Teen Tech Week is underway at the library and we have a whole week of great programming lined up for teens grades 6 – 12. Registration is open for all programs and space is still available. To register, visit fountaindale.org or call the Vortex at 630-685-4199. Please note that Studio 300 programs require a Fountaindale Public Library card to register.
Tuesday, March 10
Raspberry Pi, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in Studio 300
Learn basic computer programming with Raspberry Pi.
Teen Gaming Club, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Vortex
Play video games rated T and below with friends.
Wednesday, March 11
Light Painting, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in Studio 300
Use different types of LED lights and camera equipment to “paint” a photo that resembles a hand-drawn sketch.
Thursday, March 12
Lego® Storytelling, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Studio 300
Create your own comic using Lego® blocks, camera equipment, and the computer program Comic Life.
Friday, March 13
Teen Geek Out, 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. in Studio 300
Teens are taking over Studio 300. Drop-in to try out the computers, video and sound recording equipment, and more. It will be a teens only environment from 3:00 – 5:30 pm! No registration is required.
Saturday, March 14
Retro Techno Fair, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A
Experience technology from days past and see how far we’ve come. The fair looks back at old(er) technology — phones, computers, video games, slides, LPs, and so much more. Join us for this all ages trip down memory lane.
Sign up for any of the events by calling us at 630.685.4199, stopping in and seeing us at a reference desk or by going online at http://www.fountaindale.org and going onto our calendar section. Please register for each event individually. Library card required. For grades 6 -12.
Hope to see you there!
Teens, stop by the Vortex to guess how many books are in the tree. The person who guesses closest without going over will win a Barnes and Noble gift card! Contest open until January 3, 2013.
This tree was made possible by the Friends of the Fountaindale Public Library.
Teens, don’t forget that we show FREE movies in The Vortex on Fridays! The movie always starts at 3pm. Movies range from a rating of G – PG13 and are a mix of some gool old favorites along with new releases.
So drop on in on a Friday and enjoy a movie with friends! For Grades 6-12. If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at 630.685.4199. Thanks!
Come Celebrate National Game Day at the library on Friday, 11/11 and Saturday 11/12!
On Friday 11/11/11 (what a cool date!), families can join us for our National Game Day lock-in from 7:30 – 10 pm. We’ll have tons of games and other activities for the whole family to enjoy. Play video and board games, bingo, pictionary, freeze dance, and so much more. Families will be entered to win a game prize pack. This program is for all ages 5 and up. Children 5th grade and under must be accompanied by at least 1 adult. No adults without children. To register, please contact the library at 630-685-4176 or 630-685-4181.
On Saturday 11/12/11, teens gr. 6 – 12 can register for a whole day of gaming fun! Teens can have fun, make new friends, and win prizes for participating in our game tournaments. Here is the schedule of events:
10 am – 1 pm….Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament
1 pm – 2 pm……Connect 4 Tournament
2 pm – 3 pm……Sorry Tournament
3 pm – 5:30 pm……Teen Video Game Tournament includes Super Smash Bros, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, WWE SmackDown vs. RAW
To register, teens can contact the Vortex at 630-685-4199 or the reference desk at 630-685-4176.