Tag Archives: Taunton Library

Virtual reality stars for students at the Glass Box

Local students have been taking part in ground-breaking workshop at the Glass Box in County Council’s Taunton Library. More than 20 Students from Bishop Fox’s and The Castle School in Taunton participated in an inspirational session that showcased the latest in both Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology as part of the Somerset Digital Skills Talent […]

Pupils get civilised in the Glass Box

Pupils from two Taunton schools have been getting to grips with ancient artefacts and state of the art technology in Taunton Library’s Glass Box. Somerset County Council’s Library Service teamed up with South West Heritage to run sessions for children from Bishop Fox’s school and St George’s RC Primary School as part of the BBC […]

Cutting edge tech sprouting in the Glass Box

Taunton Library’s Glass Box has taken delivery of another piece of cutting-edge technology for the public to get its hands on. The Sprout Pro is an immersive all-in-one PC, which includes high-precision 3D scanning. In the coming months, schools, colleges, businesses and other groups will be invited to come and try out this revolutionary piece […]

Fox’s in the (Glass) Box

Pupils from Bishop Fox’s School in Taunton have had their imaginations fired at digital taster session in Taunton Library’s Glass Box. The enthusiastic year nine students kicked-off the Glass Box’s 2018 schools programme when they attended the first of three sessions led by local businesses and staff from Somerset County Council’s Library Service. The Glass […]

3D printing at the Glass Box

The Glass Box in Taunton Library, a community space for business start-ups, innovators and digital minds, is hosting a 3D printing demonstration on Friday 28 October. The session will focus on 3D printing in the modern world and will be hosted by Grant Mackenzie from Robox, a leading 3D printer manufacturing company based in Somerset. […]

A Record Breaking Result for Somerset Libraries

Over 36,000 books read, 5,500 medals presented, 90 volunteers and nearly 8,000 children all add up to another successful summer for The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge in Somerset’s libraries. The theme of the year was ‘Record Breakers’ and library staff across Somerset’s libraries worked hard to make sure that children were able to achieve […]