Upcoming Teen Events

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:30pm

With almost a third of all websites on the internet using wordpress, it is one of the most popular platforms for building a website. Whether you want a blog, a personal website, or a site for your small business, Wordpress makes it quick and easy to get started. This basic class will walk you through setting up a free site on wordpress.com and cover the basics of adding content, plugins, and themes. 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:00pm

Young Adult Book Discussion

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 edited by Dave Eggers

Kamikaze - a GN (short story) by Nora Krug

Beautiful Monsters  by Eric Puchner

and a few of your own choice

Tuesday, September 26, 2017  

3:00pm

Lebanon Teen Room

No sign-up needed

Copies of the book are available in the Lebanon Teen Room

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 3:00pm

Join other teens to talk about books YOU choose to read.

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 6:30pm

This is the first class in our ongoing Online Self Defense Series.

 

It class covers the very basics including threats that you need to be aware of and safety measures that everyone should take. It includes:

 

  • What is Ransomware?

  • What is Phishing?

  • Why updates are important.

  • Why backups are important.

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:30pm

This class is the second in our ongoing Online Self Defense series.

It covers online threats to privacy and what to do about them. Including:

  • Alternative online search providers such as DuckDuckgo.
  • Using Ad blockers to avoid malvertising and cross site tracking.

  • The importance of HTTPS.

  • Using VPN’s to increase your privacy and security.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

This class is the third in our ongoing Online Self Defense series.

It will cover s security on mobile devices.  Learn to secure your smartphones and tablets. Topics include

  • How to avoid malicious apps.

  • The dangers of leaving connections turned on.

  • The importance of security updates.

  • How to encrypt your devices.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:30pm

This class is the fourth in our ongoing Online Self Defense series.

Encryption is everywhere on the internet, but most people do not have even a basic understanding of what it is or how it works. Come learn about this vital technology including:

  • The basics of encryption and the terminology used in encryption

  • How HTTPS secures your internet connections

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 3:00pm

Join other teens to talk about books YOU choose to read.

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

The final class in our Online Self Defense Series. We will discuss a variety of secure operating systems for the ultimate in privacy and security.

They include: 

  • The Tails operating system

  • Subgraph OS

  • Qubes

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

Join other teens to talk about books YOU choose to read.