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151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

November 2017

Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

November 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

November 14, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

November 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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December 2017

Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

December 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

December 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

December 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout December. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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January 2018

CANCELLED: Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

January 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

January 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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Get Immersed in Virtual Reality

January 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station. This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm throughout November. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER…

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April 2018

Get Immersed in Virtual Realty

April 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station! This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:30 pm. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER Please…

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June 2018

Get Immersed in Virtual Realty

June 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station! This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:30 pm. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER Please…

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Virtual Reality Experience: Jurassic World Blue

June 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how to use the Oculus Rift among dinosaurs-- just in time for the new Jurassic World movie release. The class is limited to 5 participants and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 if you have any questions

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Summer Staycation: Google Earth Virtual Reality

June 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 1, 2018

Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station while exploring the Amalfi Coast! This 15 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:30 pm. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or…

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July 2018

Summer Staycation: Google Earth Virtual Reality

July 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station while exploring the Amalfi Coast! This 30 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:30 pm. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or…

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Summer Staycation: Google Earth Virtual Reality

July 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station while exploring the Amalfi Coast! This 30 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:30 pm. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or…

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Summer Staycation: Google Earth Virtual Reality

July 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station while exploring the Amalfi Coast! This 30 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:30 pm. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or…

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Shark Week Virtual Reality

July 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station among hammerhead and great white sharks! This 30 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games, such as Discovery VR: Shark Week. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER Please…

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Shark Week Virtual Reality

July 27, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station among hammerhead and great white sharks! This 30 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games, such as Discovery VR: Shark Week. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or older to attend. REGISTER Please…

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Summer Staycation: Google Earth Virtual Reality

July 31, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come learn about the Library’s new Virtual Reality Station while exploring the Amalfi Coast! This 30 minute class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. We will be offering certification classes on Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:30 pm. The class is limited to 5 participants per session and you must be 13 years old or…

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October 2018

Virtual College Campus Tours

October 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to 'walk' around the college campuses of their choice. This class is for high school students and will take place on Wednesdays in October. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 or Kathleen Crouse at…

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Halloween Virtual Reality

October 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This Halloween-themed VR class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. This intro class is offered weekly and is limited to 5 participants per session. Must be 13 years old or older to attend. Choose from VR experiences such as "Face Your Fears," "Gray," and "The Forgotten Chamber"  REGISTER Please contact Kayla…

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Virtual College Campus Tours

October 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to 'walk' around the college campuses of their choice. This class is for high school students and will take place on Wednesdays in October. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 or Kathleen Crouse at…

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Halloween Virtual Reality

October 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This Halloween-themed VR class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. This intro class is offered weekly and is limited to 5 participants per session. Must be 13 years old or older to attend. Choose from VR experiences such as "Face Your Fears," "Gray," and "The Forgotten Chamber" REGISTER Please contact Kayla…

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Virtual College Campus Tours

October 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to 'walk' around the college campuses of their choice. This class is for high school students and will take place on Wednesdays in October. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 or Kathleen Crouse at…

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Halloween Virtual Reality

October 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This Halloween-themed VR class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. This intro class is offered weekly and is limited to 5 participants per session. Must be 13 years old or older to attend. Choose from VR experiences such as "Face Your Fears," "Gray," and "The Forgotten Chamber" REGISTER Please contact Kayla…

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Virtual College Campus Tours

October 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to 'walk' around the college campuses of their choice. This class is for high school students and will take place on Wednesdays in October. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 or Kathleen Crouse at…

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Submarine Virtual Reality

October 29, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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As part of this year’s literary luncheon, enter and operate a naval submarine, and embody main character, Anna, of Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach—right from the Library. Experience IronWolf VR with the Library’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and control a submarine’s speed, pitch, water intake, air intake, fuel, missile launch, and more. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety,…

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Halloween Virtual Reality

October 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This Halloween-themed VR class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. This intro class is offered weekly and is limited to 5 participants per session. Must be 13 years old or older to attend. Choose from VR experiences such as "Face Your Fears," "Gray," and "The Forgotten Chamber" REGISTER Please contact Kayla…

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November 2018

Submarine Virtual Reality

November 2, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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As part of this year’s literary luncheon, enter and operate a naval submarine, and embody main character, Anna, of Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach—right from the Library. Experience IronWolf VR with the Library’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and control a submarine’s speed, pitch, water intake, air intake, fuel, missile launch, and more. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety,…

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Submarine Virtual Reality

November 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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As part of this year’s literary luncheon, enter and operate a naval submarine, and embody main character, Anna, of Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach—right from the Library. Experience IronWolf VR with the Library’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and control a submarine’s speed, pitch, water intake, air intake, fuel, missile launch, and more. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety,…

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Submarine Virtual Reality

November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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As part of this year’s literary luncheon, enter and operate a naval submarine, and embody main character, Anna, of Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach—right from the Library. Experience IronWolf VR with the Library’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and control a submarine’s speed, pitch, water intake, air intake, fuel, missile launch, and more. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling…

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Submarine Virtual Reality

November 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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As part of this year’s literary luncheon, enter and operate a naval submarine, and embody main character, Anna, of Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach—right from the Library. Experience IronWolf VR with the Library’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and control a submarine’s speed, pitch, water intake, air intake, fuel, missile launch, and more. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling…

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Submarine Virtual Reality

November 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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As part of this year’s literary luncheon, enter and operate a naval submarine, and embody main character, Anna, of Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach—right from the Library. Experience IronWolf VR with the Library’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and control a submarine’s speed, pitch, water intake, air intake, fuel, missile launch, and more. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling…

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December 2018

Inaugural Virtual Reality Meetup

December 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library welcomes anyone interested in virtual reality technology to try out our Oculus Rift. Stop by and converse with other people interested in virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and the like, over light snacks. Must be 16 years or older to attend. All attendees will learn the rules of safely using the Oculus, and will be required to complete a release of liability form before trying a VR game or experience. Attendees are encouraged to share their…

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Take Flight with Virtual Reality

December 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Did you know that December 17 is Wright Brothers Day, where the U.S. commemorates the first successful flight out of Kitty Hawk, NC? Witness their first flight with our Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, through the aviation experience, ‘Rapid Fire: A Brief History of Flight.’ This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games.…

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Take Flight with Virtual Reality

December 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Did you know that December 17 is Wright Brothers Day, where the U.S. commemorates the first successful flight out of Kitty Hawk, NC? Witness their first flight with our Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, through the aviation experience, ‘Rapid Fire: A Brief History of Flight.’ This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games.…

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January 2019

Emerging Tech Meetup: Black Mirror Discussion

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Are you interested in emerging technologies? Are you looking to make new friends? Visit the Library once a month to ponder when robots will take over the world over light snacks. Monthly meetups will include informal, guided discussion focused on an emerging technology found in libraries, an innovate technology on the horizon, or tech featured in a TV show or film. Please watch the following episodes from Black Mirror* Season 3 preceding the meetup and come ready to discuss: Nosedive Playtest…

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I Am A Man: the Civil Rights Movement in VR

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, experience the interactive-documentary, I Am A Man, and catch a glimpse of what Washington D.C. was like during the Civil Rights movement. This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games. Please note: This class is for ages 13 to adult and will last thirty…

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I Am A Man: the Civil Rights Movement in VR

January 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, experience the interactive-documentary, I Am A Man, and catch a glimpse of what Washington D.C. was like during the Civil Rights movement. This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games. Please note: This class is for ages 13 to adult and will last thirty…

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February 2019

YA Book Brunch: Illuminae

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This month we are reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.  Two high school students flee on a space fleet after their home planet is attacked. Ezra and Kady are on separate ships trying to outrun the dreadnought Lincoln, but their mutinous AI system and a deadly plague that turns allies into zombie-like psychopaths may be the greater danger. Let’s explore the fascinating graphic fiction in this sci-fi space thriller.  We will be using the Occulus Virtual Reality Station…

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Virtually Visit Mount Rushmore

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about how Mount Rushmore was built with the Library's Oculus Rift VR headset. Each attendee will tour the National Memorial through the virtual reality experience, Master Works: Journey Through History. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games. Please note: This class is for…

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Virtually Visit Mount Rushmore

February 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about how Mount Rushmore was built with the Library's Oculus Rift VR headset. Each attendee will tour the National Memorial through the virtual reality experience, Master Works: Journey Through History. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games. Please note: This class is for…

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March 2019

Virtual Reality Spotlight: Lost

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In celebration of One Book New Canaan’s 2019 titles, The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis, journey into a forest and find some metal friends. Participants of all ages can enjoy the graphics, sounds, and charm of the Pixar-directed virtual reality experience, Lost. PLEASE REGISTER This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Lost

March 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In celebration of One Book New Canaan’s 2019 titles, The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis, journey into a forest and find some metal friends. Participants of all ages can enjoy the graphics, sounds, and charm of the Pixar-directed virtual reality experience, Lost. PLEASE REGISTER This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Robo Recall

March 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In celebration of One Book New Canaan’s 2019 titles, The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis, eliminate an evil robot uprising! Gear up and tear apart your robot foes in the action-packed, 5-star-rated virtual reality experience, Robo Recall. PLEASE REGISTER This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station.…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Robo Recall

March 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In celebration of One Book New Canaan’s 2019 titles, The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis, eliminate an evil robot uprising! Gear up and tear apart your robot foes in the action-packed, 5-star-rated virtual reality experience, Robo Recall. PLEASE REGISTER This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station.…

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April 2019

New Tech Try-a-Thon: Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headset

April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Have you been meaning to check out the Library's Virtual Reality Station? Or maybe you tried the Oculus Rift a while back and are eager to come back and learn something new? The Library is excited to show you its newest technology-- the Oculus Go standalone VR headset. The best part? No wires and no computer necessary! Learn how to download the Oculus app on your smartphone, connect to the headset, and choose from 1000+ VR games and experiences. Light…

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New Tech Try-a-Thon: Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headset

April 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Have you been meaning to check out the Library's Virtual Reality Station? Or maybe you tried the Oculus Rift a while back and are eager to come back and learn something new? The Library is excited to show you its newest technology-- the Oculus Go standalone VR headset. The best part? No wires and no computer necessary! Learn how to download the Oculus app on your smartphone, connect to the headset, and choose from 1000+ VR games and experiences. Light…

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New Tech Try-a-Thon: Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headset

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Have you been meaning to check out the Library's Virtual Reality Station? Or maybe you tried the Oculus Rift a while back and are eager to come back and learn something new? The Library is excited to show you its newest technology-- the Oculus Go standalone VR headset. The best part? No wires and no computer necessary! Learn how to download the Oculus app on your smartphone, connect to the headset, and choose from 1000+ VR games and experiences. Light…

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May 2019

Virtual Reality Spotlight: Quill

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Paint and animate with virtual reality technology on an infinite canvas with the Library's Oculus Rift. Use Quill to design in vibrant colors and choose if you want your work to appear like a watercolor painting, pencil drawing, and more. This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games. Please…

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July 2019

Harry Potter Virtual Reality: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

July 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy birthday, Harry Potter! Pick up your wand and enter the world of Harry Potter with virtual reality technology. Use the Library’s Oculus Rift to play the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them VR Experience, and interact with beasts, cast spells, and be a part of the wizarding world like you never have before! This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station.…

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Harry Potter Virtual Reality: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy birthday, Harry Potter! Pick up your wand and enter the world of Harry Potter with virtual reality technology. Use the Library’s Oculus Rift to play the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them VR Experience, and interact with beasts, cast spells, and be a part of the wizarding world like you never have before! This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station.…

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Harry Potter Virtual Reality: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

July 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy birthday, Harry Potter! Pick up your wand and enter the world of Harry Potter with virtual reality technology. Use the Library’s Oculus Rift to play the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them VR Experience, and interact with beasts, cast spells, and be a part of the wizarding world like you never have before! This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station.…

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Harry Potter Virtual Reality: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

July 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy birthday, Harry Potter! Pick up your wand and enter the world of Harry Potter with virtual reality technology. Use the Library’s Oculus Rift to play the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them VR Experience, and interact with beasts, cast spells, and be a part of the wizarding world like you never have before! This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station.…

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August 2019

Summer Staycation: Google Earth Virtual Reality

August 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Skip the packing, forget the sunscreen, and take a virtual getaway at the Library! Learn how to use the Library's Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset to launch the Google Earth VR app and travel anywhere in the world. This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games. Please note: This…

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Summer Staycation: Google Earth Virtual Reality

August 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Skip the packing, forget the sunscreen, and take a virtual getaway at the Library! Learn how to use the Library's Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset to launch the Google Earth VR app and travel anywhere in the world. This class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling of the equipment, and launching VR games. Please note: This…

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October 2019

Virtual College Campus Tours

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to ‘walk’ around the college campuses of their choice. This class is for high school students and will take place on Wednesdays in October. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 if you have…

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Virtual College Campus Tours

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to ‘walk’ around the college campuses of their choice. This class is for high school students and will take place on Wednesdays in October. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 if you have…

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Halloween Virtual Reality

October 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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How much horror can you handle?! This Halloween-themed VR class will introduce you to the Google Cardboard and the Oculus Rift, and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. The class will cover procedures, safety, handling the equipment and launching VR games. Must be 13 years old or older to attend. Choose from spooky VR experiences such as “Face Your Fears,” “Gray,” and “The Forgotten Chamber”  REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 if you have any…

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Virtual College Campus Tours

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to ‘walk’ around the college campuses of their choice. This class is for high school students and will take place on Wednesdays in October. REGISTER Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 if you have…

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