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June 2017
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Virtual Reality Camp @ Severna Park Community Library

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AACPL – Severna Park, 45 West McKinsey Road
Severna Park, MD 21146 United States
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A three-hour workshop for tweens and teens focusing on building digital environments that can be “visited” in VR. Learn the basics of Unity, a 3D game design software, and create a fantastic place of your own design from a world of building blocks. These free workshops are offered on a pre-registration basis, no prior experience required! This program is intended for young makers between the ages of 8 and 13. Registration is required before attending the event. Please contact the…

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Drawbots @ Caroline County Public Library

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Caroline County Public Library, 100 Market Street
Denton, MD 21629 United States
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Create a machine that can wiggle and draw!  Use motors, batteries and art materials to create a simple switch and motorized circuit, and construct substantial, whimsical machines that draw on paper. All projects go home. All ages are welcome. Parents are welcome to join & learn along with their children! Registration is required for this event. You can register by calling 410-479-1343 or visit www.carolib.org/register after June 1.

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Pneumatic Kinetic Art Lab @ Indian Head Naval Base Library

June 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Indian Head Naval Base Library, 4163 N. Jackson Rd. Bldg. 620
Indian Head, MD 20640 United States
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Explore how air pressure can be used to make an artwork that’s designed and built to move! Create a system of pistons and tubes that can lift, push, or bend a sculptural invention and bring it to life! All ages are welcome and all projects go home. Note: This event will be on the Indian Head Naval Base Library. Visitors will need to present license, registration, and proof of insurance to enter Naval Base. This library is 1/4 mile past…

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July 2017
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Model Making & Casting Lab @ Woodlawn Branch Library

July 5 @ 1:30 pm - July 7 @ 3:30 pm
BCPL – Woodlawn, 1811 Woodlawn Dr
Woodlawn, MD 21207 United States
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Baltimore County Public Libraries is hosting a series of STEAM workshops at various libraries! FutureMakers will be on site at the Woodlawn Branch Library to run a three-day Model Making & Casting Lab from 1:30 to 3:30. Explore the origins of 3D design and manufacturing.  Make professional grade models and molds of your own design to create things you can use, play with, eat or even sell!  Explore modeling and prototyping techniques and flexible mold making.  Pour plaster, form plastic,…

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Virtual Reality Camp @ Severn Community Library

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AACPL – Severn, 2624 Annapolis Road
Severn, MD 21144 United States
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A three-hour workshop for tweens and teens focusing on building digital environments that can be “visited” in VR. Learn the basics of Unity, a 3D game design software, and create a fantastic place of your own design from a world of building blocks. These free workshops are offered on a pre-registration basis, no prior experience required! This program is intended for young makers between the ages of 8 and 13. Registration is required before attending the event. Please contact the…

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Instant 3D Prints @ Middletown Branch Library

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FCPL – Middletown, 101 Prospect St
Middletown, MD 21769 United States
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Become a product designer and rapid prototype a robot face! Explore the process of vacuum forming – heating thermoplastic and forming it over a shape with vacuum pressure – to create squishy foam 3-dimensional designs to take home! All projects go home. All ages are welcome, but we ask that parents accompany children younger than 8.

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Instant 3D Prints @ Walkersville Public Library

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FCPL – Walkersville, 57 W Frederick St
Walkersville, MD 21793 United States
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Become a product designer and rapid prototype a robot face! Explore the process of vacuum forming – heating thermoplastic and forming it over a shape with vacuum pressure – to create squishy foam 3-dimensional designs to take home! All projects go home. All ages are welcome, but we ask that parents accompany children younger than 8.

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Virtual Reality Roadshow @ Brooklyn Park Community Library

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AACPL – Brooklyn Park, 1 East 11th Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21225 United States
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Join community members of all ages and explore virtual reality in seated and standing experiences on a variety of platforms - Google Cardboard, Google Daydream, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Microsoft Hololens and more! Coaches will guide you through the experience, and you’ll meet library staff who can share more about opportunities to go further with VR in your community! All ages are welcome. We encourage everyone in the family to join us for this awesome event!

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Instant 3D Prints @ Southwest Neighborhood Library

July 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DCPL – Southwest, 900 Wesley Pl SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States
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Become a product designer and rapid prototype a robot face! Explore the process of vacuum forming – heating thermoplastic and forming it over a shape with vacuum pressure – to create squishy foam 3-dimensional designs to take home! All projects go home. All ages are welcome, but we ask that parents accompany children younger than 8.

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Pneumatic Kinetic Art @ Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DCPL – Chevy Chase, 5625 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015 United States
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Explore how air pressure can be used to make an artwork that’s designed and built to move! Create a system of pistons and tubes that can lift, push, or bend a sculptural invention and bring it to life! All projects go home. All ages welcome.

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