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Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio

July 2019

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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Laser Cut a Shadowbox

July 22 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2019

Join us as we create a Shadow box using our laser cutter. By learning to group objects and utilizing the depth effect created by relative heights, we’ll create a dramatic visual! 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 more information please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815)…

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DIY Animal Plush Keychain

July 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Design an adorable plush keychain using the 3 basic stitches (Running, ladder, and backstitch). The program is for ages 12+ or 10+ with an accompanying adult, and for all skill levels. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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Make a 3D Printed Phone Stand

July 24 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on July 30, 2019 at 6:30 PM

We’ll be learning TinkerCAD—a free online 3D design program—to design your very own cell phone holder! After the class we’ll 3D print your design off for you to pick up in a few days. 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 more information please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org…

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Fluid Art: Paint Pouring

July 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on July 31, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Learn how to use the paint pouring method to create a fluid work of art! The program is designed for ages 12 and up or 10 and up with an accompanying adult, and for all skill levels. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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3D Printed Piggy Bank

July 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2019

We’ll be learning the free, online 3D design software TinkerCAD to model your very own piggy bank. After the class, we’ll 3D Print your bank to be picked up in a few days. This class (and the bank) is completely FREE. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class 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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Ultimate Teen Trivia

July 26 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 AM on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2019

Think you’re a master of trivia? Then join us for Ultimate Teen Trivia, a game that will feature questions on music, entertainment, literature, and sports! The finalists will battle for the championship. There will be prizes for the winners. The program is for teens going into grades 6-12. For additional information, please contact us at susang@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2450.

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Magazine Workshop

July 26 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Work collaboratively on our tween and teen magazine layouts to get them ready for printing. You choose images to enhance content, participate in editing, and decide which upcoming library events to highlight. Feel free to use the time to create content, as well. Magazine issues are printed bi-monthly and available for patrons to take. This FREE program is for students ages 12-17 or rising to grades 7-12. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or…

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Laser Cut a Shadowbox

July 29 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2019

Join us as we create a Shadow box using our laser cutter. By learning to group objects and utilizing the depth effect created by relative heights, we’ll create a dramatic visual! 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 more information please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815)…

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Teen Podcasting and Editing

July 30 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Teens! Join us to create your very own podcast! You’ll decide what you want to discuss and record the content and then you’ll learn to edit the podcast with Audacity and post it! 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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Make a 3D Printed Phone Stand

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

We’ll be learning TinkerCAD—a free online 3D design program—to design your very own cell phone holder! After the class we’ll 3D print your design off for you to pick up in a few days. 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 more information please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org…

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Fluid Art: Paint Pouring

July 31 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on July 31, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Learn how to use the paint pouring method to create a fluid work of art! The program is designed for ages 12 and up or 10 and up with an accompanying adult, and for all skill levels. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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