Virtual Reality at SCCLD

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Explore new worlds with the Santa Clara County Library District’s
TICKET TO IMAGINATION Virtual Reality Experience!
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Try out the Oculus Rift headset, controllers and any one of our VR experiences to discover the magic of virtual reality. This is a FREE event and no registration is required. All ages are welcome but you must be at least 13 years old to participate*. 
*You must be at least 13 years old to participate. All participants must sign a participation agreement and minors ages 13-17 must have a parent/legal guardian sign on their behalf. VR Experiences may cause dizziness and disorientation. Please read our Health & Safety Advisory before participating.


What VR experiences can I explore?

We are currently offering the VR experiences below, but check back as we will be adding new experiences periodically!

Dreamdeck


Oculus Dreamdeck

Dreamdeck transports you to impossible places and magical worlds.
Discovery VR

Discovery VR

The Discovery Channel brings you DiscoveryVR taking you to new worlds like never before– from shark-infested shipwrecks to freeboarding the windiest street in the world.
Oculus First Contact

First Contact

Experience the magic of ‘presence’ in VR, exploring moments that feel as real as they are fantastically impossible. Explore a magic box full of toys and a robot guide; make a new friend, then touch, tap, bounce, hold, throw things, and play together. 
 


Where can I find the TICKET TO IMAGINATION VR Experience?

Virtual Reality Events


What is TICKET TO IMAGINATION?

Ticket to Imagination is the Santa Clara County Library's virtual reality experience. It includes FREE VR events to explore new worlds using our Oculus Rift headset, controllers and various VR experiences including DreamDeck, DiscoveryVR and First Contact, to discover the magic of virtual reality. All ages are welcome but you must be at least 13 years old to participate. All participants must sign a participant agreement and minors ages 13-17 must have a parent/legal guardian sign on their behalf.  

Ticket to Imagination is made possible through the California State Library grant. California State Library has teamed up with Oculus VR, Califa and VAR Libraries to make 100 Oculus Rift headsets and compatible computers available to 90 libraries throughout the state of California.


Are there any safety concerns?

Health & Safety Advisory

This is a virtual reality experience where you will put on a head-mounted display and interact with a virtual world.  You will be unable to see the world around you.   
For your safety, if you have any of the following conditions, you should not participate:  
  • You are prone to motion sickness.  
  • You have impaired balance or conditions that affect your ability to safely perform physical activities.  
  • You have heart, orthopedic or other serious medical conditions.  
  • You have a pacemaker and/or other implanted medical devices.  
  • You are sick or fatigued.  
  • You are or may be pregnant.  
  • You have a history of photosensitive seizures.  
  • You have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.  

If you experience motion sickness, excessive sweating, abnormal vision, impaired balance or other discomforts, stop immediately and advise a staff member.  Do not engage in any activities that require unaffected coordination or drive a vehicle until you have fully recovered.