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Digital 'Inspiration Lab' opens at Vancouver Public Library

Vancouver Public Library's downtown branch unveiled its brand new, custom-built digital media lab on Tuesday.

CBC's Johanna Wagstaffe got a tour of the 7,500 sq.foot lab, complete with recording studios

Inside Vancouver Public Library's new 'Inspiration Lab'

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The CBC's Johanna Wagstaffe gets a tour of the Vancouver Public Library's new 7,500-square-foot digital media lab 1:55

Vancouver Public Library's downtown branch unveiled its brand new, custom-built digital media lab on Tuesday.

The 7,500 sq. foot 'Inspiration Lab' features high-speed computers with the latest audio and video editing software and fully-equipped recording studios.

"Libraries have always been about creating and sharing stories, ideas, information and cultural expressions — in a place that's free and accessible to everyone," said Christina de Castell, VPL's director of collections and technology, in a news release.

"This is a natural extension of the public computers and technology training we've offered for many years."

Watch the video: Inside Vancouver Public Library's new 'Inspiration Lab'


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