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Makerspace Open Lab at Central Library for all ages

7/1/2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Makerspace Open Lab at Central Library, for all ages

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Monday, July 1, 2013

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Santa Barbara Public Library

40 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA (map)

Makerspace Open Lab continues at Central Library Monday nights in July. We have been drawing between 40-50 people of all ages each week, and continue to "make" it up as we go along.

This last session we saw: a family bring in their 3D printer to get help with assembly; a mother and daughter looking for help with a toy invention idea and a mechanical engineer at the same table offering advice; ham radio used for radio location; a Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy grad brought in an enhanced microphone he built for his smartphone; tutoring on Arduino electronics projects; a family looking to get their son started with programming and learning about the free MIT Scratch program; Mission Street Manufacturing, a local 3D printing startup stopping by to visit; a bio-signal monitoring device brought in by a co-founder of AchieveMint.com; tutoring in basic electronics; website development; machinists who know how to run machine shops, the conclusion of the Introduction to Python series, and we probably missed a couple of things.

Bring your ideas, your skills and desire to learn, your laptop if you have one, and perhaps a breadboard and electronic bits and pieces or materials that you want to work on or help people learn to work with. Or a sewing machine.

Please arrive before the library closes at 7pm, or you may not be able to get entry.

Other details here:

http://www.independent.com/events/ongoing/30124/

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