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151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

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May 2018

Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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Sewing Workshop: Pillows for Breast Cancer Patients

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A workshop to make pillows for breast cancer patients for those who have already taken our “Learn to Sew” class.  Put your skills to use to help others! Taught by Lee Ann Mistretta. Limited to 5 participants. Appropriate for ages 12+. Join the waitlist>>

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June 2018

3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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! 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. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printer. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects.…

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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

June 5 @ 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. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects. Please note that due to limited print time during classes, we will be unable to print other things. After attending this class, you will be able to reserve time on the…

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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

June 8 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 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! 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. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printer. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects.…

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LEGO Mindstorms Challenge: Game Design

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Use the LEGO Mindstorms sensors, motors and pieces and cardboard to design a game. You could build a pinball machine, design a relay race, create a launcher game or anything else! For ages 9+. 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…

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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 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. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects. Please note that due to limited print time during classes, we will be unable to print other things. After attending this class, you will be able to reserve time on the…

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Father’s Day Tie Bookmarks

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Father's Day is on June 17. Create a tie bookmark to celebrate the fathers in your life! We'll use the Cricut Machine to cut out the shapes in the cardstock color of your choice. Fold & glue your template so that it clips over the page corner. And customize it with markers, crayons, embossing powder, stamps & more! Drop-in between 10 and noon.

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Stitch It! Project: Jewelry Pouches

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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You can never have enough places to store your jewelry at home or when traveling. Come make an assortment of these darling pouches to hold your precious jewels. These simple designs are a great way to use up specialty fabrics. Open to five individuals (Must be at least eleven years in age and have been certified or already familiar with a sewing machine). Please register>>

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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 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! 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. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printer. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects.…

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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

June 22 @ 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. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects. Please note that due to limited print time during classes, we will be unable to print other things. After attending this class, you will be able to reserve time on the…

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Paper Toy Magic in the MakerLab

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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We're transforming paper into things that can spin, fly, rotate & more! Drop-in to the MakerLab for several project stations to see what fun toys you can make out of paper. Projects include pinwheels, flextangles, helicopters, paper spinning tops and balancing robots. For ages 6+ with an adult. Drop-in between 10 and noon.

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LEGO Mindstorms Challenge: Seeing in Color

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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We will be exploring the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Color Sensor at this session. Build a robot and program it to recognize and react to color! Program your robot to follow a line, go fast when it detects green & slow when it detects red, or to find a color box in the room. For ages 9+. Please register>> Did you know that the Library has LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits always available for play in the MakerLab? The kits are kept…

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Designing for 3D Printing

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Our 3D printers can be used to transform an idea to a finished object using a 3D modelling software like Tinkercad, an easy-to-use, free browser-based program.  At this workshop, you will get introduced to the basics of 3D modelling and navigating Tinkercad. We're here to help! Work on your own project or idea or try one of ours.  Please note that we will not have time to print our designs at this workshop. Participants that have previously taken a 3D…

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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects. Please note that due to limited print time during classes, we will be unable to print other things. After attending this class, you will be able to reserve time on the…

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