Youth Technology Centers

Circuit Bending

Find out what makes a toy tick and move around by taking it apart! Use our tools to explore the inner mechanisms and circuitry then create your own toy by combining different toys together to create a new FrankenToy. Please bring in your old electric toys for this 2 day workshop!

This program is intended for ages 13 and up.

GO Center

GO Centers help spread the word about college and career opportunities, create and promote a college-going culture and encourage students to consider higher education after graduation. By providing the necessary resources, information and man-power, GO Centers are able to help students and parents better prepare and plan for college. They serve as a point of coordination between students, counselors, and institutions of higher education.

Go Center Mentors will be available every Tuesday 3 to 6 p.m.

September 12 th - First day GO Center will be open/ Mentor Intro...

DIY Light Up Holiday Card

Come in and design your own light up holiday card using copper tape, electric paint, LED lights and small batteries. After you're done, send it to someone! Please join us in the Youth Technology Center at our East Branch.

Teen Coding Club

Whether you are new to coding or you are already familiar with one or more programming languages, come join our Teen Coding Club!

You can learn new coding skills to create games, websites, and other computer programs. We meet on the first and third Wednesday of the month, September to November. Bring your own laptop or borrow one of ours. You are welcome to arrive late or leave early. For teens in grades 7-12.

Sphero Challenge!

Our Sphero Challenge will give teens the opportunity to work with new technology, think creatively and win a grand prize! Sphero robots can race, jump and swim! We will have pools to test Sphero's underwater capability, paint to make art with Sphero and mazes to stump the best coders out there! Teens, ages 13-18 are invited to join the two-day Sphero challenge at our Northeast Branch in the Teen Zone area from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Introducing... SPHERO

Thanks to a Best Buy Community Grant we have 24 brand new Sphero robots ( ) that are waiting for teens like you to program, play with, and watch them roll! We bring the Spheros and the iPads and you just come with your willingness to play and learn and we'll have a great time!

This program is reserved for teens ages 12- 18.

3-D Printing

Join us at our Southeast Branch in the children's area for 2-week workshop to learn how to use a 3-D printer! Have you ever wondered how to use a 3-D printer? Now is your chance to design something of your very own. We will guide you through the steps to create your own design through a 2 week workshop.

To participate, teens and adults must already have basic computer skills; an email address or access to parent's email; and a Tinkercad account. Click here to create your Tinkercard account before the first meeting: https://www...

Building Bridges

Join us at our East Branch location for a three day workshop to learn about the different fields of Engineering! We will then hold a competition on who can create the best catapult, bridge and a building out of recyclable materials. Best one gets a prize!

To attend this event, arrive 30 minutes early to claim a free ticket. First come, first serve.

Future Scientist

Join us Wednesday, March 8 in Teen Zone for Teen Tech Week for the public launching of Future Scientist!

Future Scientist will meet every other Wednesday 4.30pm -5.30 p.m., March 8 -May 3.Teens will engage in fun STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, (Art) and Math) Activities for scientific exploration in the tech field with Ms. Anzi. Explore! Engage! Experiment!

Participants will have an opportunity to:

Experience scientific experiments Discover science principles Explore applications of science in everyday life Learn how to conduct experiments with basic...

Teen Zone

The Teen Zone, located at the Northeast Branch Library , is the perfect place for teens that are more on the “artsy” side and enjoy activities such as creative writing, painting, book clubs, and poetry slams. Edit your latest film from the comfort of a bean-bag chair or create a website with your friends with our laptops. We also have tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, graphic novels, teen magazines, comics, and other books available for checkout.


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