Posts tagged with "Teen"

Posted by paichele on 03/10/15
Battle of the Recorded Bands Contest
Co-sponsored by and prizes provided by Guitar Center and School of Rock, Arlington Heights

• Use the library’s awesome production studios to record your music.
• Then submit your song to the contest – selected songs will be posted on our website and put to a vote.
• The band or solo project whose song gets the most votes will win prizes, including a Ticketmaster gift card, and will be invited to play a live gig at the library.
•Winners announced on May 1.

Want to give it a shot? Check out how it works including one-to-one assistance, audio production classes and music education opportunities.

Date: March 1–April 15

Posted by paichele on 01/26/15
Let's light up those winter blues. We will be creating our own paper lanterns and making LED throwies to put inside. Decorate your lantern using watercolor paints, or use some tissue paper to create a fun effect. We will also be watching the anime, Angel Beats!, which is about a boy who quickly learns that the afterlife is nothing like he imagined. Join us for a great evening of crafts and anime. Cosplay is encouraged. For teens in grades 7–12.
Date and time: Friday, January 30, 6–8 p.m.
Location: The Hub

Posted by paichele on 01/13/15
Come hang out for an afternoon of hilarious improvised comedy. We’ll split into teams and play funny games where the jokes come right off the top of your head. You’ll be laughing so hard that it hurts! For teens in grades 7–12.
Date and time: Tuesday, January 20, 1–2:30 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room

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 paichele on 03/24/15
Are you interested in volunteering at the library this summer but would like more information? Join us for this informative evening and get your questions answered. For students entering grades 7–12 and their parents.
Date and time: Thursday, April 2, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
Summer Volunteer Squad
Volunteer at the library this summer. Engage your talents while giving back to the community as you work closely with staff members and a small team on a common goal. Read about the summer volunteer squads and get full program details.
Applications will be available and accepted Wednesday, April 1–Thursday, April 30. There are two applications for the Summer Volunteer Squad–one for returning volunteers, the other for new volunteers. Applications received after April 30 will be considered for Traditionalists Squad only. For students entering grades 7–12.

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 paichele on 02/24/15
Work in the digital production Studio to learn the basics of music production to change and add to a song that’s already started. You can change up the beat, alter the speed and add instruments to make your own original remix. Your finished product might even be good enough to submit to Battle of the Recorded Bands. For teens in grades 7–12.
Date and time: Thursday, March 12, 6:30–9:30 p.m
Location: Training Center

Posted by paichele on 02/19/15
Get ready for the SAT and show off your vocabulary skills with word trivia. Challenge your friends for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card to help you stay awake after late-night cramming. For high school students only.
Date and time: Thursday, March 5, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room

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