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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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May Crafting Programs @ the Maker Space

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Celebrate Spring with these floral and garden inspired crafts! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). DIY River Rock Garden Markers – Register Thursday, May 4, 10:00 AM Create garden makers for this year’s vegetable garden by transforming river rocks into your favorite veggies! Botanical Wood Coasters – Register Thursday, May 18 […]

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iPhoneography: Introduction To Creative Photo Apps for iPhone and iPad  with Photographer Andy Mars

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Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, & 23 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Maker Space This class will introduce you to the best photo apps for taking better photos with your iPhone and/or iPad. Learn how to edit your photos and get tips on photo composition and getting better quality images using photo apps giving […]

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Maker Space Blog: Digital Quilting with iPads

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This weekend the Farmington Libraries held its 4th Annual Maker Fair. Visitors from all over the area stopped by to design, experiment, tinker, create, and explore by participating in all of our engaging and innovative maker activities. One of the activities that visitors were encouraged to try was our community art project located in the Maker Space. Participants used iPads […]

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Painting with iPads: Using Your iPad as a Canvas

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Monday, March 27 7:00 PM Maker Space Artists, doodlers, and creative people won’t want to miss this class! Learn how to draw, sketch, or paint your ideas and designs using the iPad app Tayasui Sketches! Unlock your creative potential and put that device to good use. iPads will be provided by the Library. No experience […]

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DIY Spring Series @ 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!). Eraser-Stamped Tote Bags – Register Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 PM Use a stencil, a pencil eraser and your imagination  to create one-of-a-kind designs on a tote bag. […]

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Saturday Specials @ 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!). Makey Makey Frustration Game – Register Saturday, March 18 @ 3:00 PM Use Scratch programming, a simple circuit board, and cardboard to build a customized Frustration Game! […]

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