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MAKE @ East: Programs / Classes

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Library Explorers Make

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Upcycled Pet Toys

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Stop by this month to make a new or upcycled toy for your favorite canine or feline friend, or bring in a well-loved toy in need of some TLC for new stuffing, squeakers, and repairs.

While supplies last. No registration is required. Ages 12 and up.

Teens and Tweens MAKE at East

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, we will MAKE something in the East Makerspace.

The second Thursday is always a sewing project, and the fourth Thursday is always something different that may incorporate the laser cutter, 3D printer, or other tools available in the East Makerspace.

Today, we will be making Mother's Day Gifts! Laser cut frames, alcohol ink vases, and a fancy schmancy bath scrub! Come check it out!

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Decoupage

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Bring in a small box, or make one with the laser cutter. Then we will decorate it with magazine clippings, wrapping paper, or photographs to make a special creation!

Ages 12 and up. Registration is required.

Introductory Stained Glass

When: Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This class will teach students how to create a beautiful 3 dimensional stained glass hanging treasure using a lead encasement technique. This is an introductory course, covering areas of pattern development, glass cutting, glass shaping, encasement techniques, soldering, cleaning, and care of stained glass. Students will be provided with the basic essentials needed to complete each project to include tools, equipment, glass and safety glasses.

Ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

This program involves working with potentially hazardous chemicals and materials. If you are pregnant or nursing, please do not attend.

Closed-toed shoes and long pants MUST be worn by attendees. Registered attendees without proper attire will not be allowed to participate.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Learn to Sew - Table Runners

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Students will learn to sew a table runner while working on the
fundamentals of sewing. Basic knowledge of sewing notions
and how to use a sewing machine are required.
Upon registration, students will be given a supply list for class.
For ages 18 and up. Space is limited.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Register at the Ask Desk or by calling (719) 531-6333 x 1314.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Knit One & Crochet Too!

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow knitters and crocheters. No registration required.

Amateur Hour Painting Party!

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

It’s time for a painting party! Amateur artists are invited to experiment with watercolors and acrylics at this fun and informal program. We’ll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself and a friend!

Ages 16 and up.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, May 05, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Calligraphy Basics

When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This introductory program will cover the various elements of calligraphy, with examples being provided for each of the two hands. Right- and left-handed attendees are both welcome!

Topics included will cover:
• calligraphy terminology
• how to set up a work area
• proper nib preparation
• pros and cons of the pointed pen and chisel edged pen
• how to hold a pen (it varies, based on the nib!)
• the best inks, gouache, acrylics and water colors for pointed and chisel edged pens
• the different papers and how they react to the pen and ink
• how to line your paper for the different sized nibs and the different slants.
• how to make letter forms with each of the different pens

Ages 16 and up. Registration is required.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Learn to Sew - Table Runners

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Students will learn to sew a table runner while working on the
fundamentals of sewing. Basic knowledge of sewing notions
and how to use a sewing machine are required.
Upon registration, students will be given a supply list for class.
For ages 18 and up. Space is limited.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Register at the Ask Desk or by calling (719) 531-6333 x 1314.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Wired Wednesdays: Finch Robots

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Every second Wednesday of the month, we will host a circuitry or robotics workshop. This Wednesday, we'll use Finch Robots to learn more about robotics and coding. Participants should be ages 9-18 to attend. Participants 9-11 must be accompanied by a parent; both parties must register.

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