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Virtual Reality in the Library

When:
December 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2019-12-27T13:00:00-08:00
2019-12-27T15:00:00-08:00
Where:
Forks Branch Library
171 S Forks Ave
Forks, WA 98331
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Cheryl Martin, Library Services Specialist
360.417.8500 x7739

 

Journey anywhere and try virtual reality (VR) with the North Olympic Library System! Adults and teens 13 and older can experience immersive and interactive 360° video using Oculus Rift and Go headsets. Examples of virtual reality sessions include movie shorts, First Contact, Guided Meditation, Jurassic World, The Body, America’s National Parks, Everest, Chernobyl, and many more! Virtual reality drop-in sessions will be held at the Forks Branch Library on Friday, December 27 from 1-3pm.

Using VR has potential safety concerns; participants must be 13 years or older (no exceptions). Adult participants must sign a release waiver, and participants aged 13 to 17 must have a parent signed release waiver. Waiver forms are available to pick up in advance at the library, or at www.nols.org/virtual-reality.

VR programming is part of a partnership with the Washington State Library, Oculus, and the University of Washington Information School to bring educational opportunities to library communities around the state. Additional funding for this program comes from the Friends of the Library groups.

For more information about this and other events happening at your Library, visit www.nols.org or email Discover@nols.org.  The Forks Branch Library is located at 171 Forks Avenue South.