Teens

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Teen Tech Thursdays - featuring UW-Whitewater Professor Christina Outlay
Space is limited and registration is required. We ask that you commit to attending all sessions. Teens must register themselves by phone or in person at the Children's Desk.

Thursday, October 19, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 30, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 14, 5:00-7:00 p.m. - Open House Showcase -

 

October 19 – How a website works – Learn how the world wide web works and build your own starter website that you can publish and show your friends. Please bring your school issued Chromebook!
 
November 30 – Building websites for mobile devices – Learn how to build and publish websites that can be displayed on smaller screens, such as mobile phones and tablets. Please bring your school issued Chromebook!

December 14 – Tech showcase and career talk – Showcase the projects you’ve worked on and talk about careers in the IT and web design. Parents welcome!
 
Christina Outlay is an associate professor of Information Technology (IT) at UW-Whitewater (UW-W) and creator of colorcoded, whose mission is to get more girls, minorities and low-income youth interested in computing. She also runs the CyberGirlz middle school summer camp at UW-Whitewater. Christina self-supports two IT scholarships for UW-W IT students, one for women and another for African Americans. She holds a bachelors and masters from DePaul University and a PhD from University of Illinois at Chicago and has 12 years of IT corporate experience.

Where: Library Community Room
Contact: Children's Desk 608-825-0701

 

Teen LEGO® Club
Who says kids get to have all the fun? Exclusively for Grades 6 through 12! What can you create with our amazing LEGO® collection? Drop in anytime, or stay for the whole two hours!

Thursday October 5, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 7, 5:00-7:00 pm.


Where: Library Community Room
Contact: Children's Desk 608-825-0701

 

Teen Board Gaming with Melissa and Michael
Board game fun for teens in 6th-12th grade! Play games, or create your own!  Join us in the Community Room for games and snacks.

Thursday, October 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m.


Where: Library Community Room
Contact: Children's Desk 608-825-0701

 

Teen Book Club
Exclusively for Grades 6 through 12! Join us for books, snacks, and fun. New members are always welcome...so come for free food, friendly faces, fantastic reads, and fabulous times! We will be meeting Saturday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in the Storytime Room.

Saturday, October 21, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 18, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 16, 2:00-3:30 p.m.


What we are reading: We are reading Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake. Two bonus titles for those who want more: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson and Prophecy by Ellen Oh. Copies are available at the Children's Desk.
Where: Storytime Room
Contact: Children's Desk 608-825-0701

 

Media Maker Lab for Kids & Teens!
Get some hands-on introductory experience as you get up close and personal with the latest media making technology at Sun Prairie’s very own TV and radio studios. The professional experts from the Sun Prairie Media Center will meet patrons at the library and walk over to the Media Center together. Unlike our other teen programs, the Media Maker Labs are for kids ages 9-14.  Space is limited and advance registration is required. Registration for all classes begins Monday, August 14. Call the Children’s Desk 825-0701 to register.

 

Great Teen Reads - Teen Book Lists
Don't know what to read next? Check out one of our 16 different books lists for ideas!

 

Have an idea for a new teen program? Call or email Melissa!
608-825-0701 or mcarollo@sunlib.org

 

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2017