close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a colour combintion to give he most comfortable contrast.

Register 5 Seats Remaining

Teen Tech Studio: Stop Motion Animation

Grades 6-12

2018-04-27 18:30:00 2018-04-27 20:00:00 America/Chicago Teen Tech Studio: Stop Motion Animation Geneva Public Library District

Friday, April 27
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-04-27 18:30:00 2018-04-27 20:00:00 America/Chicago Teen Tech Studio: Stop Motion Animation Geneva Public Library District

Create a stop motion animation video using LEGOs, pen and paper, or whatever else you can dream up. We'll provide supplies, technology help, and filmmaking tips.

This progam is held afterhours at the Library. Snacks will be served and permission forms will be emailed to participants. View videos made by teens on our YouTube page (linked from www.gpld.org).

TAGS: | Programs |

Geneva Public Library District

Phone: 630 232-0780
Fax: 630 232-0881

Hours
Mon, Apr 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 22 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Apr 20, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a special after hours event! Find the clues to solve the puzzle and escape the library - while defending yourself from other teams in this laser tag extravaganza. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 20, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Join the adventure and play laser tag in the library - after hours! Explore the library while competing to name the ultimate laser tag champion!

Program Room
Mon, Apr 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Mon, Apr 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to optimize your retirement income! Michael Heatwole will discuss filing options which can often provide monthly lifetime payments higher than the standard filing options typically selected.

Program Room
Mon, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Come to one of our orientations to learn everything you need to know about volunteering with the library this summer!

Program Room
Tue, Apr 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Tue, Apr 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop into the Collaboration Zone and make your own felt cat. Try your hand at sewing and create your own fuzzy friend!

Program Room
Tue, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Come explore the exotic world of flower and vegetable gardening and prepare a spring seedling for your garden at home!

Program Room
Tue, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Friends Book Sort

Program Room
Wed, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us to make Library promotional videos for our YouTube channel! You can work on everything from scripting to acting to post-production. Snacks will be served and volunteer hours are available.

Program Room
Wed, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at www.gpld.org.

Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
For Money Smart Week, Ron Beckstrom presents the history of coins in a slide show format followed by a shared appraisal of the 3-4 items that each attendee brings from their own collection.

Program Room
Thu, Apr 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Experiment with coding using Scratch during this open lab time. Visit this website before the program to create a login: https://scratch.mit.edu/.
This event is full

Program Room
Thu, Apr 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
It's Money Smart Week, so come hear a successful, local entrepreneur talk about smart business! Chelsey Lutz from Green Gypsy Juice will be available to answer any and all of your questions.

Rescheduled
Thu, Apr 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
New date Wednesday, April 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at www.gpld.org.

Program Room
Thu, Apr 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Planning for loved ones with special needs requires different strategies. David Schlossberg, an experienced financial advisor, will advise parents, grandparents and others with special needs concerns.

Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Apr 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Birth-First Steps with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Create a stop motion animation video using LEGOs, pen and paper, or whatever else you can dream up. We'll provide supplies, technology help, and filmmaking tips.

Program Room
Sat, Apr 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to back up your documents, music and photos to online cloud solutions, many of which are cheap or free. We’ll also show the basics of onsite backup and the 3-2-1backup strategy.

Meeting Room
Tue, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
General Meeting for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Wed, May 02, 9:30am - 10:30am
Join us for flower stories, rhymes and songs followed by a naturalist-guided hike where you'll learn the names and colorful stories of native wildflowers. Each person attending must register.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, May 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Art historian Jeff Mishur talks about the estate’s history, architecture, and landscape plan and discusses parallels between the fictional Downton Abbey and Biltmore, America’s largest private home.

Meeting Room
Wed, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Andrea Janick from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will present tips and strategies on managing and decreasing college costs.

Meeting Room
Thu, May 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us to concoct several varieties of sticky, stretchy, gooey slime that you can take home with you.
This event is full

Thu, May 03, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Learning Center will be available in the Collaboration Zone for any last minute AP & finals questions you have. Come early! Questions will be handled on a first come, first served basis.

Meeting Room
Thu, May 03, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Let your star shine! Come sing and dance along to your favorite songs. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Thu, May 03, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a special evening wildflower walk. We will explore the beautiful Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve, go over tips for identifying wildflowers, and learn about the woods where they grow.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, May 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Birth-First Steps with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us to concoct several varieties of sticky, stretchy, gooey slime that you can take home with you.

Program Room
Sat, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whether you love to play chess or have never played before, our Chess Club volunteer will provide tips for chess players at all levels, grades K-8
This event is full

Meeting Room
Mon, May 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a stress-relieving, gentle yoga sequence using a mat and/or chair. Poses will be modified for everyone from beginner to seasoned yoga students. Please bring a mat or large towel.

Program Room
Mon, May 07, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter, this casual club is for you. Bring your latest project!

Meeting Room
Tue, May 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
You're invited! Celebrate your favorite fairy tales with themed music, activities, and crafts. Come fancy or come as you are!

Meeting Room
Tue, May 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friends Book Sort

Meeting Room
Tue, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
SciTech Museum will present an interactive demonstration and lab about bee ecology, including a safe observation bee hive.

Conference Room
Tue, May 08, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Meeting Room
Tue, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lawrence Steinert from 4 MFG will share details on the rising threats to your small business and ways you can protect yourself in this compelling presentation. Co-sponsored with Fox Valley SCORE.

Conference Room
Wed, May 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you interested in writing your memories for family and friends or trying your hand at poetry? Join us for an exchange of writings and ideas in this new monthly writing group just for seniors.

Orientation Barn
Wed, May 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Program Room
Wed, May 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to make a difference at the library? Share your ideas and earn volunteer hours while doing it! We’ll snack as we plan programs and decorations.

Wed, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Copies of each title are set aside at the Information Desk the month before the discussion.

Meeting Room
Wed, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Do you have a new computer or want to upgrade to Windows 10? This hands-on introduction will show you how to personalize Windows 10, use the new Start Menu, understand Cortana, OneDrive and more.

Thu, May 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. This month we will feature a classic cookbook Ina Garten's BAREFOOT CONTESSA COOKBOOK. Copies will be available at the Information Desk.

Meeting Room
Thu, May 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Share what you like about the Stick Dog books by Tom Watson and enjoy discussions, games and activities with other fans of this humorous book series.

Thu, May 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Learning Center will be available in the Collaboration Zone for any last minute AP & finals questions you have. Come early! Questions will be handled on a first come, first served basis.

Meeting Room
Thu, May 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial with John Lynn as he leads us on a memorable and fun-filled tour of the charms, traditions, and personalities of our 2400 Illinois towns.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Sat, May 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, May 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children ages 6 and under accompanied by a caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more at Craft Urban, located at 211 James Street, Geneva.

Meeting Room
Mon, May 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.
This event is full

Program Room
Mon, May 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create your own tiny spring garden in a tea cup. Bring your own tea cup or choose one of ours.
This event is full

Tue, May 15, All day
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. New kits debut on the 15th of the month, so grab one before they disappear! In May, we're making Floral Soap Pops.

Meeting Room
Tue, May 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Pianist Terry Andrew will present this one hour concert featuring a variety of musical styles. Terry has been entertaining for over 30 years and will share the secrets behind the melodies!

Meeting Room
Tue, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Julie Nelson, regional recruitment director at Xavier University, joins us to show you how to make the most of your college search, and end up at the perfect school for you.

Conference Room
Tue, May 15, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss Breaking Wild by Diane Les Becquets. We will also be choosing book club titles for the next year, so bring suggestions! 

Meeting Room
Wed, May 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for this open-ended playtime geared toward exploration and socialization. Activity stations help boost your child’s reading readiness skills. Younger siblings are welcome.

Program Room
Wed, May 16, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.

Program Room
Wed, May 16, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.
This event is full

Wed, May 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Take a break from studying for finals in the Collaboration Zone! Drop in anytime between 4 and 6 PM on 5/16 and 5/18 to make a stress ball - perfect for squeezing out anxiety.

Program Room
Wed, May 16, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.
This event is full

Program Room
Wed, May 16, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, May 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
There is more to dairy than just milk. Mark Lyons, an experienced cheesemaker, will show you how to turn milk into wonderful treats such as butter, cheese, buttermilk, and crème fraîche.

Meeting Room
Thu, May 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Do you have a new computer or want to upgrade to Windows 10? This hands-on introduction will show you how to personalize Windows 10, use the new Start Menu, understand Cortana, OneDrive and more.

Program Room
Thu, May 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create your own taste of luxury with DIY Bath Bombs! Join us to make fizzy, fun, and fragrant bath bombs to use at home!

Meeting Room
Fri, May 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, May 18, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Friends Book Sort

Program Room
Fri, May 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Create a pottery piece in the quirky style of George E. Ohr (The Mad Potter of Biloxi) while learning a brief history of pottery and the fun past of Ohr's artwork.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Create accessories that light up with LEDs! Come ready to tinker. Prior sewing skills are helpful but not necessary.

Fri, May 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Take a break from studying for finals in the Collaboration Zone! Drop in anytime between 4 and 6 PM on 5/16 and 5/18 to make a stress ball - perfect for squeezing out anxiety.

Meeting Room
Sun, May 20, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Appreciate the art of cinema? Join us to watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film is Wild Strawberries (Sweden).

Program Room
Sun, May 20, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
This small-group storytime is designed for children with sensory processing issues and varied learning abilities. Activities engage the senses through books, music and movement. Siblings are welcome.