Tech Trek

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In Partnership with the:

  • Carroll Tech Council
  • Carroll Community College
  • Carroll County Department of Economic Development
  • Carroll County Amateur Radio Club
  • Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks
  • MAGIC
  • PIE3 Robotics

To promote Carroll County's national designation as a TechHire Community.

Stop by various Tech Trek activities throughout the County, including:


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Augmented Reality Library Scavenger Hunt
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Saturday November 3, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
The Taneytown Branch is hosting an augmented reality scavenger hunt! All participants must bring a smartphone or tablet with the Blippar app downloaded, and they'll get to follow a digital overlay of reality around the library. Everyone who follows all the clues will win a small prize! This event is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. This program is part of Tech Trek, a partnership with Carroll Tech Council, Carroll Community College, Carroll County Department of Economic Development, MAGIC, Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, PIE3 Robotics, Carroll County Amateur Radio Club.


Ozobots & Cubelets
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Saturday November 3, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
As part of Carroll County's TECH TREK, the North Carroll Branch will feature a robotics station! Stop by and try your hand at using Ozobots and Cubelets! From 10 AM - 2 PM. This event is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. This program is part of Tech Trek, a partnership with Carroll Tech Council, Carroll Community College, Carroll County Department of Economic Development, MAGIC, Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, PIE3 Robotics, Carroll County Amateur Radio Club.


Robot Pumpkin Smash
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Saturday November 3, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
The Robo-Lions will bring their robot, fresh from a season of a game called Power-Up, to the library ready to once again find a new purpose in smashing pumpkins. Come to see a 120-lb robot capable of lifting a pumpkin nine feet into the air, spinning on a dime, and generally creating mayhem with mechanical arms. There will also be crafts and games for all ages, and an opportunity for high school students to find out how to join the team for the season kicking off in January. This event is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. This program is part of Tech Trek, a partnership with Carroll Tech Council, Carroll Community College, Carroll County Department of Economic Development, MAGIC, Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, PIE3 Robotics, Carroll County Amateur Radio Club.


Tech Trek Exploration Point!
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Saturday November 3, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Join us from 10 AM to 2 PM to enjoy the technology and activities offered in Exploration Point!. This event is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. This program is part of Tech Trek, a partnership with Carroll Tech Council, Carroll Community College, Carroll County Department of Economic Development, MAGIC, Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, PIE3 Robotics, Carroll County Amateur Radio Club.


Hands-On Science Museum
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Saturday November 3, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 8
Volcanos, slime, and lava lamps at the library? Join us and the Women in Math and Science Club from Westminster High School as they bring a variety of hands-on STEM activities for early learners and their adult caregivers to do together. This event is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. This program is part of Tech Trek, a partnership with Carroll Tech Council, Carroll Community College, Carroll County Department of Economic Development, MAGIC, Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, PIE3 Robotics, Carroll County Amateur Radio Club.


Maker Play for Maker Day!
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Saturday November 3, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Do, make, play, think! Stop by our open-ended makerspace and explore the different ways to make and play with your little one! This event is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. This program is part of Tech Trek, a partnership with Carroll Tech Council, Carroll Community College, Carroll County Department of Economic Development, MAGIC, Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, PIE3 Robotics, Carroll County Amateur Radio Club.