September MakerSpace Events

sewing machineMagic Sewing with Joshua: Juggling Bags
Thursday, September 6, 1:30-3:00

In this beginner class, we will learn the basics of sewing patches
and simple shapes by making juggling bags.
You will be taught how to hand sew and use the sewing machine.
This class will be led by MakerSpace volunteer Joshua Lamanna. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Photo of chrysanthemumsGardening with Walter: Mums & Herbs
Saturday, September 8, 2:00-3:00

Join Walter in this fun gardening class in which you will learn how to plant Mums from cuttings and grow herbs for your “winter kitchen”.
For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Magic Sewing with Joshua: Mini Embroidery Pillows
Thursday, September 13, 1:30-3:00

In this class, we will build upon skills learned the previous week and use the sewing machine to make mini embroidered pillows.
This class will be led by MakerSpace volunteer Joshua Lamanna. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Photoshop Basics: CD Covers
Tuesday, September 18, 3:00-4:00

Learn how to use Photoshop digital image editing software to create original CD album covers.
In the class you will have a chance to learn how to edit images, including applying filters, changing object size, as well as layering text.
This class will be led by MakerSpace volunteer Robert Hartle. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Sewing threadMagic Sewing with Joshua: Talismans
Thursday, September 20, 1:30-3:00

In this sewing class, MakerSpace volunteer Joshua Lamanna will teach you how to make a good vibe talisman in preparation for next week’s Pokémon workshop.
For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Magic Sewing with Joshua: Pokémon Plushies
Thursday, September 27, 1:30-4:30

In this master level sewing class, MakerSpace volunteer Joshua Lamanna will guide you through the process of creating plush Pokémon toys. You will be building upon  skills learned in previous Magic Sewing classes. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Photoshop Basics: Business Cards
Tuesday, September 27, 3:00-4:00

Learn how to use Photoshop digital image editing software to create business cards. In the class you will have a chance to learn how to edit images, including applying filters, changing object size, as well as layering text. This class will be led by MakerSpace volunteer Robert Hartle. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Gardening with Walter
Saturday, September 29, 2:00-3:00

Join Walter in this fun gardening class in which you will learn how to plant herb seeds for the “winter kitchen” and grow cuttings of Geraniums, African Violets, Chrysanthemums, Spider, and Zebra plants (depending on availability). For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Screen shot from the GarageBand program GarageBand and iMovie Basics
Wednesdays, 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
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. For Teens and Adults, MakerSpace, Level 1


Math Tutoring
Thursdays, 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
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


Photo of patrons knitting with OCPL staff member, 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:

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.