Hack The Library – The aftermath

Hack The Library – The aftermath

Yesterday was the first of our monthly #HackTheLibrary days at Oldham Library where we take over an area of the library and share our passion for technology and making with the general public.

#HackTheLIbrary

#HackTheLIbrary

Throughout the day we made LED Throwies, A simple make consisting of a battery, LED’s and a magnet.

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LED Throwies

As is often the case when it comes to hacking or making somebody decided to adapt the idea to something else and started making LED christmas cards.

LED Christmas Cards

LED Christmas Cards

We ran a few Code Club sessions where children of all ages learned how to make games in Scratch.

Programming with Scratch

Programming with Scratch

We demonstrated 3D printing with an Up plus 2 3D printer which was kindly loaded to us by STEMnet

Up Plus 2 3D Printer

Up Plus 2 3D Printer

Jonothan made himself a Minion

Jonothan and his Minion

Jonothan and his Minion

We played with a Leap Motion, as device that allows you to control a computer by gesturing with your hands.

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Leap Motion

We’ll be running Hack The Library events each and every month on the 4th Saturday of the month, Stay tuned for more information.

Photos by Lisa Marie Gee

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