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151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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April 2018

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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May 2018

Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

May 2 @ 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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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

May 3 @ 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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Make Flowers for Mom

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Mother's Day is on May 13. Stop by the library to make a colorful bouquet of flowers for the mom(s) in your life. Create a colorful bouquet of roses, hyacinths, and more from an assortment of papers and craft supplies. Learn about different flowers as you create! For ages 5+ with an adult. Drop-in between 10 and noon.

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LEGO Mindstorms Challenge: Seeing in the Dark

May 8 @ 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 complete a series of challenges when the light is turned off. We will be using the light sensor for this challenge. This month's challenge will be more focused on programming the robot than previous challenges. For ages 9+. Please register>> Did you know that the Library has LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits always available for play in the MakerLab?…

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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

May 9 @ 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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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

May 11 @ 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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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

May 15 @ 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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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

May 16 @ 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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Stitch-It Workshop: Zipperless Pillow Sham

May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Spring is a good time to freshen up your pillows and bedding. Add some color with a new sham that’s easy to change with the season. Make this simple to sew pillow sham which requires no zipper! Led by Abby Walker.  Limited to 5 participants.   PLEASE REGISTER

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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

May 23 @ 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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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

May 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 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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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 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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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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+. PLEASE REGISTER

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