• By Jacquelyn White
  • Posted Monday, February 26, 2018

Teen Tech Week March 4-10 2018

Teen Tech Week is when libraries make the time to showcase all of the great digital resources and services that are available to help teens succeed in school and prepare for college and 21st-century careers.

This year's theme encourages teens to take advantage of all the great digital tools offered through the library to become content creators, and to leverage library resources to share out their creations, whether they be podcasts, videos, apps, games, wearable tech, or some other fabulous invention or creation!

All programs are for ages 12-18 unless otherwise stated.

Monday March 5

Ozobots

Learn how to program Ozobots!
Kernersville Branch | 3:30 to 4:30 PM.

Teen Tech Week: Creative Coding

Come learn how to code your name into a bracelet, keychain, or other wearable object.
Reynolda Manor Branch | 3:30 to 4:30 PM.

Cooking Chemistry with Teen Chef

Learn about the chemistry used in simple cooking techniques with our Teen Chef, Aaron Cullins.
Teen Central | 5 to 6 PM.

Tuesday March 6

3D Printing for Teens

Watch a demonstration of 3D printing and learn about how to print your own creations. Central Library has a 3D printer that the public can use. Call 336-703-3006 to arrange to print on Central's 3D printer ($1.00 per object + $0.20 per gram printed).
Lewisville Branch Library | 4:30 PM

Alternative Energy Robots

Harness the power of the sun to bring your creation to life! Join us as we learn about alternative energy and how to utilize it every day.
Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center | 4 to 5 PM.

Film Screening: Transformers: The Last Knight

A group of humans and Autobots investigate the secret history of the Transformers' time on Earth in an attempt to end a devastating war between the two species. Light refreshments will be served.
Teen Central | 5 to 6 PM.

Wednesday March 7

Nerds & Geeks: Pixel Art

Recreate your favorite gaming character in the beloved 1980’s art style: Pixel art.
Teen Central | 4:30 to 5:30 PM.

LEGO Mindstorms

Teens will learn the basics of coding and robotics, creating functions for LEGO Mindstorms. Registration required please call 336-703-2990.
Walkertown Branch Library | 3 to 4 PM.

Thursday March 8

LEGO Mindstorms

Join us for Legos and Coding. We will build and code a robot using the Lego Mindstorms kits. This program teaches basic elementary elements of coding. Registration is required as space is limited. Please call Clemmons Branch Library at 336-703-2920 to register. Registration opens Thursday, February 8.
Clemmons Branch Library | 4 to 5 PM

Bloxels

Build your own video game with Bloxels. Learn how to create an entire video game from scratch with nothing but the Bloxels gameboard and some colored blocks.
Malloy/ Jordan East Winston Heritage Center | 4 - 5 PM.

Share What You Know: Video and Podcast creation workshop

Get started making simple videos or podcasts to keep or share things you can do or creativity you can express. Learn free and low-cost ways to create content. Make or plan an original project, or, if you already create content, bring examples and lend assistance. Smartphones are not required, but bring one if you have one.
Southside Branch Library | 4:15 to 5:30 PM

Retro Gaming Tournament

Video gaming has come a long way from where it started. We are putting aside the new for the old. Try out two retro gaming consoles and see if your skills transcend time and technology.
Teen Central | 4 to 5 PM.

Friday March 9

Retro Technology Creations for Teens

Teens are welcome to join us at Rural Hall Branch Library as we take retro technology and turn them into works of art!
Rural Hall Branch Library | 4 to 5 PM

Share What You Know: Video and Podcast creation workshop

Get started making simple videos or podcasts to keep or share things you can do or creativity you can express. Learn free and low-cost ways to create content. Make or plan an original project, or, if you already create content, bring examples and lend assistance. Smartphones are not required, but bring one if you have one.
Southside Branch Library | 4:15 to 5:30 PM

Film Screening: Ghost in the Shell

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, GHOST IN THE SHELL follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9.
Teen Central | 3:30 to 5 PM.

Saturday March 10

Mario Kart 8 Tournament

It’s National Mario Day! Help us celebrate by entering into our Mario Kart 8 Tournament on the Nintendo Switch.
Teen Central | 1 to 3 PM.

Week Long

Technology Trivia for Teens

Teens (6th-12th grade) are welcome to visit Rural Hall Branch Library and fill out a Technology Trivia Quiz to enter a drawing for an iTunes gift card!

Upcoming Classes and Dates