May MakerSpace Events & Classes

Makey Makey banana keyboardMakey Makey

Tuesday, May 8, 11:30-12:30

Think it, then invent it with Makey Makey kits. Created by an MIT graduate, Makey Makey can be used to turn any object - including fruits, clay and instruments - into a keyboard or controller. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Mother’s Day Cards

Friday, May 11, 3:00 p.m.  – 4:30 p.m.

Mother’s Day is around the corner – show some love with a card created by you! Ages 12 and up. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Polymer Clay Minis

Tuesday, May 15, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Join the craze and make your own minis out of magic clay. Finished minis can be painted for bonus awesomeness. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Stencil Graffiti

Thursday, May 17, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Create a stencil of your own choosing in a class led by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). Finished designs will be spray painted on paper. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Jewelry 101: Tassel Earrings

Saturday, May 19, 2:00 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

In this class you will learn how to make stylish tassel earrings! We will provide thread, beads and other supplies necessary to make these unique, wearable designs. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

littleBits: Music Makers

Tuesday, May 22, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

In this class, learn how to tune littleBits synth kits to make music and play the Do Re Mi scale. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Photo of library patrons using the recording studioGarageBand Basics

Tuesdays & Fridays, 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

Collaborative Production Meet-Up

Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

We are providing meet-up space in order to help you meet other musicians and artists interested in collaborating. Please be aware that the meet-up is not led by MakerSpace staff. 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. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Math Tutoring with Bill

Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Join Bill in the MakerSpace and brush up on your math skills. Bill can help you with everything from Arithmetic to Algebra and Geometry! For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Open Art StudioPhoto of patrons knitting and learning to knit with OCPL staff member Anne Gregory.

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!

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, Lev. 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 knowledgeably, 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.

Photo of patron using sewing machine in the makerspaceSewing 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

Schedule an appointment to 3D print a small object found on Thingiverse.com!

3D Printer Training

In this appointment based training you will learn how to use the 3D printer on your own. Once you finish the training, staff will instruct you on where to purchase 3D printing supplies. 

3D Modeling

Add 3D modeling to your skill set by learning the concepts behind CAD (Computer Aided Design). Participants will gain experience with design essentials necessary to create 3D objects.

Makey Makey

Tuesday, May 8, 11:30-12:30

Think it, then invent it with Makey Makey kits. Created by an MIT graduate, Makey Makey can be used to turn any object - including fruits, clay and instruments - into a keyboard or controller. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Mother’s Day Cards

Friday, May 11, 3:00 p.m.  – 4:30 p.m.

Mother’s Day is around the corner – show some love with a card created by you! Ages 12 and up. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Polymer Clay Minis

Tuesday, May 15, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Join the craze and make your own minis out of magic clay. Finished minis can be painted for bonus awesomeness. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Stencil Graffiti

Thursday, May 17, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Create a stencil of your own choosing in a class led by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). Finished designs will be spray painted on paper. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Jewelry 101: Tassel Earrings

Saturday, May 19, 2:00 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

In this class you will learn how to make stylish tassel earrings! We will provide thread, beads and other supplies necessary to make these unique, wearable designs. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

littleBits: Music Makers

Tuesday, May 22, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

In this class, learn how to tune littleBits synth kits to make music and play the Do Re Mi scale. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

 

GarageBand Basics

Tuesdays & Fridays, 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

Collaborative Production Meet-Up

Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

We are providing meet-up space in order to help you meet other musicians and artists interested in collaborating. Please be aware that the meet-up is not led by MakerSpace staff. 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. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Math Tutoring with Bill

Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Join Bill in the MakerSpace and brush up on your math skills. Bill can help you with everything from Arithmetic to Algebra and Geometry! 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!

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 knowledgeably, 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

Schedule an appointment to 3D print a small object found on Thingiverse.com!

3D Printer Training

In this appointment based training you will learn how to use the 3D printer on your own. Once you finish the training, staff will instruct you on where to purchase 3D printing supplies.

3D Modeling

Add 3D modeling to your skill set by learning the concepts behind CAD (Computer Aided Design). Participants will gain experience with design essentials necessary to create 3D objects.