TEEN ONLY Digital Media Lab! Digital Creator North, Drop-in Today!

    January 14, 2020 all day
    James L. McIntyre Centennial Library
    50 East St
    Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 3C3
    Hannah Caicco (Digital Creator North Program Lead)

    Digital Creator North
    January 2020

    Teens ages 14 – 19 are welcome to come check out /hang out at this FREE media arts space. We have a bunch of high-end digital media equipment and software reserved
    JUST for TEENS to use!

    Digital CreatorDigital Creator North is a teen media arts lab and hangout space. Teens are encouraged to use the space in a way that fits with their individual interests! We aim to promote digital literacy by providing space, equipment, software and mentorship with a variety of digital media arts technology. Our goal is to create teens who are creators of digital media content and not just consumers!

    We will also have weekly events such as work-shops, art-making, video-game and movie nights. Bring your own snacks, except on gaming night where snacks will be provided. (check the Schedule to find out when!), some of which include:

    Video Game Club: January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

     DGTL Youth Advisory Council Meeting:
    Friday January 17th DGTL teens signed up for the Youth Advisory Council are invited to take part in our very first meeting held in our space!

    Digital Drawing Special Guest Workshop:
    January 11th @ 3:30PM – 5:00PM

    Winter Movie Day:
    January 25th @ 10am – 1pm

    Pre-Teen Workshop ⇒ Sault Ste. Marie Public Library (North Branch):
    Wednesday January 8th @ 4pm – 6pm
    Wednesday January 15th @ 4pm – 6pm
    Wednesday January 22nd @ 4pm – 6pm
    Wednesday January 29th @ 4pm – 6pm

    Intro to Graphic Design Adult Workshop
    Friday January 31st @ 3:30pm – 6:00pm

    We are ALWAYS open to workshop or activity night suggestions. Ask for it and we’ll do our best to make it happen!

    Drop-In open studio time offered at the Centennial Library downtown

    Tuesday 3:30pm – 8pm
    Wednesday 3:30pm – 8pm
    Thursday 3:30pm – 8pm
    Friday 3:30pm – 6pm

    Exceptions to the open-studio hours include off-site events and large community events. These newly configured hours will allow teens to have a fun after-school spot to express their digital media skills.

    Any teens who need volunteer hours for high school can also contact saultstemarie@digitalcreator.ca to inquire about upcoming volunteer opportunities at summer workshops and community events!

    Hope to see you soon @ Digital Creator North !!”

    To find out more please contact Library Manager of Community Engagement Helena Huopalainen at h.huopalainen@cityssm.on.ca or Digital Creator North SSM at saultstemarie@digitalcreator.ca

    Poster courtesy of Digital Creator North

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