Items tagged with 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

Costume 911 Workshop

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It's almost Halloween and you don't have a costume yet?? That's okay--we've got you covered! Bring your idea and materials to any or all of 3 workshops and we will help! Projects may require hand sewing and using hot glue guns. Theatrical costumer C. Delari Johnston and Team MakerSpace will be there to help.
For ages 8 to adult; children 8 – 10 years require parental assistance.
Limited to 12; free; 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
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Costume 911 Workshop

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It's almost Halloween and you don't have a costume yet?? That's okay--we've got you covered! Bring your idea and materials to any or all of 3 workshops and we will help! Projects may require hand sewing and using hot glue guns. Theatrical costumer C. Delari Johnston and Team MakerSpace will be there to help.
For ages 8 to adult; children 8 – 10 years require parental assistance.
Limited to12; free; 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
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Costume 911 Workshop

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It's almost Halloween and you don't have a costume yet?? That's okay--we've got you covered! Bring your idea and materials to any or all of 3 workshops and we will help! Projects may require hand sewing and using hot glue guns. Theatrical costumer C. Delari Johnston and Team MakerSpace will be there to help.
For ages 8 to adult; children 8 – 10 years require parental assistance.
Limited to 12; free; 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
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Fusion360 CAD Workshop Series: Grades 6-12

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Join MakerSpace inventor Mike Altis to learn how to design with Fusion 360, a powerful and intuitive 3D design software. By the end of this workshop, participants will have a 3D printable design which may be printed in the MakerSpace. 

Workshop participants must bring a laptop and three-button scroll wheel mouse to the workshops and download the software in advance.  It can be downloaded for MAC or PC here and is free for students, hobbyists, and businesses that make less than 100k a year. Since the curriculum is cumulative, participants should commit to attend the all four workshops.

This free series is offered at two different times, for two different age groups.

  • Adults: from 7-8 pm; limit of 4
    Wednesdays, September 26, October 3, 10 & 17
    Register online. Free with $30 refundable deposit.  
     
  • Grades 6-12; from 6-7 pm; limit of 6 
    Mondays, October 15-29 & November 5.
    Register onlineFree with $30 refundable deposit.

  

MakerSpace
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids