• By Don Dwiggins
  • Posted Friday, March 5, 2010

Teen Tech week at the Library

Teen Tech Week 2010 is March 7-13th. This national initiative aimed at teens and their teachers and parents encourages teens to take advantage of the library’s many non-print resources. This year’s theme “Learn, Create, Share @ Your Library,” is aimed at increasing teen creativity in both the brick and mortar and virtual libraries. Forsyth County Public Library offers DVDs, music, audiobooks, gaming, online homework help, social networking, technology workshops, designed to open teen minds and expand their imagination, creativity and curiosity to the possibilities of the world around them.

Programs for Teen Tech Week

Develop our Delicious Page
We want teen input! What websites do you love? Fill out a bookmark--available at any library branch during Teen Tech Week--with your favorite site and we’ll pick the coolest ones to put on our Delicious Page!

Playlist Contest
Create a playlist for your favorite book using playlist.com, then email the code to fcplteen@gmail.com and we’ll post them to our Facebook page with a brief review of your book too! The most original playlist will win a prize.

Wii Tournament: Mario and Sonic’s Olympic Games
We’re kicking off Teen Tech Week with a Wii Tournament featuring our newest game. Here’s a look at the complete schedule:

  • Central Library: Monday, March 8th, @ 4:00 pm.
  • Clemmons Branch: Tuesday, March 9th @ 4:00 pm.
  • Lewisville Branch: Thursday, March 11th @ 4:00 pm.
  • Rural Hall Branch: Thursday, March 11th @ 3:30 pm.
  • Carver Branch: Friday, March 12th @ 4:00 pm.

Super Mario Paper Crafts
Reynolda Manor Branch: Tuesday, March 9th @ 3:30 pm.

DDR Tournament
Carver Branch: Tuesday, March 9th @ 4:00 pm. <

Reliable Resources for Homeschoolers

  • Central Library: (For Middle Schoolers) Wednesday, March 10th @ 1:00 pm.
  • Central Library: (For High Schoolers) Friday, March 12th @ 1 :00 pm.

(Registration for both programs is required. Register @ www.forsythcomputertraining.org

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