MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis' North Branch Library opened their new Teen Innovation Center (TIC) Saturday, February 5.
Library representatives said the TIC offers teens a space to engage in literacy and technology-related activities. This center includes a tech and gadgets like a drone and a VR gaming headset for teens to interact with.
The new TIC is funded by Friends of the Library, the State of Tennessee, The LINKS Inc. and Target, in an effort to reduce illiteracy among teens.
Library representatives said the TIC will help make an impact on the community's youth by offering access to tech, giving them a place to meet and greet, study, play video games and more.
The teen center is open at the North Branch Library Mondays to Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.