Teen Tech Week 2016

March 4, 2016

The Boyle County Public Library will host Teen Tech Week 2016 on March 7-11. Teens are encouraged to visit the library to explore, create, and share the world of technology. Activities will include video editing, web page design, and stop motion animation. These free events are open to all teens (ages 13-18).


Green Screen Video EditingMonday, March 7th (4:00-6:00 pm)

Learn the basics of Chroma Keying (a.k.a. green screening) photos and videos using VideoPad.  Discover why a shade of green works best in the process, and how to successfully set lighting and select clothing to transport your subject to a galaxy far, far away! (Community Room)

Weebly Web Page Design - Tuesday, March 8th (4:00-5:00 pm)
Design your very own web page in this hands-on workshop.  We will be using the free online “drag and drop” software, Weebly, to create, edit, and publish.  (Computer Lab) 

"On Location" Book Reviews - Wednesday, March 9th (4:00-5:30 pm)

Review your favorite book within the story’s setting.  Using Chroma Key technology, video editing software VideoPad, and a webcam, we will take our reviews “on location.” (Community Room)

Stop Motion Animation - Thursday, March 10th (4:00-6:00 pm)
Work with a team to create your very own Claymation film!  For this workshop, we will be using the free online software qStopMotion. (Community Room)

Aurasma Retro Tech Scavenger Hunt - Friday, March 11th (4:00-5:00 pm)
Learn what augmented reality is all about.  Join us for a Retro Technology Scavenger Hunt, powered by the app Aurasma!  Participants will need to download the free app to their smart phone, tablet, or other personal electronic device prior to the event. (Community Room)

For more information about any of the Teen Tech Week events, contact Maggie Myers at the Library.

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Anti-Valentine Party for Teens

February 11, 2016

The Library will host an Anti-Valentine Party just for teens on Friday, February 12th at 4:00 pm.

Come celebrate being anti-romance with us! If you're 'broken-hearted and bitter' or 'single and spectacular,' this party is the place for you! Teens can play "Name That Anti-Love Tune," snack on broken-heart cookies, and participate in other amusing, anti-romance activities.

This event, for ages 13-18, will be held in the Community Room. For more information, contact Maggie Myers at the Library.

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