Teen Tech Month - March 2015 - Libraries Are For Making...

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

 

Highlighted Events

Minecraft
Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required.
Participating branches include: Cliff Cave, Grand Glaize, Headquarters, Lewis and Clark, Mid-County, Oak Bend, Prairie Commons, Samuel C. Sachs and Tesson Ferry.

Introduction to Game Design
Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
Participating branches include: Cliff Cave, Daniel Boone, Eureka Hills, Florissant Valley, Grand Glaize, Oak Bend, Samuel C. Sachs, Tesson Ferry and Thornhill.
 


Bridgeton Trails

Wednesday, March 18, 6:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Hour

Bring your laptop, iPad or iPod and hang out with friends. Ages 12-18. Registration required. Snacks provided.

Monday, March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Techno Uncrafting

Take apart non-fixable gadgets and make art with them. Ages 11-18. Registration required.
 

Cliff Cave

Monday, March 16, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Ages 8-18.

Friday, March 20, 6:30 p.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
 

Daniel Boone

Monday, March 9, 6:30 p.m.
Lego and Robotics Demonstration

This program will introduce teens to engineering challenges by designing, building and learning how to program a robot. Ages 12-17. Registration required.

Saturday, March 14, 2:00 p.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.

Tuesday, March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Make Your Own Screencast

Learn how to use screencasts to give commentary on a video game as you play, create a video tutorial of your favorite software shortcuts, give a tour and review of your favorite websites and more! Find out more as we explore some free online screencasting programs. Ages 12-18. Registration required. 

Tuesday, March 24, 7:00 p.m.
Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Compete against your friends to see who will be the Super Smash Brothers champion. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Monday, March 30, 7:00 p.m.
Fun with Makey Makeys

Make bananas into bongos, celery into a piano or gummy worms into a game controller. MaKey MaKeys can turn anything into keys for your computer! Have fun trying out this invention kit for the 21st century. Ages 12-18. Registration required.
 

Eureka Hills

Tuesday, March 3, 6:30 p.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
 

Florissant Valley

Monday, March 16, 7:00 p.m.
Teen Book Discussion: Maze Runner and Minecraft

Create and solve mazes using Minecraft in this month’s book discussion featuring “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner. Limited number of copies of the book available at the customer service desk starting February 17th.  Ages 12-17. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 p.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.

 

Grand Glaize

Friday, March 20, 6:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Ages 12-18.

Saturday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
 

Headquarters

Thursday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Ages 10-12.
 

Lewis and Clark

Monday, March 9, 6:00 p.m.
Fun with MaKey Makeys

Make bananas into bongos, celery into a piano or gummy worms into a game controller. MaKey MaKeys can turn anything into keys for your computer! Have fun trying out this invention kit for the 21st century. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Monday, March 23, 6:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Grades 6-12.
 

Meramec Valley

Friday, March 6, 6:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Crafts

Ever lose your earbuds or get them all tangled? Make an earbud holder and several other useful items. Ages 12-18. Registration required.
 

Mid-County

Monday, March 2, 7:00 p.m.
Explore the Night Sky

Learn how to use a telescope as you take in the features of the night sky. Get some tips on great apps and other technology to help hone your inner astronomer. Presented by the St. Louis Astronomical Society. Ages 12-18

Wednesday, March 4, 4:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Ages 8-14.

Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 p.m.
Earbud Holders

Prevent knots, tangles and ruined earbuds. Make an earbud holder to keep your earbuds neat and in good condition. Ages 12-18.
 

Natural Bridge

Monday, March 9, 6:00 p.m.
iPhone Cozies

Using vinyl and other materials, design a cool case for your iPhone, MP3 player or other gadget. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Tuesday, March 10, 6:00 p.m.
Nintendo Pixel Art

Create Nintendo-themed magnets, key chains and coasters using Perler beads. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 4, 4:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Ages 8-14.

Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 p.m.
Earbud Holders

Prevent knots, tangles and ruined earbuds. Make an earbud holder to keep your earbuds neat and in good condition. Ages 12-18.
 

Oak Bend

Friday, March 6, 6:30 p.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.

Thursday, March 19, 2:00 p.m.
Creativity Lab: Techno Creations

Get creative with an assortment of technology and art supplies.
Bring your own projects or use the materials provided to make bracelets, key chains, sculptures and much more using discarded computer parts. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 25, 7:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Grades 6-12.
 

Prairie Commons

Tuesday, March 3, 6:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Ages 12-18.

Tuesday, March 24, 3:00 p.m.
Teen Social Hour

Do you like surfing the internet or have a favorite app?  If so, stop by for a snack and some fun. Laptops will be provided. Ages 12-18. Registration required.
 

Samuel C. Sachs

March 17, 6:30 p.m.
Techno Creations

Get creative with an assortment of technology and art supplies. Build a LEGO pinball game or maze, a balloon powered car or an artbot (a robot that creates its own art).
Ages 12-16. Registration required. Supplies provided.

Friday, March 27, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Minecraft

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Saturday, March 28, 2:00 p.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
 

Tesson Ferry

Friday, March 13, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament

Pummel your way to the top in a virtual showdown to the see who is the greatest SSBB player. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Thursday, March 19, 7:00-8:45 p.m.
Minecraft & LAN Games

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience. Registration required. Ages 12-18.

Monday, March 30, 7:00 p.m.
Teen Custom Magnets

Learn how to make custom picture magnets. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
 

Thornhill

Saturday, March 7, 10:00 a.m.
Introduction to Game Design

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 11-14. Registration required.

Thursday, March 19, 6:00 p.m.
Teen Arcade

Cooperate and dominate your fellow teens on the PS3, Xbox 360, Kinect and Wii. There is safety in numbers so feel free to bring friends. All games are rated Teen and under. Ages 12-18.

Tuesday, March 24, 3:00 p.m
Make Your Own Screencast

Learn how to use screencasts to give commentary on a video game as you play, create a video tutorial of your favorite software shortcuts, give a tour and review of your favorite websites and more! Find out more as we explore some free online screencasting programs. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Saturday, March 28, 2:00 p.m.
How to make 3D Photos

Learn how to make 3D images using phone cameras or digital cameras. Participants will be turned into 3D photographers. Ages 10 and up. Registration required.

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