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Apply to be on the Teen Advisory GroupTeen 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.   Click on the TAG icon to learn more about this vital group.

TEEN EDUCATION & CREATION HUB
Visit the TECH Lab - A space for teens to come in, hang out and use 21st century technology to create exciting projects in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and math.

August 5- Come join The MisKnits, a teen fiber arts group, from 2-3 pm in the TECH Lab.  Learn something new, start your own project, or work on an existing project.  All skill levels are welcomed and encouraged!

Short Filmmaking Series- Interested in creating a short for the Magic City Shorts Festival?  The TECH Lab is having a three part series to produce shorts for the festival!
    
  • Wed. 8/5, Salute Your Shorts, Part 1:  Scriptwriting, 3-5 pm: Have an idea for a short film for the Magic City Shorts Festival? Come to the TECH Lab and how to write a five-minute script.
  • Wed. 8/12, Salute Your Shorts, Part 2: Filming, 3-5 pm: Now that you have your script, it’s time to start filming! Learn about camera set-up, angles, lighting, and directing.
  • Wed. 8/19, Salute Your Shorts, Part 3: Editing, 3-5 pm: This is the final step in getting your short film ready for submission. Learn how to edit your footage with iMovie and upload it to YouTube or Vimeo.


Blowing Off Some S.T.E.A.M.- Week of Making, the SEQUEL
   Join us for a Summer sendoff as we have another Week of Making in the TECH Lab!
 
  • Tues. 8/11, 2-4 pm – SCIENCE: Take a selfie using a bowl of water and make music with bananas!
  • Wed. 8/12, 2-4 pm – TECHNOLOGY: Brighten up your wardrobe with LEDs and conductive thread!
  • Thurs. 8/13, 2-4 pm – ENGINEERING: Drones, drones, drones! Also, 3D design.
  • Fri. 8/14, 2-4 pm – ARTS: All about the games: design a video, card, or board game, and test it out!
  • Sat. 8/15, 2-4 pm – MATH MUSIC: We’ll save math for the new school year. Instead, come to the lab for a LIP SYNC OFF, complete with bragging rights and prizes!



Teen Summer Events
Summer Reading Begins May 4th.  Click here for more information.

June 1st to Aug. 1st - Animal Shelter Supply Drive
During June and July, we will be collecting pet toys, treats, cat litter, pet beds, dog food, cat food, new towels and blankets, kitten chow, collars, and laundry detergent for local area animal shelters. Collection bin is located in the Library lobby.
Be a hero and donate today!

Looking for a Good Book?
Click here - you may find something you love!

Suggest a Program
Is there a Teen program you would like to see at the Library? Suggest a Program

Suggest A Title
Is there a Teen title you would like to see in the Library's collection? Suggest a Title