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Teen Cafe Blog2021-04-22T16:11:04-04:00

Teen Cafe

Teen Bloggers Wanted!

Earn up to 3 Hours Community Service credit* per Blog post for your own reviews, writings, and videos! Use our guidelines to create your own content for our Teen Café Blog on our website and then send your blog post to teencafe@poklib.org for our review. You can write a book review, create a funny video, share a skill, write a story, or let your imagination run wild! Questions? Email us at teencafe@poklib.org.

*Note: it is important to check with your school or organization first that they will accept these activities as a valid community service option.  The Poughkeepsie Public Library District does not guarantee community service credit.

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Check out Vidcode! Free, but you need to sign up for an account.

With Vidcode, you’ll learn to code while creating amazing visual projects, like meme makers, Snapchat filters, and video games!

Take a look at what others have made like code video filters, video games, special effects, celebrity name generators, haunted houses, simulations and more!

Two ways to Vidcode:

What do I need to run Vidcode?

Desktop or laptop, web browser (Chrome recommended), and an internet connection. Works on Chromebooks and tablets too! There are no programs to download, you just need internet.

Share your projects with us here to teencafe@poklib.org and we will post them to the Teen Cafe Blog!

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Check out this Quilt Coding project Angela made with VidCode!

Check out these easy-to-make recipe and tutorial videos created by our Teen Librarians! Take pic and send it to us to include in the Teen Cafe Blog!