Teen Events

See the Teen Events Calendar for a complete list of our exciting programs.

Teen Film Making: The Basics

altSecond Saturday each month starting October 11, 2015, 3-4:30pm, Seminar Room, Main Library

Attention all filmmakers! Learn some film making basics in this workshop series geared towards beginning filmmakers. Each month we'll focus on a new topic to explore. The schedule includes: October (Screenwriting), November (Shot Design & Storyboarding), December (Acting & Directing), January (Editing). This is an on-going series, so stay-tuned in the winter/spring for more topics. Grades 6-12. Registration Required. 


Register for October 11 session, November 8 session , December 13 session, January 10 session

Writer's Workshop: Group Flash Fiction

altTuesday, November 11, 6-7 pm, The Loft, Main Library

Are you an avid writer or always wanted to try but never knew where to start? Join us each week to explore a different writing topic. This month's topic is: Group Flash Fiction. Working together, we'll be writing a group story, using characters and lines that we all come up with. We'll be using a variety of brainstorming and writing techniques to come up with a collaborative story. Grades 6-12.  Please register for this event. 

Teen DIY: Clay Mockingjay Pin

altSaturday, November 15, 3-4 pm, The Loft, Main Library
Monday, November 17, 4:30-5:30 pm, Chicago Ave Main Street Branch 

The Mockingjay lives. Join us in the Loft to celebrate the release of the "Mockingjay: Part 1" movie by crafting a mockingjay pin of your own to wear to the premiere. Grades 6-12. Please register for the Chicago Ave Main Street Branch event or the Loft event. 


Teen Filmmaking : Special Topics/Screenwriting

alt4th Saturday of the month starting Saturday, September 27 through Saturday, January 24, 2015, 3-4:30 pm, Seminar Room, Main Library

Attention all filmmakers! If you've dabbled in filmmaking before, this workshop is for you. We'll be focusing on solely on scriptwriting, writing a short script from start to finish. We'll take a look at published scripts and learn about proper form. This is a special topics workshop in on-going series, so stay-tuned in the spring for more topics.  This series being Saturday, September 27 and runs through Saturday, January 24. Grades 6-12. Please register for this series of events.


FUSE: Studio

altSaturdays, 12 noon - 2 pm, The Loft, Main Libraryalt

Challenge: Accepted! Drop in with your friends to design and 3-D print jewelry,cars or even your head, create your own stickers and accessories with our vinyl cutter, wire LEDs, mix your own ringtone, build an amp, combine chemicals to make gel beads, navigate a Lego Mindstorms robot through an obstacle course, or try any of the other cool challenges we have for you to level up in. For grades 6-12 **3-D prints that are not completed on Saturday will be available to pick up the following Saturday.  **

A program of the Office of STEM Education Partnerships at Northwestern University

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