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Boston Teen Central

Boston Public Library- Teen Central This youth-centered program promotes leadership skills by training teenagers to become Teen Gaming Specialists and Teen Tech Mentors to assist in the management of the heavily trafficked Teen Central facility at BPL.


Houston Game Program

Houston Public Library Game Program - Sandy Farmer, manager of Central Youth Services for the Houston Public Library, oversees an active gaming program, which includes twenty gaming consoles a few big-screen TVs. "It's a primary part of our service that we offer, and it results in a 15- to 20-percent increase in the circulation of books" according to Farmer.