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Designing for 3D Printing: Fingerboards

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

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 will be working on designing a fingerboard. Your finished fingerboard design will
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Altered Book Group

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

Altered book journaling is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a poetic and creative form. It’s a wonderful way to repurpose old books and have fun with paint, stamps, stencils, cuts, folds, watercolor resists, embroidery, blackout poetry, image transfers, and collages. This teen group meets monthly
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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

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
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Middle School Code Club: Data Analysis

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

Meets the second Thursday of every month to explore a coding language or concept through exercises and a project. This month we will be exploring Python for data analysis. For 5th-8th grade. Please register>>

Maker Morning: Puzzles

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

This month in the MakerLab we are exploring puzzles: math puzzles, puzzle blocks and more! There will be several puzzle activities in the MakerLab, some to create and some to solve. For families with children 6+. Children under 8 will need their grown-up's help to complete the activities. No registration needed. Drop-in anytime from 10-noon.
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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

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,
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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

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,
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LEGO Mindstorms Challenge: Candy Thrower

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

Working in small teams, build and program a robot using the library’s LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. For this month’s challenge, build and program a robot that will throw candy to our trick-or-treaters at the Library.  No experience necessary, but a willingness to explore, fail and try again is needed.  For grades 4th and older. Please
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