Get up close and personal with the retromedia in our Throwback Tech display at the Alachua Branch Library as part of Teen Tech Week. Displayed are vinyl albums, 8-track tapes, compact cassettes, a reel-to-reel tape, and an entry-level MacIntosh.
On Wednesday, March 11, from 3:00-5:00 pm join us for our Teen Tech Week Old School Music Explosion where you can jive to music from the sixties to the nineties played on LP vinyl albums and 8 track tapes, - plus more far out stuff! You might even get to spin vinyl like a DJ!
Test your Throwback Tech knowledge!
- What do the letters LP mean?
- What is another name for an LP album?
- What is last album commercially released in 8 track format?
- What were the 3 speeds of vinyl records?
- What was the purpose of a ‘spider’?
- How is a vinyl record made?
More Teen Tech Week special events during the week of March 9 - March 13 include Gator Robotics at the Hawthorne Branch on Monday, March 9, at 3:30 PM and at Headquarters on Wednesday, March 11, at 5:00 PM.
On Thursday, March 12, the searches begin as the Library Partnership is offering an Internet Scavenger Hunt at 4:00 PM and the Tower Road Branch is having a Teen' QR Codes Scavenger Hunt also at 4:00 PM.
Specific times not working for you? That's cool. The Headquarters location will have events all week Monday through Friday and the Archer Branch offers a week-long series of events from Sunday through Thursday.