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September 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Learning Lab
508 N Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
Open Lab September 7 2019 (Signage)
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Open Lab - All Ages Welcome!

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Library Sponsored - Open to Public - During Open Lab is You Can Code @ 1 p.m.

On the 1st Saturday of each month), “Open Lab.” Ages ages come play with all the cool tech in The Learning Lab!  Lab equipment includes 3D printers, a vinyl cutter, a heat press, and other small electronics. Learn more about materials costs, equipment certification, and lab policies by emailing   Open Lab will be in The Learning Lab, a stand-alone building on Cusick Street, across from the library’s outdoor sign.

  • During Open Lab, Saturday,  September 7,  1 p.m. to 4 p.m., “You Can Code.” Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the workshop to get started. We use Blockly, a drag and drop language to instruct the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. After, students will be able to access the web pages at home to continue their learning. This workshop is led by Thomas Proffen of ORCSGirls, a nonprofit, to inspire girls in the Oak Ridge area to explore technology, coding and science.  Workshop targeted towards teens but open to all ages.