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Competition Robots to be Displayed at Library RoboceptionCompetition Robots to be Displayed at Library Roboception<div class="ExternalClass1618345597D647AE87BF487B275F3698"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.6;">You are cordially invited to our annual "Roboception" from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at MACH1, located on the fourth floor of Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">Join us for a night of robotainment as high school robotics teams from across the Valley display and demonstrate their competition robots.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">The "Roboception" is sponsored by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.</span></p><p>Many of the featured teams have participated in FIRST Robotics Competitions (FRC).  FRC combines sports excitement with the rigors of science and technology.  Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams are challenged to fundraise, design a brand, exercise teamwork, and build and program robots to perform tasks against competitors.  See the fruits of their labor at this exclusive event.  MACH1, a space for makers, artists, crafters and hackers, offers FREE programs for every age on topics including video game design, coding, video editing, science, astrobiology, robotics and more!</p><p>For more information, call 602-262-4636 or visit <a href="http://phoenixpubliclibrary.org/">phoenixpubliclibrary.org</a>.  Phoenix Public Library is a system of 16 branch libraries and the Burton Barr Central Library.  Follow us on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/phxlibrary">twitter.com/phxlibrary</a> follow us on Instagram at <a href="file:///P:/Admin/Community%20Relations/2015/PressReleases/DRAFTS-press%20releases/Finals/instagram.com/phoenixpubliclibrary">instagram.com/phoenixpubliclibrary</a> and "like" us on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/phoenixpubliclibrary">facebook.com/phoenixpubliclibrary</a>.<br></p><p><img src="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/PublishingImages/Phoenix.gov-News/Roboception_flyer.jpg" alt="Roboception Flyer" style="margin:5px;width:346px;height:450px;" /><br></p></div>11/24/2015 3:00:00 PMLee FranklinPhoenix Public Library602-534-2025