Battelle grant presents tech gear to teenagers at Columbus-area libraries

Libraries are much more about providers nowadays than simply testing books. The books, more and…

Battelle grant presents tech gear to teenagers at Columbus-area libraries
Battelle grant presents tech gear to teenagers at Columbus-area libraries

Libraries are much more about providers nowadays than simply testing books.

The books, more and more digital, are downloaded from the consolation of residence — or a seaside trip in case you’re so fortunate. And every thing from museum tickets to fishing poles and jumper cables can be found for checkout.

The trendy, glass-enclosed buildings amongst Columbus Metropolitan Library’s 23 branches are assembly areas for civic teams, public occasions and quiet areas for after-school examine. And sure, books.

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And now, due to a $76,000 grant from Battelle, a number of branches have grow to be hubs of know-how for teenagers.

Weekdays from 3-6 p.m., the Parsons Avenue department is open to keen content material creators throughout its Teen Scene hours. They’re creating TikTok movies and experimenting with digital artwork and music.