Today's Events for Teens at NYPL node/62451?audience=4356 From lectures to films to programs for children, come to one of the many events and programs at the New York Public Library. en Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294262 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T12:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films (George Bruce Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306633 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">George Bruce Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. </p> </div> </div> The Science of Superheroes (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/307076 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T13:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. </p> </div> </div> Knitting Circle (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/305721 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations!  Please bring your sewing supplies. Instructors available.</p> </div> </div> Make Jewelry (Dongan Hills Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302038 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Dongan Hills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make hip and funky bracelets, necklaces, and more. You'll be led by Jennifer Jacobs, who has been featured at Barney's New York! All materials will be provided. Presented by Jennifer Jacobs.</p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> EZ Silkscreen (Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302086 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">Make a stencil of your own design and then silkscreen a poster. Learn about pattern design and positive and negative space as it relates to both art and math. Presented by Staten Island Maker Space.</p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Washi/Duct Tape Bags (Seward Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309912 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to create your clutch or carry case using washi tape and/or duct tape. Materials will be provided </p> <p>*This is a free event. For ages 12-18*</p> </div> </div> The Science of Superheroes (Grand Concourse Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/305978 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Grand Concourse Library, Children's Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.</p> </div> </div> T(w)een Headquarters (Yorkville Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311056 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Yorkville Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come hang out, explore, learn, use technology, make music, take apart items, use iPads, computers, the Wi and more! We will be exploring the intersection of fun and learning, while looking into the various technologies that surround us daily.</p> <p>All of this takes place at T(w)een Headquarters here at Yorkville Public Library. Agers 9 - 18 are welcome to take part in this program!</p> </div> </div> Book Lounge (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311225 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Have you read a good book lately? Do you have a favorite verse or line you enjoy reading? Do you have a critique about an author you want to voice? Come and share with us.</p> </div> </div> Game On! Xbox 360 @ Parkchester (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/303545 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Young Adult Area</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T14:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Xbox 360 Fridays @ Parkchester!</p> </div> </div> T(w)een Zone: Tech Time (Westchester Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/294208 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Westchester Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come on in and use a computer for homework, games, and more!</p> </div> </div> Urban Comics (Wakefield Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302026 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">Kawaii not cutting it for you? Learn how to draw street style with Ivan Velez. Bring your characters to life in your very own gritty comic. </p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Poof! Life in a Vacuum (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302015 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">Learn just how important the earth’s atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space, right in your own library. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum.</p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> You've Been Framed (115th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302035 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">115th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">Decorate your own wooden picture frame! Learn and see different methods of turning a plain picture frame into your own functional and personal work of art. Create for yourself or give it as a gift. (Items will need to be held overnight to allow for proper drying.) Presented by Jailin Acevedo.</p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films (Tompkins Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306622 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tompkins Square Library, Second Floor</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. </p> </div> </div> Teen Tech Time (125th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311054 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">125th Street Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need extra computer time?Want to pimp your Facebook or Instagram?Or just play online games or the new xbox one? Join us every wednesday  from 3-4:30pm.</p> </div> </div> Put a Hero On It (South Beach Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302092 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">South Beach Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Decorate a T-shirt with a photo of your favorite hero! First, you'll stencil the images of your heroes on the tee, then outline them with fabric crayons. Susan will press the images with a small iron, making it permanent. Afterward, you can embellish with third-paint stones and other trimmings. Presented by Susan Hale.</p> <p>For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> Teen Movie @ Melrose Library: Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015) (Melrose Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311198 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> TEEN MOVIE @ MELROSE LIBRARY</p> <p>WEDNESDAY @ 3PM - 5PM</p> <p>COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL</p> <p> </p> <p>August 5th - Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015)</p> <p>94 Minutes;  Columbia Pictures;  Rated PG</p> <p>STARRING - Kevin James, Raini Rodriguez, Shirley Knight, D.B. Woodside</p> <p>DIRECTOR - Steve Carr</p> <p>Six years after he saved the day at his beloved New Jersey shopping mall, security guard Paul Blart (Kevin James) is taking a well-deserved vacation. In recognition fro his hard work, he's won an all-expenses-paid trip to a security covention in Las Vegas, and decides to take his teenage daughter, Maya (Raini Rodriguez), with him. True to form, however Paul just can't relax and take it easy, so when he uncovers a criminal threat to the hotel, he springs into action.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>For ages 13 - 18</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films (Francis Martin Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306994 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Francis Martin Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.</p> </div> </div> Countee Cullen Teen Tech Time (Countee Cullen Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312416 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Countee Cullen Library, Teen Space</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Play games, watch videos, surf the web, update your Facebook page...and even do some homework!</p> </div> </div> Teen Tech Time (Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/289397 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio &amp; chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, &amp; more!</p> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of "Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography" (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294263 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the “Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography” exhibition.   Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance.  There is no charge.  </p> </div> </div> Writopia Workshops (Kingsbridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/298346 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing, and with a newfound or deepened love of writing is his or her heart. Opportunities for submissions will be shared as well.</p> </div> </div> Teen Tech Time (Mosholu Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306753 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mosholu Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to music &amp; chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, &amp; more!</p> </div> </div> Yu-Gi-Oh No You Didn't (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311113 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T15:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you the card wizard? Think you've got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? Come in and challenge your friends to a Yu Gi Oh duel to see who is the master of the monsters! For ages 12 to 18.</p> </div> </div> Real Movies by Real Teens: Documentary Film Screening with EVC (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/301716 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>You’re invited to an afternoon of film!  Join us and the Education Video Center as we show documentaries created by New York City teens that explore their powerful stories on a wide-range of real-world topics including depression.  Stay tuned after the film as the filmmakers discuss their work in person.  </p> </div> </div> Endangered Species (Webster Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302054 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Webster Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="p1">A species of animal can become endangered or threatened due to many factors, some of which we can’t always control and some we can. Through the use of live animals and multimedia presentations participants can learn about each animal’s story and the positive behaviors that are bringing them back. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.</p> <p class="p1">For ages 12 to 18 years old.</p> </div> </div> The Science of Superheroes (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/306931 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.</p> </div> </div> Stop Motion Animation Workshop (Eastchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306980 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Eastchester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to make a stop motion animation film.  In this 4 part workshop, you will create clay characters, design your own set, and bring your characters to life using stop motion animation techniques.</p> <p>For ages 12-18</p> <p>All Public Library Programs are free of charge.</p> </div> </div> Teen Craft (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311175 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for some fun DIY crafts!</p> </div> </div> Teen Movie Wednesdays (West New Brighton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311574 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West New Brighton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T16:30:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Teens, join us in the teen room every Wednesday for a movie hand picked by you.</p> </div> </div> Game On @ Hamilton Grange (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311120 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-05T17:00:00-04:00">Wednesday, August 5 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Wii, PS3 - Wii, PS3 Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote or the Sixaxis controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18. </p> </div> </div>