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Teen mural project teaches critical thinking skills

“The skills involved in making art lead to the critical thinking skills we want to develop in young people.” —High School Services Librarian Rachel Bild, The Wednesday Journal

This summer, a group of teens worked on a mural project with local artist Tia Etu in the library’s Young Adult Group Study Room. They were part of the library’s Teen Summer Volunteer Program, which kicked off its 10th year in June. One major objective: Help teens develop and improve existing job skills. In addition to artistic techniques, the mural team developed their skills in planning, collaboration, and decision-making.

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