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ideaLAB

What: A free digital media lab for teens ages 12 to 19 featuring tons of hardware and software.

Where: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

When: Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Events


Girls Only ideaLABGirls Only ideaLAB: Pimp Your Phone (Case)

Saturday, March 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

We'll learn the basics of 3D modeling to customize and 3D print our very own phone case. Don't have a phone? No problem! We'll find something else awesome to customize!

Every month we get two hours to take over the lab and do whatever we want! Join us the 4th Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to MAKE STUFF. Coding, and Photoshopping, and Sewing, oh my! Music, and 3D printing, and robots to boot! Girls Only, ages 10-19!

Arduino Appreciation Month Arduino Appreciation Month in the ideaLAB

April 3, 10, 17 & 18

If you’ve ever wondered what an Arduino is and what you can do with it (or if you just like the sound of the word), stop by ideaLAB in April. We’re gonna be petting Arduinos, making noise with them, programming them, and gardening with them.

Arduino Petting Zoo - Friday, April 3 from 4-6 p.m.

Make Noise with Arduino - Friday, April 10 from 4-6 p.m.

Programming your Arduino - Friday, April 17 from 4-6 p.m.

Garden + Arduino = Garduino, Part I - Saturday, April 18 from 1-4 p.m.

Learn more...

CoderDojo

Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

The ideaLAB is hosting a CoderDojo, organized by some terrific partners in the community from SendGrid and Hack4Colorado!

What is a CoderDojo? Led by volunteering mentors, young people between 7 and 19 learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and much more. In addition to learning to code, members meet like-minded people and get to show off what they've been working on.

Registration is necessary to attend, and our current capacity is 25 attendees. Here's the links to registration:

Learn more...

DevCamp 2.0DevCamp 2.0

July 6-10, 1-5 p.m. & July 11 (time to be announced)
Hadley Branch Library
or
July 20-24, 1-5 p.m. & July 25 (time to be announced)

Central Library

DevCamp is a chance to learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, working side-by-side with professionals in the field. We'll build websites, talk to experts, and tour some amazing places. DevCamp is free for any teen age 12-19, and no prior coding experience is necessary. Registration is limited. Learn more and sign up!

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News


Join E.P.I.C.Join E.P.I.C. - The Teen Advisory Board for ideaLAB and the Central Library

Do you hang out in ideaLAB and/or Central? Are you a teen? Do you have opinions and eat pizza? If you answered yes, then E.P.I.C. wants you, yeah you, to join the Teen Advisory Board for ideaLAB and the Denver Central Library. Members of E.P.I.C. meet monthly to plan teen programs and events (like after-hours parties or movie making extravaganzas), build a welcoming and awesome space for teens, and lend their voice to teen programming at the library. In return, you will get an ideaLAB and library that you helped create, something impressive-looking to put on your college application and resume, and pizza.

Apply here by April 1. Interviews will be held starting Saturday, April 4.

DevCampDevCamp 2014

Learn more about DevCamp, a two-week crash course in web development for teens that was held during the summer of 2014. And be sure to check out the sites the teens developed:

tumblrStay in the loop - follow ideaLAB on tumblr!

See what's going on in the ideaLAB - follow us on tumblr for the latest on ideaLAB news, events and other cool stuff!

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Project Cards


Learn how to create awesome stuff! These project ideas are a great way to earn badges, too:

Art & Design Project CardsArt & Design Project Cards
Electronics Project CardsElectronics Project Cards
Game Design Project CardsGame Design Project Cards
Music Project CardsMusic Project Cards
Video Project CardsVideo Project Cards
Web Design Project CardsWeb Design Project Cards

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ideaLAB Teen-Created Projects


Contribute your ideaLAB project!

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January 30, 2015 - 3:54pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
[[[http://codepen.io/CodingMaster123/pen/CoGnK]]]
<div class="banner">
    <ul>
      <li><h1>ConstipatedChickenWing.com</h1></li>
      <li><h1>Videos</h1></li>
        <li><h1>Memes</h1></li>
        <li><h1>Quotes</h1></li>
    </ul>
</div>
<script src="//unslider.com/unslider.min.js"></script>

dev camp

January 30, 2015 - 3:52pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
<nav>
  <ul>
    <li><a href="#about">About me</a></li>
      <li><a href="#devcamp">devCamp</a></li>
      <li><a href="#lists">Lists</a></li>
      <li><a href="#contact">Contact</a></li>
  </ul>
</nav>
<h1 id="about">All about Enrico:</h1>
  <p>Enrico likes to code html. He likes to play videogames on his computer.</p>

inputs

January 30, 2015 - 3:51pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
View in chrome.
<form action="demo_form.asp">
<input type="text"></input>
<input type="button"></input>
<input type="checkbox"></input>
<input type="color"></input>
<input type="date"></input>
<input type="datetime-local"></input>
<input type="email"></input>
<input type="file"></input>
<input type="hidden"></input>

art gallery

January 30, 2015 - 3:49pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
<h1 id="home">Art Gallery</h1>
<section class="collum" id="left">   <h1>Images by Ulysses Palomares</h1>
   <div class="row"><div class="first"><a href="https://googledrive.com/host/0B1xxvnPLmZ-6WFh0SVhGQUk0QWc/AntonKhudobinDesign.jpg"><img src="https://googledrive.com/host/0B1xxvnPLmZ-6WFh0SVhGQUk0QWc/AntonKhudobinDesign.jpg">
     <p><strong>placeholder</strong></p></a></div><div class="second">

more buttons

January 30, 2015 - 3:45pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
<button id="shrink">Shrink</button>
<button id="grow">Grow</button>
<button id="left">Rotate left</button>
<button id="right">Rotate right</button>
<button id="freak">Freak out</button>
<button id="flip">Flip</button>