SEFLIN will be partnering with public libraries in our region for a pilot YOUmedia project, providing the following:
A mobile learning lab
Technological professional development
Opportunities to collaborate with professionals both local and national through (the YOUmedia Community of Practice ).

The goal of the project is to support public libraries as they:
develop an extended peer collaborative network
promote digital inclusion, technology training
youth engagement
increase community partnerships

For more detailed information please see the Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums report.
YOUmedia network community of practice is an open community of professionals who share knowledge, questions, and collaboration.


Four creative computers equipped with Adobe Creative Suite, Garage Band
Four USB 1 TB Hard-Drives, magic mouse, computer cover
One Digital Camera
One 61 Key Keyboard
Three 25 Key Keyboards
One Guitar
Three IPads with Boxes
One Wacom Tablet
One USB Mic
Four Sets of Headphones
One Spark Education Pack
One Little Bits Synth Kit
One Little Bits Code Kit
One Hands On Stem Learning Kit
One Gizmos and Gadgets
One Printer
Ink & Photo Paper
Licenses for


Explore possible community partnerships with youth organizations, schools in service area, and offer weekly programs
Develop and host weekly programs using Adobe Creative Suite and to aid in professional development opportunity and services to youth
Use Biblioboard to upload and document student projects
Provide two staff members who will attend  10 webinars/building community collaboration and 4 face to face trainings
Provide video and photo footage of process for 2018 Virtual Conference Video
Use resources to develop community-focused programs
Explore strategies for teen engagement
Explore systems to recruit and support (mentor staff)
Provide physical space and allow teen involvement in design of temporary learning space
Participate in evaluation of the project and collecting usage statistics
Provide opportunity for YOUmedia philosophy of (HOMAGO) hang out, mill around, geek out
Explore Connected Learning Framework
Continue use of books into exploration of learning

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