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One On One Tech Help

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
New Tampa
Computer Lab

Sign up for a personal appointment to answer your questions on computer basics, tablets. smartphones, e-books, e-readers, and more. Limited to three appointments. Registration is required. 

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e-Books For Tablets And Smartphones

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Jimmie B. Keel
Community Room C
Learn how to check out and download free library e-books to read on Android, Nook tablets, iPad, iPhone or Windows devices using a free app.

Limit of 12 computers.
Participants must register in person after 3:30PM.
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Walk in Tech Help

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bruton Memorial Library
Walk in technology help is available at the front desk for any patron needing immediate assistance with any device such as a smartphone or laptop.  Sessions are offered on a first come, first served basis.
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Teen Tech Tutors

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Temple Terrace Public Library
Drop in any time during this one hour open lab for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, eBooks, and more.
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STEAM Time @ the Library

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Egypt Lake

Snap Circuits Jr.

Have fun learning all about electronics.

Create your own exciting experiments

Funded by the Friends of the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library.
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Walk-In Tech Help

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
78th Street
Quiet Study Room
Drop in any time during this one hour open lab for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, e-books, e-readers, and more. 
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VR Film Screening: The Click Effect and A History of Cuban Dance

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jan Kaminis Platt
Multi-Purpose Room

Learn about virtual reality and watch two short films. Google Cardboard VR headsets will be provided. An updated smartphone is required. Limited to 12 participants. Funded by the Friends of the Jan Platt Library.

The Click Effect - Free dive with two marine scientists, as they capture the secret “click” communication of dolphins and sperm whales. This immersive VR experience follows researchers Fabrice Schnoller and Fred Buyle as they dive 100 feet under the ocean’s surface, on a single breath. Presented by Annapurna Pictures and Within.

A History of Cuban Dance - Organic, spontaneous, sexy dances progress chronologically from Afro-Cuban Santería rumba through mambo, cha-cha-chá, salsa, breakdancing, and reggaeton. The broader history of Cuba is revealed in the moves. Palpable and transporting, this live-action VR documentary was filmed on location in Cuba and features Ballet de la Televisión Cubana.


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Walk-in Tech Help

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jan Kaminis Platt
Witt Community Room A & B
Drop in any time during this one hour open lab for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, e-books, e-readers, and more.
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Walk in Tech Help

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bruton Memorial Library
Walk in technology help is available at the front desk for any patron needing immediate assistance with any device such as a smartphone or laptop.  Sessions are offered on a first come, first served basis.
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Walk-In Tech Help

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverview
Community Room
Drop in any time during this one hour open lab for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, e-books, e-readers, and more. 
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Walk-In Tech Help

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Town 'N Country
Computer Lab
Drop in any time during this one hour open lab for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, e-books, e-readers, and more. 
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MaKey MaKey Stuff

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
West Tampa
Tony Garcia Jr. Community Room
Use everyday items to create game controllers, pianos, and more while exploring basic circuitry with Makey Makey kits! Recommended for ages 8 and up. Limit 20 participants. Funded by the Friends of the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library.
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Virtual Reality For Your Smartphone

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Upper Tampa Bay
Computer Lab
Learn more about the latest technology trends in virtual reality and how you can experience it with your smartphone. Google Cardboard virtual reality headsets will be provided. Smartphones are required. Limited to 12 participants.
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Robotix Blox

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
John F. Germany
The Hive (3 West)
In this series, kids and teens will learn how to engineer and program different kinds of robots using Legos and the versatile Mindstorm EV3. For ages 8-15. Limit 8 participants.
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3D Printing

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lutz
Community Room

Come have fun with 3D modeling and printing! Learn about the 3D printing process, see a demo of a printer in action, and learn to use Tinkercad to create your own 3D objects


Recommended for ages 8 and up. Limit 12 participants. 


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Kids Code

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Temple Terrace Public Library
Meeting room
Learn new tech skills with KidsCode! Students currently enrolled in grades 5-7 can learn to write code, program robots, and more. Join instructors from Computer Mentors, Inc. at the Temple Terrace Public Library to learn important STEM skills and have a great time. To apply, visit http://computermentors.org/kidscode/ and click "Apply to KidsCode." A completed registration form will need to be completed and registration is limited
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Introduction To Social Media

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SouthShore
Computer Lab
Learn the basics of the popular social media sites Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, & Twitter. Limited to 12 participants. Register online.

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Summer STEAM Club: 4th of July Slime

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
John F. Germany
The Hive - Flex Space (3 West)
If you've ever wondered how to make slime, you're in luck! Just a few simple ingredients will leave you with a fun glob of slime.


Join us for STEAM Club as we explore topics such as science, technology, engineering, art and math projects that encourage critical and creative thinking. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
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Summer Swarm the Hive

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bloomingdale
McLean Community Room

The Bloomingdale Hive will become a makers space by using STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics to learn, and have fun.



           

Join us to work in a colony environment to create, craft, construct, and generate a buzz of activity.

We will make a bristle bot this week.  

Limit of 12 participants, between 10 and 17 years of age.  Parent register your child on line.  Each Child will need to be registered separately.

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Word: Final Touches

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bloomingdale
Room 5 - Computer Lab
Learn to insert photos, clipart and other elements into your Word document. 
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Hour of Code

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Temple Terrace Public Library
Meeting room

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to the basics of computer coding. Participants of all ages can choose from a variety of self-directed tutorials that are fun and educational.

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Make Your Own Stickers

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Jimmie B. Keel
Community Room D
Turn your favorite logos or your own designs into vinyl decals using the HIVE @ JBK's Cameo cutter! Materials will be provided. 
Ages 8 and up. 
Limit 12 participants. Participants must register in person no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. 

Funded by the Friends of the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library.
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Walk-In Tech Help

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Upper Tampa Bay
Computer Lab
Drop in any time during this one hour open lab for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, e-books, e-readers, and more.
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Star Wars: Building A Galaxy With Code

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brandon
Margaret Linsley Clayton Community Room
Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game using the Hour of Code and Scratch together. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Limit 12 participants.

Registration in person required no earlier than 1 hour prior to the start of the program.
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Robotix Blox Club

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Bruton Memorial Library
Mary Noel Moody Community Meeting Room
Want to learn how to build a robot? Using Lego Mindstorms, participants will work together on robot building and coding.  For grades 6-12. Limit of 20 participants. Register at the library or by calling 813-757-9215. 











Equipment for this program funded by the Friends of the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library.  Support for this program is provided by The Hive, a public makerspace at the John F. Germany Public Library.

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