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All library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd for Thanksgiving.

General Info

Classes are held inside the Idea Lab @ Bob Kirby. All classes are free unless stated otherwise. Classes should last between 45 min to 1 hr (except pottery sessions).

For more information about the lab, please visit our Idea Lab page.

Idea Lab class sizes are limited. Registration is required for all classes. Classes are designed for adults & teens.

Download a PDF list of classes: November

Using Vinyl for Party Decor & Favors

In this class you will be shown how to create custom pieces with the vinyl cutter.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Thursday, November 1 @ 5 p.m.

Intro to Pottery

This intro to pottery series includes a brief introduction to hand building and wheel throwing. All participants will create and glaze their own pieces before being fired in the kiln.

Before registering for this series, please be sure you can attend all three dates and times listed.

The class is free, but the cost for clay & glaze is $5. The library cannot guarantee that each participant’s pieces will fire successfully in the kiln. Registration required. Ages 18+.

 

Series A
Fridays @ 1 p.m. : November 2 (3 hrs), November 9 (2.5 hrs), November 16th (2 hrs)

Series B
Tuesdays @ 5:30 p.m. : November 13 (2 hrs) , November 20 (2 hrs), November 27 (1.5 hrs)

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November: Series A – November 2, 9, & 16

November: Series B – November 13, 20, & 27

Intro to the Embroidery Machine

An introduction to the ins-and-outs of the Brother Persona embroidery machine.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Wednesday, November 7 @ 1 p.m.

BYO Sewing Machine: Sewing Basics

Bring your own machine and get an introduction to the basics of sewing specific to your machine. Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Thursday, November 8 @ 1 p.m.

Handbuilding Holiday Pottery

During this stand-alone, 1.5 hour class, you will learn how to create a your own piece of holiday themed pottery. You will handle clay (but not on the wheel) and create a piece that will be fired.

$2 clay & glaze fee.

Registration required. Ages 18+.

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Thursday, November 15 @ 5 p.m.

Creating Wood Ornaments with the Tabletop CNC Router

This class will instruct you on how to use the Easel software & the Carvey tabletop CNC router to create your own holiday ornaments.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Monday, November 19 @ 6:30 p.m.

Decorating Ornaments with the Vinyl Cutter

You’ll be shown how to use the vinyl cutter to create customized ornaments for the holiday season.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Monday, November 26 @ 6:30 p.m.

Intro to the Sewing Machine

An introduction to the basic operations of our Brother sewing machine. Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Thursday, November 29 @ 4 p.m.

Exploring Holiday Designs for the 3D Printer

In this class you’ll learn how to download 3D models from file-sharing databases such as Thingiverse, how to modify and add to those files using Tinkercad, and how to submit a 3D file to be printed in the Idea Lab.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Friday, November 30 @ 3 p.m.