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Vail library celebrates Teen Tech Week

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VAIL — Join the Vail Public Library for fun classes during Teen Tech Week, the Young Adult Library Services Association’s annual celebration of digital literacy and technology via the library. This year’s theme for Teen Tech Week, March 8-14, 2015, is “Libraries are for making.”

This year Vail Public Library will be doing something different in honor of Teen Tech Week. They have invited teens to showcase the tech they work with on a regular basis and share this technology with the public of all ages.

Schedule of Events

The schedule includes:

Monday, 5:30 p.m.: Website development

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Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.: Google SketchUp

Thursday, 5:30 p.m.: 3D Printing —Build Your Own iPhone Case

Space is limited and an RSVP is required for each class.

Teen Tech Week is a national initiative sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association and is aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults. The purpose of the initiative is to ensure that teens gain the digital literacy skills they need — with the help of libraries — in order to be successful in school and prepared to participate in a 21st century workforce.

All classes are free and open to the public. A RSVP is required, so contact Liz Willhoff for more information at 970-479-2190 or lwillhoff@vailgov.com.


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