Posts tagged with "Teen"

Posted by daccurso on 08/06/12

A sellout crowd turned out for the 6th Annual Teen Film Fest at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, August 5. Twenty-seven films were submitted and awards made in five different categories.

Check out these three winners on our Teen page:

Best Cinematography:
               Ian Fitzgerald - Time Lapse -Suburbia
Best Music Video:
               Rosa Weiss – Original Song  “Just Another Face”
Best Acting:
               Daniel Carpenter – Imaginary Warfare


You can see the rest of the winners on our teen Facebook page:

Best Overall:
               Anders Gustafson -  Titanic 2 Trailer
Best Horror:
               Robert Kraybill – Dementia
Best A.H. Landmark:
               Dennis Guinlan – 125 Years of Progress


Posted by paichele on 12/02/14
Let's have ourselves a very kawaii (the Japanese word for cute) holiday! We’ll have hot chocolate and some cookies while watching an anime, Sailor Moon Crystal. Get a small drawing lesson, learn a Japanese phrase and make some kawaii perler bead creations to take home. Cosplay is encouraged. For teens in grades 7–12.
Date and time: Friday, December 19, 6–8 p.m.
Location: The Hub

Posted by lmulford on 03/25/14

Teens: Create a musical instrument using an Arduino. Learn the basics of using an Arduino, construct and program your instruments and rock out! For teens ages 12-18.
Date and Time: Sunday, April 6, 1-4 p.m.
Location: Training Center

Posted by paichele on 12/15/14
We're calling all fandoms to help solve a murder mystery of Sherlockian proportions! Whether you're a SuperWhoLock or a Potterhead, you can come test your knowledge and your powers of deduction to solve a fandom-themed mystery. Cosplay is encouraged. There will be prizes, snacks and lots of geeking out. For teens in grades 7–12.
Date and time: Monday, December 22, 4–6 p.m.
Location: The Hub

Posted by paichele on 12/04/14
Had enough family time? Stop in for snacks, movies and crafts all day long. For teens in grades 7–12.
Date and time: Friday, December 26, noon–7 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room and the Hub

Posted by lmulford on 05/13/14

Get those pinkies out because it's tea time with Black Butler. Let's get together and have some tea while discussing manga and anime. Then we will watch the first two episodes of the anime Black Butler. For high school students only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and Time: Friday, May 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room South

Posted by lmulford on 04/24/14

Learn about soldering circuits in this hands-on tutorial. Use the Force to manipulate molten metal and make your own light-up R2-D2. This program will use power tools and/or handheld tools. By attending this program you agree to use all tools and equipment strictly in accordance with all applicable safety rules and safety regulations. For teens ages 12-18.
Date and Time: Sunday, May 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: The Hub

Posted by lmulford on 05/20/14

Plan on hitting the books at our Final Exams Study Lounge! Come to the Hub for group-study spaces, school supplies, laptops and study assistance from our smart teen staff. We will also have delicious and healthy food from Whole Foods. For high school teens.
Dates and Times: Saturday, May 31, noon through Thursday, June 5, 10 p.m.
Location: The Hub

Posted by paichele on 08/19/14
Dementia: Resurrection by Arlington Heights teen Robert Kraybill claimed top prize at the 8th Annual Teen Film Fest on Friday, August 15 at the library. More than 125 film enthusiasts attended the fest which kicked off with a red carpet event followed by the screening of 12 films selected as finalists from a field of 43 entries submitted for this year's competition.
Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire co-judged the event which included short films in the genres of action/drama, documentary, comedy, experimental/animation and music videos. View all of the winners here. The film fest is co-sponsored with the Metropolis Centre of Performing Arts and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission.



Posted by lmulford on 03/11/14

Teens and adults – start your weekend by rocking out at a live concert with Chicago indie-rock band Sunjacket. Teens who attend the Backstage Pass program beforehand will get to be the band's "roadies" lending technical support! All teens are invited to meet the band afterwards in the HUB. 
Date and Time: Friday, March 21, 8:30–9:15 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room