Offering advanced technology and training programs for teens ages 12 to 18. The Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab is located inside the Valencia Park/Malcolm X Branch Library.
IDEA stands for innovation and digital expression activity. This space is designed to provide youth with the opportunity to build 21st century job skills.
Equipment & Software
- Two 3D printers*
- Laser printer and a vinyl cutter
- Sound recording studio*
- Video gaming center with Xbox One S, PS4 & Wii U
- Computers including iMacs, MacBooks and PCs*
Wi-Fi Hot Spot Lending Program
The Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab is the first library in the city of San Diego to offer 50 Wi-Fi hotspot devices by Sprint®. These Wi-Fi hotspots are available for teens 12 to 18 years old to check out for three months at a time. Please contact the Teen IDEA Lab for more information. A valid library card is required.