Friday, March 6
Get in the game this Teen Tech Week. Earn points and badges for trying out the latest technology, creating projects, and joining us for library events. Learn how to join the game and earn your first badge. For grades 6-12.
Saturday, March 7
Compete against other expert gamers in our annual Madden Tournament. The winners of this no-holds-barred event will take home Game Stop Gift Cards. For grades 6 through adult. Spectators of all ages welcome.
Sunday, March 8
Come to the library for an afternoon of science fun! Explore a variety of interactive exhibits and demonstrations from Chicago-area science organizations, all of which are sure to get kids excited about science. Drop-in event. For all ages.
Monday, March 9
Split into teams and get ready to build. Every week, we will propose a new engineering challenge and compete in teams to see which project wins. For grades 6-8.Register
Learn how to make a structured beat on Garageband using instruments and loops. Drop-in event. For grades 6-8.
Learn about astrobiology, the study of life on earth and in space. Recent discoveries made by the Curiosity Rover provide more evidence that Mars might have been inhabited at one point. Does this prove that extraterrestrial life exists? What other ...Register
Tuesday, March 10
Whether you are new to knitting or are experienced, join us for an hour each week to work on knitting projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project.
Drop-in event. For all ...
Wednesday, March 11
Girls, embrace your inner nerd and walk away with some serious tech skills. This month we will prototype our own mobile applications. In April, we'll start building our apps. Limited to 8 participants. For girls in grades 6-8.Register
Thursday, March 12
Do you wonder about how BPA, flame retardants, and other chemicals and affect our health? Should we be concerned? Come be part of the library’s chemicals and health group where we will learn the ins and outs of chemicals and ...Register
A man was put in jail recently for punching a hole through a Manet painting. Usually punching a hole in a piece of art is a bad thing. But in this glitch art class, we’ll be “punching holes” through digital ...Register
Friday, March 13
As Teen Tech Week draws to a close, join us to celebrate all we've learned. More cool stuff to try, snacks, prizes--what could be better?
Drop-in event. For grades 6-12.