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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


A Month of Comic ConA Month of Comic Con

Fridays, May 8 & 15, 4-6 p.m. & Friday, May 22, 6-8 p.m.
ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

It’s time for Comic Con! We’re going to celebrate in ideaLAB by creating comics with comic life, photoshopping artwork, and throwing a big shindig to celebrate our 2 year anniversary the night before Comic Con starts. Also, if you need a sewing machine and some workspace to work on your cosplay, feel free to stop by during open lab time (see our calendar for the details)! And if you’re coming to Comic Con, keep an eye out for our booth.

Your Art + Photoshop = Rad, Friday, May 8, 4-6 p.m.

Comic Jam: Collaborative Comics, Friday, May 15, 4-6 p.m.

2nd Annual ideaLAB Afterhours Birthday Party!, Friday, May 22, 6-8 p.m.

Learn more...

Cosplay Birthday Party for ideaLAB!Cosplay Birthday Party for ideaLAB!

May 22, 6-8 p.m.
ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

EPIC is throwing a teen only, after-hours, Cosplay Birthday Party for ideaLAB, and you're invited! We'll have free pizza, the library to ourselves, costumes, a costume contest (with prizes!) and more free pizza. What more could you want? Friday, May 22 from 6-8 p.m. A signed permission slip is required (bring it day of), and party people must be in ideaLAB on Level 4 of the Central Librarybefore 6 p.m.

Learn more and RSVP

Girls Only ideaLABGirls Only ideaLAB

Saturday, May 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

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!

DevCamp 2.0DevCamp 2.0 - Both DevCamp sessions are full. You can still register to be put on the waitlist.

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 full but you can still sign up to be put on the waitlist.

See the Current Calendar (PDF) or Browse All Teen ideaLAB Events

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News


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>