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Libraries are for Making @ your library - Teen Tech Week - March 8 - 14, 2015

Libraries are for making... @ your library! Join other teens for Teen Tech Week at your local County Library, March 8-14, 2015. For more event information and library locations, click on the links below.

Date Event

Saturday, March 5,
2:00 PM

Westlake Village Library

Toothpaste Machine Challenge

Toothpaste from a tube being applied to a toothbrush.Teen STEM Series 2016 - part of Teen Tech Week 2016

Toothpaste Machine Challenge

Can you build a machine to squeeze toothpaste onto a toothbrush?  Teens ages 12-18.  All materials will be provided.  Space is limited, please register at the Information Desk or by calling 818-865-9230.

Join us for these other fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activities for Teens ages 12-18.

All programs sponsored by the Friends of the Westlake Village Library.

Monday, March 7,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game

Teen Tech Week  Create it at Quartz Hill

March 7, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Bingo Game

HOW TO PLAY:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 7, 2016, at the Circulation Desk.

2. Use a catalog computer, an internet computer, and/or your home computer to answer the questions. The library's web address is: www.colapublib.org.  All answers will be found using the Library's catalog or databases.

3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2016..

4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing for the Grand Prize.

LibraryGrand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card* Other Prizes Include: Gift Cards, Flashdrives, & More*!

* Prizes provided by the Friends of the Quartz Hill Library

Ages 12-18

Monday, March 7,
3:00 PM

La Verne Library

Plastic Bottle Eco Lantern

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by using a recycled plastic bottle to make your own ECO Lantern! A solar cell stores energy during the day and will automatically light up after dark.

Space is limited so please sign up to guarantee a spot

Ages 13-17

Monday, March 7,
4:00 PM

Agoura Hills Library

Teen Tech Week: Book Trailers

The theme for Teen Tech Week this year is "create it at your library," so join us for a workshop on creating book trailers to promote and share your favorite books!

Sign up at the Information Desk or call the library.

Teens age 12 to 18.

Monday, March 7,
4:00 PM

Lancaster Library

Mini LED Flashlights

mini led flashlightsLet's celebrate Teen Tech Week, "Make it at your Library!"  Create fun and colorful mini flashlight keychains. Grow your technology skills by combining circuits with some simple sewing to make your mini flashlight.  All materials will be provided.  Ages 12-18

Tuesday, March 8,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game

Teen Tech Week  Create it at Quartz Hill

March 7, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Bingo Game

HOW TO PLAY:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 7, 2016, at the Circulation Desk.

2. Use a catalog computer, an internet computer, and/or your home computer to answer the questions. The library's web address is: www.colapublib.org.  All answers will be found using the Library's catalog or databases.

3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2016..

4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing for the Grand Prize.

LibraryGrand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card* Other Prizes Include: Gift Cards, Flashdrives, & More*!

* Prizes provided by the Friends of the Quartz Hill Library

Ages 12-18

Tuesday, March 8,
4:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Teen Friendship Bracelets

Teen Tech Week 2016 Create it at your libraryLearn how to make a friendship bracelet and check out books for more techniques.

All materials will be provided. For grades 6 - 12.

Tuesday, March 8,
4:00 PM

Lake Los Angeles Library

Teen Bead-It Workshop

Join us in celebrating Teen Tech Week, "Create it at your Library" by making a beaded bracelet in this hands-on workshop presented by Barbara Wong.

This program is for teens age 12 to 18. Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk or by phone today!

Tuesday, March 8,
4:30 PM

Florence Library

Teen Tech Week

Recognize Teen Tech Week at our library by experiencing software that enables you to make your own computer keyboard out of almost anything!  Experience playing the piano with banana keys and learn how it can be done. 10 years and up

Wednesday, March 9,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game

Teen Tech Week  Create it at Quartz Hill

March 7, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Bingo Game

HOW TO PLAY:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 7, 2016, at the Circulation Desk.

2. Use a catalog computer, an internet computer, and/or your home computer to answer the questions. The library's web address is: www.colapublib.org.  All answers will be found using the Library's catalog or databases.

3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2016..

4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing for the Grand Prize.

LibraryGrand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card* Other Prizes Include: Gift Cards, Flashdrives, & More*!

* Prizes provided by the Friends of the Quartz Hill Library

Ages 12-18

Wednesday, March 9,
4:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Teen Book Face

Teen Tech Week 2016 Create it at your libraryGet ready for #bookfacefriday by taking your own book face photos with library books.

All materials will be provided. For grades 6 to 12.

Wednesday, March 9,
4:00 PM

Lancaster Library

LED Cuff Bracelet

led cuffTeen Tech Week is here and this year's theme is "Create it at your Library!" Join us and make a fun, lighted bracelet. Genius is not necessary, just creativity!

All materials will be provided

Ages 12-18

Thursday, March 10,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game

Teen Tech Week  Create it at Quartz Hill

March 7, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Bingo Game

HOW TO PLAY:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 7, 2016, at the Circulation Desk.

2. Use a catalog computer, an internet computer, and/or your home computer to answer the questions. The library's web address is: www.colapublib.org.  All answers will be found using the Library's catalog or databases.

3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2016..

4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing for the Grand Prize.

LibraryGrand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card* Other Prizes Include: Gift Cards, Flashdrives, & More*!

* Prizes provided by the Friends of the Quartz Hill Library

Ages 12-18

Thursday, March 10,
2:00 PM

Sorensen Library

Teen Tech Thursday

Teen Tech Week collage

Celebrate Teen Tech Week at the library. STEAM up for an exciting afternoon of creating and exploring. Build structures with tiles, defend them with catapults you create and test your platform making skills with tablets.  Or go low tech and create ink spray art inspired by science.

For ages 12-17

*Parents please be advised that food may be served.  A list of ingredients will be avialable at the program.

Thursday, March 10,
4:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Teen Origami

Teen Tech Week 2016 Create it at your libraryLearn the art of Japanese paper-folding using ordinary colored paper.

All materials will be provided. For grades 6 to 12.

Thursday, March 10,
4:00 PM

Paramount Library

Teen Gaming

Join us during Teen Tech Week for an exciting afternoon of video gaming in the library!

Open to teens grade 6-12.

Thursday, March 10,
4:30 PM

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

It's a Snap - Teen Tech Week

tech components laid out with Create It At Your Library printed overChallenge your engineering skills!  Turn on a light, create a flying saucer, play music, and more using electrical circuits that really work.

Ages 12-18

Parents:  Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available.

Friday, March 11,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game

Teen Tech Week  Create it at Quartz Hill

March 7, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Bingo Game

HOW TO PLAY:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 7, 2016, at the Circulation Desk.

2. Use a catalog computer, an internet computer, and/or your home computer to answer the questions. The library's web address is: www.colapublib.org.  All answers will be found using the Library's catalog or databases.

3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2016..

4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing for the Grand Prize.

LibraryGrand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card* Other Prizes Include: Gift Cards, Flashdrives, & More*!

* Prizes provided by the Friends of the Quartz Hill Library

Ages 12-18

Friday, March 11,
3:00 PM

East Los Angeles Library

Simple Physics - iPad Bridge Building Program
Do you like Physics? Do you like playing with iPads? Then come to the Simple Physics iPad Bridge Building Program for Teen Tech Week where you will:
  • Have the opportunity to play with an iPad using the Simple Physics App
  • Build a bridge using toothpicks and marshmallows
  • Learn simple physics concepts

Teens Ages 12-17 are welcome. iPads and materials will be provided by the Library.

Friday, March 11,
4:00 PM

Manhattan Beach Library

Teen Robotics

Create your own robot that plays music! Engineer Swapna Kulkarni will help students create their own jingle bots in this celebration for Teen Tech Week. All materials will be supplied.

Space is limited so sign up today!

Grades 6+

Saturday, March 12,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game

Teen Tech Week  Create it at Quartz Hill

March 7, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Bingo Game

HOW TO PLAY:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 7, 2016, at the Circulation Desk.

2. Use a catalog computer, an internet computer, and/or your home computer to answer the questions. The library's web address is: www.colapublib.org.  All answers will be found using the Library's catalog or databases.

3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2016..

4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing for the Grand Prize.

LibraryGrand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card* Other Prizes Include: Gift Cards, Flashdrives, & More*!

* Prizes provided by the Friends of the Quartz Hill Library

Ages 12-18

Saturday, March 12,
2:00 PM

Claremont Library

3D Model Building for Teens

 

Enjoy an afternoon of 3D model building using Klikko construction kits.  Create a one-of-a-kind design or build one from the Klikko project guide.
Ages 11 - 18.

 

Saturday, March 12,
2:00 PM

Westlake Village Library

Earthquake Engineering Challenge

A badly damaged house in North New Brighton, Christchurch following Feb 22 quakeTeen STEM Series 2016 - part of Teen Tech Week 2016

Earthquake Engineering Challenge

Try to build a structure that will stand up to our earthquake-simulating SHAKE TABLE!  Materials will be provided.  Please register at the Information Desk or by calling 818-865-9230.

 

All programs sponsored by the Friends of the Westlake Village Library.

Saturday, March 12,
4:00 PM

Norwalk Library

Teen Tech Week: Scavenger Hunt
photo credit: YALSA
 
 
Celebrate Teen Tech Week by learning a few S.T.E.M. principles as a team and then going on a tech and internet-inspired scavenger hunt throughout the library at 5:00 PM.
 
Attendees must be in the meeting room by 4:30 PM to participate in the scavenger hunt and you will need your library card. 
 
Winner gets a prize!

For TEENS, grades 6 - 12.

Parents: Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Norwalk Libraries. A list of ingredients will be available. 

Tuesday, March 15,
6:00 PM

Hollydale Library

Bubblemania

Join us for Teen Tech Week in this magical look at the science of bubbles!

The Bubblologist will perform a show on the science and fun of bubbles. We have all had fun with blowing bubbles at home. The Bubblologist will demonstrate shimmering waves of soap films, rainbow colors, big, small and even geometric bubbles!

The audience will get a chance to learn about reflection, refraction, surface tension and many other soap bubble properties.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016  at 6 PM 

This program is for Teens and Families.

Program is FREE

Thursday, March 17,
4:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Teen Tech Week

Aerodynamic Wind Tunnel

Celebrate Teen Tech week by learning about aerodynamics.  You will get to create your own contraption with different materials and test them in the wind tunnel.  Space is limited.  Please sign up at the Information Desk.

For Teens 12-17

Thursday, March 17,
4:00 PM

San Fernando Library

Teen Gaming

Teen GamingTeens test your gaming skills! Join us for an afternoon of board games and video games at the library!