January MakerSpace Events

MakerSpace Art Show

Wednesday, January 2
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Throughout December we will be accepting art submissions created in the MakerSpace for our very own art show! Submissions must be winter or holiday themed and will be entered to win one of three prizes. For Teens and Adults, Level 1

Open Mic Night photoMakerSpace Presents: Open Mic Nite!

Wednesday, January 2
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

Introduction to Creo Parametric 3D CAD Software

Tuesday, January 8
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) software is used by engineers and designers to create graphic models of their ideas. Users can design parts and then virtually assemble them into a product. In this workshop, you will be taught how to design in Creo Parametric 3D CAD software. Ethan Greene, a University at Buffalo Engineering major, will lead the workshop. You don't need to have any experience with CAD to participate, but you should be very comfortable using both Apple and PC computers. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

TinkerCad screenTinkerCAD Design Basics

Wednesday, January 9
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Add 3D modeling to your skill set by learning the concepts behind CAD (Computer Aided Design) in Tinkercad. Participants will gain experience with design essentials for 3D modeling programs and learn how to make their ideas into a reality. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Dungeons & Dragons for NewbiesDungeons and Dragons in the Makerspace

Friday, January 11
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Learn to play Dungeons & Dragons at the library. Volunteers from TCG Player will be on hand to host special "pick up" games that will introduce new players to the structure and design of D&D. For Teens and Adults, Community Room, Level 1.

Civil Rights Embroideries

Friday, January 18
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Join us in a discussion of the civil rights movement, its leaders and impact on the present while creating beautiful embroiders featuring inspirational quotes just in time for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

TinkerCAD: Design a Nametag (advanced)

Wednesday, January 23
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us in the MakerSpace and design a 3D nametag! Completing TinkerCAD Design Basics (on January 9) or prior knowledge of TinkerCAD is a requirement for this class. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Dungeons and Dragons diceDungeons & Dragons Campaign

Wednesday, January 23
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Are you a knowledgeable Dungeons & Dragons player? Or have you been to our introductory games and want to get to the next level? Join us for a monthly D&D program and build a lengthy campaign with the help of volunteers from TCG Player. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1.

Boondoggle DesignsFlower created from boondoggle plastic

Wednesday, January 30
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Learn how to create designs and objects out of boondoggle in this fun class. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1.

Screen shot from GarageBand programGarageBand, Logic Pro X and iMovie Basics

Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of audio or video production in GarageBand and iMovie in this weekly walk-in training. During the 15-minute long training, MakerSpace staff will teach you the basics of starting your GarageBand, Logic Pro X, or iMovie project and will point you to additional training resources available through Lynda.com. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

3D Printing3d printed robot

Wednesdays
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Join us on Wednesdays and print a small 3D object found on thingiverse.com! 3D prints will be handled on first come, first serve basis and will need to be picked up at a later point due to print time. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Math Tutoring

Thursdays
3:00 p.m. – 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

Art SuppliesOpen Art Studio

Fridays
10:00 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 1Knitting with Anne

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:

Audio Production with GarageBand and Logic Pro X Software

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

Video Production 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.