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Joshua McCarthy

(815) 756-9568 ext. 2115|

June 2019

Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Key Chain

June 25 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free vector image editing software Inkscape to design our very own key chain. After you finish your design, we’ll cut them out on the laser cutter! This class (and the shamrock!) is completely free! Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For additional…

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Make a 4th of July Banner

June 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Get in the holiday spirit by making your very own 4th of July Banner! Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Make a 4th of July Banner

June 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Get in the holiday spirit by making your very own 4th of July Banner! Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel – CANCELLED

June 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This class has been cancelled.

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Make a Paper Cup Phone Speaker

June 27 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Using paper cups and some other household supplies, we’ll build a speaker for your smartphone! The program is for teens going into grades 6-12. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Studio Open Lab

June 27 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Looking for a place to work on your project? Maybe you’d just like to practice some of the skills you’ve learned in our classes? The Makerspace Open Lab is perfect for you! We’ll have a variety of supplies and computers on hand as well as knowledgeable staff members to assist you. This class is completely free. Participants must be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, first…

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July 2019

Learn to make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

July 1 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class for you. Using readily available building materials, we’ll show you how to build sprawling dungeons, medieval villages and futuristic cities. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins…

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Sound Studio Navigator

July 3 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Curious about our sound studio, but not sure how to use the equipment? Or maybe you have more general questions about recording and aren’t sure where to start. Our Sound Studio Navigator is ready to assist you! Appointments are for 45 minutes (2:30-3:15 and 3:15-4:00). If there is an open time-slot, walk-ins will be available on a first come, first-serve basis. For questions, or to make an appointment, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Learn to make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

July 8 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class for you. Using readily available building materials, we’ll show you how to build sprawling dungeons, medieval villages and futuristic cities. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins…

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Make a Bottle Lamp

July 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as we learn how to use our vinyl cutter to personalize your very own bottle lamp! We’ll supply the bottles and lights, you supply the imagination for the lamps. This class (and the lamp) is completely free. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Sound Studio Navigator

July 10 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Curious about our sound studio, but not sure how to use the equipment? Or maybe you have more general questions about recording and aren’t sure where to start. Our Sound Studio Navigator is ready to assist you! Appointments are for 45 minutes (2:30-3:15 and 3:15-4:00). If there is an open time-slot, walk-ins will be available on a first come, first-serve basis. For questions, or to make an appointment, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Studio Open Lab

July 11 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 19, 2019

Looking for a place to work on your project? Maybe you’d just like to practice some of the skills you’ve learned in our classes? The Makerspace Open Lab is perfect for you! We’ll have a variety of supplies and computers on hand as well as knowledgeable staff members to assist you. This class is completely free. Participants must be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, first…

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Learn to make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

July 15 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class for you. Using readily available building materials, we’ll show you how to build sprawling dungeons, medieval villages and futuristic cities. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins…

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Sound Studio Navigator

July 17 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Curious about our sound studio, but not sure how to use the equipment? Or maybe you have more general questions about recording and aren’t sure where to start. Our Sound Studio Navigator is ready to assist you! Appointments are for 45 minutes (2:30-3:15 and 3:15-4:00). If there is an open time-slot, walk-ins will be available on a first come, first-serve basis. For questions, or to make an appointment, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

July 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Are you new to computers and having trouble performing basic tasks? With lessons in Computer Basics, learn how to perform essential tasks using a mouse and keyboard while navigating the Windows operating system. Laptop computers will be provided for use in class. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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Studio Open Lab

July 18 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 19, 2019

Looking for a place to work on your project? Maybe you’d just like to practice some of the skills you’ve learned in our classes? The Makerspace Open Lab is perfect for you! We’ll have a variety of supplies and computers on hand as well as knowledgeable staff members to assist you. This class is completely free. Participants must be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, first…

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Learn to make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

July 22 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class for you. Using readily available building materials, we’ll show you how to build sprawling dungeons, medieval villages and futuristic cities. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins…

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Sound Studio Navigator

July 24 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Curious about our sound studio, but not sure how to use the equipment? Or maybe you have more general questions about recording and aren’t sure where to start. Our Sound Studio Navigator is ready to assist you! Appointments are for 45 minutes (2:30-3:15 and 3:15-4:00). If there is an open time-slot, walk-ins will be available on a first come, first-serve basis. For questions, or to make an appointment, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Sound Studio Navigator

July 31 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Curious about our sound studio, but not sure how to use the equipment? Or maybe you have more general questions about recording and aren’t sure where to start. Our Sound Studio Navigator is ready to assist you! Appointments are for 45 minutes (2:30-3:15 and 3:15-4:00). If there is an open time-slot, walk-ins will be available on a first come, first-serve basis. For questions, or to make an appointment, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

July 31 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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