If you are interested in recent technological advances, the Mesa County Library Tech Expo will get you in the know on the latest Technology. The Tech Expo is happening on January 24, 2017, at the Central Library and the 970West Studios at the corner of Fifth and Grand Avenue. 

The Tech Expo will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and it will be free of charge. Everyone is invited to stop by and see the latest in robotics, digital photography, and live internet streaming. They will also have Technology experts on hand to answer your questions.

The Mesa County Library will explain all of the ebooks, online magazines and other virtual resources available to you and show you how to access and use them.

Some of the events that are going on include:

● GJMakerspace will demonstrate a 3D printer, as well as Raspberry Pi and Arduinoprogrammable computer/robotics devices.
● The library's 970West Studio will demonstrate live-streaming capabilities from the studio at Fifth Street and Ouray Avenue (across from the Central Library). The studio will be open for the public to tour and to learn more about studio opportunities.
● High Five Robotics and Grit Robotics, local teams that are standouts in state and national robotics competitions, will demonstrate their devices.
● Hands-on demonstrations of Canon T5i and GoPro digital camera kits available for checkout through Mesa County Libraries.
● An overview of the audio- and video-editing software available on designated iMac computers at the Central Library.
● A "petting zoo" of ereaders and tech gadgets available to try through Mesa County Libraries, as well as backpacks and state parks passes available for checkout from the library through a partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
● Tech Table assistance with cellphones, ereaders, and other devices.
● Presentations on how to get started with library eResources such as Overdrive (for ebooks), Zinio (for e-versions of popular magazines), Lynda, Universal Class, Learning Express, and more.
● For kids, the Tech Expo will offer Minecraft and Cubelet (hands-on modular robots) activities.
This Tech Expo is for young and old alike and the entire family will be amazed at the advances that have been made in this field.

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