Posts tagged with "Teen"
Get insider tips on how to use Apple’s GarageBand to make you sound like a true indie-rock all-star. Hear about the ins-and-outs of this music software, learn to record your own band’s music, create your own song and hear about the features of GarageBand on the iPad 2. We will raffle off an iTunes gift certificate to one of the lucky attendees. For ages 12–18.
The deadline is fast approaching for submitting entries for our 6th annual Teen Film Fest which is open to teens ages 12–18. All films must be submitted as YouTube video links by July 27 to email@example.com.
Take a look at this sampling of last year's entries.
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.
$50 cash prizes will be awarded for these categories:
- Best Overall Film
- Best Performance by an Actor or Actress
- Best Music Video
- Best Film Shot on a Mobile Device
- Best Use of an Arlington Heights Landmark in the Film
Then join us on Sunday, August 5, at 2 p.m. to watch the film fest at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. Anyone interested in attending the screening may 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.
Need help making your teen film fest entry? Come to the library. We have equipment that you can check out to create your video, and then you can come in to edit it, add music and create special effects. Call 847-392-0100 to make an appointment or stop by the Computer Help Desk.
Drop by the Teen DIY exhibit in the Marketplace Exhibit area and see the imaginative creations made by teens in the Hub, featuring artwork, collages and DIY projects. Our Teen Services staff offers many hands-on opportunities for creative exploring using STEAM topics (Science, Technology, Engineering Arts and Mathematics) in an engaging way.
Bring your study group to the library for study space, healthy food from Whole Foods Market Palatine and iPads and laptops for checkout to ensure that you go into your tests confident, focused and prepared. We will also have a presentation by a breathing and meditation specialist to help relieve stress and give you insight on how to stay calm and centered.
Location: Business Center
Photography expert Amanda Thomas will explore the themes of signs and symbols in photographs and will also discuss techniques for taking unbelievable pictures. Disposable cameras will be given to all who register. This program is part of the Engage! Teen Art Project funded by the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust and from the Terra Foundation for American Art. For high school students. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
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:
Ian Fitzgerald - Time Lapse -Suburbia
Best Music Video:
Rosa Weiss – Original Song “Just Another Face”
Daniel Carpenter – Imaginary Warfare
You can see the rest of the winners on our teen Facebook page:
Anders Gustafson - Titanic 2 Trailer
Robert Kraybill – Dementia
Best A.H. Landmark:
Dennis Guinlan – 125 Years of Progress
The clock is ticking. You have 60 seconds. See if you have the skills to complete four of our six challenges and take home a prize in our first-ever Teen Minute to Win It. Created and run by the library’s T.A.B (Teen Advisory Board).