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Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm Friday: 9am-5pm Saturday: 9am-4pm Sunday: Closed

Makerspace Tuesdays

Makerspace Tuesdays are a chance for the artists, crafters, builders, and makers in our community to get together and try exciting new projects. Once a month (the 3rd Tuesday), the library offers a 10:00 am session and a 6:30 pm session to try your hand at new skills and techniques to create wonderful projects.

Space is limited for each session, so please enroll to ensure your spot. If you enroll, but find you are unable to attend, please unenroll yourself or call Mike Curtis at 630-553-4354 x120 to allow other patrons to fill your spot.

Below are our upcoming projects:

DateProjectDescription
Oct 18Adinkra Block Printing
10:00 am
6:30 pm
More than 1200 years before Gutenberg and movable type, various peoples used carved wood blocks to print images on paper and fabric.  Explore the techniques and symbols used among West Africa’s Adinkra people while making blocks and printing a personalized tote bag.  Registration required.
Nov 15Baumschmuck und Papiersterne Ornaments
10:00 am
6:30 pm
Create a beautiful folk art ornament from nature and a “drachenpapier” (colored wax paper) star, popular German and Austrian holiday decorations.  The techniques are fun, easy, yet deceptively complex, Participants will make each ornament and receive additional “drachenpapier” and patterns to create two more at home.  Registration required.
Jan TBATBAAfter a Holiday break, Makerspace Tuesdays will return in January 2023
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