HOUSTON - The Houston Public Library (HPL) is opening the doors of its latest innovative library to date - TECHLink! The grand opening is Saturday, May 19 starting at 11AM.
TECHLink is a digital creative space that will allow for a person's imagination and creativity to be limitless. This digital creative space provides free access to state-of-the-art technology for music, video, and print production, coding and gaming development, graphic design and digital animation creation and interactive learning for kids.
Everyone is invited to experience technology like they haven’t done before!
Get a glimpse of all what TECHLink has to offer!
TECHLink Grand Opening Celebration Event
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Scenic Woods Regional Library,10677 Homestead Rd., 77016, 832-393-2030
Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 11 AM
- Record music in a state-of-the-art music recording studio.
- Take professional photos and videos.
- Learn and play interactive games on smart tablet.
- Create digital pieces of art, invitations, and portfolios.
- Embroider shirts and hats. And so much more!
The opening will also celebrate the re-opening of Scenic Woods Regional Library which has been closed for renovations. The celebration will feature HPL's popular Living Room series focusing on summer reading, nutrition and safety with speakers from Fonwood Early Childhood Center and Mi Tienda. CodePark Houston will host workshops introducing the in's and out's of coding. Kids and teens will also enjoy crafts, storytime, face painting and robotics hosted.
Speakers at Opening
- Mayor Sylvester Turner
- Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, Director of Houston Public Library
- Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis, Council Member for District B
This event is free and open to the public. For more details visit: www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.
TECHLink is crafted as a learning environment with a focus on creativity, self-expression, and collaboration, offering technology-based programs, classes and workshops based on current library and technology trends and community needs. These spaces will also serve as a testing venue for customers pursuing professional certifications.
About the Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, four HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. With more than eight million visits per year in person and online, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.
For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.houstonlibrary.org, on Twitter @houstonlibrary, on Facebook – houstonlibrary or call 832-393-1313.