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Monday Funday: Buttons

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Every second and fourth Monday in the East Teen Center, we will be hosting an all day craft project. Today, we will use a button maker to make custom buttons! Come join us and create something awesome!

Word III Class

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, we will explore long form document formatting, styles and Tables of Contents.
Prerequisites: Word I

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, July 25, 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.

Maker in Residence: "Retro Cane" Polymer Clay

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This class will explore the wonders of polymer clay. We will go over basics and create a "retro cane" figurine using a variety of tools and techniques. Must be at least 16 years of age. Registration is required.

Library Explorers Make

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, July 26, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, July 26, 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.

Wired Wednesdays: Mindstorm Lego Robots

When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Every other Wednesday over the summer, we will host a circuitry or robotics workshop.

This Wednesday, we'll program and play with Mindstorm Lego Robots.

Upcycling- Wine Cork Trivet

When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

up•cy•cle | verb : To create an object of greater value from a discarded object of lesser value (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

Join us each month at MAKE @ East to transform your worn out belongings into something new and improved. This month, make a simple but elegant trivet using wine corks. View the project and a photo of a completed project here: http://www.craftynest.com/2009/07/wine-cork-trivet/. We’ll offer different activities each month, so check the online calendar for the latest project information.

Job Search & Career Tools: Networking for Job Seekers

When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, explore different methods for networking in today's workforce. Explore techniques, developing the "elevator pitch", and using social media as a tool. We will demonstrate tools and techniques available through PPLD databases and recommended websites. Call 389-8968 to register!

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, July 28, 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.

Teen/Tweens MAKE @ East: Dragon Eggs

When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

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

This week, we'll be crafting decorative dragon eggs.

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

Speak German

When: Thursday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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.

Job Search & Career Tools: Interviewing & Open Lab

When: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, learn about library resources for preparing for your next job interview. Then, bring your resume, cover letter, or other job seeking tools that you want to work on with a staff member. We will demonstrate tools and techniques available through PPLD databases and recommended websites. Call 389-8968 to register!

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, July 29, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, July 30, 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.

Get Messy with Paper-Making

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

Use organic materials (like grass clippings, leaves, flowers, etc.) to create marbleized, textured paper with one-of-a-kind designs!

Sunday Yoga@The Library

When: Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

A certified instructor will take you through a Hatha yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. This class is FREE and appropriate for all levels. No registration required.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, August 01, 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.

Learn To Sew - Quilted Handbags

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

In this 3-series class, students will learn to sew a quilted handbag with an exposed zipper. Students will learn very basic quilting skills as well as sewing in the round. In order to take this class, students must have completed Sewing 1 and 2 OR have complete knowledge of sewing notions, basic fabric preparation, pressing, and sewing machine skills. Upon registration, students will be given a supply list for the class. For ages 18 and up. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call (719) 531-6333, x1314 to register

55+ Computer Basics 1-on-1 sessions

When: Tuesday, August 02, 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, August 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 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, August 2, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, August 3, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, August 02, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, August 02, 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.