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Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio

June 2019

Studio Open Lab

June 20 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2019

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

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Create a 3D Printed Car

June 20 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own car with a Pokemon driver! After the class, we’ll 3D print your car 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…

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Working with 3D Prints

June 24 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 PM on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Do you want to make your 3D prints not look 3D printed? Not sure what you can use to glue or paint them with? How much sanding is really required? Join us we show you how to really make your prints shine! Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For additional…

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Sound Studio Navigator

June 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Curious about our sound studio, but not sure how to use the equipment? Or maybe you have more general questions about recording and aren’t sure where to start. Our Sound Studio Navigator is ready to assist you! Appointments are for 45 minutes (6:30-7:15 and 7:15-8:00). If there is an open time-slot, walk-ins will be available on a first come, first-serve basis. For questions, or to make an appointment, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Cyber Navigator: Personalized Tech Assistance

June 25 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 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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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Key Chain

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

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

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Make a 4th of July Banner

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

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

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3D Design a Sword

June 26 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own mini sword! After the class, we’ll 3D print your sword 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 come…

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Make a 4th of July Banner

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

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

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Studio Open Lab

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

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

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Create a 3D Printed Car

June 27 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Join us as we learn to use the free, web-based 3D design software TinkerCAD to design our very own car with a Pokemon driver! After the class, we’ll 3D print your car 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…

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Audacity for Beginners

June 29 @ 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 June 30, 2019

Looking to learn basic sound editing? Join us as we learn the free sound editing program Audacity. We’ll supply computers and sample files to edit. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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July 2019

Learn to make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

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

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

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Laser Cut a Shadowbox

July 1 @ 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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Create a 4th of July Wreath

July 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 PM, repeating until July 4, 2019

Create a 4th of July Wreath from common household items. It’s quick and easy and sure to make a lovely decoration in time for the holiday. The program is designed 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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Create a 4th of July Wreath

July 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 PM, repeating until July 4, 2019

Create a 4th of July Wreath from common household items. It’s quick and easy and sure to make a lovely decoration in time for the holiday. The program is designed 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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Learn to make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

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

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

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Laser Cut a Shadowbox

July 8 @ 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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Make a Bottle Lamp

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

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

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Studio Open Lab

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

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

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3D Printed Piggy Bank

July 11 @ 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 12 @ 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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Learn to make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

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

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

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Laser Cut a Shadowbox

July 15 @ 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 16 @ 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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Fluid Art: Paint Pouring

July 16 @ 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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DIY Animal Plush Key Chain

July 17 @ 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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Studio Open Lab

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

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

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3D Printed Piggy Bank

July 18 @ 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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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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