Teen Programs and Events

March Break 2018

Space is limited. Programs are free unless otherwise specified. Registration for March Break programs opens on February 27 at 9:30 am. 

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Explore University Life

Mon Mar 12

2:00-4:00, Main Library

Ages 14-17. Meet post-secondary students and ask questions about university life at this informal board game cafe. Bring your queries and competitive edge. Hosted by the McMaster University Board Game Society. Drop-in, no registration required. 

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Team Trivia Tuesday

Tues Mar 13

7:00-8:30 pm, Main Library

Ages 13-17. Test your knowledge of pop culture with a night of competitive team trivia. Restaurant style set-up with plenty to eat and drink. Please register here

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Pocket Green Screens

Wed Mar 14

3:00-3:45pm, Beaty Branch

Ages 11-13. Make a portable green screen and send your character anywhere you want! All supplies provided, limit of one project per teen. Please register here.

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Step Into a Story

Wed Mar 14

2:00-4:00pm, Main Libray

Want to get lost in your favourite tale? Let the magic of green screen technology transport you into the worlds of Harry Potter, Dr. Seuss, Sherlock, and many more. Come get your photo taken and receive the digital file of your magical story. Drop-In, no registration required. 

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Technology Petting Zoo

Thurs Mar 15

10:30-12:00pm, Main Library

Ages 11-15. Want to make your own video game or use a green screen to enter the world of your favourite superhero? Drop by and explore some of MPL's tech toys. Drop-in, no registration required. 

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Star Wars Rescue Mission

Thurs Mar 15

3:30-4:30 pm, Beaty Branch

Ages 11-13. BB-8 has been captured while on a secret mission for The Resistance. You have 40 minutes to help rescue him from the clutches of the First Order. Space limited. Please register here