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Laura Miller

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Digital Services Librarian

Upcoming Events

October 2017

MakerLab Semester: Coding Lab

October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This week we are learning to code!  Join us for a Scratch project. For ages 8+. Please register>>   MakerLab Semester Take part in a semester of hands-on exploration in the MakerLab. Every Tuesday from October 3 through November 21 will feature a new topic and project.

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Google CS First Storytelling Club

October 25 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2017

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling club is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this club, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories – they'll experience them. For…

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Open Tech

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

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MakerBot 3D Printers Training

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how to use the MakerBot 3D printers in our MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printers. The MakerLab has three MakerBot printers: the MakerBot Replicator 5th Gen, Mini and Replicator 2X. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend the class, but those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register>> We recently acquired a Lulzbot Mini printer thanks to a…

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LEGO Mindstorms: Candy Thrower Challenge

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Build a robot using out LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits and program it to throw candy to our trick-or-treaters at the Library. Please Register>> Did you know that the Library has LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits always available for play in the MakerLab? The kits are kept on the tall shelf in yellow boxes. Students are welcome to take down the kits and build and program robots. LEGO Mindstorms EV3 allow you to create and command your own robots. Use different LEGO…

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Open Tech

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

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November 2017

Google CS First Storytelling Club

November 1 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2017

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling club is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this club, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories – they'll experience them. For…

Find out more »

Open Tech

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

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Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer Training

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This training session covers how to use the MakerLab’s newest 3D printer: the Lulzbot Mini! Thanks to a generous donor, we were able to expand the MakerLab to include this printer. This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. We will only be covering how to use the Lulzbot Mini at this class. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend…

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MakerBot 3D Printers Training

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how to use the MakerBot 3D printers in our MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printers. The MakerLab has three MakerBot printers: the MakerBot Replicator 5th Gen, Mini and Replicator 2X. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend the class, but those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register>> We recently acquired a Lulzbot Mini printer thanks to a…

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Open Tech

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

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MakerLab Semester: littleBits Electronics

November 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This week we will be exploring electronics using littleBits kits- discover what you can build!  Create tomorrow’s innovators and idea-makers with littleBits electronic building blocks. These easy-to-use Bits make creative discovery and invention a snap for next-generation thinkers, designers, and tinkerers. No programming, soldering or wiring required. For ages 8+. Please register>>   MakerLab Semester Take part in a semester of hands-on exploration in the MakerLab. Every Tuesday from October 3 through November 21 will feature a new topic and…

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MakerBot 3D Printers Training

November 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how to use the MakerBot 3D printers in our MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printers. The MakerLab has three MakerBot printers: the MakerBot Replicator 5th Gen, Mini and Replicator 2X. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend the class, but those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register>> We recently acquired a Lulzbot Mini printer thanks to a…

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Open Tech

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

Find out more »

Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer Training

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

This training session covers how to use the MakerLab’s newest 3D printer: the Lulzbot Mini! Thanks to a generous donor, we were able to expand the MakerLab to include this printer. This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. We will only be covering how to use the Lulzbot Mini at this class. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend…

Find out more »

Open Tech

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

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MakerLab Semester: Hummingbird Robotics

November 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This week we will be using Hummingbird Microcontrollers to learn the basics of robotics, using simple commands to work LED lights, motors, and sensors. For ages 8+. Please register>>   MakerLab Semester Take part in a semester of hands-on exploration in the MakerLab. Every Tuesday from October 3 through November 21 will feature a new topic and project.

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Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer Training

November 15 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

This training session covers how to use the MakerLab’s newest 3D printer: the Lulzbot Mini! Thanks to a generous donor, we were able to expand the MakerLab to include this printer. This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. We will only be covering how to use the Lulzbot Mini at this class. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend…

Find out more »

Open Tech

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

Find out more »

MakerBot 3D Printers Training

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to use the MakerBot 3D printers in our MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printers. The MakerLab has three MakerBot printers: the MakerBot Replicator 5th Gen, Mini and Replicator 2X. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend the class, but those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register>> We recently acquired a Lulzbot Mini printer thanks to a…

Find out more »

Open Tech

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

Find out more »

Open Tech

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

Find out more »

Open Tech

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Open Tech are drop-in hours for one-on-one technology assistance. Drop-in hours will run from 2:00-4:00 PM every Thursday and Saturday afternoon. All technology questions, queries and interests are welcome. From questions about Twitter, email or a new smart phone to help with photo editing, ebooks or coding, get one-on-one assistance and discover online tools and tutorials with a Digital Services Librarian.

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