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

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

Gaming in The Loft

altSaturdays, 4 - 6 pm, The Loft, Main Library

Join us as we play Wii and Xbox 360 (with Kinect) games from our collection. What we play will be decided on who shows up, so if you get here early, you may be the one that decides what we play. Also, if you’ve got a non-M rated game for Wii or Xbox 360 that you want to play with people, feel free to bring it! Grades 6-12




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