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Only a couple of weeks left - open 11:00 am - 5:00 pm through May 22

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Jump in and explore new and old technologies. That circuit isn't going to build itself!

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Recent News

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Joining the Family

Our reading nook in MAKESHOP has been a bit overcrowded for a while now. Owning too many books is a good problem to have—the trick is making room to store them all. Last month, we decided to begin building a new bookshelf. This quickly turned into a… Read More

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May 5, 2016

We've partnered with @ACDHS to collect new and used books for ages 12 and under. Donate in our Lobby through June 5 https://t.co/dK7guYOghE

May 5, 2016

Upcoming Events

May 6

MAKESHOP: Infrared Camera

This May, MAKESHOP is exploring illusions: something that appears to look one way, but is actually something else.

Convert a digital camera to

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May 6

Mother's Day CD Cards

Create a one-of-a-kind gift for mom, grandma, aunt or any special woman in your life. Saturday Light Brigade staff will conduct an interview about

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May 7

MAKESHOP: Electronics Programming

Explore programming and simple robotics using MaKey MaKey.

Learn how a computer can control lights, sound and motion. What will you try?

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May 7

Mother's Day CD Cards

Create a one-of-a-kind gift for mom, grandma, aunt or any special woman in your life. Saturday Light Brigade staff will conduct an interview about

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