For Immediate Release
Pepper the robot to greet library customers
Fredericksburg, Virginia, October 24, 2019 - Pepper is a humanoid robot which will be joining Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) to meet and interact with customers and continue the library's initiatives making technology accessible and fun. Pepper was manufactured by SoftBank Robotics and is the world’s first social humanoid robot able to recognize faces and basic human emotions. Pepper has been optimized for human interaction and is able to engage with people through conversation and its touch screen.
Children meet Pepper at Fredericksburg Branch.
Pepper will be debuting at CRRL branches in November during MakerLab sessions:
Pepper will live at IdeaSpace, CRRL’s new space for making and media, coming this winter.
Generous donations made it possible for Pepper to join the library:

Platinum Level Sponsors
Gold Level Sponsor
Sean Bonney
Community Engagement Manager

For more information, contact Director Martha Hutzel,, 540-372-1144 x7003.

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