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Laser Cutter/ Engraver Badging Class

When: Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Group badging for the Laser Cutter/ Engraver. After this training patrons will be "badged" to use the Laser Cutter/ Engraver during Open Hours.

Brain Booster

When: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Join us for 6 weeks to exercise your "Body/Brain". We will explore many facets of helping your Brain have the best health ever. We will experience topics such as Brain Booster exercises, Acupressure techniques, EFT, Proper Hydration and Nutrition, Brain Games, and laughter for Brain/mood health. Class runs from 4/10-5/15. This is a progressive class and you will get the most benefit by attending all of the classes.

Excel Boot Camp

When: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

30 PM
Description:
Want a quick crash course in Excel, but can't make our normal monthly classes? Excel Boot Camp will cover Excel I-III in one week. We will cover everything from basic spreadsheet creation to complex formulas, Pivot, and macros!


Day 1 (4/24): Excel I
Day 2 (4/26): Excel II
Day 3 (4/28): Excel III

If you would like to sign up for only one class of the series, please call (719)-884-9800 x6351 or email Hannah at hschrank@ppld.org

Make II Open Hours

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 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.

Maker in Residence Studio Hours

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Come visit with our current Maker in Residence, Barbara, and talk with her about fusion collage while she works on her project.

Afinia 3D Printer Badging Class

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

In this class, you will learn all the steps required to run the Afinia 3D Printer using sample 3D Models provided in the class. Three 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. Children under 9 may not be in the Makerspace.
- Because of the short printing time, we cannot accommodate custom 3D models during this session.

Studio 21c Camera and Lighting Class

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapel Hills Drive at The Studio

Basic introduction to studio camera. Completion of course will allow you access to studio equipment and camera check-out. Must have already taken the 101 orientation and safety course. Course lasts approximately 2 hrs. Patrons 9-11 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Simple Robotics Open Lab

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Learn simple robotics coding using various robots owned by the library. No registration necessary.

Tai Chi Basics

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Begin your Tai Chi journey HERE with the Basics. Class is 45 minutes long. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Everyone welcome. Learn from Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Tai Chi 24 Form (Beginner)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Tai Chi 24 Form (Intermediate)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Yoga Foundations

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue

Join Jen and PPLD staff for this hour-long yoga class @Venue21c. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Bring your own mat. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Tai Chi 24 Form (Advanced)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Make II Open Hours

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 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.

Art in Embroidery

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

This four-week course will delve into two needlework techniques, Crazy Quilting and Blackwork.

Crazy Quilting was popular during the Victorian era. Crazy quilts were made from all sorts of fabrics into unrestrained designs, incorporating memorabilia. The class will spend two weeks discovering various embroidery stitches to be used while completing a personal Crazy Quilt square. Each student will complete their own square with embroidery stitches, lace, beads, and other personal memorabilia.

Blackwork is a needlework technique that was popular during the Tudor era. Repetitive geometric patterns are used to create the design. The class will spend the final two weeks working on a blackwork sampler.

Registration is required and is for a four-week course. This class is for ages 18+. Supplies will be provided.

Excel Boot Camp

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

30 PM
Description:
Want a quick crash course in Excel, but can't make our normal monthly classes? Excel Boot Camp will cover Excel I-III in one week. We will cover everything from basic spreadsheet creation to complex formulas, Pivot, and macros!


Day 1 (4/24): Excel I
Day 2 (4/26): Excel II
Day 3 (4/28): Excel III

If you would like to sign up for only one class of the series, please call (719)-884-9800 x6351 or email Hannah at hschrank@ppld.org

Home Selling Basics

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

This class covers the basics of selling your home. It will provide you with information such as the listing contract, disclosure forms, preparing your home to sell, pricing your home (how the market talks to you about the price of your home), staging, and marketing. It also covers what to look for in the contract when receiving an offer from a buyer and negotiating that offer. Other subjects covered will be the home inspection, inspection objection and resolution, appraisals, and potential stumbling blocks on the way to closing the sale of your home.

Presented by Don Ostrander.

Yoga for Stress Management

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Yoga for Stress Management - Learn to manage or relieve your stress through yoga. Join Shelly for an hour long yoga class. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. All experience levels welcome. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Facebook Business Pages

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Put Facebook to work for your business by learning the basics of Facebook Business Pages. Create your page, learn to navigate the interface, and get tips on the types of content that drives interest in your business.

Pre-requisite: Students must already have a personal Facebook page and know their login information.

Drawing and Painting Creativity Group

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Bring your creativity to this monthly gathering. Bring whatever project you are working on and work in a group setting. Local artist and instructor Deb Ross will be on hand to help inspire. Supplies will not be provided. Registration is not required.

Make II Open Hours

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 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.

Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn to edit your photos without paying the hefty price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel. 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.

Write On! Young Adult Writing Group

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Can't wait to put your hands on a keyboard and write your story? Now the next step is sharing it and critiquing it with other young adults. Join us for some exceptional writing, sharing, and discussions.

Ages 18 - 24. No Registration Required. Located in B6.

Fundamentals of Photography for Beginners

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapel Hills Drive at The Studio

The Fundamentals of Photography course will educate beginners on the essential DSLR tools and techniques needed to achieve professional quality images. This course will cover:
+Setting up your camera
+Choosing the right lens for your picture
+How to Photograph indoors and outdoors
+Understanding white balance
+Creative modes and manual mode
+Photographing in RAX and JPEG
+Basic photo composition

This course is taught by professional photographer Simone Severo. See some of her work at
www.simonevision.com
www.facebook.com/simone.severo.33

Guided Meditation CANCELLED TONIGHT

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Destress and relax Thursday evenings with our Guided Meditation program. Pillows and chairs will be set up, bring a mat if you'd like. Session includes music and guided and silent meditation with our presenter Gina. Make this free session an essential part of your week, you won't regret it.

Comments

I was interested in the MakerBot 3D Printer Badging Class on March 3 From 10:30AM- 12:30AM but it says it is currently full. Is there a waiting list, or can I register for the next class?
Thank you,
Joshua Hardman (13 years old)

Hello, a Makerspace staff member would be happy to help register you for a different Makerbot 3D Printer Badging Class, or schedule an appointment for you to come in and work with a staff member one-on-one. Please call the Makerspace at Library 21c (719) 884-9800 x6364. Thanks!

Hello, unfortunately, the Laser Badging Classes for March are currently full. However, we do have two classes in April. Tuesday 4/11 at 3:00 p.m. and Sunday 4/23 at 1:00 p.m. Please register for these classes at http://ppld.org/classes#all, or call the Make Desk 719-884-9800 x6364. Thanks!

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