May 23, 2022

Video: Denver Public Library Crowdfunding Campaign to Expand ideaLab Gets Attention on Local TV

The report (embbeddd below) aired yesterday on Denver’s Fox affiliate.


The Denver Public Library is hoping to raise $7,500. The campaign ends in six days (December 3rd) and as of 7:30 pm EST on November 27th, $2283 has been raised.

From ideaLab Crownfunding Campaign Info/Contribution Page on IndieGoGo:

The Denver Public Library’s ideaLAB is a state-of-the-art digital media creation center where metro-area teens learn core STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) concepts through creative expression. By engaging teens in the production of digital media, the ideaLAB assists youth in developing 21st century skills that will serve them both in school and in their future careers.


DPL’s ideaLAB opened on May 6, 2013, and has already seen more than 120 unique visitors who have completed more than 225 projects. Because of this success, Denver Public Library is planning an expansion both in space and services. That’s where you come in!

Fox 31 Report

Report also available here.

See Also: Denver Public Library launches ideaLAB: A state-of-the art digital media studio for teens (May 20, 2013)

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