Libraries Aim to Engage Youth in Digital Technology Resources from March 4-10

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Teen Tech Week programs are scheduled for multiple branches of the Montgomery County Public Libraries system the week of March 4-10.

Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association with the goal to encourage teens to take advantage of the digital technology resources, programs and services at libraries.

A few of the technology programs will take place as follows:

  • March 6 from 4 to 5 p.m.
    Jelly Cam: Students will learn how to make their own stop motion animation using JellyCam.
    Marilyn J. Praisner, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville
  • March 7 from 4 to 5 p.m.
    Light Photography: Participants will learn the basic techniques of light painting (a photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long exposure photograph).
    Long Branch, 8800 Garland Avenue, Silver Spring
  • March 7 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
    Pocket Green Screen: Create a mini, portable green screen for making mini movies.
    Little Falls, 5501 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda
  • March 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.
    Stop Motion Animation: Teens will learn to make their own stop motion animations. No video editing experience necessary.
    Aspen Hill, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville
  • March 10 from 4 to 5 p.m.
    Robotics Demonstration:  A team from the Rockville Montgomery Robotics Association will demonstrate their robot for the 2017-2018 First Tech Challenge Competition.
    Rockville Memorial, 21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville

More programs are scheduled during Tech Teen week. Click here for the full list.


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