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Invitation to Cover/Photo Opportunity
Ribbon Cutting/Opening of The Mix at SFPL Teen Center
WHAT: Mayor Edwin Lee, City Librarian Luis Herrera and other officials cut the ribbon and welcome the public to new teen center, The Mix at SFPL.
WHEN: Thursday, June 18, 2015, 10:45 a.m. (speeches at 11 a.m./doors open approx. 11:30 a.m.)
WHERE: 100 Larkin Street, 2nd Floor, Main Library
WHO: Remarks by:
· Mayor Edwin M. Lee
· City Librarian Luis Herrera
· Youth Advisory Board Teens
· Mohammed Nuru, Department of Public Works
· Teresa Ono, San Francisco Public Library Commission
· Deborah Doyle, Acting Executive Director, Friends of the San Francisco Public Library
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: Ribbon Cutting; The new teen center and its state of the art design, including a smart wall, makerspace, recording studio; Danza Azteca dancers; Capoiera dancers; other musical entertainment.
WHAT: The Mix at SFPL will have a brand new collection of young adult books, a mini-performance space, and many comfy spaces for Bay Area teens to hang out, read and study. The Mix at SFPL will have a state of the art recording studio, a Hollywood-worthy video production space, a bank of high end computers to aid in the editing process, and a makerspace with many of today’s leading fabrication technologies. To help deliver quality classes to teens using the new technologies, the library has formed partnerships with many leading San Francisco program providers, including the Bay Area Video Coalition, Blue Bear School of Music, Girls Who Code, and the California Academy of Sciences.
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