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colorful flag banner with maker faire logo
Tina Lerno, November 15, 2017

We can't wait until DTLA Mini Maker Faire! It takes place Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in our historic Central Library in Downtown Los Angeles.


colorful flag banner with maker faire logo
Tina Lerno, November 09, 2017

We are so excited about our DTLA Mini Maker Faire! It takes place Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in our beautiful Central Library in Downtown Los Angeles. Save the day on your calendar because you won’t want to miss this super fun event.


People enjoying the Maker Faire at the library
Tina Lerno, October 17, 2017

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists and students.


a painting of Ada Lovelace in a circle in the foreground, with an illustration of a computer circuit board in the background
Keith Chaffee, October 10, 2017

October 10 is Ada Lovelace Day, an annual celebration of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) The event began in 2009 as a challenge to bloggers to post on the same day about women in STEM, and is now internationally observed.


Teen Tech Week 2016: Create It at your Library!
Candice Mack, March 11, 2016

Happy Women's Heritage Month and Happy Teen Tech Week, which the Los Angeles Public Library celebrates all year long through our Full STEAM Ahead initiative!

 


Vi Ha, June 22, 2014

A common professional conversation among librarians and folks that work with teenagers is how we can better prepare young people for the highly competitive, cooperative, fast-paced work environment.


A picture with teens at the Teen'scape department
Vi Ha, September 16, 2013

I had a friend once explain to me that there are basically two ways to learn about the world: one method is to take it apart into parts, a destructive method and the other way is to experience wholly and to make models of our experiences.


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