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Matthew Lorenzo

Teen Services Librarian
Santa Clara County Library District
Cupertino Library

Matt Lorenzo is the teen services librarian at Cupertino Library, a member of the Santa Clara County Library District. Early in his career, Matt spent six years working in elementary and high schools before receiving his MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh. Since then, Matt has worked in youth services departments for six different public library systems, including the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, as well as Santa Cruz and Watsonville Public Libraries. Matt is the current President of the Bay Area Young Adult Librarians association (BAYA) and has been the lead developer of several large-scale, teen-centered projects including, the Santa Cruz Public Library’s Teen Battle of the Bands, Woodland Library’s book club for teen guys, “Book Dudes,” and the Cupertino Library’s Green Teen Garden Project. He is also a published writer for the Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) magazine. In 2015, Matt was the recipient of the Santa Clara County Employee Excellence Award as well as being named the County's Outstanding Employee of the Year. Today, Matt joins us to discuss his latest teen venture, CU Hacks, the first overnight hackathon for teenagers in a public library venue.

Computers in Libraries 2016

Tuesday March 8, 2016

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

D104: Holding a Successful Hack-A-Thon

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