Items tagged with Maker

Family Maker Sunday: Catapults!

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Make a catapult out of craft sticks and rubber bands and then launch ping pong balls at a target. All ages. Drop in. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program Room
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Sewing Intensive Workshops: Ages 10 & Up

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Join beginner/intermediate level workshops conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston.  Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Indicate whether you want to use one of the Library machines when you register. Ages 10 & up

Runs Tuesdays, January 22-February 12 from 7-8:30 pm. This is a cumulative program.  Registration is for the full 4-week series. Register online.

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".

Program Room
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

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. Register online; limit 6. Ages 10 & up

MakerSpace
Maker Movement, Teen
Maker

Cookie Cutter Tinkercad Workshop

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Learn to design your own cookie cutter on Tinkercad, a free, online, easy-to-use app for 3D design and coding. Adults. Free, Limit 10. Registration required.

Create a tinkercad account in advance of the workshop at: www.tinkercad.com/#/

A companion workshop for brainstorming and cookie recipe exchange is on Monday, November 26 at 7 pm. 
   

Program Room
Maker Movement
Maker

Hour of Code 2018

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Celebrate the Hour of Code 2018, Join millions of others worldwide for an hour of logic and programming puzzle fun.  Make your own animated version of Google's logo (grades 2+) or choose from many other activities (ages 4 to 104!). Learn more at HourOfCode.com. Drop in.

Please bring your own laptop. 

Program Room
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Little Bits

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Try out Little Bits, a magnetic, color-coded circuitry kit for all ages. They snap together with magnets; no soldering, wiring or programming needed. Create inventions and simple machines with these easy to use electronic building blocks. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program Room
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Take-it-Apart Workshop

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taking apartExplore the insides of old and broken electronics to see how they work and learn about tools, too!

Free, drop in, no registration required.

For ages 8 through  adult.

Program Room
Maker Movement
Maker

Family Maker Sunday: Origami Puppets

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Make and decorate simple origami puppets with your child. Personalize with yarn and markers to create a cast of characters and animals. 
Free, Drop-in.

For anyone who can fold paper neatly, with an adult to help!

Program Room
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Cookies... Cookies... Cookies!

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Learn how to make your own cookie cutters to make your seasonal cookies unique. Margaret Pastel, Maker Librarian, will demonstrates the process of 3-D printing and explore creative options.

And, bring a favorite cookie recipe to share and take home some new recipes and flavor ideas for the upcoming season.

Come back for the Cookie Cutter Design class on Thursday, December 6 from 6:30-8 pm, hosted by Margaret Pastel. More information and registration...

Program Room
Maker Movement
Cooking, Maker

MakerSpace Open House: Make Something Today!

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The MakerSpace has lots of equipment and 3D printers to use in the Library. Drop by from 1 - 3 pm to try some of our coding games, Little Bits and robots and to sign up for 3D printing lessons. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Program Room & MakerSpace
 

Program Room
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids