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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

NEW HOURS beginning Saturday, September 2:
Tuesdays: 12:30 – 7:30 PM
Wednesdays: 12:30 – 7:30 PM
Thursdays: 12:30 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 2 & Saturday, September 30: 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.

Fabricadabra!
Fridays: August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Main Library

Learn beginning sewing methods on our sewing machines with seamstress extraordinaire, Dusti Prioux. Adults only, please. Registration begins July 31.

Basic 3D Design and Printing
Tuesdays: September 5, 19; October 3, 17, 31
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, registration begins Monday, August 21.

Light-Up Friendship Bracelets
Friday, September 8
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Amaze and amuse your friends by giving them a friendship bracelet that lights up when it is fastened.  Ages 12 – 18, registration begins Monday, August 21.

CorelDRAW Mandalas
Friday, September 22
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Main Library

Want to know more about creating artwork and graphics?  Sharpen your computer design skills in this class to design mandalas, geometric shapes representing the universe.  Adults only, please; registration begins Tuesday, September 5.

3D Printed Fidget Spinners
Saturday, September 30
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Main Library

Participants will measure bearings and nuts to create a fidget spinner in Tinkercad.  Ages 5 & up, registration begins Monday, September 18.

Laser Cut Pumpkins
Friday, October 6
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Main Library

Create jack-o-lantern using the laser cutter on a real pumpkin!  Adults only, please; registration begins Monday, September 25.

Vacuum-Formed Masks
Friday, October 20
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Make a model of a scary Halloween mask nad mold the mask out of plastic using the thermoforming machine.  take your plastic mask home to decorate!  Ages 12 & up; registration begins Monday, October 2.

SOUTH REGIONAL MAKERSPACE & TECH LAB 

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

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.




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