NEW! East Makerspace Calendar

Excel III- 2013 Edition

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

The goal of this class is to learn and better understand different types of references, more complex formulas, and creating macros in Excel 2013.

Prerequisites: Excel I, Excel II, and a strong understanding of computer use. Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

If you have any questions, please email Hannah at hschrank@ppld.org.

Make II Open Hours

When: Saturday, April 30, 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 and Appliqué Basics:Hand quilting and preserving your quilted project

When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In the final program on the basics of quilting and applique. Learn how to hand quilt and preserve your quilted project.
Registration is necessary and space is limited. No quilting experience needed. Makerspace use agreement required.

Quilting Meet-up

When: Sunday, May 01, 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.

Windows 8.1 Basics

When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Become familiar with the parts of Microsoft Windows 8.1 by learning terminology, ways to open windows, how to toggle between windows and how to save and open files. Previous experience with PC, mouse and keyboard helpful in this class. Call to register: 719-389-8968

Caffeine Connections

When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive

Come on in every Monday morning between 10:30 and noon for free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, and enjoy connecting with your community! We will be located in A1, the large glass study room on the lower level of Library 21c.

Brain Booster

When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Brain Booster - simple movement and drawing exercises to enhance your focus, concentration and thinking process. Stimulating and fun! Please bring a water bottle.

Intro to Cookie Painting

When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Come by for a fun-filled time of exploring creativity as you hand-paint cookies and transform an ordinary shape into your own edible work of art!
Registration required. Attendees must be at least 16 years old.

Make II Open Hours

When: Tuesday, May 03, 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 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.

LOOSEN UP! for older adults

When: Tuesday, May 03, 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.
Reach for Healthy Living @ PPLD

LOOSEN UP!

When: Tuesday, May 03, 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.
Reach for Healthy Living @ PPLD

Makerbot 3D Printer Badging Class

When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Group badging for the Makerbot 3D Printers. After this training patrons will be "badged" to use the Makerbot 5th Generation and Makerbot Z18 3D printers during Open Hours.

Simple Circuit Open Lab

When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Learn simple circuits using a variety of circuit kits. No registration necessary.

Coloring for Adults

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Join us once a month for coloring and light conversation. Pages and coloring utensils will be provided, but you are also encouraged to share what you have worked on. No registration is necessary. Program for patrons 18+.

Yoga Foundations - NEW LOCATION TODAY ONLY

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive

Yoga Foundations - NEW LOCATION TODAY ONLY.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, May 04, 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.

Afinia 3D Printer Badging Class

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 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:
- Bring your library card to get badged for using the 3D Printer during Make II Open Hours.
- 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: Thursday, May 05, 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.

21st Century Writers

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

An active writing group for adults interested in learning more about the craft and business of writing. The group meets the first Thursday of every month from 6-8PM where they provide writing critiques, discuss the craft of writing, and work on writing prompts in fiction and non-fiction.

Please contact the 21C writing group facilitator at 884-9800 ext. 6345 for more information. Reservations not required.

We look forward to working with you!

Career Conversations: Legal & Criminal Justice

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Professionals from different career fields break it down for teens in a panel discussion that explores the ups and downs of occupations. Each month will feature a different career path group. Professionals from the legal and criminal justice system will discuss their careers.

Guided Meditation

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Guided Meditation - Wear comfortable clothing. Mats optional, chairs provided. Gina will guide you in a nondenominational approach to meditation that combines healing, mental grounding and stress relief.

The hour-long practice goes through 5 phases of stillness:
1) Creating intention,
2) Establishing a peaceful and judgement-free space,
3) Connecting to earthly and universal love,
4) Mentally acknowledging and calming the physical belief from head to toe,
5) Final 10 minute silent meditation.

Excel I - 2013 Edition

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Prerequisite: Word I or strong familiarity with the Microsoft Word program.

In this class, you will learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet in Excel 2013.

Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

Ravelry

When: Friday, May 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Ravelry is an online knitting and crochet group. They help one another with learning how to use Raverly.com.

Weekly Chess 3-5

When: Friday, May 06, 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.

Intermediate 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Friday, May 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Prerequisite: All registrants MUST have taken PPLD's "Introduction to 3D Modeling" class.

This follow-up class to "Introduction to 3D Modeling" teaches you how to do even more with 123D Design. Learn how to perfect your sketches, create objects with radial symmetry, cut your models in half, and more! Bring any questions you've had since the first class and get ready to take your skills to the next level.

Email dperez@ppld.org to learn more about the class.


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