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Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio

January 2019

Workshop Wednesday – CANCELLED

Wednesday January 30 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This program has been cancelled.

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February 2019

Studio Open Lab

Friday February 1 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 PM on Friday, repeating until February 16, 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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Maker Monday: Laser Cut Valentine’s Day Heart

Monday February 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Create a personalized heart for your Valentine! We'll be learning the free program "Inkscape" and after you've designed the perfect heart, we'll cut them out for you on our laser cutter. This program is completely free. Participants need must 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…

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Tech Tuesday: Cyber Navigator

Tuesday February 5 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 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 cannot help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minute sessions (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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Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

Wednesday February 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Use Google Docs to store, access, and share documents. You can make things like reports, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Docs. It is a great way to collaborate on school work. It is all free and powered by Google. Laptops will be provided. 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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Sound Saturday: Introduction to Audacity

Saturday February 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Looking to start your podcast? Maybe you have some old recordings you’d like to edit? Perhaps you’re just curious about sound recording in general? In this class, we’ll be learning about the free, open source software Audacity. We’ll cover the basics and have some practice files for you to edit. This class is completely free. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first…

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Maker Monday: Laser Cut Valentine’s Day Heart

Monday February 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Create a personalized heart for your Valentine! We'll be learning the free program "Inkscape" and after you've designed the perfect heart, we'll cut them out for you on our laser cutter. This program is completely free. Participants need must 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…

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Tinker Tuesday: 3D Heart Key Chain

Tuesday February 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as we learn the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD to create a heart keychain, just in time for Valentine's day! After the class, we'll 3D print your key chain to be picked up. This class (and the keychain!) 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, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For…

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

Wednesday February 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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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Studio Open Lab

Friday February 15 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 PM on Friday, repeating until February 16, 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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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Shamrock

Monday February 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free vector image editing software Inkscape to design our very own shamrock for St. Patrick's Day. After your shamrock is done, we'll cut them out on the laser cutter! This class (and the shamrock!) is completely free! Registration begins 30 minutes before the start of the class at the Tech Desk. For additional information, please contact us at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Tech Tuesday: Cyber Navigator

Tuesday February 19 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 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 cannot help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minute sessions (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: 3D Key Chain

Tuesday February 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

We'll be learning the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD to design our very own key chain! After the class, the key chains will be printed on our 3D printers and available to be picked up in a couple of days. This class (and the key chains!) is completely free. 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…

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

Wednesday February 20 @ 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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Make a Vision Board

Thursday February 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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 Audacity

Saturday February 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Looking to start your podcast? Maybe you have some old recordings you’d like to edit? Perhaps you’re just curious about sound recording in general? In this class, we’ll be learning about the free, open source software Audacity. We’ll cover the basics and have some practice files for you to edit. This class is completely free. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first…

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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Shamrock

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

An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free vector image editing software Inkscape to design our very own shamrock for St. Patrick's Day. After your shamrock is done, we'll cut them out on the laser cutter! This class (and the shamrock!) is completely free! Registration begins 30 minutes before the start of the class at the Tech Desk. For additional information, please contact us at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Tech Tuesday: Cyber Navigator

Tuesday February 26 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 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 cannot help with issues involving sensitive personal data or device repair. Appointments are for 45 minute sessions (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: 3D Key Chain

Tuesday February 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

We'll be learning the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD to design our very own key chain! After the class, the key chains will be printed on our 3D printers and available to be picked up in a couple of days. This class (and the key chains!) is completely free. 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…

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Computers 101: Intro to PowerPoint

Wednesday February 27 @ 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 15 minutes before class in…

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March 2019

Sound Studio Orientation

Friday March 1 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30 AM 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

Friday March 1 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 PM 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 Saturday: Sound Studio Orientation

Saturday March 2 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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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Maker Monday: Laser Cut Shamrocks

Monday March 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until March 12, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free vector image editing software Inkscape to design our very own shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day. After your shamrock is done, we’ll cut them out on the laser cutter! This class (and the shamrock!) is completely free! Registration begins 30 minutes before the start of the class at the Tech Desk. For additional information, please contact us at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

Tuesday March 5 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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 Bird Plush

Tuesday March 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until March 20, 2019

Join us as we learn to make a bird plush! This program will instruct participants using basic sewing stitches and is geared towards people who are newer to hand sewing. All materials are provided. 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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Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

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

Use Google Docs to store, access, and share documents. You can make things like reports, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Docs. It is a great way to collaborate on school work. It is all free and powered by Google. Laptops will be provided. 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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Workshop Wednesday: Make a 3D Printed Shamrock Box

Wednesday March 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 21, 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. 3D prints will be approximately 3 by 3 inches. 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…

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Studio Open Lab

Thursday March 7 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 PM 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

Thursday March 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM 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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Maker Monday: Laser Cut Shamrocks

Monday March 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until March 12, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free vector image editing software Inkscape to design our very own shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day. After your shamrock is done, we’ll cut them out on the laser cutter! This class (and the shamrock!) is completely free! Registration begins 30 minutes before the start of the class at the Tech Desk. For additional information, please contact us at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

Tuesday March 12 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Tuesday March 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM 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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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Wednesday March 13 @ 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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Sound Studio Orientation

Friday March 15 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30 AM 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

Friday March 15 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 PM 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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Maker Monday: Design a 3D House

Monday March 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as we learn the free, web based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own tiny house. After the class, we’ll 3D print your design to be picked up in a few days. This class (and the 3D print) is completely free! 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…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

Tuesday March 19 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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 Bird Plush

Tuesday March 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until March 20, 2019

Join us as we learn to make a bird plush! This program will instruct participants using basic sewing stitches and is geared towards people who are newer to hand sewing. All materials are provided. 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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Computers 101: Computer Basics

Wednesday March 20 @ 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.

Find out more »

Workshop Wednesday: Make a 3D Printed Shamrock Box

Wednesday March 20 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 21, 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. 3D prints will be approximately 3 by 3 inches. 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…

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Studio Open Lab

Thursday March 21 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 PM 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

Thursday March 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM 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

Saturday 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

Tuesday March 26 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Tuesday March 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM 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

Wednesday 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

Friday March 29 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30 AM 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

Friday March 29 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 PM 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

Tuesday April 2 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Tuesday April 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM 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

Wednesday 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

Thursday April 4 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM 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

Saturday April 6 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Monday April 8 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM 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

Tuesday April 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Tuesday April 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM 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

Thursday April 11 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM 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

Thursday April 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM 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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Zeen Workshop

Friday April 12 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Stories, poems, songs, reviews, commentary, sketches, drawings and photos are just some of the content included in a magazine created exclusively by teens. Magazine issues are printed bi-monthly and available for patrons to take. Workshop collaboratively on magazine layout to get it ready for printing. You choose images to enhance content, participate in editing, and decide which upcoming library teen events should be highlighted. Feel free to use the time to create content, as well. This FREE program is for…

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3D Design Captain America’s Shield

Monday April 15 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM 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

Tuesday April 16 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Tuesday April 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM 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

Wednesday 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

Thursday April 18 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM 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

Saturday April 20 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Monday April 22 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM 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

Tuesday April 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM 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

Tuesday April 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM 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

Wednesday 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

Thursday April 25 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM 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

Thursday April 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM 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

Monday April 29 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM 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

Tuesday April 30 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 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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May 2019

Make a 3D Eiffel Tower (Bilingual)

Wednesday May 1 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own Eiffel tower! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your tower to be picked up in a few days!  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Open Maker Lab

Thursday May 2 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 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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Make a 3D Planter

Thursday May 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own planter pots! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your pot to be picked up in a few days.  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Bring You own Logic DAW

Saturday May 4 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until May 19, 2019

Already have a MacBook with Logic installed but need help with MIDI inputs and melody creation? Join us as we cover those topics and take your questions. You will need to have your own Macbook with Logic installed for this class! This program is for individuals 17 and up. 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. 2115.…

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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Garden Stake

Monday May 6 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, vector design software Inkscape to design three separate garden stakes for your garden! At the end of class, we’ll laser cut your stakes to take home! This class (and the stakes!) 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…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

Tuesday May 7 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 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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Make a 3D Eiffel Tower

Tuesday May 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own Eiffel tower! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your tower to be picked up in a few days!  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Make a 3D Eiffel Tower (Bilingual)

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

Join us as we learn to use the free, web based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own Eiffel tower! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your tower to be picked up in a few days!  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Open Maker Lab

Thursday May 9 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 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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Make a 3D Planter

Thursday May 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own planter pots! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your pot to be picked up in a few days.  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Sound Studio Orientation

Friday May 10 @ 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 PM on Friday, repeating until May 24, 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 consortium card holder 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 at techdesk@dkpl.org or…

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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Garden Stake

Monday May 13 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, vector design software Inkscape to design three separate garden stakes for your garden! At the end of class, we’ll laser cut your stakes to take home! This class (and the stakes!) 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…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

Tuesday May 14 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 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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Make a 3D Star Lantern

Tuesday May 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own Star Lantern! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your lantern (and supply you with a tea light) to be picked up in a few days.  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Make a 3D Eiffel Tower (Bilingual)

Wednesday May 15 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own Eiffel tower! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your tower to be picked up in a few days!  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Open Maker Lab

Thursday May 16 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 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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Make a 3D Planter

Thursday May 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own planter pots! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your pot to be picked up in a few days.  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Bring You own Logic DAW

Saturday May 18 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until May 19, 2019

Already have a MacBook with Logic installed but need help with MIDI inputs and melody creation? Join us as we cover those topics and take your questions. You will need to have your own Macbook with Logic installed for this class! This program is for individuals 17 and up. 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. 2115.…

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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Garden Stake

Monday May 20 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, vector design software Inkscape to design three separate garden stakes for your garden! At the end of class, we’ll laser cut your stakes to take home! This class (and the stakes!) 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…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

Tuesday May 21 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 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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Make a 3D Eiffel Tower

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

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own Eiffel tower! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your tower to be picked up in a few days!  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Make a 3D Eiffel Tower (Bilingual)

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

Join us as we learn to use the free, web based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own Eiffel tower! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your tower to be picked up in a few days!  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Open Maker Lab

Thursday May 23 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 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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Make a 3D Planter

Thursday May 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own planter pots! After the class, we’ll 3D print out your pot to be picked up in a few days.  This class (and the 3D print!) 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…

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Sound Studio Orientation

Friday May 24 @ 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 PM on Friday, repeating until May 24, 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 consortium card holder 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 at techdesk@dkpl.org or…

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

Tuesday May 28 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 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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