EXPLORE, LEARN, CONNECT - READ! Don’t miss these fun opportunities to celebrate Teen Tech Month with crafts, games, 3D Printing, and Mobile Safety @ Your Library! Over 40 fun and free events for teens and tweens are taking place at Tulsa City-County Library locations in March for Teen Tech Month. Click Read More below to view the list.
Discover 3D Printing (3 Sessions)
The Hardesty Center for Fab Lab Tulsa will present one of its most exciting machines: The Replicator 3D Printer by MakerBot. Participants will learn how digital designs are transformed into real objects, literally turning ideas into reality.
March 4th at 4pm • Maxwell Park Library • 1313 N. Canton
March 14th at 6pm • Zarrow Regional Library • 2224 W. 51st St.
March 28th at 4pm • Martin Regional Library • 2601 S. Garnett Rd.
Safe Teen Technology Powered by Verizon Wireless (2 Sessions)
In honor of Teen Tech Month, Verizon Wireless and the Tulsa City-County Library are providing a class for parents and teens about wireless device safety. From smartphones to tablets, more and more teens are using wireless devices in their daily lives. This free class will give parents and teens tools to stay safe when using these devices. Whether its usage controls so parents can help manage when their teens make calls or send texts, or tools to prevent their teens from texting and driving, this class will cover all the basics. Parents and teens will leave the class equipped with implementable tips and tools to help manage their wireless device usage.
March 5th at 6:30pm • Broken Arrow Library • 300 W. Broadway Ave.
March 7th at 6pm • Rudisill Regional Library • 1520 N. Hartford
Catch the Delirium: Meet New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Oliver
What if you lived in a world where love was considered a terrifying disease? What if you got infected? Would you resist, or give in? Celebrate the highly anticipated release of Requiem, the final book in the Delirium trilogy with bestselling and award winning author Lauren Oliver. A presentation and question and answer session will be followed by a book signing. Books will be available for purchase.
March 12th at 7pm • Hardesty Regional Library • 8316 E. 93rd St.
► Broken Arrow Library
300 W. Broadway Broken Arrow, 74012 • 918-549-7500
Old School Word Games - Cheaters Edition
Tuesday March 26 • 6-pm • Ages 13-18
Play old school Words with Friends on a Scrabble board, but bring your mobile devices so you can still cheat online. Old school cheating methods will also be available and encouraged, i.e. dictionaries and looking at your neighbors' tiles.
Wii Hang Out
Thursday March 28 • 6:45-7:45pm • Ages 8 and Up
Tweens and teens who may struggle with social skills are invited to play Wii games and board games with a high school peer mentor. This event provides a relaxed environment for teens to have fun while developing social skills. Call 918-549-7500 to reserve a spot.
►Broken Arrow Library /South
3600 S. Chestnut Broken Arrow, 74011 • 918-549-7662
Teen Tech Week: Check In @ Your Library
Thursday March 21 • 4-5:30pm • Ages 12-14
Teens join us to celebrate all things tech. Come out and enter the Search Engine Battle, try your skills in the SciFi Movie & T.V trivia contest and much more. Preregistration is required, call 918-549-7662.
Green Weaving: Recycled Weaving for Tweens
Saturday March 30 • 2-3pm • Ages 10-13
Be green and learn a new skill! Using radial weaving (no experience necessary) we'll recycle plastic grocery sacks and unusable CDs into small works of art that you can hang on the wall, attach to your backpack, or use as a coaster. Make a few and combine them to make a work of art to hang on the wall. Supplies are provided.
1223 Main St. Collinsville, 74021• 918-549-7528
Check In @Your Library: Tech Device Show and Tell
Thursday March 28 • 2:30-3:30pm • Ages 6th Grade and Up
Bring your laptop, tablet, smart phone, e-reader etc. and we will bring ours to show you how the library can make them all more useful and fun.
►Hardesty Regional Library
8316 E. 93rd St., 74133 • 918-549-7550
Thursday March 21 • 2-2:45pm • Ages 9-12
What can you build using only spaghetti, tape and string? Can it support one tiny marshmallow? If you think you are up for it, come and conquer the marshmallow challenge!
Tuesday March 26 • 4-6pm • Ages 13-18
Learn decoupage and image transfer techniques while decorating a notebook cover for a fun personal journal. Or bring your own cardboard box or other object to transform. Preregistration is required. Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CollageAp.
►Judy Z. Kishner Library
10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry 74073 • 918-549- 7577
Star In Your Own READ Poster
Thursday March 14 • 3-3:45pm • Ages 10-18
Select favorite book. Pose. Take pic. Upload. Design. Print. TaDa!
►Kendall Whittier Library
21 S. Lewis, Tulsa 74104 • 918-549- 7584
Get Creative @ KW: Ductivities Wedn
Wednesday March 20 • 4-6pm • Ages 10-18
Hop into spring in style with these fun, creative goodies you can show off to all your friends. Make a homemade journal, a unique wallet, a lovely rose and more with from duct tape!
Get Your Game On @ Kendall WhittierWedn
Monday March 25 • 4-6pm • Ages 10-18
Show off your mad gaming skills. Join us for Wii and Xbox games. Refreshments provided.
►Martin Regional Library
2601 S. Garnett Rd., 74129 • 918-549- 7590
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 27 • 4-5pm • Tweens & Teens
Wednesday, March 20 • 3-4pm • Tweens & Teens
Join us for Wii and board games, work on your homework or enjoy other fun activities.
Saturday, March 16 • 2-3pm • 6thGrade and Up
Munch on Pocky and meet up with other manga fans to discuss your favorite books and movies, characters and plot twists from this popular Japanese publishing trend.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Saturday, March 16 • 3:15-4:15pm • For Ages 12-18
Help us plan library services for teens, provide a teen perspective on the activities and materials that the library offers for teens, and talk about your favorite books.
Spy Tracker Series
Monday, March 11 • 4-5pm • For Ages 10-15
Learn secret codes and try on different disguises while discovering the secret world of spies! Bring your field guide!
Monday, March 25 • 4-5pm • For Ages 10-15
Write invisible messages and receive your super spy ID. Bring your field guide!
Win It in a Minute!
Friday, March 29 • 3-4pm • Tweens & Teens
Can you catch a penny off your elbow? Do you have the skills to complete unusual challenges? Test your abilities and try to complete challenges in under a minute.
►Nathan Hale Library
6038 E. 23rd St., Tulsa 74114 • 918-549-7617
Get Your Game On @ The Library
Mondays, March 4, 11, 18, 25 • 3:30-5pm • For Ages 10-18
►Peggy Helmerich Library
5131 E. 91st St., 74137 • 918-549-7631
Thursday, March 14 • 5:30-6:30pm • For Ages 12 and Up
Celebrate Teen Tech Week with the Peggy Helmerich Advisory Teens by creating 8-bit art using meltable perler beads! We'll recreate our favorite characters from movies, books, and old-school video games. Supplies provided.
Viral Video Showdown
Tuesday, March 19 • 2-3pm • For Ages 12 and Up
Celebrate Teen Tech Month by sharing your favorite viral video with other teens. The person who shares the most popular video (voted on by you!) will win a special prize.
Quest for the Golden Fleece - Spring Encampment
Thursday, March 21 • 1:30-3pm • For Ages 10-13
Join us for a Percy Jackson event: Sea of Monsters costume contest, Medusa toss, Cyclops art, Greek Myth challenge and more!
►Rudisill Regional Library
1520 N. Hartford, 74106 • 918-549-7645
Get Your Game On @ The Library
Saturday, March 16 • 2-4pm • For Ages 8-18
►Schusterman Benson Library
3333 E. 32nd Pl., 74135 • 918-549- 7670
E-Book Clinic-Drop in, Check Out
Wednesday, March 20 • 1-3pm • For Teens and Adults
Drop by with your Kindle Fire, Nook Color/Tablet,or Ipod/Ipad and we'll help you learn how to search for, check out and download e-books and audiobooks. If you don't have an e-reader yet, stop in and get a hands-on demonstration of how they work!
316 E. Rodgers, Skiatook 74070 • 918-549-7676
Tuesday, March 5 • 3:30pm • For Ages 10-18
Celebrate Teen Tech Month and bring your Wi-Fi devices to the Teen Lounge.
Teen Time Ductivities
Tuesday, March 26 • 3:30pm • For Ages 10-18
Make your own duct tape iPod and phone holders, and enjoy Wii games and board games.
►Suburban Acres Library
4606 N. Garrison, 74126 • 918-549- 7655
Teen Techie Book Discussion
Saturday, March 16 • 12-2pm • Tweens & Teens
In honor of Teen Tech Week/Month, Suburban Acres Library will host a book discussion on the novel, "The Adoration of Jenna Fox" by Mary E. Pearson.
Spring Break Gaming @ SA
Tuesday, March 19 • 11am-2pm • Tweens & Teens
Spring Break is here! Stop by Suburban Acres Library and get your game on! We will have open gaming in celebration of Spring Break! Must have a good library card to participate!
►Zarrow Regional Library
2224 W. 51st St., 74107 • 918-549-7683
Angry Birds Workshop
Thursday, March 21 • 6-7:30pm • For Ages 10-18
Green pigs beware! Join us as we build working catapults and make angry birds to launch.
Thursday, March 28 • 6-8pm • For Ages 10-18
Put your imagination to the test building your own world in the popular computer game Minecraft.een Tech Week: Check In @ Your Library
Thursday March 21 • 4-5:30pm • Ages 12-14
Teens join us to celebrate all things tech. Come out and enter the Search Engine Battle, try your skills in the SciFi Movie & T.V trivia contest and much more. Preregistration is required, call 918-549-7
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