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Teen Tech Week March 4-10

March 1, 2018 | Youth Services

We’re celebrating Teen Tech Week with some cool programs for kids and teens at our branch libraries. Explore the creative side of technology – including music recording, game coding, and 3D art – with us!

Books 2 Beats
Come to the library and turn books into raps! We’ll provide a selection of rhyming books for all ages, and a choice of several beats to rhyme over. Or you can make your own. We’ll record your performance and share the finished songs on the library’s Facebook and YouTube pages. For ages 5-17.

March 4 (Sun) at 2:00-3:30 pm | Bach Branch

March 5 (Mon) at 4:00-5:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch

March 6 (Tues) at 4:00-5:00 pm | Howe Branch

March 7 (Wed) at 4:00-5:00 pm | Delaware Branch

March 8 (Thurs) at 4:00-5:00 pm | North Albany Branch

March 9 (Fri) at 3:30-4:30 pm | Pine Hills Branch

March 10 (Sat) at 2:00-3:00 pm | Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch


March 5 (Mon) & March 6 (Tues) at 3:30-5:30 pm | North Albany Branch

We’re diving into coding at the North Albany Branch for Teen Tech Week! Get hands-on practice with coding using Chromebooks and LittleBits. Please call the branch at (518) 463-1581 to register. For ages 9-17.


3D Art Creation Station

March 7 (Wed) at 4:00-5:30 pm | Washington Ave. Branch | 1st Floor, Albany Made Creative Lab
Make an original drawing, and then use our 3D printer to turn it into a three-dimensional work of art. For ages 11-17.


Stephanie Simon

Stephanie Simon is manager of APL's Communication and Creative Services Department, which provides content and information for the library's website, social media, publications, videos, podcasts, and other outlets. Stephanie also manages APL's public relations and marketing efforts.