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  • + 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 View slide
  • + Full STEAM Ahead! Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math aren’t just for schools. View slide
  • + 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
  • + 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!
  • + Margaret Portier Director of Innovative Family Services Twitter: @tophile