Friday, August 22, 2014

Banned Books Week Teen Celebration

August 20, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Events, Featured

Celebrate your right to read at this fun event for teens ages 12-19. Make a “banned” craft and snack while discussing Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. A limited number of loaner copies will be available to borrow from the Teen Desk beginning August 1. Registration required for teens ages 12-19.
Register for Banned Books Week [...]

Digital Transfer Workshops

August 16, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Computer, Events, Featured, Studio

Learn how to transfer VHS, Sony Hi-8, mini-DV and audio cassette tapes to DVD and digital using equipment available at the library. Registration Required (15 patrons any age).
Saturdays, September 6 & 20, October 4. . . 10:30-11:30am
Teen Place
Register for September 6
Register for September 20
Register for October 4

Teen Scene August

August 12, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Books, Teen Scene

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GarageBand 101

August 5, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Computer, Events

Teens ages 12-19 will learn the basics of music recording using software available on our MacBook computers. Registration is limited to 9 participants. Must be an STDL cardholder.
Tuesday, August 26. . . . 6-7pm
Teen Place
Register for GarageBand 101

iPad Basics for Teens

July 31, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Computer, Events, Featured

If you just received an iPad and would like to know more about its uses and apps for school, we can help at these informal sessions. Registered teens going into grades 9-12, bring your iPad or share one of ours. Registration required.
Register for Saturday, August 2nd
Register for Thursday, August 7th
Register for Saturday, August [...]

Tricaster 101

July 24, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Events, Studio

Schaumburg patrons ages 12 and up will learn how to create a live video production using the library’s TriCaster. Create DDR playlists, add backgrounds, explore virtual sets and more. Registration is limited to 5 participants. Must be an STDL cardholder.
Register for Tricaster 101

Robotics

July 24, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Computer, Events, Featured

Calling Robotics fans ages 12-19! In this Lego Mindstorms workshops participants will learn how to assemble and program a digital EV3 robot so it can perform various actions. Registration is required and limited to 12 teens. These sessions are the same as previously offered sessions.
Saturday, August 23. . . 10:30am – Noon
Tuesday, September 23 [...]

District 54 Summer Jr High Reading

July 14, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Uncategorized

Fiction Authors and Titles
Printable List from District 54
Macaroni Boyby Ayres, KatherineCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: In Pittsburgh in 1933, sixth-grader Mike Costa notices a connection between several strange occurrences, but the only way he can find out the truth about what’s happening is to be nice to the class bully. Includes historical facts.
Ship Breakerby [...]

Teen Photo Contest

July 14, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Featured

Teens ages 12-19 may enter our photo contest with original photographs taken this summer. Submit it to stdlteens@gmail.com with your name, age and title of photo. Examples include people, black and white, nature, photobombs, etc. Each photo submitted earns an entry into a drawing for a $50 gift card.

Some Samsung WB250F cameras may be borrowed [...]

Finding Required Summer Reading at the Library

May 17, 2014 by teenservices  
Filed under Featured

Finding School-Required Summer Reading Books
Check our online catalog with these links:
Schaumburg High School Books
Hoffman Estates High School Books
Conant High School Books
The Schaumburg Library serves students in three high schools, six junior highs, and private schools. A separate SUMMER collection is established with many copies of each title for the three local public high schools. [...]

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