Teen Programs

 

Teen Resources

Digital Creation Space-button Learning Express
Lynda.com 
 Plano Teens Connect
Teen Streat Team Button  OverDrive Teens 
Digital Creation Space
at Haggard Library, a laboratory for 
digital creativity
LearningExpress Library
practice tests and  software tutorials 
Lynda.com
online courses, learn at your own pace
Plano Teens Connect
our blog about 
teen books, etc

Teen Street Team
information & application for teen advisory board
OverDrive for Teens
eBooks and eAudiobooks for teens 
Summer Reading - sign up

Sign up for Summer Reading – 


Build your knowledge, build your vocabulary, and build your imagination with reading. Sign up online or at the library and set your own reading goal. Your completion online (with your Plano Library card) automatically enters you into the drawing for a $50 gift card. Kids and Teens also get a free book (while supplies last) when you reach your reading goal! Summer reading is funded by Friends of the Plano Public Library
All Ages
Registration Required
All Libraries

Jun 1 - Aug 31

Teens Write Now

Teens Write Now – 


Interested in creative writing? Join fellow teens to share your work, exchange ideas, and discuss the ins-and-outs of being a writer.
Ages 13 - 18

Parr
Wednesdays
Jun 7 - Aug 2 5pm
Build a Space Station

Build a Space Station – 


Build a space station using recycled materials. Use your imagination, the sky is the limit! 
Grades 4-8

Davis
Thu Jun 8
3pm
Metal - Make It

Make It in Metal – 


Design and create a one-of-a-kind pendant or keychain. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. A Plano Library Card is required to register.
Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Davis
Schimelpfenig
Tue
Thu
Jun 13
Jul 69
2-5pm
1-4pm
DCS Photoshop Artwork teen

Photoshop Artwork – 


Apply filters to your photos to create and enhance your artwork. Class held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. No registration required. Space is first come-first served. Classes beyond “level 101” require experience with the software. 
Grades 6-12
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Haggard
Wed
Jun 14
3-4:30pm
Slime Lab

Slime Lab – 


Let’s make some polymers! Test out ingredients to make different kinds of slime. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.
Grades 4-8
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Schimelpfenig
Wed Jun 14
3pm
Crash Course in Comics

Crash Course in Comics – 


Are you always doodling in class? Do you love comics? Have you ever wanted to make your own? Learn the basics to create your own handmade mini-comic.
Grades 4-8

Harrington
Thu Jun 15
3pm
Art Mystery Game

Art Mystery Game – 


One of these paintings is not like the others! Ready to put your detective and art history skills to the test? Help the Haggard “Museum of Art” get back into order by solving the mystery of the mixed-up paintings. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.  
Grades 4-8
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Haggard
Mon Jun 19
3pm
Giant-Games

Giant Sized Games – 


Play giant games of Connect 4, Checkers, Chess, and Jenga.
Grades 4-8
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Parr
Tue Jun 20
3pm
Robot Wrestling

Robot Wrestling – 


Build a robot that can dominate its opponent in the Robot Wrestling Ring! Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.
Grades 6-12
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Haggard
Thu
Jun 22 3pm
DCS Illustrator Intro to Vector Art teen

Illustrator: Intro to Vector Art – 


Learn about basic Adobe Illustrator features, the pen tool, clipping masks and the swatches panel and how to use them to create vector-based art. Class held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. No registration required. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program. Classes beyond “level 101” require experience with the software.
Grades 6-12
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Haggard
Sun
Jun 25
2-3:30pm
DCS Fun with Sound teen

Fun with Sound – 


Audio editing for fun and school projects. Learn about microphones, software and editing. Class held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. No registration required. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program.
Grades 9 - 12
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program

Haggard
Mon
Jun 26
3-4:30pm
Perot Tech Truck

Perot Tech Truck for Teens – 


Check out the Perot Museum’s mobile discovery lab, where you can Tinker, Engineer, Create and Hack! We’ll have different projects at each location throughout the summer. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.
Grades 6-12
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Parr
Haggard
Harrington
Davis
Schimelpfenig

Thu
Fri
Sat
Sat
Thu
Jun 29
Jul 7
Jul 15
Jul 22
Jul 27

3-5pm
3-5pm
3-5pm
3-5pm
3-5pm