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MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, December 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

Learn To Sew - Table Runners

When: Saturday, December 03, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

In this class, students will learn to sew a table runner while working on the fundamentals of basic sewing. Basic sewing skills preferred. Upon registration, students will be given a supply list for the class. For ages 18 and up. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To register, please call (719) 531-6333 x 1314.

Maker in Residence: Adorn the Tile

When: Sunday, December 04, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Have fun experimenting with multiple surface decoration techniques on clay tiles. This workshop is much more than a demonstration of styles, it’s getting a little dirty and exploring the endless ways of adorning clay tiles. No experience necessary. It’s all about enjoying the process and having some fun.

Please make sure your registration information is accurate. We will need reliable contact information to notify you once your tile has been fired and is ready to pick up.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, December 05, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

55+ Computer Basics 1-on-1 sessions

When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Email Basics; Facebook Basics; Microsoft Word Basics; Internet Basics; Ereaders. Only 1 session may be reserved per 3 day event. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Delaina @ 531-6333 x1371 to register.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab


Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, December 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 2-4 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4 p.m.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

55+ Computer Basics 1-on-1 sessions

When: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Email Basics; Facebook Basics; Microsoft Word Basics; Internet Basics; Ereaders. Only 1 session may be reserved per 3 day event. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Delaina @ 531-6333 x1371 to register.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow knitters and crocheters. No registration required.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab


Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, December 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 2-4 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4 p.m.

Citizenship Class

When: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Preparation class to pass the citizenship test.

Amateur Hour Painting Party!

When: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

It’s time for a painting party! Amateur artists are invited to experiment with watercolors and acrylics at this fun and informal program. We’ll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself and a friend!

Ages 16 and up.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

Teens/Tweens Learn to Sew

When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, we will MAKE something in the East Makerspace.

This week, we'll use our sewing skills to make decorative tree ornaments!

Ages 9 - 18 only. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a parent. Both parties must register.

Speak German

When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice German. Some German language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333, x1315.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

Speak English

When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Speak English

Word I Class

When: Friday, December 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

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: Completion of (55+) Computer Basics and experience using a mouse and keyboard.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, December 09, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

East Coding Club

When: Friday, December 09, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a fun program or learn how to make a game?

Learn the basics of how to code!

In this club, teens and tweens can learn to code at their own pace as we explore different programs and concepts. We'll begin with a lesson series that teaches the basics of javascript. This club is self-guided, so everyone can learn at their own pace.

Ages 9-18 only.

Space is limited to the first 12 teens/tweens to show up, but registration is not required!

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

Let's MAKE Together!: Stockings and Ornaments

When: Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Parents/guardians and their children are invited to get crafty together at this intergenerational program. Each month we’ll feature a special project that can be worked on as a “you and me” team. This month, we’ll be making stockings and ornaments!

Please register your child only (not yourself) and enter their age in the notes field.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East 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.

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.