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Reminder: Friday, July 27 is the last day to turn in Summer Celebration reading logs and claim your completion prizes.

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.

If the class you would like to attend is full, please fill out our wait list form.

Download a PDF list of classes: July

Intro to the 3D Printer

In this class you will learn the about programs used to create a 3D file, about the different file-sharing databases, and ultimately how to submit a file to printed on the MakerBot Replicator 3D printer.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Thursday, July 12 @ 4 p.m.

Tuesday, July 17 @ 5 p.m.

Friday, July 27 @ 2 p.m.

Intro to Iron-on Transfers

In this class you will learn the process of creating and applying a iron-on transfer with the sublimation printer.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Monday, July 9 @ 4 p.m.

Monday, July 23 @ 4 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, July 19 @ 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 26 @ 4 p.m.

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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Monday, July 16 @ 1 p.m.

Wednesday, July 25 @ 1 p.m.

Intro to the Tabletop CNC Router

An introduction to the Carvey tabletop CNC router and the Easel software.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Friday, July 20 @ 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 31st @ 5 p.m.

Intro to Vinyl Cutting

An introduction to the USCutter 25 inch vinyl cutter and the VinylMaster software.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Friday, July 27 @ 3:30 p.m.

Monday, July 30 @ 4 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. Part 1 (1 p.m. – 4 p.m), Part 2 (1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.), Part 3 (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.)

The class is free, but the cost for clay is $2. The library cannot guarantee that each participant’s pieces will fire successfully in the kiln. Registration required. Ages 13+.

August Series: Friday, August 3 | Friday, August 10 | Friday, August 17