Teen Tech Week Program
Robotics @ Your Library
For teens in Grades 6 - 12
Thursday, March 13
7:00 - 7:45 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Meeting Room
Teens are invited to attend this special demonstration featuring robots built by members of the Westlake High School Robotics Club. Come and learn more about the exciting field of Robotics! Teen Tech Week is a national initiative administered by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). This annual event demonstrates the value your library gives to the community by offering teens a space to extend learning beyond the classroom where they can explore, create and share content.
Download Teen Tech Week 2014 Flyer [PDF].
Newbury Park Branch
The Young Adult collection at Newbury Park offers books, graphic novels, and spoken word titles for teens grades 7-12.
Looking for recommendations? Check out our booklists, highlighted books, and the Y.A. bulletin board for titles that might catch your interest.
Got a school report that isn't writing itself? Our research stations have filtered Internet access, Microsoft Office programs, and no time limit.
Need email access? If you need e-mail access to submit homework (or to ask your friends when that report is due), a parent or guardian can sign you up for an unfiltered Internet account with one hour per day time limit. You must be in 6th grade or above to get an Internet account. You can also bring in your own laptop and take advantage of our wireless network.
Grant R. Brimhall Library
Young Adult Collection has books, magazines and audio books just for teens. Audio books for young adults are available in three formats: CDs, cassettes and Playaways.
Need a computer?
These research workstations have filtered Internet access plus Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel. Some websites, including e-mail or chat, are not available. Unfiltered Internet is available to teens under 18 with their parent's or guardian's permission. A parent or guardian must accompany teens to the library to fill out a permission form, so that teens can access the unfiltered Internet. For more information, please see the library's Internet Use Policy.
Printing and photocopying are available in the library. Color prints cost $1.00 per page and black and white prints made with a library card or a printing card cost $0.15.
Need a wireless network? Bring your laptop and log on to the Internet in the library.
Need a place to work with friends? Head for the gardens or group study room located near the Young Adult area.