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It was a grand night for showcasing the creativity of our local teens. Congratulations to our award-winning teen filmmakers in the 7th Annual Teen Film Fest that took place at the library on Friday, August 16. Twenty-six films were submitted and awards made in five different categories. There was a red carpet event for all the filmmakers before the film screening and even an after-party for teens to celebrate in the Hub when the film fest was over.
Many thanks to our judges, Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire, Arts Commissioner Toni Higgins Thrash and Metropolis playwright Scott Woldman and also to our event partners, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission.
Check out the winning films on our Teen page:
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Robert Kraybill for his film 'Ouija'
BEST MUSIC VIDEO: Lynnette Hartwell for her film 'One Way Ticket'
BEST ACTION VIDEO: Luke Mayo for his film 'Artifact'
BEST COMEDY: Abby Anderson for her film 'Alice the Fairy'
AUDIENCE FAVORITE: Robert Kraybill for his film 'Ouija'
BEST OVERALL: Riley Langefeld for his film 'Symphony'
Calling all teen artists! Create your own original design or artwork to enhance the new teen space. The two winning designs will be prominently displayed in the new teen area. Submissions must be 100% original art with no copyright or trademark symbols. Entries may be print or digital. If working on a computer with a paint program like Photoshop, your design must be at least 2,050 pixels wide by 3,650 pixels high. If you draw/paint by hand, then just make sure it's 10.5 inches x 19 inches. The winners will be announced in the next newsletter and displayed in the new teen space. Complete contest details and online entry form are at ahml.info/teens/design.
Come learn how to build a PVC bolo ball set and compete to win your own bolo ball set. For ages 12–18.
Date and time: Saturday, August 11, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Meet in library‘s teen area before going to North School Park
Come study with your friends or project partners in our study lounge with tons of group study spaces, comfy chairs and delicious snacks from Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. We’ll have iPads, laptops and office and homework supplies, as well as staff to help you with homework/study needs. For high school teens.
Dates and times: Saturday, January 12–Thursday, January 17
Discover your new favorite film at the Teen Film Fest coming up this Sunday, August 5, at 2 p.m. at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. This year's films will be judged by Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire, Metropolis screenwriter and resident playwright Scott Woldman and Michelle Harris, movie-lover and wife of State Representative David Harris.
Call the Metropolis box office at 847-577-2121 to reserve seats for this free event presented by the library, the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission.
See what some of your Arlington Heights neighbors are saying about their favorite films.
Join us as for geo-caching - a hide-and-seek, treasure-hunting game that is played worldwide. We will be meeting at the library for a short orientation on the use of the official Geocache website, then leave to search for geocaches all over downtown Arlington Heights. Food and drink will be provided.
For more information on geo-caching, please go to www.geocaching.com. For ages 12–18.
Teens are invited to submit their best design ideas for our new Tumblr blog. The selected design will win two tickets to the 2014 Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Complete the online form with suggestions for the blog title, content, and theme.