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

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    Digital Creator North
    February 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:
    Tuesdays!
    February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th @ 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    Homeschool Programming
    February 6th, 13th @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    ♦ Photobooth Rainbow Klub Valentine’s Day Event 
    February 7th @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Super Smash Bros Tournament @ Bon Soo!
    February 8th @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    DGTL Youth Advisory Council Meeting
    February 14th DGTL teens signed up for the Youth Advisory Council are invited to take part in our very first meeting held in our space!

    Pre-Teen Workshop ⇒ Sault Ste. Marie Public Library
    Wednesdays!
    February 5th @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    February 12th @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    February 19th @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    February 26th @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Coding Workshop
    February 21st, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Adult Workshop 
    Social Media Safety
    February 29th, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

    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

    Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/dgtlsault/

    Poster courtesy of Digital Creator North

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