The excitement around new projects, epecially the teen learning lab opening soon at the new Arlington Hills Community Center, is growing within the library staff.  I've watched as library staff talk to Parks & Recreation staff, and the energy catches.  It's contagious: SPNN, the Science Museum of Minnesota, the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Historial Society, Metropolitan State University - people who work for and care for teens are excited about what is about to become a reality in Saint Paul: we are about to have our first teen learning lab.  And it's going to be awesome. In many ways, it already is awesome - it's brought together staff from all over Saint Paul to talk about how we could be serving teens better.  Words like "interest-based" and... Read More »