Best Buy Teen Tech Center

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center is an interest-based learning environment for teens to experiment and master various new technologies with help from their peers and adult mentors. They can then share their work with other teens across the globe through The Clubhouse Network.

The center is equipped with technology and multimedia tools that can be used for music and video production, interactive programming, graphic design, and much more.

About the Best Buy Teen Tech Center

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center is designed to be a safe, comfortable, and engaging space for teens. Membership is limited to youth ages 13-18. Members must complete a membership application and get signed permission from a parent or legal guardian in order to participate.

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Membership Application

Features

  • 12 PCs
  • 6 Macs
  • Access to the Adobe Creative Cloud suite and Avid Pro Tools
  • 1 Digital Drawing tablet
  • DSLR Cameras
  • Music Studio
  • Green Screen
  • 3D Printer
  • Sewing Machine

Mentorship

Adult mentors in the Best Buy Teen Tech Center support youth members in pursuing their interests. Interested adults can an inquire about the application process via email bbttc@nolalibrary.org.

Events

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center hosts Community Open Houses on the third Thursday of every month.

The Clubhouse Network

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the New Orleans Public Library is made possible by grant funds from Best Buy and The Clubhouse Network, a collaboration with the MIT Media Lab.

Location

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center is located near the Teen Zone on the second floor of the Main Library.

Hours

Mondays from 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesdays from 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesdays from 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Thursdays from 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Fridays from 12pm - 4:30pm
Saturdays from 12pm - 4:30pm

For more information please visit during open hours or email us bbttc@nolalibrary.org.