Explore the interworking’s of electronics and get creative February 10th from 4-5pm in the TECH Lab. Join Dr. Elaine Westbrook for our electronic art workshop, where participants can make their own masterpieces and take them home! You’ll get a real charge out of this project, so “volt” on down to the Teen Tech Lab to join “watt” is going on! For tweens and teens, 11-17 years old. Register ahead of time to save your spot!
The Teen Techies Coding Club returns with new classes focused on learning how to code using Python! Meetings will occur Tuesdays at 4pm and Saturdays at 2pm. Our first meeting will be Tuesday, January 18th at 4pm. New and returning students welcome. No experience necessary. Created in partnership with Girls Who Code (all teens welcome).
February 4, 2022, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM in the Community Room
A family-friendly activity for all ages. Supplies will be provided. No registration required. Bring your creativity and prepare to get crafty!
Teen Book Club
Thanks to Humanities Montana and the Big Sky Reads grant, our Teen Book Club will continue in January! Teens who sign up will receive a copy of the next book, free to keep, starting now! We will then meet on January 25th at 6pm to discuss what we read! Sign up early!
Join our Teen Anime Club! Teens 13-17 can just show up Saturdays 1pm - 2pm in the TECH Lab. Come ready to discuss all of your favorite anime!
Teen Book Boxes
Thank you to everyone who participated in the first year of our Teen Book Boxes program! Teens will receive free books, educational materials, and surprise items when they sign up each month. Limited supplies available. Open to 11- 19 year olds.
February Registration is Now Closed
If you have received a Teen Book Box in the past, please consider filling out this feedback form
View the books we sent out in previous months and download the educational materials from our READING page!
Instructions and supply lists for our previous Teen Take Away Kits. Get crafty with things you find around the house!
Create a design and pick a filament color. Email your 3D design as an STL file, your color choice from the list below, and your name. Note that 3D models will be limited to one color and sizes may need to be adjusted. Our printers can only print objects that fit within a 10"x6"x6" space. Paint is available upon request. Email Vanessa in the TECH Lab at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Current color options:
PLA Filament: best used to reliably create high detail parts. It is best for cosmetic prints used in low-stress applications. It is perfect for beginners due to ease of printing. Dremel PLA is a high-quality PLA designed for reliability and ease of printing. It has a high softening temperature to minimize risk of nozzle jams while maintaining print quality.
PLA FILAMENT WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including acetaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Kenzi Stephens' winning submission for the World Building Contest!
Read Megan Bingham's poem, "Hope," winner of the Billings Public Library's Creative Writing Competition!
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