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  • Spring 2016 Workshops

    Digital Programs

    Working with library staff and Studio Mentors, teen patrons use innovative technology tools to produce music and podcasts, photographs and films, 3D-printed designs, and more.

    Monday - Friday

    Studio NPL - Bellevue Branch
    4:15 pm

    Mondays

    Studio NPL - Madison Branch
    3:30 - 6:30 pm

    Monday - Thursday

    Studio NPL - Southeast Branch
    3:00 - 5:00 pm

    Music Production Workshops

    Teen producers of all levels including songwriters, singers, rappers interested in producing their own music will learn how to make beats and music tracks using Logic Pro.

    Mondays

    Music Production Master Class - Studio NPL Main Library
    4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Tuesdays

    Studio NPL - Green Hills Branch
    4:30 – 6:00 pm

    Thursdays

    Studio NPL - Bellevue Branch
    4:30 - 6:00 pm

    Fridays

    Live Music Fridays - Studio NPL Main Library
    4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Monday - Friday

    Open Studio - Audio Production Suite - Studio NPL Main Library
    3:00 - 6:00 pm

    Cypher

    Teen poets, emcees, DJ’s, spoken word artists, and producers meet to develop their work, share pieces, and collaborate on projects. Participating artists will have access to larger events and performance opportunities executed by Studio NPL and Southern Word.

    Tuesdays

    Studio NPL - Madison Branch
    4:30 – 6:00 pm

    Wednesdays

    Studio NPL - East Branch
    3:30 – 5:00 pm

    Studio NPL - Southeast Branch
    4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Photography and Design

    Using DSLR cameras, studio lighting, and the green screen, you can engage in a variety of photo, film, and graphic design-based projects.

    Mondays

    Studio NPL - Main Library
    4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Fridays

    Studio NPL - Madison Branch
    2:00 - 6:00 pm

    Film and Media Production

    Learn career readiness skills for video and television production; workshop will scaffold into production of fully produced video piece.

    Tuesdays

    Studio NPL - Main Library
    4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Fiction Writing

    These workshops are for writers interested in creating short stories and other forms of fiction. Workshops lead to publishing a final anthology. For teens in grades 9-12.

    Wednesdays

    Studio NPL - Main Library
    3:30 - 5:00 pm

    Wired Wednesdays

    Paper Circuits, E-Textiles, soldering, robotics, and more… if you want to wire it up, plug it in, or light it up, we have the tools and techniques to expand your electronic knowledge.

    Wednesdays

    Studio NPL - Main Library
    4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Digital Creations / Tech Thursday

    Using DSLR cameras, studio lighting, and the green screen, students will participate in a variety of photo, film, and graphic design-based projects.

    Thursdays

    Studio NPL - Madison Branch
    3:00 - 6:00 pm

    Studio NPL - East Branch
    3:00 - 5:00 pm

    Spoken Word Poetry Workshops

    These writing workshops for teens focus on spoken word poetry, but writers of all genres can improve their ability to express themselves on paper and in front of an audience. Some of Nashville’s top young writers have emerged from these sessions over the past 6 years, sharing their writing in front of hundreds and thousands of people. Writers in this workshop get the first opportunity to participate in Studio NPL and Southern Word’s major events and showcases.

    Thursdays

    Studio NPL - Main Library
    4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Workshop with Special Mentors

    Studio Mentors and Guest artists and organizations offer rotating menu of workshops on Saturdays.

    Saturdays

    Studio NPL - Main Library
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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