Teen Programs/Events

Teen Programs are developed and run with the assistance of our Teen Advisory Group.

For a complete listing of our programs, including registration deadlines, please pick up a copy of our @ your library guide available at all branches.

Excerpts are available from the @ your library guide for the Spring/Summer Teens Programs.

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Comic Countdown

Visit us to print a comic book character using our 3d printer, explore some vintage and not so vintage game consoles, and create your own fan button. You will even have the opportunity to test your comic book knowledge with our first ever comic book trivia contest. Winner takes home a one-of-a- kind trophy!

Ages: 12Y-18Y
Saturday, April 25th, 2015 from 3:00pm-4:30pm
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Central Branch Auditorium

Teen Financial Literacy Workshop

This workshop will show teens how to budget, finance their education, understand credit and credit ratings. You will also learn some basic investing tips and strategies that will help you to plan for your future, while still balancing wants with needs. After 20 years on Bay St. working in a trading room, instructor Dave Pearson switched careers and began teaching high school business and economics.

Ages: 13Y-18Y
Saturday, May 30th from 1:30pm-4:30pm
Central Branch
$8/1 Class
Register through IRIS using course code 206884

Teen 3D Printing Night

Come create, tinker and explore the world of 3D printing technology. These hands on classes will introduce you to beginner concepts of 3D printing technology and design.
Ages: 12Y-18Y
Cost: $8/1 Class

Central Branch
Monday, May 4th, 2015 7:00pm-8:00pm
Course Code: 206853

Central Branch
Monday, June 8th, 2015 7:00pm-8:00pm
Course Code: 206854

Teen 3D Printing Summer

Come create, tinker and explore the world of 3D printing technology. These hands on classes will introduce you to beginner concepts of 3D printing technology and design.
Ages: 12Y-18Y
Cost: $8/1 Class

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Monday, July 13th, 2015 6:30pm-7:30pm
Course Code: 206953

Central Branch
Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 2:30pm-3:30pm
Course Code: 206913

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Monday, August 10th, 2015 2:30pm-3:30pm
Course Code: 206912

It’s Back….Teen Photography Contest!

For the second year, we’re holding our Teen Photography Contest! We’ll be accepting digital photographs from students in grades 7-12 in a variety of categories.

Contest: open as of July 2nd, 2015 and closes Labour Day, Monday, September 7th at 11:59pm. All details including contest rules and regulations will be announced here by June 15th.

Entries will be judged by a panel of award-winning photographers.

Teen Introduction to Animation

In this three part workshop, participants will be introduced to character design and learn to produce the drawings necessary to then animate as a digital flip book in the third class. Instructor Enzo Avolio is a professor of Animation at Sheridan. He is also a seasoned Animator and Character Designer with studio production credits for both Warner Bros. and Disney.

Ages: 12Y-18Y

Monday, July 20th, 2015 from 12:30pm-4:30pm
Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 from 12:30pm-4:30pm
Monday, July 27th, 2015 from 12:30pm-4:30pm

Central Branch Library – Auditorium
$24/3 classes

Register through IRIS using course code 206917

Teen Photography Workshop

In this two part workshop, you learn how to use your camera functions properly, light your images and compose your shots. After a week applying these concepts, everyone will gather to evaluate their work and receive feedback from the instructor. Oakville-based photographer Michael Willems is a renowned educator and coach. He teaches photography at Sheridan, Vistek and via his daily blog at www.speedlighter.ca.

Ages: 12Y-18Y
Thursday, August 6th & Thursday, August 13th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Central Branch – Auditorium
$16/2 classes
Register through IRIS using course code 206919


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