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Creative Explorations in Technology and Design

Creative Explorations in Technology and Design - October 18 or November 11, 2021 -- Open to Rising 9th to 12th Graders -- girl with 3D printer Auburn University Libraries’ Innovation and Research Commons (I&RC) is a place for turning ideas into reality. This interdisciplinary space fosters a spirit of exploration and play while providing technologies for research and innovation.

Access to technology and digital knowledge is crucial to students’ success in today’s world. The Auburn University Libraries would like to offer the opportunity to engage with our technology alongside our experts in the field.

Join us from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at one of our two sessions for an exciting, community-based outreach project focused on digital literacy, involving middle and high school students (13 – 19 years). AU Libraries will offer hands-on and interdisciplinary learning experiences for students involving Adobe instruction, 3D printing, Liquid Galaxy and Expanded Reality. Classes will be taught by AU Libraries’ instructors to a group of 20 students per session, assisting them in using the equipment and helping them to build valuable technical skills.

Free Adobe ID will be required for portions of this event. Attendees will need to have access to a personal email address to use for account creation during the session [] or create it with their parent prior to the session. Attendees must be age 13 or older by 1 week before the session for account creation purposes.

There will be two sessions of this event: October 18th, 2021 or November 11th, 2021. Participants may attend either session. Age requirement is 13+.

Attendees must submit a parent signed copy of the Youth Program Liability Waiver

Ways to submit a signed copy of this waiver:

  • Print, sign, and mail to
    Attn: Daffny Pierce
    231 Mell Street
    Auburn, AL 36840
  • Print, sign, scan, and email to
  • Bring a parent signed copy to the event
  • Blank copies of the waiver will also be available for parents to sign at the event.

Once you've agreed to the Youth Program Liability Waiver, you can register for this event by purchasing a registration ticket here!

Last updated: 09/02/2021