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Teen Place at Schaumburg library features hi-tech attractions for youth

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  • Chris Napier, 16, and Lisa Mancuso, 17, both of Schaumburg, work on a SMART Board screen Saturday in Schaumburg Township District Library's Teen Place in Schaumburg.

       Chris Napier, 16, and Lisa Mancuso, 17, both of Schaumburg, work on a SMART Board screen Saturday in Schaumburg Township District Library's Teen Place in Schaumburg.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Matt Mussman, 15, of Schaumburg, samples audio Saturday in Schaumburg Township District Library's Teen Place digital music creation station. Teen Place is a state-of-the-art, 6,000-square-foot multipurpose area full of new technology that community teens can use for school, skill building, group projects and creative fun.

       Matt Mussman, 15, of Schaumburg, samples audio Saturday in Schaumburg Township District Library's Teen Place digital music creation station. Teen Place is a state-of-the-art, 6,000-square-foot multipurpose area full of new technology that community teens can use for school, skill building, group projects and creative fun.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Meran Liu and Avni Baviski, both 18 of Hoffman Estates, cut the ribbon during the grand opening Saturday for the Schaumburg Township District Library's Teen Place inside the library in Schaumburg.

       Meran Liu and Avni Baviski, both 18 of Hoffman Estates, cut the ribbon during the grand opening Saturday for the Schaumburg Township District Library's Teen Place inside the library in Schaumburg.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Ron Wolek of the information technology department at the Schaumburg Township District Library, captures images of Patricia Guadarrama and her sons Freddy, 13, and Bryan, 9, all of Schaumburg, in Teen Place's media production studio at the library in Schaumburg.

       Ron Wolek of the information technology department at the Schaumburg Township District Library, captures images of Patricia Guadarrama and her sons Freddy, 13, and Bryan, 9, all of Schaumburg, in Teen Place's media production studio at the library in Schaumburg.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • About 200 library patrons attended the Schaumburg Township District Library ribbon-cutting and grand opening Saturday for Teen Place at the library in Schaumburg.

       About 200 library patrons attended the Schaumburg Township District Library ribbon-cutting and grand opening Saturday for Teen Place at the library in Schaumburg.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • The Schaumburg Township District Library held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the Teen Place at the library in Schaumburg on Saturday. Teen Place is a state-of-the-art, 6,000-square-foot multipurpose area full of new technology that community teens can use for school, skill building, group projects and creative fun.

       The Schaumburg Township District Library held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the Teen Place at the library in Schaumburg on Saturday. Teen Place is a state-of-the-art, 6,000-square-foot multipurpose area full of new technology that community teens can use for school, skill building, group projects and creative fun.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

 
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The Schaumburg Township District Library held a grand opening Saturday for its 6,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Teen Place on the second floor of the Central Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. Prior to the grand opening, the library held its final 50th anniversary celebration in the lobby.

Teen Place sports a SMART Board, digital production studio, collaboration stations, DJ equipment and other attractions.

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Teen Place, under construction since February, is open to ages 12-19 during library hours. Adults are welcome to use the Teen Place discussion rooms 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, except on school holidays.

To contact the Teen Desk, call (847) 923-3240.

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