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March 2019

Studio Open Lab

March 21 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 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 come first…

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Make a Vision Board

March 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2019

Join as we show you how to create your very own vision board! We’ll have supplies, but you’re welcome to bring your own materials to make your vision board uniquely your own. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children 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 (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Sound Saturday: Introduction to Protools First

March 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us we begin learning about Protools First, the free version of the industry standard sound recording software. Laptops with the software as well as sample files will be provided. Participants need to be at least 16 years old. 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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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

March 26 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Need help with your phone, table or computer? Have questions about setting up a Facebook account or getting on Twitter?  Our Cyber Navigator Frank is ready to assist you! Please note that the Cyber Navigator can not help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minutes (10-10:45 and 10:45-11:30). 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…

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Tinker Tuesday: Make a 3D Printed Shamrock Box

March 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Join us as we design a 3D Printed Shamrock Box using the free software, Tinkercad. All materials are provided and you will be contacted when your 3D print is ready. 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 (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Microsoft Excel: Tips and Tricks

March 27 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sometimes you just need someone to show you the steps or some tips and tricks. In this class, we will teach you some Excel tips and tricks to help you be a little more proficient when using Excel. Whether you are a beginner user or a familiar user, this class is for you. Laptops and example Excel files will be provided during this class to help you become more familiar with Excel. Sign-up begins 30 minutes before class in the…

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Sound Studio Orientation

March 29 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Interested in using our new sound studio? Please join us for one of our orientation classes. We will cover available equipment, usage policies and behavior guidelines as well as a basic primer on equipment function. Please note you do need to be a DeKalb Public Library cardholder 16 years old or older to use the sound studio, and attendance of an orientation class is needed before you can use the sound studio. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk…

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Sound Studio Orientation

March 29 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Interested in using our new sound studio? Please join us for one of our orientation classes. We will cover available equipment, usage policies and behavior guidelines as well as a basic primer on equipment function. Please note you do need to be a DeKalb Public Library cardholder 16 years old or older to use the sound studio, and attendance of an orientation class is needed before you can use the sound studio. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk…

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April 2019

Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

April 2 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Need help with your phone, tablet or computer? Have questions about setting up a Facebook account or getting on Twitter?  Our Cyber Navigator Frank is ready to assist you! Please note that the Cyber Navigator can not help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minutes (10-10:45 and 10:45-11:30). 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…

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DIY Bunny Topiaries

April 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Join us in creating a bunny themed topiary just in time for Easter. They will be made using everyday items from the Dollar Tree like faux flowers, plastic bowls, and a flower pot. All supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring any ribbon or flowers of your choosing. Children 10 and under are required to have a participating adult present. Registration begins 30 minutes before class begins. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815)…

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

April 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Microsoft Excel is the business standard for spreadsheet programs and just plain useful to know. We’ll cover what a spreadsheet is, some things it can do, and how to do some basic functions and equations. Laptops will be supplied for this class. Sign-up begins 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org  or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Studio Open Lab

April 4 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 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 come first…

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Sound Saturday: Introduction to Protools First

April 6 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 21, 2019

Join us we begin learning about Protools First, the free version of the industry standard sound recording software. Laptops with the software as well as sample files will be provided. Participants need to be at least 16 years old. 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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3D Design Captain America’s Shield

April 8 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Join us for Maker Monday as we make our own Captain America shields! We’ll be learning to use the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD. After the class we’ll print your shields out to be picked up in a few days. This class (and the 3D prints!) 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…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

April 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Need help with your phone, tablet or computer? Have questions about setting up a Facebook account or getting on Twitter?  Our Cyber Navigator Frank is ready to assist you! Please note that the Cyber Navigator can not help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minutes (10-10:45 and 10:45-11:30). 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…

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DIY Bunny Topiaries

April 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Join us in creating a bunny themed topiary just in time for Easter. They will be made using everyday items from the Dollar Tree like faux flowers, plastic bowls, and a flower pot. All supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring any ribbon or flowers of your choosing. Children 10 and under are required to have a participating adult present. Registration begins 30 minutes before class begins. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815)…

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Studio Open Lab

April 11 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 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 come first…

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Design a 3D Makeup Brush Holder

April 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Are you looking for a better way to store your make-up brushes? Join us as we learn the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD to create the perfect make-up brush holder. After the class, we’ll 3D print your designs which will be ready 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…

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3D Design Captain America’s Shield

April 15 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Join us for Maker Monday as we make our own Captain America shields! We’ll be learning to use the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD. After the class we’ll print your shields out to be picked up in a few days. This class (and the 3D prints!) 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…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

April 16 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Need help with your phone, tablet or computer? Have questions about setting up a Facebook account or getting on Twitter?  Our Cyber Navigator Frank is ready to assist you! Please note that the Cyber Navigator can not help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minutes (10-10:45 and 10:45-11:30). 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…

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DIY Bunny Topiaries

April 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Join us in creating a bunny themed topiary just in time for Easter. They will be made using everyday items from the Dollar Tree like faux flowers, plastic bowls, and a flower pot. All supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring any ribbon or flowers of your choosing. Children 10 and under are required to have a participating adult present. Registration begins 30 minutes before class begins. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815)…

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

April 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

April 18 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 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 come first…

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Sound Saturday: Introduction to Protools First

April 20 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 21, 2019

Join us we begin learning about Protools First, the free version of the industry standard sound recording software. Laptops with the software as well as sample files will be provided. Participants need to be at least 16 years old. 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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3D Design Captain America’s Shield

April 22 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Join us for Maker Monday as we make our own Captain America shields! We’ll be learning to use the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD. After the class we’ll print your shields out to be picked up in a few days. This class (and the 3D prints!) 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…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

April 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Need help with your phone, tablet or computer? Have questions about setting up a Facebook account or getting on Twitter?  Our Cyber Navigator Frank is ready to assist you! Please note that the Cyber Navigator can not help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minutes (10-10:45 and 10:45-11:30). 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…

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DIY Bunny Topiaries

April 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Join us in creating a bunny themed topiary just in time for Easter. They will be made using everyday items from the Dollar Tree like faux flowers, plastic bowls, and a flower pot. All supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring any ribbon or flowers of your choosing. Children 10 and under are required to have a participating adult present. Registration begins 30 minutes before class begins. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815)…

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Computers 101: Introduction to PowerPoint

April 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

PowerPoint is presentation software that is part of Microsoft Office. Educators and students often use it to teach something or show what they have learned. PowerPoint can also be used to make a slideshow for a special event like a graduation or wedding. In business, presentations are sometimes used to make a sales pitch. This class will show you the basics and give you time to start making your own PowerPoint slide show. Sign-up begins 30 minutes before class in…

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Studio Open Lab

April 25 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 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 come first…

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Design a 3D Makeup Brush Holder

April 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Are you looking for a better way to store your make-up brushes? Join us as we learn the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD to create the perfect make-up brush holder. After the class, we’ll 3D print your designs which will be ready 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…

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3D Design Captain America’s Shield

April 29 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Join us for Maker Monday as we make our own Captain America shields! We’ll be learning to use the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD. After the class we’ll print your shields out to be picked up in a few days. This class (and the 3D prints!) 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…

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