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Laura Miller

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Digital Services Librarian

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April 2018

3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

April 20 @ 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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DIY Abacus & Math Fun

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The abacus is an ancient counting tool, in use since 2700 B.C, that performs basic mathematical functions. Drop-in to the MakerLab to make your own abacus and learn how to use it for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.  Drop-in between 10 & noon. For ages 6+ with an adult.

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MakerLab Semester: Morse Code Bracelets

April 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Code secret messages into bracelets using Morse code! Assign a bead color to dash, dots and pauses then string your bracelet following the pattern of your word. For ages 8+. Please register>> MakerLab Semester Take part in a semester of hands-on exploration in the MakerLab. Every Tuesday from March 6 through April 24 will feature a new topic and project. Full Schedule March 6: K'Nex + littleBits March 13: Arduino Programming March 20: Hummingbird Robotics March 27: Makey Makey April 3:…

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LEGO Mindstorms Challenge: City Streets

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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We are building and programming robots using the library’s LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. For this month’s challenge, your robot will need to navigate busy city streets- watching out for obstacles and other traffic to make it safely to its destination . 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…

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Cricut Basics

April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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An introductory class for using the Cricut Air in our MakerLab. Learn how to set up a project, find design assets and operate the Cricut Air to cut paper or cardstock. Please register>> The Cricut Air is the ideal electronic cutting machine for your DIY and craft projects. It can cut paper & more with ease and precision to create anything from cards and invitations to party and home decor.

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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

April 28 @ 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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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 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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