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Date Event Description
10/18/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Making Mindstorms Robots
(2-day session) Learn how to build and program a Mindstorm Robot. Develop programs to make your team's robot move and perform a variety of functions. Ages 11-18.

2-day session:
Thurs Oct 17: 2 - 4 pm
Fri Oct 18: 10 am - 12 pm

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
10/18/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/18/13
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Chemistry in the Library
Energy: Now and Forever!
Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments as you explore chemistry and energy with a focus on sustainable resources. Ages 7 & up (7-8 year olds must be accompanied by an adult); 60 min. (Ho. Co. schools closed.)

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
10/18/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/18/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Putting It All Together with Simple Machines
Experiment with all six simple machines to build a complex contraption in the Rube Goldberg tradition. Ages 9-10; 60 min. Ticket required. (Ho. Co. schools closed.)

For more information about the Rube Goldberg Challenge at HCLS, click here.

Rube Goldberg & Simple Machines
Explore the physics and fun of simple machines while creating cool contraptions.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/18/13
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Rockin' Library
Learn to play guitar, drums, keyboard, and sing by playing Rocksmith on Xbox 360 and Rockband 3 with Pro Instruments on Wii. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/18/13
4:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Game Logic First Steps in GameMaker
(2-day session) Come and learn about game design theory that features practical examples of how this can be applied to making games. Join others in the creation of games using a drag and drop interface. No programming required. Registration required.

2-day session:
Thu Oct 17: 4-6pm
Fri Oct 18: 4-6pm

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.

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