Develop the skills to make your own creations using the Library's iLABs. Receive instruction on 3D printing, sewing, Adobe creative software and more from skilled instructors.
iLABs are learning environments to explore various technologies and work on creative projects. All iLAB equipment and software is available for public use, free of charge. Learn more about iLABs.
Join us to meet with other coders, work on projects and learn new tricks in computer programming. Registration required. Geared for youth ages 8–16.
Tuesday, June 6, 3:30–4:30 p.m. Register now.
Tuesday, July 11, 3:30–4:30 p.m. Register now.
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 3:30–4:30 p.m. Register now.
Intro to Paper Cutting
Get an introduction to paper cutting using the Silhouette Cameo paper cutter and Silhouette Studio software. Learn how to import and resize images, select cut settings, load cutting mats, select the right paper, and more. Participants will get hands-on practice and will make a small project to take home. Registration required. Geared for adults and youth ages 12 and older.
Monday, June 5, 6–7:30 p.m. Register now.
Visible Mending Sampler
Extend the life of your favorite worn out, scuffed or stained clothing pieces by mastering mending techniques that will keep your wearables out of the landfill and in your closet. Presented by Textile Center. Registration required. Geared for adults.
Wednesday, June 7, 6–7:30 p.m. Register now.
Tuesday, June 20, 6–7:30 p.m. Register now.
Thursday, Aug. 3, 6–7:30 p.m. Register now.
Make & Take Vinyl Decals
Learn how to create vinyl decals using the Silhouette paper cutter. Select from the library's supply of vinyl paper or bring your own. Registration required. Geared for youth ages 13–18.
Thursday, June 15, 1:30–3 p.m. Register now.
DIY: Sew Your Own Bucket Hat
Sew a colorful fun bucket hat in this class for crafters who have some experience with sewing machines. Registration required. Geared for adults and youth ages 12 and up.
Saturday, June 17, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Register now.
Designing Custom Mini Planters
Learn to create unique and personalized miniature garden planters using 3D design and printing technology. From design to final print, learn how to create a tiny garden that makes a big impact. Geared for adults and youth ages 10 and older.
Wednesday, July 19, 6–7:30 p.m. Register now.
Learn simple and artistic techniques for mending and patching old clothes in a way that makes the garment's history part of its beauty. Bring something to repair from home or practice on fabric provided by the teacher. Presented by artist Z Akhmetova. Geared for youth ages 12–18.
Wednesday, July 26, 6–7:30 p.m. Register now.
DIY: Sewing Open Studio
Bring your own sewing project for help from our staff expert, or for advice on starting something new. Sewing machines, sergers, etc., will be available. Registration required. Geared for adults and youth ages 12 and up.
Saturday, July 29, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Register now.
Saturday, Aug. 19, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Register now.