Main Library Teen Program

- 12-Hour Comic Book Day

Thursday, June 27, 2013 | 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Do you like to draw? Do you like challenges with a time limit? This summer MCPL and Vintage Phoenix have the answer...the 6th annual 12 Hour Comic Book Day. We will provide art supplies and food, and have special activities and guests. Prizes will be awarded for every three hours you stay. Work by yourself or in a team to create your comic masterpiece, and then check back on the Library website to see it displayed for everyone to see! Drop-in.

No Registration Required
Contact: 
Chris Hosler
Contact Number: 
(812) 349- 3228
Presenter: 
Josh Wolf

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E-Fashion Design

Thursday, June 6, 2013 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fashion is now being transformed by the integration of wearable technologies. Light up your wardrobe in this unique hands-on introduction to e-textiles by creating your own electronic cuff bracelet! You'll learn to use conductive thread to "sew" a circuit. No prior experience with sewing, crafting, or electronics needed.

Contact: 
Sarah Bowman

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- Let's Animate

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Register each individual (completed grades 4-8) separately.

Contact: 
MCPL Childrens Services
Contact Number: 
(812) 349-3100
Presenter: 
Josh Wolf

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- Making Mad Speakers

Monday, June 10, 2013 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
What works best when you’re blasting out the sound? Using magnets and wire coils, experts from Bloominglabs will help us build speakers with all kinds of membranes: paper cups, plastic bowls, tin foil…you name it! Join us, and discover the best way to get your jam on!

Contact: 
MCPL Childrens Services
Contact Number: 
(812) 349-3100
Presenter: 
Josh Wolf

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CANCELLED - Ivy Tech Architectural Model Making Camp

Monday, July 15, 2013 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This program has been CANCELLED.

No Registration Required
Presenter: 
Steve Backs

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Teen Hackjam

Saturday, June 29, 2013 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn to (legally) "hack" the Herald-Times or any other online newspaper or webpage. Create and publish news or stories about a superhero you made during 12 Hour Comic Book Day, or you and your friends, family, team, pets--whatever you care about. Expert writers and journalists will first help you create, write, edit, and design for the Internet. Working individually or collaboratively, you will then find a newspaper or website to remix using the X-Ray Goggles tool in any web browser. No previous experience in web design is required. Please register.


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Chris Hosler

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Zine Making: What and How-To Make Your Own Zine

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zines? What?! Come find out how to make your own beautiful little book-pamphlet-zine creations in this class on self-publishing. In this empowering course attendees will be given a brief history of zines and zine making, brainstorm zine ideas and finally bring them to a tangible object over three days spread out over three weeks.

Contact: 
Steve Backs
Presenter: 
Steve Backs

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Zine Making: What and How-To Make Your Own Zine

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zines? What?! Come find out how to make your own beautiful little book-pamphlet-zine creations in this class on self-publishing. In this empowering course attendees will be given a brief history of zines and zine making, brainstorm zine ideas and finally bring them to a tangible object over three days spread out over three weeks.

Contact: 
Steve Backs
Presenter: 
Steve Backs

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It's Your Money: Kitchen Garden Economics

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Starting a kitchen garden, is a great way to boost nutrition and culinary excitement, while saving you money at the grocery store. Maybe you're ready to turn your side yard into a vegetable patch, or perhaps you only have room for a few pots on a window sill--if you're longing to grow some food of your own, this workshop is for you.

Contact: 
Sarah Bowman
Contact Number: 
812-349-3228
Presenter: 
Kayte Young

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MaKey MaKey Instruments

Monday, July 8, 2013 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tired of using your keyboard? Learn to control the action on a computer using graphite, silverware, or whatever else we can think of. Draw your own control panel and make it real. Play virtual instruments using anything you can grip. There are so many possibilities with MaKey MaKey boards and Scratch software. Please register.

Contact: 
Chris Hosler
Presenter: 
Christian McKay

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