MakerSpace Grand Opening – December 16, 2015


Quantico MakerSpace Opens

Wednesday, December 16

from 1400-1900 (2:00-7:00 pm)

MakerSpace is coming! Are you as excited as we are!? The goal of MakerSpace is to inspire learning, creativity, and exploration of new technologies, free of traditional educational boundaries. There are no tests or wrong answers, only the opportunity to explore, discover, and create! Our members will be granted open access to all of our MakerSpace equipment, including:

  • 3D Printer & Scanner* (to be operated by staff only)
  • Dash & Dot robots
  • Engino building kits
  • GoldieBlox
  • Hummingbird robotics kits
  • Leap Motion
  • Legos
  • MakeyMakey
  • Osmo
  • OWI robotic arms
  • Ozobots
  • Q-Ba-Maze
  • Roominate
  • Snapcircuits

Participation Guidelines:
 Library Patrons must show a military, military dependent, or government employee CAC ID, and sign a User Agreement in order to gain access to the MakerSpace. All members are required to adhere to specific safety standards as outlined in the User Agreement. Children under 10 must be vouched for and supervised by an adult at all times. For questions on participation guidelines, please see a Base Library staff member.

Get a Free 3D Ornament! Participants in our Children’s Christmas Program on Tuesday, December 15 (10:00 am) will receive a Limited Edition 3D-printed tree ornament – and a preview of the MakerSpace!

MakerSpace Holiday Schedule: The next MakerSpace session will take place on January 6, 2016. Future MakerSpace sessions will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month, from 1400-1900 (2:00-7:00 pm). See you there!

*Members interested in 3D printing should arrive at least by 5:00 pm in order to allow enough time to print your object. 3D printers are operated by Library staff only. Time slots are limited, so make sure to see a staff member to sign up!


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