Teens Can Learn About Multimedia Tools, Graphic Design, And More With The New Orleans Library | Crescent City Community News

Teens interested in learning more about technology and multimedia tools that can be used for music and video production, interactive programming, graphic design and more can attend a virtual open house at 4 p.m. on December 15 at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center.

The center is located on the second floor of the Main Library at 219 Loyola Ave., but the open house will be via Twitch. Participants will meet center staff while participating in games like Among Us, Minecraft, and Roblox, and exploring technologies available to members of the Teen Tech Center.

The center is designed to be a safe, comfortable and attractive space for teenagers. Membership is limited to those aged 13-18 and all members must complete an application with signed permission from a parent or legal guardian in order to use the center.

Visit bbttc.nolalibrary.org for more information and to submit an application. Participants can register for all library events online at nolalibrary.org/events.

WRITING WORKSHOP : Writers of all skill levels, styles and genres are invited to a virtual creative writing workshop on Saturday, December 11, hosted by Pushcart Prize-winning librarian and poet and Fulbright Fellow Kathleen Balma. The Zoom event will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participating writers will create, share and critique original works while learning to develop their own voice.

Twice a day, we’ll send you the headlines of the day. Register today.

Each program will open with an optional write prompt for those who do not have any prepared work. The workshop takes place every second and fourth Saturday of the month.

For more details and to register, email [email protected]

GENEALOGY: The New Orleans Public Library has partnered with the Genealogy Center to present “Hoosier Hospitality: Genealogy at the Crossroads of America” ​​on Wednesday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m. During this one-hour virtual program, attendees will learn about immigration to and through Indiana. , The Crossroads of America, with Allison Singleton of the Allison County Public Library’s Genealogy Center.

Jane LeGros is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Orléans Parish Library.

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