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Youth discuss social media

OW Staff Writer | 2/17/2017, midnight

The next meeting of the Young Americans civics group will be hosted at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Palmdale City Library.

The civics discussion group, which meets on the third Tuesday of each month, addresses topics such as personal finance, the workings of government, social media, and what it means to be an informed citizen. The the discussion on Tuesday will focus on social media, a subject near and dear to the hearts of most teens. They’ll look at the pitfalls and opportunities that social media offers, and the way it has challenged all of us as a society. Pizza will be served.

“Social media is a serious concern for a lot of people,” said Thomas Vose, library director. “Come in and let’s talk about your experiences.”

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For more details, call (661) 267-5600 or visit www.cityofpalmdale.org/library.