Friday, July 26, 2013

Activities covered in our snazzy new brochure:





Check out our brochure to be handed out to all patrons:   
[PDF format]




Adult Events:

Apps & Your Smartphone:   Bring your smartphone and your questions to informal sessions about smartphones and apps.

 Got Mail?  Learn how to join groups, manage photos, use a shared calendar and other advanced email functions.

 Jewelry Making:  Create one of a kind necklaces using beautiful beads, local shells, and old buttons.

 Knitting Night:  If you need help seaming a sweater, would like to learn how to turn a cable, or just want to learn to knit - join us! If you already knit, are you swatching and measuring your gauge? Do you know which decrease/increase to use? This will be a fun night of social knitting with help available for beginners and intermediates.

 Lynda.com:  Lynda.com is up and running on the Makerspace computer on the upper level of the library.  Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Sign up, up to one week in advance at the Reference Desk.

Puzzling Thursdays:  Challenge yourself with mind stretching puzzles of all types: crosswords, jigsaws, logic and more.

Writer’s Conferences for Adults:  Got writer’s block? Writer’s conferences offer opportunities to meet with other writers to share information and fun. Meetings will include writing exercises and games. Whatever you write - poetry, prose, memoirs, journal entries, etc. -- there will be something here for you to enjoy.


Teen Events:

Knitwits:  All young adults are welcome to drop in on a session of knitting and gabbing.

The PHILS DIY Club:  Middle School students explore how things work, take things apart and put them together in new ways. Some electronics projects involved. 

Teen Writers Club: We meet weekly to write, use prompts and exercises from the book “Writing Magic” by Gail Levine, and share what we are working on IF we wish. 


Children's Events:

 DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Events:  Learn how to make duct tape creations, experiment with circuits, or create photography. Explore architecture with Legos and Keva blocks.  Projects will be exploring various (STEAM-Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) ideas with a different theme each month. 


Kits:

Want to learn a new skill or hobby at your own pace? 

Watch for these exciting kits coming soon to checkout at the library…

 Birdwatching: The binoculars and guidebooks included in this kit will help you  find and identify those mysterious birds you see on vacation or here at home. Includes “Bird Watching for Dummies” and “National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Birds”.


What is Makerspace?


  • A place to spur innovation and artistic expression through hands-on experiences.
  • A place to collaborate with the community to explore talents, skills,  and expertise.
  • A place to build technology confidence and integrate technologies into our services, spaces, and processes.

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