Digital Creator North
Teens ages 13 – 19 are welcome to come check out /hang out at this FREE resource space. We have a bunch of high-end digital media equipment and software reserved
JUST for TEENS to use!
The Digital Creator North SSM space is meant for teens to do what teens want – including gaming and eating snacks in our comfy gaming area. Our space is equipped with a bunch of high-end digital media equipment that is reserved just for teens – including the full Adobe Creative suite, photo, video and audio equipment, an Xbox One, Mac computers and an iPad with an Apple Pencil (and more)!
Bring a friend and record a movie or mess-around on photoshop. If you’re not sure how to use something there’s always help around!
We will have daily drop-in hours in our space at the Centennial Library downtown, our new schedule is from Tuesday to Saturday (see new hours below). 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!)
New Drop-In Hours
Tuesday to Thursday: 3 PM – 8:30 PM
Friday: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
PLEASE NOTE: The Digital Creator North will be closed for the holidays from Saturday December 23rd thru to January 2, 2018
Hope to see you soon @ Digital Creator North !!”
∼ Digital Creator North SSM program lead Katie Huckson∼
Digital Creator North (DCN) spaces are intended to inspire creative experimentation, digital literacy, peer networking, connected learning, and community engagement through the use of media arts disciplines. The project is aimed at bringing a positive cultural impact to Northern communities by increasing participation in the media arts sector. Workshops and use of the space is free, and housed downtown in the public library for low-barrier access.
DCN SSM offers teens equipment, software and mentorship in various disciplines including but not limited to digital photography, video production, illustration/animation, audio recording, graphic design and coding. Through both structured programming (scheduled activities or workshops) and unstructured drop-in hours (open studio) the DCN space is geared towards providing a safe, open space to facilitate interest-driven learning and creation.
To find out more please contact Library Manager of Community Engagement Helena Huopalainen at firstname.lastname@example.org or Digital Creator North SSM program lead Katie Huckson at email@example.com
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