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Designing for 3D Printing

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

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
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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

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: MakerBot

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

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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CANCELLED: Google CS First Game Design Club

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Google CS is cancelled for 11/15/2018 due to expected winter weather. Create your own video games in Scratch! Design and program video games using code, computer science & creativity. Learn important gaming and coding concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games. Each week we will learn about a different style of video
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Stitch It! Project: Doll’s Quilt

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Twenty calico squares create this patchwork which can be used to make a doll’s blanket, a placemat, or a pillow sham. Completed in less than two hours. All materials provided. Open to five individuals of all ages (adults and teens 11 years and up). Participants must have  been certified or already familiar with a sewing
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Maker(Lab) Fall Wreaths

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Keep the cold out a little longer with a handmade festive fall wreath made using material and equipment available in our MakerLab. Upcycle books; cut paper leaves on the Cricut; add colorful yarn decorations; experiment with ribbon and more! Because of the scope of the project- each family may want to work on a wreath
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Raspberry Pi Retro Games Demo

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Stop by the MakerLab to learn more about Raspberry Pi. We will have two units running RetroPi, a video game emulator OS that lets you play Atari, NES, and many other consoles' games. The library has circulating Raspberry Pi kits that you can borrow from the library to continue exploring at home. No registration needed.
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3D Printer Certification: MakerBot

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

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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