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Laura Miller

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Digital Services Librarian

May 2019

Typing Tuesdays

May 28 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard this semester! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We’ll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. Next- we’ll have fun playing typing games! Your login for typingclub.com will work from home- keep practicing and playing after the class. Drop-in. No registration needed. Typing Tuesdays will meet on the fourth Tuesday…

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Stitch It! Project: Knit a Welcome Blanket

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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For this week's Stitch It!, we are starting (and hopefully finishing!) a blanket for the Welcome Blanket On Call project. Knit or crochet a 10" x 10" square in your choice of yarn and stitch. We will assemble the squares into a blanket to send to the Welcome Blanket On Call project. Never crocheted or knitted but want to learn? Needles, hooks, yarn and help will be available for new learners. Drop-in. No registration needed. For adults and teens ages…

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June 2019

3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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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Middle School Code Club: Arduinos

June 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meets every month to explore a coding language through exercises and a project. For our inaugural meeting, we will be exploring the intersection between code and hardware with Arduino kits. For students in grades 5-8. Please register>>

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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 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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MakerLab Summer Food Crafts

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Summer is coming! Welcome the season with summer food inspired crafts in the MakerLab. We will be making citrus coasters from perler beads, using science to make popsicle sticks malleable for cuff bracelets, exploring movement with clothspin automata, and cutting paper strawberries on the Cricut machine. For families with children 6+. Children under 10 will need adult assistance. No registration needed. Drop-in between 10 and noon.

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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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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Typing Tuesday

June 25 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 4:15 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:15 pm

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We'll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. After some practice, you can choose to try typing games! Your login for typingclub.com will work from home- keep practicing and playing after the class. Drop-in. No registration needed. For…

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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

June 26 @ 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. 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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LEGO Mindstorms 101

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This Mindstorms class is intended for students brand new to LEGO Mindstorms. Working in pairs, get introduced to the brick, motors, sensors and the coding software. After the introduction, your team will build and program your first robot using the library’s LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. The library offers a monthly Mindstorms Challenge for students to continue learning after this introduction class. For rising 4th grade and older. Please register>> Did you know that the Library has LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits always…

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July 2019

Typing Tuesday

July 23 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 4:15 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:15 pm

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We'll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. After some practice, you can choose to try typing games! Your login for typingclub.com will work from home- keep practicing and playing after the class. Drop-in. No registration needed. For…

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August 2019

Typing Tuesday

August 27 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 4:15 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:15 pm

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We'll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. After some practice, you can choose to try typing games! Your login for typingclub.com will work from home- keep practicing and playing after the class. Drop-in. No registration needed. For…

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