3D Printing Lab: Open Lab

Thursday September 21, 2017: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Learn about 3D printing and get a chance to use a Printrbot Simple Metal 3D printer.

No prior experience is necessary.

Wreck Lab

Saturday September 23, 2017: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 3 - adult

Have you ever wondered what the inside of a toaster looks like?

We'll be tearing apart all sorts of electronic devices to see what's inside, and to get a better idea of how they work. Bring in your own broken appliance to take apart or use one of ours!

Apple Pie Play Dough

Saturday September 23, 2017: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade K-5

Join us in creating fun Fall-inspired play dough!

Kids Robotics Lab: Musical Robots with Brain Monkeys

Tuesday September 26, 2017: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade K - 8

Kids Robotics Lab is a great introduction to robotics through LEGO Mindstorms and other robotics kits. Each session will be comprised of a different challenge.

Today's challenge is Musical Robots. Instruction is provided by the creative folks at Brain Monkeys.

Data Visualization with Processing

Friday September 29, 2017: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Learn about the Processing programming language and how it can be used to visualize data.

No previous experience is necessary.

3D Printing Lab: Open Lab

Friday October 6, 2017: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Learn about 3D printing and get a chance to use a Printrbot Simple Metal 3D printer.

No prior experience is necessary.

Frankentoys

Saturday October 14, 2017: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 3 - adult

Channel your inner Dr. Frankenstein and create your own monster companion in time for Halloween!

We'll be taking apart old stuffed animals and putting them back together using some simple hand stitching and gluing techniques. Bring your old toys and see what you can create.

Origami with Beth Johnson

Tuesday October 17, 2017: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Learn to create origami with local designer Beth Johnson. Beth has exhibited her work and spoken about origami around the world.

To see more of her designs, visit her website.

3D Printing Lab: Open Lab

Thursday October 19, 2017: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Learn about 3D printing and get a chance to use a Printrbot Simple Metal 3D printer.

No prior experience is necessary.

Bubbling Boo Bombs!

Saturday October 21, 2017: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade K-5

Make bubbling, exploding boo bombs to celebrate Halloween!