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Exploration Point! is a makerspace and digital media resource offering everyone from preschoolers to adults the opportunity to connect with others and bring their ideas to life using technology. Explore hands-on experiences with coding robots, 3D design, digital media creation, green screen photography, and STEM activities in a self-guided learning environment. Attend a program for more in-depth learning. What will you create?

Located in the Eldersburg Branch, Exploration Point! is open for scheduled programs and open access times. Drop in for self-guided use of the makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during Independent Exploration. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests and projects.

Upcoming Programs and Events

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

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Writing Group
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 9:15am - 11:15am
Ages: Adults
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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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Open Exploration
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available.

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Open Exploration
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available.

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Writing Group
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 9:15am - 11:15am
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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Spooky STEAM in Exploration Point!
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
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Join us in Exploration Point! for some drop-in STEAM themed Halloween activities. Stop in to take some spooky photos on our green screen, make your own Halloween-themed buttons, and try out even more Hallo-STEAM crafts and fun! Feel free to wear your costume!

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Open Exploration
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available.

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Open Exploration
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available.


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