Small Furniture Painting Series @ the Maker Space

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In this program series, you will have the chance to try your hand at painting and distressing furniture. This is a three session series where you will learn new skills and have a great time! Please bring your own small furniture piece. Suggested items: small side table, picture or mirror frame, step stool, small trunk, […]

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Maker Space Blog: Favorite 3D Printing Videos

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Trying to explain what 3D printing is can be a very tricky task. As librarians here at the Farmington Libraries, we are very lucky to be immersed in new, emerging technology on a daily basis, so it is easy for us to understand how things like 3D printing works, and exactly what it is capable […]

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DIY Fall @ the Maker Space

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Due to high demand, we request that you only sign up for two (2) programs of this series. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Hot Glue Resistance Painting – Register Wednesday, September 27, 6:30 PM Use a hot glue gun to outline a design on canvas, then add watercolor paint […]

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Silhouette Cameo for Beginners @ the Maker Space

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Tuesday, September 26 10:00 AM Maker Space Learn the basics of the Silhouette Cameo and create a decorative keepsake to bring home or share with a friend! The Silhouette Cameo is an electronic cutter that uses a small blade to cut various materials. In this class, you will learn how to use it to make things […]

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Fall Morning Make-It Classes

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Due to high demand, we request that you only sign up for four (4) programs of this series. Take a break from the hustle and bustle this fall with these colorful & creative craft ideas! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). DIY Mini Notebooks – Register Thursday, September 7, 10:00 AM […]

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Maker Space Blog: Farmington Retold Podcast

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A few months ago, I tried creating a unique blog post using the Maker Space’s iMac and Blue’s Yeti USB Microphone to experiment with creating and editing audio and vocal narration. Using a combination of our Maker Space equipment and audio editing software, patrons have the potential to create their own podcasts right here in […]

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DIY Summer @ the Maker Space

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Due to high demand, we request that you only sign up for four (4) programs of this series. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Tie-Dye Bookmarks – Register Wednesday, June 21, 6:30 PM Just in time for summer reading, make a tie-dye bookmark with all your favorite colors using sharpies and rubbing […]

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Summer Make-It Mornings

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Stay cool this summer with our summer crafting series! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Felt Bows – Register Thursday, June 1, 10:00 AM Create felt bows to use as hair or gift wrapping accessories. DIY Personal Key Covers – Register Thursday, June 15, 10:00 AM Create personalized key covers using […]

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Maker Space Blog: Painting with iPads

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Are you a painter looking to branch out of your typical medium? Or maybe you consider yourself a drawing novice, looking to improve you skills but without the hassle of purchasing additional supplies or cleaning up messes. Either way, our Maker Space has a great alternative for drawing and painting enthusiasts at all levels of curiosity!   Our […]

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Lynda.com: Become a Programmer

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Get the essential skills and tools to become a successful computer programmer with Lynda Library’s “Become a Programmer” tutorial series. Learn the fundamental concepts and practices that are critical to the task of coding – no matter what language you choose! Develop the knowledge to begin programming in any language, connect programming theory to practice […]

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