July 11, 2018 - With a little “creagination” (creative imagination) worn out CDs and DVDs can be repurposed into beautiful coasters, sun catchers, mobiles, mosaics and other useful and decorative objets d’art. Get some tips and share ideas during a Library Green S.T.E.A.M. Makerspace workshop on Thursday, July 19 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The workshop is free and open to all ages and abilities. All materials are provided.
Basic computer programming using Arduino kits will be taught by Shaun Flanagan in a workshop for teens and adults on Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Space is limited, and registration is required for all Makerspace workshops. To register or for more information, call (209) 966-2140 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Green S.T.E.A.M. Makerspace program began in 2016 with funding from an LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grant administered through the State Library. It focuses on science, technology, engineering, art and math (S.T.E.A.M.) projects with a sustainable (green) theme. Workshops are free and open to the public.
Upcoming workshops include: self-publishing using free Library links on Thursday, August 2 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; mosaic tile coasters and light switches on Saturday, August 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon; Fun with Fingerprints on Thursday, August 16 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Paper Flowers on Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; and Beginning Crocheting on Thursday, August 30 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Makerspace will travel to the El Portal Library on Thursday, August 9 at 10:30 a.m., when the science behind a favorite American snack will be explored. Participants will make—and eat, of course—butter and popcorn and discover some fascinating facts about each.