Thursday, June 23, 2016

Digital Skills for the Future to Be Demonstrated at Library

Digital design and fabrication will be tickling brain cells at Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library on June 28.
That’s when Fab Lab Tulsa will open its doors for students from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for everyone else at the Sallisaw library.
Fab Lab Tulsa gives students and the community access to the technology and equipment for the digital design and fabrication skills required to solve the problems of the future. The mobile fab lab is a state-of-the-art, high-tech trailer that is equipped with the most exciting pieces of digital fabrication equipment including laser cutters, a 3-axis mill, 3D printers and electronics soldering irons. Youth participating in the road show will experience hands-on learning of digital fabrication subjects.
The lab also includes an open demonstration period when anyone from the community can drop by to explore the world of digital fabrication.
The Student Project takes place from 9 a.m. until noon. It is limited to the first 18 students who sign up online. Students in the fifth through ninth grades are encouraged to sign up on line at the Student Project at
The open lab takes place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and is open to all.
For more information on the program call the library at 918-775-4481. Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library is a part of the Eastern Oklahoma District Library System. The library is located at 101 E. Cherokee in Sallisaw.
Fab Lab Tulsa provides educational programming for schools, afterschool program providers and related interest groups and organizations.

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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