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Creation Space



The Hoboken Public Library
Maker Space


Learn, Create and Make
The Hoboken Creation Space is a public
makerspace : a place where the library hopes to foster learning and creativity through education and access to tools. We will host classes and collaborative projects as well as have the space open for general use on Mondays. Our tools and classes will span a variety of  technologies, arts & crafts, and cooking.

Classes and Workshops
Library staff and special guest instructors will also teach various maker
classes each month.
See below for detailed schedule

Open Use Time
Mondays 1:00pm-7:00pm
The Creation Space will be open on Mondays with many of the tools and
equipment available for use.
No appointment or registration required! An assortment of the tools will be available for use and a staff member will be present to assist.  Those under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Open Tech Time
On Mondays between 1 PM and 3 PM as part of our Makerspace we will have Open Tech Time. Bring your technology or computer question and check out the library's ereaders and tablets
. 

September Maker Events

Wednesday Morning Art Series
Liz Cohen will hold a new series of four drawing classes for beginners as well as more experienced artists ages 12+ Wednesday mornings in September at 10 AM.

The Art of Making Hot Sauce
Whether you prefer mild, medium, or HOT, on Thursday September 21 at 7 PM, come learn what it takes to make a hot sauce that is full of flavor and spice!  The Hoboken Library is pleased to host chef, Angie Bilotti who will guide you through the process of creating delicious hot sauces!

The Art of the Street Portrait

Saturday September 23 at 12 PM, learn to capture street portraits, from building the confidence to approaching complete strangers, to creating an image. Snacks provided.

Tools Available at the
Hoboken Creation Space

More equipment added in 2016! Stop by and see our new kits!
· Makerbot Replicator 2 3D Printer
· Makerbot 3D Scanner
· 3D modeling software
· Arduino Starter kits
· Makey Makey kits
· Photography Station:
SLR Digital Camera, laptop with Photoshop, Inkjet printer, green screen, lighting
• Music Recording Station:
Macbook Pro with GarageBand, midi keyboard, mixer, microphones,
headphones
· LEGO educational kits
· Roominate Dollhouse Building kit
· Snap Circuits Jr. Kits
· Pinback Button Makers
· VEX Robotics kit
· Cubelets Robotics
· MOSS Robotics
· LEGO MINDSTORM Robotics
· LEAP MOTION
· Rainbow Loom
· Circuit Maker Kit
· 3D Pen
· Playdoh
· Cooking equipment (class use only)

Significant funding for this
Makerspace has been provided by the New Jersey State Library and LibraryLink NJ through New Jersey Library
Makerspaces initiativ
e.

Instructional Handouts
Makey Makey Instructions
Button Machine Instructions

Button Making Templates
(Microsoft Word format)
3 Inch Button Template
2.25 Inch Button Template
1 Inch Button Template

RSVP for any programs online through Eventbrite or by phone or email:
201-420-2347
reference@hoboken.bccls.org

Questions? Comments? Contact the Creation Space Coordinators:
- reference@hoboken.bccls.org


 
     

 

 

 
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