Equipment

3D Printing @ Freeman Branch Library - First Customer

Alex was HCPL's first 3D printing customer, and what she created didn't disappoint! She found and printed from the site Thingiverse.com a free model of the Infinity Orb from the recent movie "Guardians of the Galaxy," which can be accessed here.

You too can start using this fun and fascinating technology of the future right here in the present. Visit the library or call 281-488-1906 to register now for one of several 3D printing orientation sessions available this month at Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library:

  • - Thursday, 9/11, 7:00 PM
  • - Saturday, 9/13, 10:30 AM
  • - Wednesday, 9/17, 7:00 PM
  • - Monday, 9/22, 7:00 PM

Innovation Lab - 3D printing update

We recently found a very practical way to test re:3D's large-format Gigabot 3D printer.  Recognizing that we would need lettering to mark the Lee Innovation Lab in its eventual home on the second floor, we found a font we liked, tweaked it, converted it to the proper format, and let the printer do the rest.  We had to change the filament

The June Adult Crafts-to-Go Project is Here!

Today, the Adult “Crafts-to-Go!” program has made “Retro Beaded Bracelet” project available at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk. All materials and instructions necessary for making the “Retro Beaded Bracelet” are in the bag. These materials are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library and are available while supplies last. 

ARDUINO: Using Computers to Control Your Project, Presented by CreatorSpace

arduinoJoin us Monday, November 18 at 7:00 pm!

This is an Arduino. It is an electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software capable of digital sensing and control of analog devices.  It's a type of microcontroller, which means, with the right accessories, you can do all kinds of fun things with it such as programming a Christmas light show for your house, building an authentic robot that interacts with its environment, or constructing a radio-controlled quad-copter.  If you want to know more, come to our next maker program provided by CreatorSpace on Monday, November 18th, at 7:00 PM! You won't regret it!

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