Friday, March 12, 2010

Celebrate Teen Tech Week @ the Tigard Public Library

Teen Tech Week is Sunday, March 7-Saturday, March 13. The Tigard Public Library will celebrate with a series of free events that encourage teens to explore diverse uses of technology, from button making to self- publishing.
Teens in grades 6-12 can get a jump on Teen Tech Week with Button Making on Saturday, March 6 from 2-4 p.m. Participants will create their own buttons in a variety sizes using either original art or designs provided by the library. Registration is required for the Teen Movie Making Project on Sunday, March 7 from 1-5 p.m., where teens will write, film and edit their own movies.
The highlight of the week will be the Sing-Along Blog on Thursday, March 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the Community Room. Musical sing-alongs on the big screen will be accompanied by a lip-synching contest. Participants are welcome to join the audience or bring music CDs for the lip-synching competition. Pop or rock star attire is encouraged, but not required, and the most divine diva or dashing crooner will win a prize.
The Teen Tech Week celebration concludes with Teen Pizzine on Saturday, March 13 from noon-1:30 p.m., when teens can create the library’s spring zine while munching on pizza. For information and registration, please call the Library at 503-684-6537 or visit the Library’s Web page at and click on Teen Programs.

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