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Teen Tech Week

Teen Tech Week at the Idaho Falls Public LibraryTeen Tech Week at the Idaho Falls Public Library begins on Monday, March 6, 2017. Learn about and get your hands on digital technologies and resources that are shaping the future!

Teen Tech Week activities are open to all our teen library patrons. Our photography contest will last through the end of March. To participate, sign up online, at our third floor desk, or by calling (208) 612-8462.

Register Online

Photo Contest

March 7-31

Email a digital photo of a book you’re reading. Arrange the book as a prop in the place where you like to read.

Submit a Photo

The library will accept submissions starting on March 7. All submissions must include the participant’s name, phone number, and library card number. The library will keep this information private. Acceptable file formats are .jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .tif/tiff. File size limit: 5MB. Online voting will begin once photos are submitted and end on March 31. To increase your odds of winning, we recommend you submit your photograph early. The photography contest prize is a Polaroid Zip Mobile Printer!

Photo Voting

Coding and Robotics

March 6-9

The following classes are open to teen library patrons. Meet on the second floor of the library. Classes start at 4:00pm on the following days:

  • Hour of Code—March 6, Start or expand your knowledge of coding.
  • Ozobots—March 7, On one hand, simple and intuitive to use. On the other, highly programmable and versatile. These tiny tinker robots offer something for every type of thinker.
  • Edison Robots—March 8, Learn how to program and control these versatile robots.
  • Sphero—March 9, Meet Sphero, the app controlled ball that does it all. Intelligent and well-rounded, Sphero lets you plan, learn, and explore.

Note: For each class you attend, you will receive an entry into a drawing for a Bluetooth speaker!

Library BINGO

March 6-11

Play library BINGO and receive an entry for a $25 gift card drawing for Five Guys Burgers and Fries. Get a BINGO blackout and receive another entry and a treat.

BINGO cards are available at the third floor desk. Cards available to official participants only.

Register Online