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Back-to-school event for teens at Westborough Public Library

Westborough – The Westborough Public Library and Westborough High School Library Media Center announce a back-to-school kickoff event for local teens Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 55 W. Main St. Students currently in grades 6-12 are invited to the Westborough Public Library Media Maker Space to create “altered book” art, build a “book tree” and learn more about the libraries” Teen Advisory Board. A few possible projects for this session can be seen on the Westborough Public Library's Pinterest board at http://www.pinterest.com/westboroughlib/altered-books/. Pre-registration is not required, and all supplies and snacks will be provided.

The Media Maker Space is located on the top floor of the library and is open most weeknights and every Saturday. Patrons can use the space for creating their own digital and physical creative work. Computers in the Maker Space have the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite of software, plus the ability to convert VHS to DVD, and a subscription to Lynda.com for software tutorials.

For more information about the Media Maker Space, contact Library Director Maureen Ambrosino at mambrosino@town.westborough.ma.us or call 508-871-5280. To find out more about the Altered Book event, contact Anita Cellucci, library teacher at Westborough High School, at celluccia@westboroughk12.org now, or call 508-836-7720 once the school year starts.

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