
 
Friday, March 21, 6:30 p.m.
Minecraft

Play Minecraft on our library server. Beginners welcome, no Minecraft subscription required. Registration required.

 

Lewis and Clark

Monday, March 3, 6:00 p.m.
Smash Brothers Tournament

Are you ready to brawl? Compete against your friends to see who will be the Super Smash Brothers champion. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 5, 5:30 p.m.
Movie Night:  "Iron Man 3"

Running time: 130 min. MPAA rating: PG-13.

Monday, March 10, 6:00 p.m.
Stop Motion Animation

Learn how to tell stories through stop motion animation using a digital camera and computer software. Dry erase markers, clay, and other objects to animate will be provided. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Craft Night

Supplies will be provided so you can decorate your earbuds or earphones. Registration required.

Monday, March 17, 6:00 p.m.
Karaoke Night

Perform for your friends! Choose from over 200 songs by a variety of artists. If you don't want to sing, come just for the fun of watching others. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 19, 6:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Play Minecraft on our library server. Beginners welcome, no Minecraft subscription required. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 26, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Video Game Night: Family Feud

Challenge your friends in this game with built-in social features that enhance the experience for all players. Registration required.

Friday, March 28, 6:00 p.m.
Laser Tag

Don’t miss your chance to team up with other teens and play laser tag among the library stacks. Registration required.

 

Meramec Valley

Tuesday, March 11, 7:00 p.m.  
Smart Phone Projector & Circuits

Use simple materials to make a projector for your smart phone or iPod and experiment with circuits.

Tuesday, March 17, 7:00 p.m.
DIY Texting Gloves

Are your fingers cold when texting? Transform a pair of gloves to be touch-screen compatible.

 

Mid-County

Saturday, March 15, 2:00 p.m.
8-bit Art

From Mario to Minecraft, create your favorite videogame characters in the real world by melting fuse beads together to achieve that pixelated look. Supplies provided.

 

Natural Bridge

Tuesday, March 4, 6:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Play Minecraft on our library server. Beginners welcome, no Minecraft subscription required. Registration required.

Monday, March 10, 4:00 p.m.
MAR10 Party

In celebration of Mario Day, we are having a Mario Party! There will be Wii games, Mario trivia and prizes, and a fuse bead craft that’s too cool to pass up. Registration required.

Friday, March 14, 6:00 p.m.
Laser Tag Lock-In

Join us after closing time for an epic laser tag battle! Registration required.

Tuesday, March 18, 6:00 p.m.
Bubble Wrap Laptop Covers

Using bubble wrap and colorful duct tape, we’ll create a handy case for your laptop, tablet, or notebook. Registration recommended.

 

Oak Bend

Friday, March 7, 6:00 p.m.
Laser Tag Lock-In

Don’t miss your chance to team up with other teens and play laser tag in the library stacks. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 12, 4:30 p.m.
LED Throwies and Electric Origami

Experiment with circuits to create magnetic lights and an origami balloon that really lights up. Registration required.

Friday, March 21, 6:00 p.m.
8-bit Art

From Mario to Minecraft, create your favorite videogame characters in the real world by melting fuse beads together to achieve that pixelated look. Supplies provided. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.
TAG: Techno Creations

Create bracelets, key chains, sculptures and much more using discarded computer parts. Registration requested.

 

Prairie Commons

Tuesday, March 4, 6:30 p.m.
Custom CDs

Make some awesome crafts out of recycled CDs. Supplies provided. Registration required.

Monday, March 10, 6:30 p.m.
Techno Creations

Create bracelets, key chains, sculptures and much more using discarded computer parts. Registration required.

 

Rock Road

Tuesday, March 4, 7:00 p.m.
DIY Music Speakers

Design and decorate speakers for your smart phone or music device. Snacks provided. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m.
Game Show Night: Gaming Through the Ages

Test your knowledge of classic arcade to mobile app games.  Get a chance to try your luck at some of the classic games.  Snacks and prizes provided. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m.
Teen Tech: Book Face

Ever wanted your face on a book cover?  Make it happen with a trick of the camera and posing
 with a favorite teen book. Registration required.

 

Samuel C. Sachs

Tuesday, March 18, 6:30 p.m.
Light Painting

Learn a fun photographic technique to capture a “light painting” on camera. Registration required.

Friday, March 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Minecraft

Play Minecraft on our library server. Beginners welcome, no Minecraft subscription required. Registration required.

 

Tesson Ferry

Thursday, March 20, 7:00-8:45 p.m.
Teen Minecraft & LAN Games

Gather your friends and battle against each other over the computers in a variety of games. Registration required.

 

Thornhill

Friday, March 21, 6:00 p.m.
Laser Tag

Don’t miss your chance to team up with other teens and play laser tag among the library stacks. Registration required.

 

Weber Road

Wednesday, March 12, 3:30 p.m.
Teen Movie: “Wreck It Ralph”

Running time: 108 min. MPAA rating: PG.

Thursday, March 13, 3:00 p.m.
Diskette Notebook

Before flash drives, diskettes saved important information. Now we’re going to recycle these diskettes to make a personal notebook. Registration required.

Thursday, March 27, 3:00 p.m.
8-Bit Art

From Mario to Minecraft, create your favorite videogame characters in the real world by melting fuse beads together to achieve that pixelated look. Registration required.

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