Top Events for Tweens and Teens This Month

Tulsa offers a variety of all-ages events each month, but we wanted to create a special list of tween- and teen-only events! For more tween- and teen-related content, go to tulsakids.com/tweens-teens, where we cover everything from getting a driver’s license in Oklahoma to screen time to teen-friendly destinations in the Tulsa area.

Teen Tech Month: 3-D Printing

When: Thurs., March 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: Collinsville Library, 1223 Main
See a demonstration of our 3D printer. We’ll discuss how the printer works, software used and how you can create your own 3D printed objects. For ages 13-18.


Teen Tech Month: Teen Photo Lab

When: Thurs., March 5, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Where: Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.,
Use some props, a computer and an iPhone with a photo app to create funny and interesting photos. It is the next step to learning animation. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month – Altered: Teen Maker Club

When: Thurs., March 5, 4-5 p.m.
Where: Brookside Library, 1212 E. 45th Pl.
Do you like art, crafting, writing or DIY culture? We’re going to explore them all. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Gaming in the Digital Lounge

When: Thurs., March 5, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.
PS4, Wii, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One … which one will it be? Search through our gaming library and play a few games on a first-come-first-serve basis. For ages 12-18.


Teen Tech Month: Old-School Texting

When: Tues., March 10, 4-5 p.m.
Where: Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway
Using Circuit Scribe kits, we will create telegraphs and “phone lines” and then send and decode Morse code messages. Registration is required as supplies are limited. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Sensory Magnetic Zen Bottles

When: Wed., March 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: Collinsville Library, 1223 Main
Make a magnetic liquid bottle that reacts to magnets placed on the outside of the container. Supplies are limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Helmerich Library. For ages 10-18.


TweenTech Week Spring Break: Video Games at the Library

When: Mon., March 16, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 5th St. and Denver Ave.
Are you looking for things to do during spring break? We’ll have multiple consoles and video games from which to choose. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Fun with Cubelets

When: Mon., March 16, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Broken Arrow Library, 300 Broadway Ave.
Explore and play with Cubelets. These modular robot cubes can be turned into a variety of items large or small. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 11-17.


Teen Tech Month: Run the Robot Maze

When: Mon., March 16, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Where: Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.
Put your coding skills to the test! Learn to code and guide a Sphero robot through a maze. For ages 10-18.


TweenTech Week Spring Break: Sphero Battles

When: Tues., March 17, 1-2 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 5th St. and Denver Ave.
Are you looking for things to do during spring break? Join us for Sphero battles! Build obstacles and navigate through with sphere robots. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: YA Book Eats

When: Tues., March 17, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.
Eat snacks straight from the pages of some of your favorite (or soon-to-be favorite) YA books, like November cakes, cookies and Jollof rice (while supplies last). Sponsored by the Friends of the Helmerich Library. For ages 10-adult.


TweenTech Week Spring Break: Roblox and Minecraft

When: Wed., March 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 5th St. and Denver Ave.
Are you looking for things to do during spring break? Join us for Minecraft and Roblox for ages 10-18. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323.


Teen Tech Month: Board Game Day

When: Wed., March 18, 1-3 p.m.
Where: Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford Ave.
We have lots of board games! Play some and make new friends. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Finger-Knitting Snakes!

When: Wed., March 18, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Jenks Library, 523 B St.
Come and learn this basic technique to finger knit a yarn snake, bracelet or use your own creativity. Supplies and snacks are provided. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Spheros!

When: Wed., March 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave.
Learn about Spheros, fantastic little robot balls that can be programmed with an iPad to race, run mazes and so much more! Registration is required. Call 918-549-7323 to register. For ages 10-18.


TweenTech Week Spring Break: Take Apart Tech

When: Thurs., March 19, 1-2 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 5th St. and Denver Ave.
Have you always wanted to take apart a computer or keyboard? Join us for a program where it’s okay to break things. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Circuit Scribe STEAM

When: Thurs., March 19, 3-4 p.m.
Where: Maxwell Park Library, 1313 N. Canton Ave.
Learn about electronics and circuitry with our Circuit Scribe kits. Draw circuits with the silver conductive (nontoxic) ink, connect a battery and the modules of your choice to make your creation blink, buzz, dim, change colors and more! For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Ready, Set, STOP!

When: Thurs., March 19, 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.
Use an iPad to create a stop-motion film using everyday objects. Feel free to bring your own figurines or use some of ours for your production. Supplies are limited on first-come-first-serve basis. For ages 13-18.


Teen Tech Month – Teen Hour of Code: “Star Wars”

When: Thurs., March 19, 6-7 p.m.
Where: Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.
Want to learn how to code but not sure where to begin? Join us to learn how and create your own game in this interactive “Star Wars” tutorial. Limited to 18 participants. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: Ghost Hunt

When: Fri, March 20, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Where: Broken Arrow Library/South, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave.
Join us for scary stories and a ghost hunt to see what happens once the library doors are closed for the night. Use technology to seek out the paranormal among our print. For ages 10-18.


Teen Tech Month: LEGO Stop Animation

When: Thurs., March 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: Charles Page Library, 551 E. 4th St., Sand Springs
Make your own short film with our LEGOs and iPads using stop-motion filmmaking. For ages 10-18.


TEEN CONNECTION

When: Wednesday, March 25, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Tulsa ARC, 2516 E. 71st St. A
Teen Connection is a social group for middle and high school students with high functioning autism. Activities include board and video games where they can practice positive social skills with others that have similar interests. For more information, contact Sherilyn Walton or Steve Pitts at 918-582-8272.


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