All programs will be held at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. Programs are for ages 11-18. Register at the Info desk, call 519-756-2220 or register online. Registration starts on Monday, January 5, 2015.
February 7th, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Computer Lab
Are you an interactive artist, a creative programmer, a maker or just interested in creating? If your answer is YES, then this Arduino workshop is for you. Led by our resident Technology Support Technician, this 6-session workshop will expose you to the Arduino hardware/software. This course is designed for beginners and will provide participants with a basic understanding of programming and electronics. You will be learning by doing as we lead you through several creative projects with the Arduino kits. Ages 14 & up. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, only 9 spots available.
February 22nd - February 28th
Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Read a challenged (banned) book and submit a review online (just head to the teen page on BPL's website) for your chance to win some cool gift baskets. For a list of banned or challenged books visit http://www.freedomtoread.ca/).
March 16th, 10:00am - 11:00am
Third Floor Computer Lab
Come and learn the basics of 3D design. We’ll use a web-based program so you can finish your design and print it later on our 3D printer. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Must be 13 or older. Only 9 spots available.
March 16th - March 20th
9:00 - 5:00 pm
Let's judging a book by its cover. Create an alternate design for your favourite YA book, and win the chance to see it framed in our YA section! Winner also receives a John Green boxset.
7:00 - 8:00 pm
BPL has tons of eBooks and eAudioBooks for Teens! Drop by and see what's available and find out how easy these books are to download. Registration required.
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Discover fun ways to create awesome photography using different apps on your iPhone. Registration required.
T.A.G. is BPL's Teen Advisory Group — an enthusiastic group of teen volunteers! At our monthly meetings, we discuss teen collections and programs, plan events, work on our newsletter and more! New members are always welcome — come out and enjoy snacks, meet great people, contribute ideas and earn volunteer hours!
All meetings run from 2:30-3:30 pm at Main unless otherwise noted.
Meeting dates: TBA in Fall 2014