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Carroll County Public Library
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Our Mission: 

Exploration Point! is a STEAM-lab and digital media resource primarily designed for school aged children and teens to develop science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) skills through hands on experiences.

Exploration Point Programming:

Exploration Point offers two types of programs:

Open Exploration

Join us in Exploration Point during open drop-in hours for self-guided STEAM activities! Drop in to make crafts, experiment with technology, or try out the Lego wall! Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children to explore their interests and projects. Open Exploration hours are listed below: 

Monday 3PM to 7:30PM
Tuesday 3PM to 7:30PM
Wednesday 3PM to 7:30PM
Friday 3PM to 4:30PM
Saturday 1PM to 4:30PM

Programs

Exploration Point offers fun and creative STEAM programs for ages 6 to 17! Explore 3D printing, green screen photography, and many other tools, make a unique project, and learn about STEAM concepts! What will you create? Please check the CCPL calendar of events for information on upcoming Exploration Point Programs!

Upcoming Programs and Events

Check Currents or the Calendar of Events site for more events.

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Writing Group
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 9:15am - 1:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your novel or children's book. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

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T-Shirt Throw Pillow
Saturday, January 29, 2022 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Do you have an old t-shirt that you don't wear but don't want to throw away? Bring it to Exploration Point! to transform into a throw pillow! Participants will learn some easy machine and hand sewing in order to create a unique upcycled pillow! No previous sewing experience is needed. Please bring an old t-shirt you no longer wear.

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Writing Group
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 9:15am - 1:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your novel or children's book. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.


Exploration Point! offers:

Available During Programming:

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