Library Afterschool Tech Programs Receive Funding Shot

THE Journal: In Joliet, IL, students will learn how to develop and launch a streaming channel for video games at their libraries. In North Riverside, they'll be able to take classes in digital photo manipulation. And in Marion Carnegie Library, they'll have access to a monthly maker space club, where they can learn to write code. All of these libraries were recipients of grants from an annual program run by Illinois' Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White.

Project Next Generation (PNG) grants went out to 31 public library systems in the state.

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