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Introduction to 3D Printing at Los Altos Library
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Learn about 3D printing for the home hobbyist with industrial artist and designer Ellie Lawson. This two hour program is an overview of 3D printing options for hacker to housewife. View a demonstration of the 3D printing workflow from 3D file to printed object using Los Altos Library's own MakerBot printer. Learn about the science of fused deposition modeling (FDM) and other 3D printing technologies, and how 3D printing is used in industry, medical and in the classroom. Ellie Lawson is a STEAM educator who specializes in 3D printing and modeling. This program is courtesy of the Friends of the Los Altos Libraries.
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How Summer Reading Works
June 1 through August 17
. Continue reading and keeping track of your reading log until
may register for "Fizz, Boom, Read!" Explore, experiment, invent, and celebrate science, all while reading and enjoying the many events and programs at your library this summer.
Signing up for summer reading is easy, and can be done either online or in person:
Once registered, begin reading or listening to your choice of books.
For parents with
Pre-readers (ages 0-5)
be sure to pick up our specially designed
10 suggested Early Literacy activities
along with a
Mother Goose Rhyme Time flyer
that you can do over the summer with your young child.
Keep track of what you've read with our online or paper reading logs.
Visit your library to discover what prizes you can earn by participating in Summer Reading!
You can also register as a family. To do so the parent / caregiver should register first themselves under the adult tab, and then add each family member. You will need only 1 user name and password for the family.
By reading and logging
at least 5 books
, kids in
1st - 8th grade
can also enter a drawing for an
You must be registered online, providing contact information, to be eligible for the drawing.
Children who join the summer reading program at their public library keep their brains active, entering school in the fall ready to learn and succeed.
Be sure to remind your parents and siblings that they can sign up for Summer Reading too!
SCCLD staff are not eligible for the drawing.