Activities this week: Monday, October 16 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

 

fiercetartan_logoFIERCE TARTAN : GAME DEVELOPER CLUB

An opportunity to create a video game with a pro. Participants will learn simple coding and Photoshop skills to create a first-person shooter game using the Corona platform.

All participants must bring a laptop. A recent PC or Mac is required.

WORKSHOP 3: CREATE A VIDEO GAME, PART 1, with Mark Sibthorpe

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Central : 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (ages 13 to 17) – bilingual.

 

DECORATION COMMITTEE

Teens earn volunteer hours by using their crafting and artistic skills to create themed decorations for the teen and children’s sections.

Friday, October 20, 2017 at Central : 4 to 5:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

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Activities this week: Monday, April 24 to Sunday, April 30

fiercetartan_logoFIERCE TARTAN : GAME DEVELOPER CLUB

CLUB MEETING with Mark Sibthorpe

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

Free for Library members.

Registration required.

Thursday, April 27, 2017.

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

 

LAST TEEN COUNCIL

Teens help us to choose books, prepare themed decorations, and plan activities for teens. They can earn volunteer hours and get experience.

 Free.

Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer opportunities for teens”).

Friday, April 28, 2017.

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

Activities this week: Monday, March 27 to Sunday, April 2

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PROS AND CONS OF DIFFERENT GAME ENGINES : UNITY VS. UNREAL ENGINE VS. GOOCREATE

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

Free for Library members.

Registration required.

Thursday, March 30, 2017.

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

 

TEEN COUNCIL

Teens help us to choose books, prepare themed decorations, and plan activities for teens. They can earn volunteer hours and get experience.

Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer opportunities for teens”).  Sign up by calling Radha-Prema at (514) 630-1218 #1633

Friday, March 31, 2017.

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

Activities this week: Monday,December 12 to Sunday, December 18

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.

Registration required.

Thursday, December 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – bilingual.

 

Résultat d’images pour homemade christmas cardsTEEN COUNCIL

Help us choose books, prepare themed decorations, and plan activities for teens. You can earn volunteer hours and get experience.

Friday, December 16, from 4 to 5:30 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.

Volunteering at the Library

Please note that volunteer activities are quickly filling up so register soon.  All volunteers are required to fill out the Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer opportunities for teens”) before registering.

 

ASSISTING WITH CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

Earn volunteer hours by helping with a variety of children’s activities.

Various dates.

Central and Valois : various times – bilingual.

 

TEEN COUNCIL

Help us choose books, prepare themed decorations, and plan activities for teens. You can earn volunteer hours and get experience.

Fridays September 30, October 28, November 25 and December 16, 2016.       

Central : 4 to 5:30 p.m. – bilingual.   

 

READING BUDDIES

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.  Application deadline:  Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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

From Tuesday, October 4, 2016, to Friday, May 5, 2017.

Central: according to participants’ availability – bilingual.  

 

READING BUDDIES : MEET THE BUDDY NIGHT

Big Buddies receive a training kit and hear stories from other teens who have participated in the program. Then, the Sorting Hat assigns Little Buddies, and a reading schedule is set up with the child’s parents.

You must be registered as a Big Buddy to attend.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016.

Central:

Training: 6 to 6:30 p.m.

Activity: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

 

ASSISTING WITH THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

Preparing for the Friends of the Library book sale is a great way for teens to earn volunteer hours and get experience.

Thursday, October 20, Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Central : Various times

Activities this week: Monday, July 18 to Sunday, July 24

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

Tuesday, July 19 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Are you the card wizard?  Think you’ve got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? 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.

 

DESIGNING AND CRAFTING THE NEW MURAL IN THE CHILDREN’S SECTION

Tuesday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring your lunch for a full day of creative volunteering. You can register for one or both days.

 

Eco-fashionECO-FASHION with Mariola Nykiel

Wednesday, July 20 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Learn how to recycle old clothes into fashionable outfits. Bring an old, oversized T-shirt to start creating your own look.