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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 7,
1:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Digital Movie Making for Teens

mfcAttend this 7-week program to tell your story through  digital movie-making. Get on the Movie Bus and learn writing, framing, shooting and editing. You will impress your friends and family when you get a DVD with your finished movie on it!

Monday, March 9,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game!

Monday through Saturday

March 9 - 14, 2015

Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card

Other Prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

How to play:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Check Out Desk.

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

3. Submit your game card to any librarian for a prize.

4. Completed cards must be received by library closing on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

5. ALL boxes must be answered to be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Tuesday, March 10,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game!

Monday through Saturday

March 9 - 14, 2015

Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card

Other Prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

How to play:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Check Out Desk.

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

3. Submit your game card to any librarian for a prize.

4. Completed cards must be received by library closing on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

5. ALL boxes must be answered to be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Tuesday, March 10,
3:00 PM

Quartz Hill Library

Paper Airplanes

Teen Tech Week:  Libraries are for making...

Come in and create paper airplanes and then give them a test flight in the library!

Tuesday, March 10,
3:00 PM

Rowland Heights Library

Teen tech Week: DDR Tournament

​In celebration of Teen Tech Week come to the library and compete in a Dance Dance Revolution Tournament. ​Grades 6 and up

Tuesday, March 10,
3:30 PM

Diamond Bar Library

Teen Tuesday

Bring your friends and have an after-school blast at the library. We will be playing video games, creating art projects, or exploring some science and engineering concepts in a fun and hands-on way.

For teens, ages 12 and up.

Tuesday, March 10,
3:30 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Make a Friendship Bracelet

Teen Tech Week 2015 LogoThis year's Teen Tech Week theme is "Libraries are for making."

Come by and make a friendship bracelet. Check out books for more ideas on cool things to make. All materials will be provided. For students in grades 6 -12

Tuesday, March 10,
3:30 PM

Sunkist Library

Rock Band!

Celebrate Teen Tech Week with us by playing Rock Band!

Tuesday, March 10,
4:00 PM

South Whittier Library

Teen Tech Week Ė Make a Floppy Disk Notebook

two floppy disks and a pencil

Join us as we go back in time to celebrate Teen Tech Week.  We will be dusting off our old floppy disks and upcycling them into cool, retro notebooks.  All materials will be provided.  For students in grades 6-12.

Attendees will receive a free USB drive while supplies last.

Tuesday, March 10,
5:30 PM

Littlerock Library

Identity Theft: How to Protect Yourself - A Consumers Affairs Presentation

Teens and Adults, the County of Los Angeles Department of Consumers Affairs will do a presentation on the insidious and prevalent crime of Identity theft and how to recognize identity theft when it happens to you, tips for being safe online, and what you can do to protect yourself.

Wednesday, March 11,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game!

Monday through Saturday

March 9 - 14, 2015

Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card

Other Prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

How to play:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Check Out Desk.

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

3. Submit your game card to any librarian for a prize.

4. Completed cards must be received by library closing on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

5. ALL boxes must be answered to be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Wednesday, March 11,
3:00 PM

Carson Library

Teen Tech Week: Scavenger Hunt

Participate in our Teen Tech Week Scavenger Hunt and win some cool prizes!  For ages 12-18

Wednesday, March 11,
4:00 PM

Baldwin Park Library

DIY Teen Tech Week

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by making a candy* robot. All materials will be provided. For students in grades 6-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Baldwin Park Library.

*Parents: Please be aware that teens will be handling food. A list of ingredients will be available.

Wednesday, March 11,
4:00 PM

Duarte Library

Robots @ Your Library!

Please join us for a special presentaion by a NASA/JPL mechanical engineer on how to build a robot.  A brief demonstration will be shared.

Wednesday, March 11,
4:00 PM

Lancaster Library

Bristle Bots

bristle botTeen Tech Week is here! Explore robotics engineering and "robo-technology" by building your very own bristle bot. Watch as the transfer of kinetic energy from a tiny motor can get your robot on the move.

Ages 12-18

All materials will be provided

Wednesday, March 11,
5:00 PM

Pico Rivera Library

Teen Tech Week: Animate Something! Workshop

black and white photo of Camera Lens Let's animate something!

Got a joke or story to tell? Want to recreate a scene from your favorite book or movie?  Want to submit a video for a school project?  Join us for a three-part workshop to learn the basics of animation and storytelling, practice with film/video equipment and learn how to edit and publish videos. You might even get to showcase your videos with everyone.

Part 1: Storytelling and Filming/Animation Basics
3/11/15, 5-6:30pm
Part 2: Filming and Editing
3/12/15, 5-6:30pm
Part 3: Wrap-up and Showcase
3/14/15 2-3pm

Equipment and software are provided, but you are welcome to bring toys and action figures to use as actors.

Please get parental permission before filming/recording and sharing your videos.

Thursday, March 12,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game!

Monday through Saturday

March 9 - 14, 2015

Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card

Other Prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

How to play:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Check Out Desk.

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

3. Submit your game card to any librarian for a prize.

4. Completed cards must be received by library closing on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

5. ALL boxes must be answered to be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Thursday, March 12,
3:00 PM

South El Monte Library

Teen Tech Week Spirograph Design Program

To celebrate Teen Tech Week at the Library, teens and tweens can use The Original Spirograph Design Set to make their own notecards or designs to display at home.  Achieve beautiful results either way!  Each teen will receive a free bookmark and small prize for participating.

Thursday, March 12,
3:30 PM

El Monte Library

Teen Game Day

Join us as we celebrate Teen Tech Week with an afternoon of video games. For teens, ages 13 and up.

 

 

Thursday, March 12,
3:30 PM

Topanga Library

Teen Art Activity: Comic Book Tote Bags

Learn how to make a simple and functional tote bag with recycled comic books! All materials will be provided.

Ages 12-18. Sponsored by the Friends of the Topanga Library.

Thursday, March 12,
3:45 PM

Sorensen Library

Teen Tech Week: Choose Your Own Art Activity

Teens! Join us as we break out all our art supplies and get to choose what you would like to make. We will have a duct tape station, wind chimes station, friendship bracelets, and more.

All materials are provided while supplies last.

Teens ages 12-17.

Thursday, March 12,
4:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Teen Tech Week! Makey Makey:Make anything a Computer KEY!

makeyJoin us to explore Teen Tech Week with the Makey Makey. We will attempt to make a Banana Piano...and more! Come to find other ways to use this cool technology!

Thursday, March 12,
4:00 PM

Hawaiian Gardens Library

Teen Tech Week Program: Mini Makerspace

What's a Makerspace?  It's a space with materials to let you design, build, and create great stuff!  In honor of Teen Tech Week, be a part of our Mini Makerspace and make a masterpiece! All materials will be provided.  For students in grades 6-12.

Thursday, March 12,
4:00 PM

Lennox Library

Teen Tech Week: Airplane Workshop


Design your own airplane!
Join Swapna Kulkarni and learn how to build a (paper) airplane using real engineering principles. All materials provided.

For teens.


Thursday, March 12,
4:00 PM

Woodcrest Library

Teen Tech Week Sun Catcher Craft

Reurpose a fading technology ,CDs ,into a wonderful ornament that catches the sun. This craft for Teen Tech Week shows what you can do with old CDs, rhinestones and glitter. Join us as we make some. Ages 12-18 yeard old

Thursday, March 12,
5:00 PM

Pico Rivera Library

Teen Tech Week: Animate Something! Workshop

black and white photo of Camera Lens Let's animate something!

Got a joke or story to tell? Want to recreate a scene from your favorite book or movie?  Want to submit a video for a school project?  Join us for a three-part workshop to learn the basics of animation and storytelling, practice with film/video equipment and learn how to edit and publish videos. You might even get to showcase your videos with everyone.

Part 1: Storytelling and Filming/Animation Basics
3/11/15, 5-6:30pm
Part 2: Filming and Editing
3/12/15, 5-6:30pm
Part 3: Wrap-up and Showcase
3/14/15 2-3pm

Equipment and software are provided, but you are welcome to bring toys and action figures to use as actors.

Please get parental permission before filming/recording and sharing your videos.

Friday, March 13,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game!

Monday through Saturday

March 9 - 14, 2015

Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card

Other Prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

How to play:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Check Out Desk.

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

3. Submit your game card to any librarian for a prize.

4. Completed cards must be received by library closing on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

5. ALL boxes must be answered to be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Friday, March 13,
3:30 PM

La Mirada Library

Origami for Teens: Easy

Learn how to make a simple box and lucky stars to put in them. Great for beginners. No registration required and all supplies will be provided. For teens grades 7-12.

Friday, March 13,
4:00 PM

Lake Los Angeles Library

Teen Science Show

Celebrate Teen Tech Week at the library with a STEM program, Crazy About Chemistry, performed by Richard Rumble of Full Spectrum. This show has lots of audience participation and awesome experiments in the gooey, slimy, smoky world of chemistry.

This program is for teens age 12 to 18. Children and adults are welcome to attend. Children age 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, March 14,
10:00 AM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Tech Week - Bingo Game!

Monday through Saturday

March 9 - 14, 2015

Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card

Other Prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

How to play:

1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Check Out Desk.

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

3. Submit your game card to any librarian for a prize.

4. Completed cards must be received by library closing on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

5. ALL boxes must be answered to be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Saturday, March 14,
1:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Digital Movie Making for Teens

mfcAttend this 7-week program to tell your story through  digital movie-making. Get on the Movie Bus and learn writing, framing, shooting and editing. You will impress your friends and family when you get a DVD with your finished movie on it!

Saturday, March 14,
1:00 PM

Lawndale Library

Teen Makerspace

Libraries are for Making.  Try your hand at new and old technology at the library! Computer coding, an engineering contest, and much more!

Saturday, March 14,
2:00 PM

Claremont Library

Lasermania!

Come to the library and celebrate Teen Tech Week with a spectacular laser light show. Lasermania is pure laser fun set to music. Ages 11 and up.

Saturday, March 14,
2:00 PM

Norwood Library

Teen Tech Week-Terrific Teen Time

We invite teens from 6th through 12th grade to make various projects to display, use, wear, and share. Make a personalized photo bookmark with a tassel to enhance your book.  Challenge others on video games.  Have a "flight" competition with different types of paper airplanes that you can make yourselves.  You will also have the opportunity to prepare a journal.  Join us and show us your creative side!

Saturday, March 14,
2:00 PM

Pico Rivera Library

Teen Tech Week: Animate Something! Workshop

black and white photo of Camera Lens Let's animate something!

Got a joke or story to tell? Want to recreate a scene from your favorite book or movie?  Want to submit a video for a school project?  Join us for a three-part workshop to learn the basics of animation and storytelling, practice with film/video equipment and learn how to edit and publish videos. You might even get to showcase your videos with everyone.

Part 1: Storytelling and Filming/Animation Basics
3/11/15, 5-6:30pm
Part 2: Filming and Editing
3/12/15, 5-6:30pm
Part 3: Wrap-up and Showcase
3/14/15 2-3pm

Equipment and software are provided, but you are welcome to bring toys and action figures to use as actors.

Please get parental permission before filming/recording and sharing your videos.

Friday, March 20,
3:30 PM

La Mirada Library

Origami for Teens: Advanced

Learn how to make a complex box out of many sheets of paper.  No registration required and all supplies will be provided. For teens grades 7-12.

Saturday, March 21,
1:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Digital Movie Making for Teens

mfcAttend this 7-week program to tell your story through  digital movie-making. Get on the Movie Bus and learn writing, framing, shooting and editing. You will impress your friends and family when you get a DVD with your finished movie on it!

Saturday, March 28,
1:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Digital Movie Making for Teens

mfcAttend this 7-week program to tell your story through  digital movie-making. Get on the Movie Bus and learn writing, framing, shooting and editing. You will impress your friends and family when you get a DVD with your finished movie on it!