MetaSpace 511


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What is it?

meta [met-uh]

  1. in the midst of, among, between
  2. implies community, participation, or change

MetaSpace 511 is a makerspace. It is a gathering place for all ages to create, invent, tinker, learn, explore, transform, and discover     using a variety of tools and materials. 

Grand Opening

* November 7, 2017 *

A Space To Learn and Grow

The “Maker Movement” has been gaining momentum for years, especially in public libraries across the country. While our libraries once focused primarily on print materials, today their purpose has evolved toward creating places for broader educational needs, community engagement and collaboration.

Our new makerspace, MetaSpace 511, will achieve these goals by integrating technological advances with traditional materials, services, and values. It is a place for the community to come together to create, invent, and learn.

MetaSpace 511 is a natural fit for our library, where seeking knowledge and growth has been a core value for ages.  So stop in, tinker, learn something new.

 

Let’s “Make” the future together!

3D Printing

Memory Lab

Virtual Reality

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Make your own 3D object using one of our two 3D printers.

In our Memory Lab you will be able to transform your old home movies, slides, photographs, film, and recording into digital files.

Explore alternate realities with the Oculus Rift, a state-of-the-art virtual reality headset.

DIY Crafts

Electronics

Robotics

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Take a rock painting class, learn to draw, or make your own soap. Let your creative side shine.

Experiment with electricity–squishy circuits, switches, snap circuits, and more.

Engineering, programming, critical thinking, or just tinkering–discover what the world of robotics offers.

Coding & Programming

Sewing

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Coding and programming are the new lingua franca of technology and the future. Try your hand and see what you can do.

Don’t have a sewing machine? Stop by and use one of ours.