Connect with Tech Week: Parents and Teens

Connect with Tech Logo: San Francisco, 2019

All events are free. No registration unless indicated. See you there!

Parents and Teens Program Guide (PDF)

All SFPL libraries are accessible for wheelchair users. To request other accommodations, please call 415-557-4290 or email Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours in advance will help ensure availability.

Parents learning in a Spanish language computer class

Renegade Buggies. Monday, May 6, Excelsior Branch, 4-5:30 p.m. 

Discover a fun game on smartphones, tablets and computers for both parents and children, while learning how to save money in the real world. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Descubran un juego diverto en celulares inteligentes y tabletas para ambos niños y padres, mientras aprenden cómo ahorrar dinero en el mundo real. Bilingüe en español e inglés.

Coding Club. Tuesday, May 7, Bayview Branch, 5-6 p.m. 

Interested in learning how to create your own animated movie, build a computer program, or make your own video game? Then join our coding club at Bayview Library! Our instructor Nadia is a graduate from MIT and is currently working as a software engineer. Please bring your own laptop if you have one, otherwise library laptops are available on a first come, first serve basis. Snacks will be provided. This coding club is for students grades 5th-8th. For more information, please call (415) 355-5757. 

Make Your Own Website. Tuesday, May 7, 4-5:30 p.m., Main Library, The Mix. Presented by Mission Bit. 

Learn about Wordpress and create your own website in minutes. Laptops are provided, just show up and be curious. All teens ages 13-18 welcome. No experience required. 

Padres Digitales. Wednesday, May 8, 10-11:30 a.m, Twitter Neighbor Nest. Presented by Community Technology Network. 

Mantenga a sus hijos a salvo en línea y aprenda herramientas para ayudar con la tarea escolar. ¡Se provee cuidado de niños gratis! Lllame al (415) 557-4388 para reservar un puesto. Presentado en español.

Digital Parents. Wednesday, May 8, 1-2:30 p.m., Twitter NeighborNest. Presented by Community Tech Network. 

Keep your children safe online and learn tools for helping with schoolwork. Free childcare is provided! Call (415) 557-4388 to reserve a spot.

Camera Class! Thursday, May 9, 4-5:30 pm. Main Library, The Mix @ SFPL.

Learn how to use digital still and video cameras in The Mix's video studio! No experience necessary. Teens 13-18 only.

Make Your Own Map! Friday, May 10, 4:30-5:30. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center.

Tired of seeing the same old map? Mix things up with Mapbox Cartogram, a free tool to create colorful, custom maps in seconds. Use data from OpenStreetMap and other sources to make maps of anywhere in the world - then use them in art projects, reports, websites, apps, and more! This fun, all-levels workshop will introduce you to Mapbox Cartogram and Mapbox Studio - from creating a (free) account, to creating your custom styles, to exporting your map. No experience or installs required (bring your laptop or use a Library computer). We'll have some fun, creative challenges to inspire you too! 

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