November MakerSpace Events

Image of a sugar skullDay of the Dead Marshmallow Sugar Skulls

Thursday, November 1
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate Day of the Dead by learning about this unique Mexican holiday

while decorating your own marshmallow fondant Sugar Skulls from a 3D printed mold.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

photo of different game diceDungeons & Dragons for Newbies

November 2 & 16
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.

3d pen printed turkey3D Doodlers: Thanksgiving Designs

Wednesday, November 7
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

3Doodler pens are a fun, new way to draw in 3D and showcase your creativity.

A variety of seasonal themed templates will be available for your use.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Thanksgiving Garlands

Tuesday, November 13
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Create a beautiful “Thanks” garland to display on your door, wall or window just in time for Thanksgiving.

This is a self-guided, walk-in activity. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

TinkerCAD Design Basics

Wednesday, November 14
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

TinkerCad TurkeyTinkerCAD: Design a Turkey (advanced class)

Wednesday, November 21
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us in the MakerSpace for Thanksgiving-inspired 3D designing!

Learn to design and print 3D-modeled turkeys in Tinkercad.

Completing TinkerCAD Design Basics (on November 11) or prior knowledge of TinkerCAD is a requirement for this class.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

iMovie Basics: Music Video Production

Wednesday, November 28
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Learn how to create original music videos using your own or copyright-free videos and music.

In this class we will go over iMovie software basics to make your videographer dreams come true. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Dungeons & Dragons Campaign

November 28, 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.

Photo of patrons enjoying using GarageBand in the MakerSpaceGarageBand and iMovie Basics

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of audio or video production in GarageBand and iMovie.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

3D Printing

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 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 and will need to be picked up at a later point due to print time.

For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1

Math Tutoring

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

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

Patrons enjoy some time knitting with librarian AnneKnitting 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.