Teens Introduced to Robotics At Three MLS Libraries


Robots have come a long way in the popular imagination since the unnamed mechanical man on “Lost in Space” waved his arms over his head every week and warned “Danger, Will Robinson!  Danger!”  Kids, you may have to get an explanation from your parents.

Young people between the ages of 10 and 16 are invited to find out about robotics at the Metropolitan Library System’s Introduction to Robotics workshops at three MLS libraries in November.

“Participants will build robots,” said MLS Director of Outreach Services Dana Morrow.  “The kids will work in teams to create robots and program them.  The robots will be able to move in different patterns, identify colors, and follow a line.  Even humans, when blindfolded, can’t move in a straight line.  I learned that from ‘Mythbusters.’”

Workshops will be limited to 24 people per session.  Registration can be completed online at www.meetup.com/techJOYnT or by sending an email to: ray@techJOYnT.org.

The sessions will be:

For more information about this or any Metropolitan Library System program, visit the MLS website, www.metrolibrary.org.

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries. Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres. Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City. You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org.