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Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are also available. For more information about the Makerspaces and a list of available equipment, visit our Makerspace and Tech Lab Services page. Check this post for details about upcoming programs.

MAIN LIBRARY MAKERSPACE AND TECH LAB

MAIN MAKERSPACE OPEN ACCESS:

Tuesdays: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
Wednesdays: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
Thursdays: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
Saturdays: Open once a month for open access from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

(check the Calendar of Events for dates)

The doors of the Main Makerspace and Tech Lab will be open for you to explore and experiment as you independently work on projects of your choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications.

Intro to 3D Printing (Adults)
Friday, May 26
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Learn the basics of 3D printing in an adults only class. Registration begins Monday, May 1.

Father’s Day Gift: Smartphone Docking Station
Friday, June 9
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Need a last minute gift for Dad? Come build a smartphone docking station with us! Ages 12 & up. Registration begins Monday, May 22.

Yarn Wrapped Letters
Friday, June 23
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Come out and craft a yarn wrapped letter  a perfect summer decoration! Ages 12 & up. Registration begins Monday, June 5.

Intro to 3D Printing (Adults)
Friday, July 7
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Learn the basics of 3D rendering and printing. Registration begins Monday, June 26.

Dinosaur Skeleton Puzzle
Friday, July 21
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Build a 3D dinosaur skeleton from wood-cut puzzle parts. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, July 10.

 

SOUTH REGIONAL MAKERSPACE & TECH LAB 

Makerspace Open Lab Access
All Ages
Wednesdays
3:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

May 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July 5, 12, 19, 26

The doors of the SRL Makerspace and Tech Lab will be open for you to explore and experiment as you independently work on projects of your choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications. No preregistration required.

Basic 3D Design and Printing
Tuesdays:
June 6, June 20, June 27;
July 11; July 25
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library Makerspace

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 to adult. Pre-registration is required.
Registration begins Monday, May 22.

Summer Snowflake 3D Printing
Tuesdays:
June 13; July 18
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library Makerspace

Make snow in the summertime! Design an intricate snowflake to print in 3D. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, May 22.

LPL Coding Club
Wednesdays:
June 14; July 12
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library Makerspace

Wednesdays:
June 14; July 26
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional Library

A club for young people who like working with computers and want to learn more about computer programming languages like Python, JavaScript, HTML and more. Ages 7 – 17. Registration begins Monday, May 22.

Learn to Use Your iPad (Adults)
Saturday, June 17
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library Makerspace

Discover the amazing capabilities of your iPad! Explore iCloud apps, settings, cameras and more. Registration begins Monday, May 22.




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