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StarLab to bring outer space to Randolph County Libraries

StarLab to bring outer space to Randolph County Libraries

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ASHEBORO — Starlab, a portable planetarium purchased by the State Library in 2018, is making a stop at several Randolph County Libraries this month. StarLab is a portable inflatable planetarium that uses a computer and projector to display various stellar and physics-related experiences and bring outer space to schools’ libraries, camps, scouting groups and more. The product was invented back in 1977 by Philip Sadler and his class of middle school students in Lincoln, Massachusetts. StarLab at the Asheboro Public Library in 2018 (Photo credit - Randolph County Library) In 2018, the State Library of North Carolina purchased a StarLab to share among the state’s libraries, with the Asheboro library being its first stop. This month its coming back. With projected images inside, th...
Sheriff’s Office & Library Team Up to Help Protect Elderly from Scams

Sheriff’s Office & Library Team Up to Help Protect Elderly from Scams

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The elderly are especially vulnerable to fraud, scams, and exploitation, and with a lifetime of savings in the bank, they are prime targets. The Randolph County Sheriff's Office and Public Library will be presenting programs for citizens about scams/frauds and ways to prevent them and protect yourself when using the internet.   H.E.L.P.S. or Helping Elders Learn to Prevent Scams is an outreach program by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Community Outreach, in conjunction with the Randolph County Public Library System’s Digital Services Librarian. Two sessions have been scheduled for August 16th at the Asheboro Public Library, located at 201 Worth St., Asheboro, at 9 am, and again at 2 pm. For future sessions, check the Sheriff’s Office “News” on their web...