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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
August 12-22:  Tuesday through Friday 2:00-4:00 pm
August 26-September 12: Tuesday through Friday 3:00-5:00 pm

August Workshop Schedule
All workshops are led by community members, librarians and volunteers.  Registration is required by calling 657-8258 or by stopping at the 2nd floor help desk.

Make a Catapult
Catapult Launch Competition - August 12 - 2:00-4;00 pm

Transform popsicle sticks into a working mini catapult.  Compete with your friends to see who can launch the farthest.  Crafts with Mz. Liz series


The Guts of a ComputerExplore the "Guts" of a Computer - August 13 - 2:00-4:00 pm

What is going on inside a computer?  Each participant will have the opportunity to look under the hood of a computer and see the inner workings.  What does the motherboard look like?  See how the USB drives are connected.  Check out the power supply, DVD drive, memory and more!

Newspaper Weaving
Newspaper Weaving - August 19 - 2:00-4:00 pm

Recycle old newspapers by weaving them into a cool basket.  Crafts with Mz. Liz series


Carton Wallet
Orange Juice Carton Wallet - August 26th - 3:00-5:00 pm

Turn an old orange juice or milk container into a clever wallet, perfect for carrying change. Crafts with Mz. Liz series


Fusion ToteFusion Tote - September 2 - 3:00-5:00 pm
Fuse old grocery bags together into "fabric" using an iron. Use the "fabric" to create a durable, water-resistant tote bag. Crafts with Mz. Liz series



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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