August MakerSpace Classes

Open Mic NightMakerSpace Presents: Open Mic Nite!

Wednesday, August 1
6:00 p.m.  – 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a bi-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, PA speakers and a projector.
Ages 16 and up. No registration necessary.
For Teens and Adults, Community Room, Level 1

Teen Art CampTeen Art Camp

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

In our summer Teen Art Camp, explore who you are, where you are going and what’s important to you with arts and crafts!
You will take part in art journaling, games, writing & art projects.
You don’t need to be an artist to attend!  Classes will be led by by MakerSpace intern, Danajah Rilee.
No registration required. For teens ages 12 to 19. MakerSpace, Level 1

Photo of javascript on a computer screen Code N Games

August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join programmer Allyson DeSantos and gain exposure to the world of coding!
In these classes, you'll learn the JavaScript programming language and collaborate to create a game in JavaScript.
Enjoy free pizza lunch and bus passes to get you to the library and back home!
This program was sponsored by local, digital agencies Upstate Interactive and
Register in the Makerspace or online at - registering for the first class will register you for all the following classes.
For Teens and Adults, Computer Lab, Level 2

GarageBand and iMovie Basics

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of audio or video production in GarageBand and iMovie.
For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

3D Printing

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Join us on Wednesdays and print a small 3D object found on!
3D prints will be handled on first come, first serve basis.
For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Math Tutoring

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Join MakerSpace volunteer Bill and brush up on your math skills.
Please bring in questions or examples of the type of math problems that you need help with.
For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Open Art Studio

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!

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 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!

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.