MakerSpace February Classes

Black History Month Video Project
Throughout February in the MakerSpace

Celebrate Black History Month at the Library! If you could have dinner with any black figure from past or present, who would it be and why? When and how did you first find out about this person? Stop by the MakerSpace during the month of February and share your story on video! Resulting footage will be on display in the library. For more information stop by the MakerSpace, call 435-1813, or email ddrobnjak@onlib.org.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Art in the Style of Basquiat
Friday, February 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

In this class led by the incredibly talented Michquan Stallings we will explore Jean-Michel Basquiat’s artistic styles while painting a group canvas. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Art Club with Ashley
Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15 and 22, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join MakerSpace’s own Ashley Menifee and improve your drawing, sketching, coloring and shading skills in this weekly art club. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Music Marketing
Monday, February 5, 3:30 – 4:30

Join MakerSpace’s volunteer Audio Engineer Marcus Suraci for a class on music marketing. We will focus on basic Soundcloud, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube promotion techniques, as well as strategic marketing for musicians and artists, although other topics may be covered upon request. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

3D Printer Training
Tuesday, February 6, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

In this program you will go through the training necessary to use the Ultimaker 2+ 3D printers on your own. We will teach you how to safely print designs from pre-existing files and introduce you to MakerSpace policy regarding 3D printer usage and PLA filament costs. Ages 16 and up. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

3D Modeling for Beginners
Tuesday, February 13, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Add 3D modeling to your skill set by learning the concepts behind CAD (Computer Aided Design). Participants will gain experience with design essentials for 3D modeling programs and learn how to make their ideas into a reality. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Makeblock Robots
Wednesday, February 14, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Makeblock Robots are robots that use a variety of sensors to interact. In the program, you will learn to assemble a robot from beams, brackets and wheels parts, and drive the robot by programming it with the Makeblock app. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Valentine’s Day Cards
Wednesday, February 14, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Create a unique card to show your appreciation of that special someone in your life. A variety of cardmaking supplies will be available for this self-guided craft. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

DIY Rock Painting
Thursday, February 15, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Join us in the MakerSpace for the decorative art of rock painting. Learn how to create landscapes, patterns and make Valentine Day – themed drawings to brighten your home or decorate an indoor gardening space. Bring your own stones, or use the ones we provide for you. Register in the Makerspace or online at www.onlib.org/events/calendar.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

littleBits
Wednesday, February 21, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Explore the world of sounds with littleBits Synth kits. Create pulses, sine waves, beats and othersynth sounds. Come to this training to learn how to connect several littleBits modules to make instruments and create your own music. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Music Marketing
Monday, February 26, 3:30 – 4:30

Join MakerSpace’s volunteer Audio Engineer Marcus Suraci for a class on music marketing. We will focus on basic Soundcloud, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube promotion techniques, as well as strategic marketing for musicians and artists, although other topics may be covered upon request. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

GarageBand Basics
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Learn the basics of recording or receive 1-on-1 support in GarageBand from MakerSpace Sound Engineers.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

MakerSpace Presents: Open Mic Nite!
Every First Wednesday of the Month, 6:00 p.m.  – 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a monthly hour of performances and share your creativity with the MakerSpace community. At the open mic you can share your music, videos, poetry, dance, etc. Come to either watch or perform. We will provide a laptop, speakers and a projector. Ages 16 and up. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, Community Room, Level 1

GarageBand and Audacity Basics
Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of recording, editing and mixing in GarageBand and Audacity. Although no registration is required, it is recommended that you call ahead.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

3D Printing
Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Join us on Wednesdays and 3D print a small object found on thingiverse.com! 3D prints will be handled on first come, first serve basis. Register online at www.onlib.org/events/calendar.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Open Art Studio
Fridays, 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Stop by the MakerSpace every Friday and use a variety of art supplies to create artwork of your own choosing. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Knitting with Anne!photo of the Knitting with Anne group taken on 1/19/18
Fridays, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

These classes are for both beginner and intermediate knitters! Yarn and needles are available, but feel free to bring your own. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

For Teens and Adults, Magazine Café, Level 1

By Appointment
Please call 315-435-1813 or email ddrobnjak@onlib.org to schedule training on the following:

GarageBand Audio Software

GarageBand is a fully equipped music production software available on Macs in the MakerSpace studios. The software includes a complete sound library with instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and an incredible selection of session drummers and percussionists.

Audacity Audio Software

Audacity is a great tool for storytellers and music makers. It can be used to create podcast material, soundtracks, songs, voice-overs or audition material. Learn how to use Audacity to record live audio, find free sound effects and Foley clips, and use editing tools to refine your tracks.

Video Basics and iMovie Software

Learn what’s available in the MakerSpace’s video studio for all of your video production needs.  Additionally, we will introduce you to iMovie software useful for editing video clips, adding titles, themes, music and effects such as fades and slides.

OtherMill and OtherPlan Software

Interested in using the OtherMill CNC milling machine to mill your own circuit boards and other projects out of wood and metal? This training will provide you with the experience necessary to operate the machine safely and knowledgably, as well as how to use the OtherPlan software. Ages 16 and up.

Cricut Explore Air and Design Space Software

Cricut is an electronic cutting machine for DIY projects and crafts. It allows you to make projects with over 100 different materials including paper, adhesive vinyl and fabric. In this training we will show you how to initiate your project in Design Space software and send the file to Cricut.

Sewing Basics with Brother CS-6000i

Interested in learning how to use the Brother CS-6000i sewing machine for a variety of fabric projects? This training will cover the basics of threading the machine, winding the bobbin, and using computerized settings to produce unique sewing patterns.

3D Printing

Get in touch if you received training from Dragana on how to use a 3D printer, but need to schedule the mandatory refresher before using the machine!