Items tagged with Maker Kids

DeweyKnit: Grade4toAdult

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Learn how to knit, get help with a project or just hang out and knit.  Cozy & companionable!

Inexperienced knitters should bring size 8 needles and worsted weight yarn.

For new to experienced knitters from Grade 4 to Adults.

If you have any questions, please contact
Mary Parmelee
(mparmelee [at] westportlibrary [dot] org)
or
Kris Nash
(knash [at] westportlibrary [dot] org)

Weeks Seminar Room
Maker Kids

Drones: A High-Flying Hobby

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Maker Space Coach Rick Eason, a freestyle drone enthusiast, will share his process of building quadcopters and give an introductory overview of this exciting hobby. All ages. Free; drop in program. 

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

"Out with the Old" Take-It-Apart Workshop

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Take apart the MakerSpace's old or broken electronics and see how they work. Join inventor Mike Altis to explore the insides of machines, learn about tools and possibly create your own machine. 
Ages 10 through adult
Free; just drop in.

 

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement
Maker

Electronics Surprise Workshop

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Join MakerSpace inventor Mike Altis in discovering what's in the new do-it-yourself electronics box from Ada Fruit. The Adabox is filled with curated Adafruit products focused around a theme the will help learning in one area in the world of do-it-yourself electronics. Drop by and build something together. Ages 10 & up

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement, Teen
Maker

LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics Join a Robotics building club with teachers from CompuChild. Each month students will be given a challenge to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online. (Materials fee, $5)

Notes: Registration is NOT transferable. A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Higgins Room

Family Maker Sunday: T-Shirt Totes

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Bring an old t-shirt* or two to this drop-in workshop and transform it into a personalized beach or shopping tote. Add some bling when it's done with fabric markers. Adult participation is required with young children.

*children's large or adult-sized t-shirts recommended

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Introduction to Home Automation

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Join electrical engineer and home automation enthusiast David Halpert to explore current home automation with do-it-yourself components that work with Amazon Echo, Google Home or Apple HomeKit. Ages 13 through adult. Register online )required); limited to 12 participants.

 

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement
High School, Grade 9, Grade 8
Maker
Maker Kids

DeweyKnit: Grade4toAdult

Please see full event listing for date.

Learn how to knit, get help with a project or just hang out and knit.  Cozy & companionable!

Inexperienced knitters should bring size 8 needles and worsted weight yarn.

For new to experienced knitters from Grade 4 to Adults.

If you have any questions,
please contact Mary Parmelee
(mparmelee [at] westportlibrary [dot] org)

Weeks Seminar Room
Maker Kids

Sewing with Machines 101: Ages 10 & Up

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Ages 10 & up, come to one session (either Wednesday, January 24 from 6-7:30 pm OR Saturday, January 27 from 12-1:30 pm).
Learn basic sewing machine techniques with a simple project like a stuffed animal, a drawstring backpack, a pillow or a pencil/tool roll pouch. Workshops conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston.  Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Register for ONE session and indicate whether you want to use one of the Library sewing machines (limit of 3). Ages 10 & up

Register for: ONE:

C. Delari Johnston is a freelance theatrical costumer. She has worked on a wide range of projects, from design and construction for community theater at Stamford Theatre Works to regional theater work for Long Wharf Theatre, Sacred Heart University and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She was most recently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton".

MakerSpace Balcony
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

Sewing with Machines 101: Ages 10 & Up

Please see full event listing for date.

Ages 10 & up, come to one session (either Wednesday, January 24 from 6-7:30 pm OR Saturday, January 27 from 12-1:30 pm).
Learn basic sewing machine techniques with a simple project like a stuffed animal, a drawstring backpack, a pillow or a pencil/tool roll pouch. Workshops conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston.  Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Register for ONE session and indicate whether you want to use one of the Library sewing machines (limit of 3). Ages 10 & up

Register for: ONE:

C. Delari Johnston is a freelance theatrical costumer. She has worked on a wide range of projects, from design and construction for community theater at Stamford Theatre Works to regional theater work for Long Wharf Theatre, Sacred Heart University and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She was most recently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton".

MakerSpace Balcony
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids