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Digital storytelling summer camp coming to Woods Memorial Library

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) — A free digital storytelling summer camp will be held this June. Woods Memorial Library.

So what is digital storytelling? Why would your child want to know more about digital storytelling?

according to Kaiser Family Foundationyoung people between the ages of 8 and 18 spend an average of 7.5 hours of screen time each day for entertainment purposes, but this figure does not include technology use in schools.

While research points to the negative effects of too much screen time, including lack of sleep and physical activity, young people who were born digital natives in the 21st century were less prepared to use technology for art, communication and learning. better equipped than the previous generation.

Digital storytelling is an approach to storytelling that utilizes a variety of media to inform, share experiences, and build narrative voices.Pima County Public Library Offers Digital Storytelling sample on website.

The camp runs from Tuesday, June 13th to Friday, June 16th and is open to teens and young adults ages 14-24.

The library will provide participants with a light lunch.

Interested in applying?

The Woods Memorial Library is located at 3455 N. First Ave. For the address and opening hours of your nearest library, please visit: Pima County Public Library website.

For those new to digital technology, the library also has a “Digital Navigator” program that provides free help with computer basics, smartphones, online services, and more.

can make a reservation Library website digital navigatoror email directly at

Anne Simmons Digital content producer for KGUN 9. Anne started her television career while still a student at the University of Arizona. Prior to joining KGUN, he managed multiple public access his television stations in the Bay Area and worked as a video producer in the non-profit sector. Share story ideas and key issues with Anne via email or by connecting Instagram, twitter again LinkedIn.

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