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Be the Source of Change! Join other teens for Teen Tech Week at your local County Library, March 5-11, 2017. For more event information and library locations, click on the links below.

Date Event

Monday, March 6,
10:00 AM

Castaic Library

Teen Tech Week Game

HOW TO PLAY:
1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the
Circulation Desk.


2. Use a library 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 catalog or library databases.
Example: Opposing Viewpoints/Bullying
Open Opposing Viewpoint Database, search under Bullying.


3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on
Saturday, March 11, 2017.


4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing
for the Grand Prize! Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card, other prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

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

Monday, March 6,
11:00 AM

Live Oak Library

Teen Tech Week Game

Are you up for a fun and challenging game? Ready to be wowed by some of the cool free digital resources the library has to offfer?

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by coming to the Live Oak Library and playing the Teen Tech Game!  Pick up a game card at the Customer Service Desk and learn all the details.  Teens who complete 4 of 6 game activities qualify to enter an opportunity drawing for a $20 Target gift card! 

 

Ages 12-18

Monday, March 6,
3:00 PM

Graham Library

Teen Tech Week- Teen Coding

Teens learn to create webpages with HTML, and program with JavaScript, utilizing the easy-to-use Codecademy interface. Learn Coding at your own pace. No programming experience necessary!

Ages 12-18 years old.

Monday, March 6,
3:00 PM

La Verne Library

Teen Tech Week: Sun Prints

We are going to make art using science! Stop in and create your own unique images that you can transfer onto bookmarks, greeting cards, etc... 

Monday, March 6,
3:30 PM

San Gabriel Library

Binary Bracelets

Homework can wait! Use binary to make a bracelet with your initials or a short message that only you understand! Available during Teen Tech Week in the teen area. 

Monday, March 6,
5:00 PM

Los Nietos Library

Steampunk Art Project

Do you love Steampunk? Join us for this fun program where you can create your own wearable retro-futuristic piece of Steampunk art. 

Appropriate for ages 13+

Tuesday, March 7,
10:00 AM

Castaic Library

Teen Tech Week Game

HOW TO PLAY:
1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the
Circulation Desk.


2. Use a library 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 catalog or library databases.
Example: Opposing Viewpoints/Bullying
Open Opposing Viewpoint Database, search under Bullying.


3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on
Saturday, March 11, 2017.


4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing
for the Grand Prize! Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card, other prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

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

Tuesday, March 7,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Tuesday, March 7,
11:00 AM

Live Oak Library

Teen Tech Week Game

Are you up for a fun and challenging game? Ready to be wowed by some of the cool free digital resources the library has to offfer?

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by coming to the Live Oak Library and playing the Teen Tech Game!  Pick up a game card at the Customer Service Desk and learn all the details.  Teens who complete 4 of 6 game activities qualify to enter an opportunity drawing for a $20 Target gift card! 

 

Ages 12-18

Tuesday, March 7,
12:45 PM

Sorensen Library

Teen Tech Week 2017

"Be the source of change" through education! Explore apps to help you with school and
learn all about using iPads. Check out the latest books for teens too!

Age 12-17.

Tuesday, March 7,
3:00 PM

Graham Library

Teen Tech Week- Teen Coding

Teens learn to create webpages with HTML, and program with JavaScript, utilizing the easy-to-use Codecademy interface. Learn Coding at your own pace. No programming experience necessary!

Ages 12-18 years old.

Tuesday, March 7,
3:30 PM

Diamond Bar Library

Teen Tech Week: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Form a team, grab your camera, and complete a scavenger hunt in the library. Prizes will be awarded to winners!

Tuesday, March 7,
3:30 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Kind Tagging

Teen Tech Week: Be the Source of Change. Image courtesy of YALSASpread good cheer with art and positive messages. All materials will be provided in the Teen Area.

Grades 7-12

Image courtesy of YALSA

Tuesday, March 7,
3:30 PM

El Monte Library

Coding with Best Buy

                     

best buy yalsa logos

                                                               

 

 

 

 

It's Teen Tech Week and the Library has a great treat.  Have you wanted to learn to code?  

This is your chance to find out from real Geek Squad employees.  Best buy is sending its Geek Squad to the el Monte Library to teach teens how to code.  Come learn from a real Geek the ins and outs of computer coding.

Tuesday, March 7,
3:30 PM

San Gabriel Library

Binary Bracelets

Homework can wait! Use binary to make a bracelet with your initials or a short message that only you understand! Available during Teen Tech Week in the teen area. 

Tuesday, March 7,
3:30 PM

Wiseburn Library

Teen Tech Week: Be the Source of Change
Help a shelter pet find a forever home! Decorate a colorful and fun bandana for a pet in a LA County Animal Care Center.   All supplies will be provided.
 
Teens ages 12-18 are welcome. 

Tuesday, March 7,
4:00 PM

Agoura Hills Library

Teen Tech Week: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Your cell phone, a list of things around the library, and you! Be a part of the first group to photograph the complete list in this digital scavenger hunt and earn a prize.

Teens 12 - 18

Tuesday, March 7,
4:00 PM

Bell Gardens Library

Digital Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Calling all teens!  Celebrate Teen Tech Week with a fun romp through the library armed with a digital camera.  Hunt.  Find.  Snap. 

For ages 11 to 17 years old.

Tuesday, March 7,
4:00 PM

El Camino Real Library

Teen Tech Tuesday:Thirsty Plant Gadget/Tecnologa adolescente para jvenes:planta reseca

Thirsty plant gadgetCelebrate Teen Tech Week by assembling a Thirsty Plant Kit! This cool solar powered gadget will let you know when your plant needs to be watered. 

Space is limited. Please register at the Information Desk.

Ages 10 - 18

¡Celebre la Semana de la Tecnología Adolescente y construya el aparato Planta Reseca! Este mecanismo solar le permitirá saber cuando su planta necesita ser regada.

El espacio es limitado. Por favor, regístrese en el mostrador de información.
10 - 18 Años

Tuesday, March 7,
4:00 PM

Norwood Library

Teen Tech Week: Video Game Pixel Art

Come celebrate Teen Tech Week by creating a retro video game pixel art with perler/fuse beads.  All materials will be provided courtesy of Teen Services. Some design patterns will be available for reference from the book, Bead It, Iron It, Love It!:  Over 300 great motifs for Fuse Beads by Kaisa Holsting, but feel free to bring your own ideas.

For Teens, grades 6 - 12.  While supplies lasts.  

Tuesday, March 7,
6:00 PM

Hollydale Library

Rockets & Robots
Join Captain Bob Redman for a program on Rockets & Robots during “Teen Tech Week.”  As an educator, he has worked with NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the United States Air Force in presenting to students the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in their studies.
 
This interactive program highlights how we live in space, how we traveled to the Moon, and why we use robots to explore Mars. Those attending are welcome to ask questions about the many subjects that will be covered.
 

Tuesday, March 7,
6:00 PM

Rivera Library

Teen Tech Week: Video Game Fuse Bead Art Activity

Create fuse bead of art of your favorite video game and anime characters! Check out some great books on careers in digital and video game art.

Wednesday, March 8,
10:00 AM

Castaic Library

Teen Tech Week Game

HOW TO PLAY:
1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the
Circulation Desk.


2. Use a library 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 catalog or library databases.
Example: Opposing Viewpoints/Bullying
Open Opposing Viewpoint Database, search under Bullying.


3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on
Saturday, March 11, 2017.


4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing
for the Grand Prize! Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card, other prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

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

Wednesday, March 8,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Wednesday, March 8,
11:00 AM

Live Oak Library

Teen Tech Week Game

Are you up for a fun and challenging game? Ready to be wowed by some of the cool free digital resources the library has to offfer?

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by coming to the Live Oak Library and playing the Teen Tech Game!  Pick up a game card at the Customer Service Desk and learn all the details.  Teens who complete 4 of 6 game activities qualify to enter an opportunity drawing for a $20 Target gift card! 

 

Ages 12-18

Wednesday, March 8,
3:00 PM

Graham Library

Teen Tech Week- Teen Coding

Teens learn to create webpages with HTML, and program with JavaScript, utilizing the easy-to-use Codecademy interface. Learn Coding at your own pace. No programming experience necessary!

Ages 12-18 years old.

Wednesday, March 8,
3:30 PM

Duarte Library

Teen Tech Week: Cool Looking Robots

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by playing with tiny robots. You draw patterns on  a white paper, place the robot on it, and watch as the robots move about.

Please note that this program will be held at the Duarte Teen Center, 1400 Buena Vista St., Duarte, CA 91010. Phone: (626) 303-0863.

Wednesday, March 8,
3:30 PM

San Gabriel Library

Binary Bracelets

Homework can wait! Use binary to make a bracelet with your initials or a short message that only you understand! Available during Teen Tech Week in the teen area. 

Wednesday, March 8,
4:00 PM

Lake Los Angeles Library

Adult 101 for Teens: Fitness

Looking for exercise and fitness advice? Learn how to get fit and stay healthy from personal trainer, Jesus Mejia.

Teens age 12 to 18 sign up at the Information Desk today!

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

 

Wednesday, March 8,
4:00 PM

Lancaster Library

Binary Bracelets

MakMo Binary Bracelets

Computers assign a string of 0s and 1s to different letters, symbols, and instructions, and this is called binary code. Now that you know what binary code is, join us to put this knowledge to good use by creating a binary bracelet that spells your name.

Don't miss this Teen Tech Week program, brought to you by your friendly neighborhood maker mobile, that MakMo!                         This program is for ages 12-18.

Wednesday, March 8,
4:00 PM

Lennox Library

Teen Tech Week: Anime Drawing Workshop

Celebrate Teen Tech Week with our Anime Drawing Workshop. Be the source of change and create anime characters that are tools you can use to make a statement and express yourself.

 For ages 13 to 17.

Wednesday, March 8,
4:00 PM

Pico Rivera Library

Teen Tech Week: Learn to Code with Minecraft

Learn the basics of coding by creating and manipulating hte world of Minecraft.

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 19

Wednesday, March 8,
5:00 PM

Florence Library

Aerodynamics with Wind Tunnel

Experience how aerodynamics works by building your own creations and experiments.

Thursday, March 9,
10:00 AM

Castaic Library

Teen Tech Week Game

HOW TO PLAY:
1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the
Circulation Desk.


2. Use a library 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 catalog or library databases.
Example: Opposing Viewpoints/Bullying
Open Opposing Viewpoint Database, search under Bullying.


3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on
Saturday, March 11, 2017.


4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing
for the Grand Prize! Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card, other prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

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

Thursday, March 9,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Thursday, March 9,
11:00 AM

Live Oak Library

Teen Tech Week Game

Are you up for a fun and challenging game? Ready to be wowed by some of the cool free digital resources the library has to offfer?

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by coming to the Live Oak Library and playing the Teen Tech Game!  Pick up a game card at the Customer Service Desk and learn all the details.  Teens who complete 4 of 6 game activities qualify to enter an opportunity drawing for a $20 Target gift card! 

 

Ages 12-18

Thursday, March 9,
3:30 PM

San Gabriel Library

Binary Bracelets

Homework can wait! Use binary to make a bracelet with your initials or a short message that only you understand! Available during Teen Tech Week in the teen area. 

Thursday, March 9,
3:45 PM

Sorensen Library

Teen Tech Week

Create a public service announcement telling everyone how the library is a place that supports change and then transform it into a stop motion animation short video!

Age 12-17.

Thursday, March 9,
4:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Teen Tech Week Activity

Projector

Did you know that the first movie projector was named the "Cinematographe”? Projectors have come a long way since they were invented in late 1800’s. You can even now make your very own projector to play images right from your phone. Come down and share in this creative and fun DIY project for Teen Tech Week. And while you're here, don't forget to check out the amazing books on inventors and scientists from our collection. 

Thursday, March 9,
4:00 PM

Compton Library

Teen Tech Week: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Learn about the library and have fun with your friends and meet new teens at the same time. Team up and take photos of the items on the treasure list and win some prizes.

ages 11-18

Thursday, March 9,
4:00 PM

Manhattan Beach Library

Teen Tech Week: Homopolar Motors

Make a simple motor and decorate to see your creation in action. 

Grades 6 to 12.

Thursday, March 9,
4:00 PM

Norwood Library

M?kM? Thursday

Learn about our new Makerspace Mobile (M?kM?) and have a hands-on experience with STEM-based learning technology. Bring the whole family to experiment with construction Keva Planks, learn about electricity with Snap Circuits, have fun with Ozobots, and practice building with Makedos.

Program for ages 5-17.

Thursday, March 9,
4:00 PM

San Fernando Library

Jingle Bots Robotics

Join us for an exciting introduction to robotics! Learn about the science behind robotics while you build your very own custom Jingle Bot with its own unique sound pattern!

Ages 12 to 17

Parents: Refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be provided.

Thursday, March 9,
4:30 PM

La Canada Flintridge Library

Random Acts of Kindness
Help change the world around you by doing small acts of kindness. Share your ideas and help create a display of
your acts of service.
 

Open to ages 13-17 years. 

Friday, March 10,
10:00 AM

Castaic Library

Teen Tech Week Game

HOW TO PLAY:
1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the
Circulation Desk.


2. Use a library 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 catalog or library databases.
Example: Opposing Viewpoints/Bullying
Open Opposing Viewpoint Database, search under Bullying.


3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on
Saturday, March 11, 2017.


4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing
for the Grand Prize! Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card, other prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

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

Friday, March 10,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Friday, March 10,
11:00 AM

Live Oak Library

Teen Tech Week Game

Are you up for a fun and challenging game? Ready to be wowed by some of the cool free digital resources the library has to offfer?

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by coming to the Live Oak Library and playing the Teen Tech Game!  Pick up a game card at the Customer Service Desk and learn all the details.  Teens who complete 4 of 6 game activities qualify to enter an opportunity drawing for a $20 Target gift card! 

 

Ages 12-18

Friday, March 10,
3:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Book Face Friday

Teen Tech Week: Be the Source of Change. Image courtesy of YALSAParticipate in #bookfacefriday by taking your own book face photos with library books. All materials will be provided in the Teen Area.

Grades 7-12

Image courtesy of YALSA

Friday, March 10,
3:30 PM

Hawthorne Library

Teen Tech Week
Celebrate teens and technology with this special program. Discover the world of zines and learn how to create a physical zine. Materials will be provided!
 
For ages 13 to 18.

Friday, March 10,
3:30 PM

San Gabriel Library

Binary Bracelets

Homework can wait! Use binary to make a bracelet with your initials or a short message that only you understand! Available during Teen Tech Week in the teen area. 

Friday, March 10,
3:30 PM

Temple City Library

Teen Tech Week: Crack the Code!
2017 Teen Tech Week Logo
 
 
 
 
 
Celebrate Teen Tech Week at the library by playing fun coding games on our library laptops. We encourage all attendees to bring their valid library card if they want to check out a laptop to participate in the program. We will also learn basic coding concepts and terminology with fun trivia.
 
There will be snacks and books!

For teens, grades 7 - 12.

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments are being served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available. 
 
Refreshments are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Temple City Library.

Friday, March 10,
4:00 PM

Topanga Library

Teen Tech Week: Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate Teen Tech Week with a fun scavenger hunt through the library armed with your camera. Hunt. Find. Snap. Ages 12-18.

Saturday, March 11,
10:00 AM

Castaic Library

Teen Tech Week Game

HOW TO PLAY:
1. Game cards can be picked up on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the
Circulation Desk.


2. Use a library 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 catalog or library databases.
Example: Opposing Viewpoints/Bullying
Open Opposing Viewpoint Database, search under Bullying.


3. Submit your game card to any Library staff member by 5:00 PM on
Saturday, March 11, 2017.


4. ALL boxes must be answered to be entered in an opportunity drawing
for the Grand Prize! Grand Prize: $30.00 Target Gift Card, other prizes include: Gift Cards, Flash Drives, & More!

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

Saturday, March 11,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Saturday, March 11,
11:00 AM

Live Oak Library

Teen Tech Week Game

Are you up for a fun and challenging game? Ready to be wowed by some of the cool free digital resources the library has to offfer?

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by coming to the Live Oak Library and playing the Teen Tech Game!  Pick up a game card at the Customer Service Desk and learn all the details.  Teens who complete 4 of 6 game activities qualify to enter an opportunity drawing for a $20 Target gift card! 

 

Ages 12-18

Saturday, March 11,
11:00 AM

Malibu Library

Robotics Workshop

Art BotsCelebrate Teen Tech Week with our LA Makerspace Robotics Series at Malibu Library!  Learn about robots and build your own.  Each class creates one kind of robot: art bot, shy bot, and a robotic arm.  The robotic arm is a 2-part workshop; both sessions are required (March 11 and March 25).

Limited to 20 robots (er ... we mean participants!) per class.  Please call Malibu Library to sign up: 310-456-6438.

For children and teens! Ages 8-18.

Part II of Workshop:

Saturday:

  • March 25, 2017

 

Saturday, March 11,
1:00 PM

Alondra Library

Teen Tech: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Teens, participate in a Digital Scavenger Hunt and see if you have what it takes to complete the challenge!

Program is for ages 12 - 17 years old.

Saturday, March 11,
2:00 PM

Graham Library

Teen Tech Week- Teen Coding

Teens learn to create webpages with HTML, and program with JavaScript, utilizing the easy-to-use Codecademy interface. Learn Coding at your own pace. No programming experience necessary!

Ages 12-18 years old.

Saturday, March 11,
2:00 PM

San Gabriel Library

Teen Energy Source-erers

penny batteryBe a scientist for a day and challenge yourself to make a battery out of five cents and a little chemistry. Get hands-on and see if you can "Be the Source of Change" for Teen Tech Week.

Teens ages 12-17

Saturday, March 11,
3:00 PM

San Dimas Library

Build Your Own Model Rocket

Teens!  Join the Library as we welcome the Southern California Rocket Association.  The first 13 teens to sign up will be able to build their own model rocket complete with motor.  Prepare to blast off!

Sunday, March 12,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Monday, March 13,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Tuesday, March 14,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Tech Week Database Treasure Hunt

pic

 

Come to the Leland R. Weaver Library in South Gate and play the Teen Tech Week Treasure Hunt.

Fill in the form available at the library, get at least four answers correct, and win a prize.

You can complete the contest by using your cell phone, laptop, or computer at www.colapublib.org.

Ages 12-18

Thursday, March 16,
4:00 PM

Huntington Park Library

iPad Explore! for Teens

ipad explore
Teens! Join us as we explore iPad games and library databases designed to help you with your homework. Collect prizes for participating!

A limited number of iPads will be available for in-library use during the program. 

Teens Ages 12-17.