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Tech StudiOH!

Tech Studio! Learn - create - make @FPL

TechStudiOH! is more than just a space, it’s an idea. A place to explore technologies, learn new skills, create whatever you can imagine and make your ideas a reality.

Tech StudiOH! Room

The TechStudiOH! space, Room 200, on the second floor of the library houses our laptop lab, 3D printer, Raspberry Pis and more. You can join us there at our regular Saturday programs, or for one of our special events.

Interested in technology programming as fun activities for your afterschool youth group? Contact Rick Dunning, Digital Initiatives Manager at 810-249-2452 to set up a visit to the library or we can bring a Tech StudiOH! experience to you.

Current Programs

Saturdays with Steve: Minecraft @FPL

Minecraft Steve

Meet-up with fellow Minecraft adventurers to build and survive in unique and exciting worlds. Each week will feature different game modes and themes, so each week’s challenge will be new. Players of all skill levels welcome! We learn from each other!
(Ages 10+)

Robot Rally

Dash and Dot robots

Try some new technology and think creatively using robots! Learn simple computer coding and help program various robots to do tricks, new adventures and challenges
that you design. (Ages 10+) Register, call 810-249-2569.

Film Making Workshops

Flint Youth Film Festival

Thursdays, October and November, 4:30 – 5:30pm

Presented in conjunction with the Flint Youth Film Festival. Work with professionals to develop film making skills. No special equipment necessary. Enter your film in the 2018 Flint Youth Film Festival. (Grades 8 – 12)

Hour of Code

Saturday, December 9, 11:00am

During Computer Science Week in December, join us for an hour of basic coding. This is an easy way to try out coding with simple, hour-long activities.

Tap & Tell: StoryTime with iPad Fun!

Saturdays, November 4 and December 16, 1:00pm

During Super Saturday Story Time, join in with your tablet as we tell a story on the big screen. This is a great way to introduce kids to technology and reading at the same time.

Past Programs

Teen Tech Camp

Lulzbot in action

During the summer Teens spend several days exploring new technologies and trying new skills. This year’s options included 3D Printing Design, Podcasting, Stop-Motion Animation, Green Screen Effects and more. Check back with us next summer for our new offerings.

 

Resources

Here are some resources we’ve found helpful in our programs that you can use on your own.