See our 2017 Computer Animation Workshop films!

Music removed to comply with copyright laws.

Ahmed Alex Cami Emmy Johann Julian
Koki Natalie Rinoa Shawn Stanley Tyler

 

Upcoming Events

 

 

September

Open Gaming
Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, & 22 -- 3:30-5:45 pm
Join us for games: board, card, Minecraft, XBOX ONE, and Wii! Participants must have a parent permission slip on file to attend. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Anime Afternoons
Sundays, September 10 & 24 -- 2-4 pm
Come to the teen department for an afternoon of anime and snacks. The audience will pick what we watch. Cosplay is welcome! Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Tech Tuesdays: Engineering
Tuesdays, September 12, 19, & 26 -- 3:30-4:30 pm
The librarian will be in the atrium with a different engineering challenge each Tuesday. Stop by to try your hand at building! Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Manga/Comic Book Club
Thursday, September 14 @ 4 pm
Share what you’ve been reading and get suggestions about what to read for next month. Make suggestions for the library collection and get first dibs on the new stuff. Snacks will be served. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Teen Homeschool Hangout
Wednesday, September 20 @ 1 pm
Can you make the best boat using only tin foil? Can you build the tallest tower or strongest bridge using popsicle sticks and binder clips? Join other 6th-12th grade homeschoolers to find out during the engineering challenge.  Registration required. Register using the online calendar.

Teen Leadership Council Meeting
Thursday, September 21 @ 6 pm
Teen Leadership Council members contribute to the library and earn community service hours by planning programs and participating in service projects. Applications are still available by clicking here.

Teen Jeopardy
Thursday, September 21 @ 6:30 pm
Compete against other 6th through 12th graders in trivia. Register using the online calendar.

Teen Volunteer Day
Saturday, September 23
Help the library and earn community service hours! The library will host several volunteer days this semester. Each time it is offered, 6th-12th graders can sign up for 1-2 hours of service. Limit 5 volunteers per day. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or to sign up for a time. 

Teen Tech: Oculus Rift
Wednesday, September 27 -- 3:30-6:30 pm
Spend 15 minutes in virtual reality using the Oculus Rift. 6th-12th graders who register using the online calendar will be sent a link to sign up for a time slot. Space is extremely limited and registration is required.

October

Tween Homeschool Coding
Mondays & Wednesdays, October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 23, 25, & 30 @ 1 pm
Learn to code with Google CS First! Create and share your own digital stories! Grades 4 – 7. This is an 8 class program with two make-up days in November. Attendance at each class is recommended. Registration required. Register using the calendar on the North Shelby Library website (www.northshelbylibrary.org). Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Open Gaming
Fridays, October 6, 13, & 20 -- 3:30-5:45 pm
Join us for games: board, card, Minecraft, XBOX ONE, and Wii! Participants must have a parent permission slip on file to attend. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Tech Tuesdays: Makey Makey
Tuesdays, October 10, 17, & 24 -- 3:30-4:30 pm
The librarian will be in the atrium with a different Makey Makey challenge each Tuesday. Stop by to try your hand at controlling computers with household objects! Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Manga/Comic Book Club
Thursday, October 12 @ 4 pm
Share what you’ve been reading and get suggestions about what to read for next month. Make suggestions for the library collection and get first dibs on the new stuff. Snacks will be served. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Teen Leadership Council Meeting
Thursday, October 12 @ 6 pm
Teen Leadership Council members contribute to the library and earn community service hours by planning programs and participating in service projects. Applications available on the Teen page of www.northshelbylibrary.org or in the Teen Department. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Teen Henna
Thursday, October 12 @ 6:30 pm
A professional henna artist will cover henna basics: what it is and how it is made, origins, patterns, basic skin care and aftercare. The class is hands-on and each participant will get their own cone of all-natural, freshly mixed henna made by the artist to apply to themselves in class.  This event is for teens only (6th-12th grade). Registration required. Register using the library’s online calendar at northshelbylibrary.org or call 439-5512.

Teen Homeschool Hangout
Wednesday, October 18 @ 1 pm
This month 6th-12th graders will be working with Makey Makey! Registration required. Register using the calendar on the North Shelby Library website (www.northshelbylibrary.org). Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Teen Homeschool Art Club
Wednesday, October 18 @ 2:30 pm
Join us for an hour of creativity. Registration required. Register using the calendar on the North Shelby Library website (www.northshelbylibrary.org). Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Anime Afternoons
Sundays, October 22 & 29 -- 2-4 pm
Come to the teen department for an afternoon of anime and snacks. The audience will pick what we watch. Cosplay is welcome! Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

Teen Tech: Oculus Rift
Wednesday, October 25 -- 3:30-6:30 pm
Spend 15 minutes in virtual reality using the Oculus Rift. 6th-12th graders who register using the online calendar will be sent a link to sign up for a time slot. Space is extremely limited and registration is required. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or to sign up for a time.

Teen Volunteer Day
Saturday, October 28
Help the library and earn community service hours! The library will host several volunteer days this semester. Each time it is offered, 6th-12th graders can sign up for 1-2 hours of service. Limit 5 volunteers per day. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or to sign up for a time.

Flashlight Hide and Seek
Saturday, October 28 @ 6:30 pm
The library’s closed. The lights are off. See how long you last in a dark and spooky library using only flashlights. Registration required. Register using the online calendar at www.northshelbylibrary.org. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or for more information.

 

Teen Leadership Council

Help the library and earn community service hours. Applications available here.

 

Starting out in YA reading lists:

Male Protagonists Female Protagonists

 

Computer Animation Workshops

The next computer animation workshop will be held in summer 2018.
 Applications will be available in mid-May.


Here are the Summer 2016 films!

Note: Music has been removed to comply with copyright law.

Alexander        Arjun               Eli

Gabi                Hope               Jaiden

Jared               Kylen              Lydia

Ryan               Sam                Stanley

 

2015 Summer Animation Workshop 

Note: Music has been removed to comply with copyright law.

Abi                        Courtney

Final                     Holden

Khaled                  Kunal

Myles

2014 Summer Animation Workshop 

Blow it Up             Caitlyn

Copeland              Future World

Heather                Hope1 |  Hope2 |  Hope3

Jamie                   Samarth

Suneeti

2013 Fall Computer Animation Workshop

This program was sponsored by a Loleta D. Fyan grant.

Star Wars vs. Star Trek

Forest Chase

Robot Scene

Solar System