Calling all 7th and 8th graders! Join the Long Beach Public Library for a series of workshops that will challenge your creativity, sharpen your problem-solving skills, and connect you with a passionate community of makers, learners, and educators.
Design Thinking, Arts Integration, and 21st Century Skills
The SEED Creativity Incubator was designed to instill participants with concepts, tools, and skillsets that they can apply throughout their school, home life, and future careers.
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|Foundational workshops will give students an introduction to the design thinking process and instill core 21st century skills, focusing on collaboration, empathy, and ideation.|
|Discovery workshops are designed and led by guest educators from the community. These lessons offer students new perspectives and pathways, and give them the opportunity to apply their foundational skills on a variety of mediums and practices.|
|The Design Thinking workshops are a culminating project-based experience that will challenge students to ideate and create a prototype design for a real person over the course of three Saturdays.|
Locations and Dates
Our Winter/Spring session of SEED will take place at 3 separate library locations. Workshops will be on Saturdays from 9 AM – 12 PM. Register for the location that works best for you!
|Billie Jean King Main Library|
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|Harte Neighborhood Library|
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|Mark Twain Neighborhood Library|
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Applications for the Winter/Spring session of SEED are now open.
- Fill out the online application.
- Commitment Requirement: Participants will register for a 10-week series. We highly recommend for participants to attend as many of the workshops as possible to get the most out of the program. After 3 absences participant will be dropped from the session.