NEW! East Makerspace Calendar

Hands-on 3D Printing

When: Saturday, February 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Participants will get hands-on time to experiment with our Afinia H480 3D Printers. You will learn all the steps required to run the 3D Printer using sample 3D Models provided in the class. Four 3D printers will be available during this session, so be prepared to partner up!

Additional Notes:
- Children 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Because of the short printing time, we cannot accommodate custom 3D models during this session.
- Participants may finish their prints before the end of the class, but print completion is not guaranteed.

Make II Open Hours

When: Saturday, February 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

During Open Hours, Make II is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis. Patrons must be badged to use a machine during a separate appointment before being able to use the machines in open hours. To inquire about badging, please call 719-884-9800, x 6364.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. 9-11 year olds must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Quilting Meet-up

When: Sunday, February 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Come join this social group to work on quilts, talk about quilts, and share what quilts you have been working on. This is a drop in club intended to gather together beginning and advanced quilters in a social setting. Registration is not required. A Makerspace use agreement needs to be on file.

Word I - 2013 Edition

When: Monday, February 08, 2016 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Class Description: Word I: Become familiar with basic word processing skills necessary to create and save word documents by learning to read the Microsoft Word screen and entering and manipulating basic text.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics Class or Windows 8 plus experience using a mouse and keyboard. Call 884-9800 to register.

Make II Open Hours

When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

During Open Hours, Make II is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis. Patrons must be badged to use a machine during a separate appointment before being able to use the machines in open hours. To inquire about badging, please call 719-884-9800, x 6364.

LOOSEN UP! for older adults

When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

LOOSEN UP!- This class offers 30 minutes of mindful movements specifically designed to be gentle on the joints while increasing flexibility. According to the Arthritis Foundation, people with various types of arthritis who have a regular practice of movement and stretching reported significant reduction in pain and joint stiffness and improvements in physical function. Join us in a fun and interactive setting. All adults of all fitness and ability levels welcome.

CANCELLED Gratitude in Motion

When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B2

CANCELLED Gratitude N Motion is a safe, nonjudgmental forum for participants to freely share their gratitude stories as well as share ideas of how to incorporate gratitude into life daily.
Class will consist of multiple activities each session that will help you express and acknowledge gratitude.

LOOSEN UP!

When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

LOOSEN UP! - Need a power break with your lunch? Join us for just 30 minutes of your week where we all can stretch and move our bodies in order to help increase mobility and flexibility, reduce stress and improve our overall health and sense of well being. The movements used in this class will guide you through safe and healthy stretching of muscles, tendons and ligaments to loosen you up and back to your day feeling more focused and energized.

3D Printing Demo

When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

View a demonstration of the library's 3D printers and find out what is needed to get started using these machines.
Must have a current Makerspace use agreement signed.

Excel II- 2013 Edition

When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Prerequisites: Completion of Excel I.

In this class, you will learn more complex tools, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet in Excel 2013.
Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

Briargate Book Club

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Join us for a lively discussion, activity, and refreshments!

Yoga Foundations

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

Yoga Foundations. Join Jen and PPLD staff for an hour long yoga class @ Venue21c! All experience levels welcome. Bring your own mat.

Make II Open Hours

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

During Open Hours, Make II is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis. Patrons must be badged to use a machine during a separate appointment before being able to use the machines in open hours. To inquire about badging, please call 719-884-9800, x 6364.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. 9-11 year olds must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Light-up Robot Valentines

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Make your own light-up robot valentine! Use and LED and copper tape to construct a circuit and make this robot's heart light up!

Must be 12 years or older.

Gentle Yoga

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

Gentle Yoga - Join Anna J and PPLD staff for yoga. This gentle class is perfect for beginners and a great mid-day break. All fitness and ability levels welcome. Bring your own mat.

Truffle Making

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Learn how to make delicious truffles for yourself or your valentine! Registration is required and space is limited. Patron must be at least 16 years of age to attend.

Make II Open Hours

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

During Open Hours, Make II is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis. Patrons must be badged to use a machine during a separate appointment before being able to use the machines in open hours. To inquire about badging, please call 719-884-9800, x 6364.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. 9-11 year olds must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Yarnettes

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

Philip's Tai Chi Basics

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Philip's Tai Chi Basics –A gentle and non-intimidating way to be introduced to the graceful movements of Tai Chi. Proper stances and postures are emphasized to improve balance, to strengthen leg muscles and to improve coordination. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Class is 45 minutes. This is a 12 week class and requires permission of the instructor.

Philip's Tai Chi 24-Form Beginner

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Philip's Tai Chi 24-Form Beginner –Learn the gentle and graceful movements of the 24 –Form, also known as the “Beijing Short Form”. A fairly easy form to learn, it does not requires an excessive amount of daily practice. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Class is 45 minutes. This is a 12 week class and requires permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: Tai Chi Basics.

Philip's Tai Chi 24-Form Intermediate

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Philip's Tai Chi 24-Form Intermediate –Having completed the first half of the 24-Form, the student begins the second half. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Class is 45 minutes. This is a 12 week class and requires permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: Tai Chi 24-Form Beginner.

Philip's Tai Chi 24-Form Advanced

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Philip's Tai Chi 24-Form Advanced–For the student who has completed the entire 24-Form, but wishes to continue in perfecting the form. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Class is 45 minutes. This is a 12 week class and requires permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: Tai Chi 24-Form Intermediate.

Weekly Chess 3-5

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

We'll have the chess boards set up, waiting for you and your friends to enjoy a casual game of chess. All ages welcome.

Introduction to Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Interested in touching up some pictures, but can't afford the price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel? Not to worry! GIMP is a free downloadable software you can use at home to accomplish most of your photo-editing needs.

In this class, we'll teach you the basics of how to adjust the lighting in your pictures, crop out unnecessary parts, remove red-eye, edit the foreground and background elements, and more.

This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products. Best suited for students 13+; Ages 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn what your industry outlook is, how to find competition, vendors and target markets as well as other tools to use to look for a job, start a business or grow a business.


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