Land O’ Lakes library opens makerspace

The Land O’ Lakes Branch Library officially opens its new “makerspace,” known as the Foundry, at a ribbon cutting on Dec. 17 at 10 a.m., at 2818 Collier Pkwy. It will be the first dedicated makerspace for a Pasco County library, but likely not the last. The technology and equipment at the Foundry is the future for libraries that are adapting to the 21st century needs of their tech-savvy … [Read more...]

Library is all-in for robotics

  Edgar is a show-off. He flips a large exercise ball into the air with a thumping, quick-action lever. But the roving robot – a compact collection of digitized metal, plastic and wires – would be nothing without his human creators – the Edgar Allan Ohms Robotics Team. The little guy- all 15 pounds or so - couldn’t even whir and zip across the floor without a human programming a … [Read more...]