Technology events

Google Calendar Basics

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Discover how Google Calendar can keep you on time and organized. In this introductory workshop, add events and reminders to your calendar, and share them with others.

 

 

Black Inventors Craft Kit

Friday, February 10, 2023 - 12:00am to 11:59pm

Celebrate Black History Month with a take-home craft kit that honors Black and African American inventors and makers. Kits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting 9:00 a.m. in the Creative Studio.

This kit honors TBD. 

Cricut Maker: Embossed Foil Art

Friday, February 10, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Learn how to use the Cricut Maker's Foil Transfer Tool during this craft workshop. During this class, we will make embossed foil art on paper. 

Google Drive Basics

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Get to know how to store and share files in Google Drive. Discover how Google Drive keeps files safe and secure. Practice using your Drive and get helpful tips about how to keep it organized.

Black Inventors Craft Kit

Friday, February 17, 2023 - 12:00am to 11:59pm

Celebrate Black History Month with a take-home craft kit that honors Black and African American inventors and makers. Kits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting 9:00 a.m. in the Creative Studio.

This kit honors TBD. 

Black Inventors Craft Kit

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 12:00am to 11:59pm

Celebrate Black History Month with a take-home craft kit that honors Black and African American inventors and makers. Kits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting 9:00 a.m. in the Creative Studio.

This kit honors TBD. 

Sublimation Printing: Photo Mug

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Create a custom mug with your photo on it! During this class, you will learn how to use the Creative Studio's Sawgrass sublimation printer and Cricut Mug Press to make custom mugs. Supplies will be provided for the class. Please bring a photo saved on a USB flash drive. 

Meet the MakeHER

Friday, March 3, 2023 - 12:00am to 11:59pm

The Creative Studio invites you to our Meet the MakeHER series, a series of interviews showcasing women in maker or  STEAM careers. A new video will release on the Addison Public Library YouTube Channel according to this schedule:

  • March 3
  • March 10
  • March 17
  • March 24
  • March 31

Symbol Training: How to get CNC Trained

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Curious about a career as a CNC operator? Come meet Symbol Training, a CNC trade school here in Addison! During this session, Symbol Training will talk about their training program, explain what CNC machines and operators do, and financial aid resources available to those seeking careers in CNC. 

Can't make it in person? Watch the Our Friends in Addison: Symbol Training video at home anytime!

Creative Studio Kit: Stitch-a-long

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 12:00am to 11:59pm

Join Addison Public Library for a 3-week Internatiol Women's Day themed Stitch-a-Long. A stitch-a-long is a cross stitch pattern of which parts of the pattern are released one at a time. Register to receive an email of the pattern or stop by the Creative Studio for a print copy. 

Creative Studio Tour: Group A

Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Get a tour of the Creative & Sound Studios! The Studios are a creative space in the library designed for all types of making: 3D printing, sewing, photo edits, recording, and more. Staff will explain what projects you can do on each machine. Each tour will end with a Q&A to help you plan your next project. 

Creative Studio Tour: Group B

Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Get a tour of the Creative & Sound Studios! The Studios are a creative space in the library designed for all types of making: 3D printing, sewing, photo edits, recording, and more. Staff will explain what projects you can do on each machine. Each tour will end with a Q&A to help you plan your next project.