Activities this week: Monday, April 16 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

TEEN COUNCIL

Teens earn volunteer hours and gain experience by helping to choose books, prepare themed book displays, and plan activities for teens.

Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer application form”).

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required. 

Monday, April 16, 2018.

Central: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

 

FIERCE TARTAN VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS CLUB : DIGITAL DESIGN SERIES with Madeleine Sibthorpe, graphic designer

An opportunity to create a video game with a pro. Participants will learn simple coding and design skills.

All participants must bring a laptop. A recent PC or Mac is required. One laptop is available by reservation.

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Registration required. 

WORKSHOP 5: REDESIGNING FAMOUS PAINTINGS – VIDEO GAME-STYLE

Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Central: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

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The Starry Night’ by Van Gogh re-imagined into pixel art by Joo Jaebum

 

 

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Activities this week: Monday, March 12 to Sunday, March 18, 2018

STORYBOARDFIERCE TARTAN : VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS CLUB : DIGTIAL DESIGN SERIES with Madeleine Sibthorpe, graphic designer

An opportunity to create a video game with a pro. Participants will learn simple coding and design skills.

All participants must bring a laptop. A recent PC or Mac is required. One laptop is available for reservation.

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Registration required.

 

WORKSHOP 3: SEQUENTIAL ART AND STORYBOARDING

Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Central: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

TEEN TALK : SPEAKING AND PRESENTATION PROGRAM with Nathalie Mailhot

TeenTalk

The program aims to help teens master public speaking techniques in a fun and safe learning environment, whether it be for speeches, school presentations, or job interviews.

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Registration required.

 

WORKSHOP 2: VOCAL VARIETY, GESTURES, AND IMPROMPTU QUESTIONS

Saturday, March 17, 2018.

Central: 2 to 3:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Upcoming activities: Monday, July 17 to Sunday, July 23, 2017

IMG_6218PUBLISH A BOOK WORKSHOP SERIES!

 

Teens learn the process of creating a book from start to finish. Participants who attend all workshops will receive a copy of the book, which will also be available for loan in the teen section.

 Individual registration required for each workshop.

 

WORKSHOP 3: BOOK DESIGN & LAYOUT WORKSHOP with Yvan Tétreault

 

Create the layout for the book we will publish.

 Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Central : 2 to 5 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

THE MAZE RUNNER THEMED BREAKOUT with Sandra Bebbington

the-maze-runnerTeens help Thomas find clues and solve puzzles and riddles to break out of the Maze.

Registration required.

Friday, July 21, 2017.

Central : 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Activities this week: Monday, July 3 to Sunday, July 9, 2017

Game of Life 002GIANT GAME OF LIFE with Robin Richard Shaw

Did you know that the Game of Life was first created in 1860? Participants play this version adapted for Pointe-Claire teens.

Registration required.

Free for Library members.

 Monday, July 3, 2017.

Central : 6 to 8 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

IMG_6218PUBLISH A BOOK WORKSHOP SERIES!

Teens learn the process of creating a book from start to finish. Participants who attend all workshops will receive a copy of the book, which will also be available for loan in the teen section.

Individual registration required for each workshop.

Free for Library members.

 

  1. drawingART WORKSHOP : CHARACTER CREATION with Michel Grant

Create a cartoon or manga character that will serve as inspiration for the writing workshop.

Thursday, July 6, 2017.

Central : 2 to 5 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – in French.

blinddateTEEN SUMMER READING CHALLENGES

This summer, teens are encouraged to challenge themselves to read more. A number of activities and challenges are offered; register now and start accumulating pages! Whenever you submit a book review (online or in person), you will earn coupons for the draws at the Book Launch Party (one coupon per one hundred pages read). Once you have registered, you can pick up an information kit at the Children Info Desk.

Books read for the following challenges can also count toward the Library’s Literary Bingo.

Activities this week: Monday, May 1 to Sunday, May 7

FIERCE TARTAN : GAME DEVELOPER CLUB

An opportunity to create your own video game with a pro developer who will help you understand the various programming platforms. Bring your laptop.

TWO HOUR CHALLENGE :

BUILD A STAR WARS THEMED GAME USING UNREAL ENGINE with Mark Sibthorpe

SWgame

Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Central : 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Free for Library members.

Registration required.

 

Activities this week: Monday, October 31 to Sunday, November 6

fiercetartan_logoFIERCE TARTAN : GAME DEVELOPER CLUB with Mark Sibthorpe

An opportunity to create your own video game with a pro developer to help you understand the various programming platforms. Bring your laptop.

Free for Library members.

Registration required.

Thursday, October 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – bilingual.

 

yu-gi-ohYU-GI-OH! with Gamerz Co-op

To become a Duelist of the first rank, this is the place to learn the basics of the card game and challenge your friends to a Yu-Gi-Oh! duel to see who is the master of the monsters. A certified judge will teach you how to play.

Free for Library members.

Registration required.

Sunday, November 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. – bilingual.

Activities this week: Monday, October 10 to Sunday, October 16

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Teens share their love for reading with a Little Buddy (7 to 10 years old). Being a Big Buddy is a rewarding way to do volunteer work.

You must be willing to commit for the year in order to join this program.

Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer Form: Reading Buddies”).

From now to Friday, May 5, 2017.

Central: according to participants’ availability – Big Buddies in French are needed.

 

yugioh-carousel-genericYU-GI-OH! with Gamerz Co-op

To become a Duelist of the first rank, this is the place to learn the basics of the card game and challenge your friends to a Yu-Gi-Oh! duel to see who is the master of the monsters. A certified judge will teach you how to play.

Registration required.

Sunday, October 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. – bilingual.