+ Teen Library Users: Engaging the Next Generation Margaret Portier Director of Innovative Family Services Fayetteville Free Library
+Fayetteville FreeLibrary Suburban library Chartered to serve 10,000 School district highly ranked in science and math Supportive community Active volunteer base 9 full-time librarians
+ Fayetteville Free Library Culture of Innovation Open discussions Monthly staff forum and directors’ meeting Flexibility LIS student clerks Universal staff buy-in Maker culture
+ Full STEAM Ahead! Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math aren’t just for schools.
+ Common Core and STEAM Common Core STEAM More age-interesting nonfiction More programming around these core subjects More historically accurate fiction Maker Culture Embrace the community’s Displays that match current interests school projects Trick teens into learning Growing graphic novel and manga collections Start young Fiction and nonfiction Don’t leave out the parents and educators
+ Teen Programming at the FFL LEGO Robotics First Lego League Mission:LEGO STEAMPunk Club! Creation Club Teen Volunteer Opportunities Future Teen Engagement
+ FIRST® LEGO® League FIRST LEGO League is an international competitive LEGO Robotics team for 9-14 year-olds that involves programming LEGO robots, completing a public service research project, and learning teamwork and cooperation.
+ FFL’s The Inside Joke 10 members Ages 9-14 All levels of abilities 2012 Challenge: Senior Solutions Robot Game Project Core Values
+ Mission:LEGO An opportunity for teens to learn about programming and LEGO robotics in a hands-on mission based after-school program
+ Your Mission:LEGO, should you choose to accept it… Materials Process Materials: Process LEGO Mindstorms Kits Introduce the pieces Computers (one per kit) Introduce the software Kids Separate into teams Announce the Mission Or have them come up with it
+ STEAMPunk Club! A steampunk genre reading club that includes Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math projects.
+ STEAMPunk Club! • Each month sponsored by a steampunk YA novel • Book discussion • Hands on projects
+ STEAMPunk! Projects • Hot air balloons • Salt water and air batteries • Wind turbines • Takeapart • Skeletons
+ Creation Club An afterschool club for middle school students interested in digital media.
FFL Community+ Creation Lab (and FFL Fab Lab) Adobe Creative Suite Green screen wall Video cameras Podcast station iLife Suite iPads 3D Printers 3D modelling software http://fflib.org/learn/make
+ Creation Club •1st week of the month – Workshop on how to use something in the Creation Lab •Last week of the month – Share what you made this month
+ Creation Club So far in 2013… Coming soon… February – Podcast 3D modelling Audacity Google Sketch-up Autodesk 123D March – Image editing Blender Adobe Photoshop Advanced video editing April – Movie editing Using the green screen iMovie Adding effects Music creation Garageband Audacity
+ Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the Creation Club’s creations!
+ Teen Volunteer Opportunities Getting teens to volunteer to do what they do best.
+ Teen Corps of Volunteers Adopt a Shelf Event support Display arrangement Program prep support Processing project assistance Smart Play
+ Teen Tech Squad One-on-one technology assistance Drop-in help desk Trained on troubleshooting most common technology issues Assist with FFL IT initiatives
+ Digital Media Expert League Trained on all technologies in the Creation Lab Provide support and training of patrons during drop-in hours in the Creation Lab Create digital content for the FFL
+ Bookworms Prepare and run FFL Book Sales Use detective skills to determine category/genre of books Add books to FFL Book Sale LibraryThing account Shelve FFL Book Sale books
+ Future Teen Engagement To infinity and beyond…
+ Onward and Upward! Coming Soon Big Goals Minecraft free play drop-in More Making program More STEAM programming Comic and Manga Read/Write Forum More involvement with families Recruit teen volunteers More opportunities for teens to participate collaboratively More teen leaders More fun!
+ www.fflib.org Margaret Portier Director of Innovative Family Services firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @tophile