Register Soon: September is STEMtember for Teens and Tweens at Darien Library

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This September, Darien Library is all about STEM. Teens are invited to join in for a month of programming focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. 

— This article is from a Darien Library newsletter and the library website

Teen Python Class

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 12, 19, and 26, at 5 p.m.
Learn the basics of the Python coding language in this fun series! Participants encouraged to attend all four sessions.
This program is fully registered, but you can get on the wait list. Ages 11-15.

Intro to Microcontrollers – Ardiuno 101

Saturday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m.
Enter the exciting world of microcontrollers, tiny and often overlooked devices that play a huge role in our modern world.

Using an Arduino, a low power, versatile, and easily programmable microcontroller, participants will learn how to wire a simple input and output via GPIO and programming in the IDE.

In the end, the participants will put their new knowledge to use prototyping the hardware and software for a basic home security device.

Registered. Ages 12-14.

This program is 80 percent registered as of early Saturday morning. Register here.

 

3D machine at Darien Library 09-02-17

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3D machine at Darien Library

3D Boat Building

Thursday September 14, 21, 28
at 4 p.m.

Learn how to use Tinkercad to design and build a model, and then test your own 3D-printed boat in this three class workshop. Participants are required to attend all three sessions.
Registered. Ages 12-18

This program was 70 percent registered as of early Saturday morning. Register here.