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T.E.C.H. Lab - Teen Education Creation Hub

 

Teen Education Creation HubThe Teen Education Creation Hub is a TECH Lab located in the Library's 2nd floor Integra Learning Lab where teens can hang out, design and create fun projects in science, technology, engineering, art and math.

The TECH Lab is equipped with a wide assortment of technology, equipment and software, including PCs, Macs, iPads, cameras, a sound booth, drawing tablets, games and more!. Teens from 13-18 years of age are invited to come and check out this exciting, new teen-only space!


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Hours
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday from 3 pm - 7 pm
Friday from 3 pm - 6 pm
Alternating Saturdays from 11 am - 3 pm  See open Saturdays below: 
    --Oct 11
    --Oct 25
    --Nov 8
    --Nov 22
    --Dec 6
    --Dec 20
    --Jan 3


Fall Schedule

Every Friday - 3-6 pm - Board at the Library - Every Friday afternoon is Game Day in the TECH Lab!  Stop by to play a fun, quick board game, or stay the whole time and  dig in to a long strategy game.  Come in and learn how to play classic card games like cribbage or test your tactics with a game of chess.  Bring your friends and play all afternoon!  Don’t want to play a game? Just come in and explore the TECH Lab. There’s lots to do and even more to learn.   

October 14-21-28 - 4-5:30 pm - Teen Read Week Video Book Review - Take part in this 3-part series and learn how to create a video book review.  You will develop a short script, create a video of your review, upload it to YouTube and create a QR code to link straight to your creation!  Your video celebrates Teen Read Week by declaring your thoughts about one of your favorite books. Choose your book in advance and we'll help you write the script for your review.  Registration is required by calling 657-8258 or stop by the 2nd floor help desk.    

October 22 and 23 - 4-6 pm - Topographical Survey Workshop - Learn survey skills used in engineering roads, bridges and other structures.  This 2-day workshop is taught by professional engineers from KLJ Engineering.  Sign up for both days.  Register by calling 657-8258 or stop by the 2nd floor help desk.
 
Teen Advisory Group
Teens who are 13 to 19 years of age can apply to be part of our Teen Advisory Group - The TAG.  The TAG advises the library about programs for teens, helps promote services and volunteers at the library.  Hurry!  Applications are due by October 31.


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a suggestion for a workshop or new technology?  Let us know. 

Submit an application to be an instructor in the TECH Lab.

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