Summer Reading Program 2017

June 3 to August 5, 2017
Registration opens April 1st

Sign up for technology camps and classes to create video games, mix music, build robots, harness solar power and much more. Attend special events at all library locations featuring live performances, science, engineering, animals, arts and storytelling. Log reading days, track library activities and submit book reviews online to earn virtual badges. Enter our Grand Prize Drawing at the end of summer to win bicycles, attraction tickets and more!

Check back on April 1st when we launch our calendar of events and registration! Add a reminder to your calendar!

Upcoming Events

Forklift Simulator Orientation & Assessment Phone registration required
Wednesday
February
22
9:15​am
(Sim - Forklift)
Event Category: Technology Classes
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. After completing the instruction take an assessment that will allow you to reserve the Forklift simulator during scheduled lab time. ASSESSMENT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT: To register for this orientation and/or assessment, cardholders must attend the General Orientation for the Melrose Center and must be at least 15 years of age. Children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (18+ years of age). You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. #tic101 #simtic
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Wednesday
February
22
9:30​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Technology Classes
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult #tic101 #phototic
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Makerspace Open Lab Registration required
Wednesday
February
22
9:30​am
Event Category: Open Lab: Ask a Tech
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects?  We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! Come to our makerspace for these extended hours for help with circuits, soldering, 3d design, woodworking or programming. We have the tools you need!  A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. Use of the equipment requires basic proficiency and safety standards.   Please note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Library.     Tools and Equipment Available: PC Laptops with Arduino, 3D design, and CNC software. Makerbot Replicator 3D Printer. DeltaMaker 3D Printer, Note:  3D prints may not exceed 3.5 hours and prints cost .35 Cents per gram., Shapeoko Desktop CNC Makerbot 3D Scanner Silhouette Cameo Cutter Soldering Irons Dremel and Dremel Press Assorted Hand Tools Arduino Kits for Practice Heavy Duty Professional 2.25" Button Maker Machine, Note: .25 Cents for blank buttons, More equipment coming soon! Note: You must bring your own consumable materials for your projects.  All tools are available as first come first served. #tic101 #fabtic
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