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Teens Create Month

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Teens Create Month

Join us for a month-long celebration of teen creativity! Explore your artistic talent by drawing, painting, taking photographs, creating your own movie, or performing for friends and family. Try your hand at creative writing, poetry, or drafting your own graphic novel or zine. Tap into your creative problem-solving skills by identifying challenges in your community and finding new ways to tackle them. This month is all about YOU and the things you can do!

Check out our booklist featuring creative teen protagonists, sign up for one of our upcoming virtual programs, try your hand at one of the art activities featured on our YouTube channel, and visit your nearest LA County Library location for in-person programs and activities.

Creative Tutorials

Looking for more ways to exercise your creativity? Check out the videos below as well as the Hobbies and DIY Playlist on our LA County Library YouTube channel!

Make Your Own Origami Envelope

Tissue Paper Art

Draw Along Series: Movement

Virtual Programming

Saturday, March 12, 11 am – 12:30 pm
Creative Career Paths: Production Design

From building a set to purchasing props to decorating a location, learn about careers in the art department. Hear from a professional production designer and how they bring the look and feel of a film or TV script to life. For teens.
Register here.

Tuesday, March 22, 4 pm
Adult 101: Your Digital Footprint

It has been said that once something is posted online, it is online forever. Learn the dos and don’ts of the online world, including etiquette for texting and email, and tips for using various social media platforms. For teens.
Register here.

Saturday, March 26, 11 am – 1 pm
Creative Career Paths: Animation

From storyboarding to color styling, many people work on an animation project. Join us for a panel of animation industry professionals, who will discuss career options, required skills and education, how to get started, and current trends. For teens.
Register here.