Teen Tech Month 2017 @ Your Library

Teen Tech Month 2017

Celebrate Teen Tech Month at your library! Build robots, construct circuits, explore 3D printing, and more--for a full calendar of events, check out our online event guide--or just look at the list below!





Teen Tech Take Apart
Saturday, March 11 • 2-3 p.m.
We’ll take gadgets apart to see what's inside. For ages 12-18.

Cubelets for Teens
Tuesday, March 28 • 6-7 p.m.
What are Cubelets and what can you do with them? Come to the library and find out! For ages 12-18.

Adventures in STEAM
Friday, March 3 • 2-3 p.m.
Want to learn more about how computer programs work? Join us for a hands-on coding workshop for ages 9-12. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7323 to register.

Paper Circuitry Workshop Tuesday, March 14 • 6-7 p.m.
Learn the basics of electric circuits in a fun, artistic way! We'll use copper tape, conductive ink, LED lights and coin batteries paired with art supplies for a truly unique learning experience. Registration is required. Program is limited to 20 participants. Call 918-549-7323 to register. For ages 10-18.

Series: Introduction to CSS for Teens Monday, March 6 • 4-5:30 p.m. Location: Digital Literacy Lab
Join us for an introduction to the basics of computer coding with CSS. Registration is required. Class size is limited. Call 918-549-7323 to register or register online. For ages 12-18.

Sewing for Teens Thursday, March 9 • 4-5 p.m. Location: Maker Space
Join us as we learn how to sew on a button and other useful skills. For ages 12-18. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Call 918-549- 7323 to register. For ages 12-18.

Drones in the Garden Tuesday, March 14 • 2-3:30 p.m. Location: Tandy Garden
Join us as we assemble and fly drones in the garden. For ages 14-18. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7323 to register.

Homeschool Workshop: 3-D Modeling Wednesday, March 15 • 1-2 p.m. Location: Digital Literacy Lab
We will explore the ABCs of 3-D modeling and 3-D printers using a free online tool. Space is limited. Register online. For ages 10-15.

Retro Tech Gaming Tuesday, March 21 • 6-7 p.m. Location: Mary K. Chapman Children’s Storytime Room
Go back to a time when technology consisted of record players, joysticks and VHS. We'll play games and enjoy crafting. Registration is required. Call 918-549- 7323 to register. For ages 12-18.

Game Development for Beginners Saturday, March 25 • 1-3 p.m. Location: Computer Lab
We know you love playing video games, so come and learn how to create them! We will explore how video game environments are composed and how to add elements. Class size is limited. Register online. For teens.

Build-A-Drone Thursday, March 16 • 3:30-5 p.m.
We’ll build and fly a drone. For teens.

Play It! Gaming at the Library Thursday, March 2 • 6-7:30 p.m. We will have a Wii and Xbox 360. Plus, explore our free online video games. For teens and their families.

Sukikyo! Anime Club Wednesday, March 8 • 3:30-5 p.m.
Explore Cubelets, littleBits and Raspberry Pi. For ages 12-18.

Gizmos, Gadgets and Robots! Wednesday, March 29 • 3:30-4:30 p.m. Explore Cubelets, littleBits and Raspberry Pi. For ages 10-18.

Tuesday Teen Lab Tuesday, March 7 • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
We'll talk about new books, socialize and do a fun activity, like make and fly a drone!

Minecraft Gaming for Teens Thursday, March 2 • 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 14 • 2-3:30 p.m.
Put your imagination to the test building your own world in the popular game Minecraft.

Stop Motion Animation: Six-Day Workshop Monday, March 13-Saturday, March 18 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Location: Oak Room
Learn how to make your own stop motion animation movie. Create the script and props, edit and prepare your film using an iPad. Register online or by calling 918-549-7323, or sign up at the ASK Desk on the second floor of Hardesty Regional Library. Hurry, there are only eight spots available! Snacks provided. For teens.

Teen Tech Build Tuesday, March 21 • 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Explore Cubelets and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Helmerich Library. For ages 10-18.

Introduction to Kano Computers Monday, March 6 • 3:30-5 p.m.
Use Kano computers to learn about computer science principles, create computers and practice computer coding. For ages 10-18.

Amazing Cubelets: Minirobots Monday, March 27 • 3:30-5 p.m.
Create cubed robots that roll, spin and twist at the flick of your wrist. Combine Cubelets with LEGOS to create more interesting robots. For ages 10-18.

Teen Tech Scavenger Hunt March 1-10 •
Show us how you use tech in your life by participating in our Tech Scavenger Hunt all month long! Get cool prizes too!

Get Techie with Cubelets! Thursdays, March 2, 9 • 3-5 p.m.
Learn how to build a minirobot toy that can spin and drive, respond to light and temperature, and so much more. You'll be amazed at what you create. For ages 10-18.

Gaming Thursday, March 2 • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Join us for online gaming! For teens.

DIY: Smartphone Projector Box Saturday, March 18 • 1-2:30 p.m.
Are you tired of crowding around your smartphone to watch movies and videos with your friends? Join us and learn how to build a Smartphone Projector Box that allows you to project images and videos from your smartphone without a cord, app or paid subscription service! Supplies are provided, but participants must bring a smartphone to class. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 10-18.

Teen Tech Happening @ the Library March 1-31 •
Explore tech with our 8-bit opportunities: a giant Tetris game, retro post-it characters and an online scavenger hunt.

Trash Bots Wednesday, March 22 • 3-4 p.m.
Turn trash into treasure! This upcycling program merges circuit boards with trash. Presented by the Tulsa Children's Museum. For grades 4-7. 

Fun With Cubelets Monday, March 13 • 4-5 p.m.
Cubelets are here! Join in the fun as we design clever robotic devices out of cute little cubes. There also will be iPads added to the mix! For ages 10-18.

Creating Robots With Cubelets Tuesday, March 14 • 2-3 p.m.
We'll use Cubelets to build fun little robots. Registration is required. Call 918- 549-7645 to register. For teens.

Open Game Play: Wii and Board Games Wednesday, March 15 • 3-4 p.m.
We'll have a variety of board and card games, plus Wii video games. For ages 10-18.

littleBits and Cubelets Thursday, March 30 • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Experiment with circuitry and electronics by playing with littleBits and Cubelets! Create robots and other fun projects. For ages 10-14.

Cubelets Wednesday, March 15 • noon-3 p.m.
We will use Cubelets to build robots. For ages 10- 18. Registration is required and is limited. Call 918-549-7323 to register.

Free 3-D Printing for Teens March 1-31 •
To celebrate Teen Tech Month, we're offering free 3-D printing all month to ages 11-18. You will need to attend an orientation before using the 3-D printer. Call 918-549-7323 to reserve your time.

Cubelets Robotics Saturday, March 11 • 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Create your own robots the fun and easy way with mix-and-match Cubelets Robot Blocks! For ages 10-18.

Minecraft Night Thursday, March 30 • 6-7 p.m. Location: Computer Lab
Put your imagination to the test building your own world in the popular game Minecraft! For ages 10-18.