Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Teen Tech Week- Geek Out@ RPL

In March, the Main Library will be offering special events and programs during the week of March 5-10, 2012 for teens and tweens.

What is Teen Tech Week?  

Teen Tech Week is a national initiative aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other adults. Its purpose is to ensure that teens are competent and ethical users of technologies, especially those that are offered through libraries.

Some slots are limited. Must register to attend.

Here are the programs for Teen Tech Week.

Using Microsoft Publisher to Create Cool Advertisements
Monday, March 5, 2012
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Lower Level Computer Lab (Ages 10-18)
Only twelve Slots Available
Show your skills by designing your own 'Read' poster or bookmark.

eBook Madness for Teens
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Children’s Activity Room
An interactive workshop on how to download eBooks and eReaders with different gadgets.

Gaming@ your Library Part 1
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Lower Level Computer Lab (Ages 10-18)
Only Twelve Slots Available
Do you want to create your own video game and play it? This is an opportunity to use your creative skills to create an online game. For the first part of the program we are going to explore different games and do a quest that will show you how a game is created and allow you to get pieces to create your own.

Gaming@ your Library Part 2
(Must attend Part 1 of the Gaming Program)
Thursday March 8, 2012
4:30-6:00 p.m.
2nd Floor Computer Lab (Ages 10-18)
Only Twelve Slots Available
After part 1 of the gaming program, you will now have the opportunity to build your own game.

Geek Out with Pinterest
Friday, March 9, 2012
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Lower Level Computer Lab (Ages 10-18)
Only Twelve Slots Available
Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that allows you to collect and share things that interest you with others.

Teen Tech Week Wrap-Up Party
Friday, March 9, 2012
5:00-6:00 p.m.
For all those who attended, come celebrate this wrap-up party for Teen Tech Week! Snacks and drinks will be provided!

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