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Little Explorer Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay and Karen H! We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.
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Makerspace Open

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

Please note that the Makerspace is not childproofed for young children. Parents are responsible for their child's safety. The Makerspace Coordinator and library staff reserve the right to limit or restrict access to the Makerspace and its equipment as deemed appropriate or to protect the safety of our patrons.

Item available for use during Open Makerspace sessions include:
Laptop computers
iPads
Hive VR
Makey Makeys
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Legos
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units

Follow our Makerspace at http://blog.seesaw.me/wclms

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Adult Pinterest Craft - DIY Sugar Scrub

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)
Meeting Room
Morgan will be choosing another popular craft idea from Pinterest and the library will supply everything that you need.  

This month we will be making a our own Sugar Scrubs! Treat yourself after the stress of the holidays!

Adults 18+. Please register.
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Crafty Ladies

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
If you like to knit or crochet, or would like to learn, join our crafty ladies!
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Teen Craft: Hot Cocoa Jars

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Meeting Room
Paint a glass jar and fill it up with homemade hot cocoa mix. We'll have drinks to sip and snacks to munch while we decorate our jars. The perfect way to warm up on a winter day! Please register. Ages 12-17.
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Skill Builders: Codes and Ciphers

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Learn to write your own secret messages in this fun codes and ciphers workshop. We'll learn some of the history of spycraft, then get hands-on as we make our own Ceasar Ciphers.

Ages 5+. Registration required.
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Makerspace Open

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

Please note that the Makerspace is not childproofed for young children. Parents are responsible for their child's safety. The Makerspace Coordinator and library staff reserve the right to limit or restrict access to the Makerspace and its equipment as deemed appropriate or to protect the safety of our patrons.

Item available for use during Open Makerspace sessions include:
Laptop computers
iPads
Hive VR
Makey Makeys
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Legos
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units

Follow our Makerspace at http://blog.seesaw.me/wclms

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Quick Craft: Winnie-the-Pooh

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)
Meeting Room
Celebrate A. A. Milne's 137th birthday by making Winnie the Pooh themed crafts. Registration required. 8+
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Friday STEAM: Leather Stamping

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Introducing Friday STEAM -- science, technology, engineering, art, math, and maker activities all rolled into one. 

Leather stamping is a traditional craft that teaching the use of hand tools while making a one-of-a-kind creation. Learn a bit about how leather is made and then try your hand at stamping a keychain or bracelet.

Ages 5+ please, Children 8 and under should have a parent to help. Teens, parents, grandparents, caregivers and interested seniors are all welcome to participate.
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No-Sew Penguin Tween Craft

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
For ages 8-17. Make your own adorable penguin using socks! Please bring a black sock as well as a colored sock. Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.
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Cardboard Robots

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Using simple controllers like micro:bit, Circuit Playground and littleBits, we'll construct robots with cardboard and other common materials. Learn mechanics and coding, while having fun tinkering on your own robot.  

Please note, you will not be able to take home the electronics portion of the robot.

Age 10+. Registration required.
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Lego Builders

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. Older students can use Tinkercad to use computer-aided design to make Lego creations. Designed for homeschoolers 5+ and their parents. Registration required.
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Maker Meetup: Upcycled Invent-a-thon

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Start the new year off right with a fun creative challenge: The Maker Monday Invent-a-thon! Using only commonly found objects, old toys, and other leftovers, you'll need to come up with an idea that can make the world better and hack together your creation. Inventors will learn the basics of the design cycle, how to draft an idea on paper and then share their inventions with others. Bring some junk to share. Let's get building!

Ages 5+. Children 8 and under should attend with a parent. 
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Mad Scientist Club - Arctic Animals Experiments

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Join us for another Mad Scientist Club!!  Join us while we conduct a couple of experiments and learn about those amazing arctic animals.

Ages 5-12, Registration Required
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Little Explorer Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay and Karen H! We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.
View More

Makerspace Open

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

Please note that the Makerspace is not childproofed for young children. Parents are responsible for their child's safety. The Makerspace Coordinator and library staff reserve the right to limit or restrict access to the Makerspace and its equipment as deemed appropriate or to protect the safety of our patrons.

Item available for use during Open Makerspace sessions include:
Laptop computers
iPads
Hive VR
Makey Makeys
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Legos
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units

Follow our Makerspace at http://blog.seesaw.me/wclms

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How To Train Your Dragon Movie Showing & Craft

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
Celebrate "appreciate a dragon day" by watching How To Train Your Dragon (1 h. 38 min. run time, rated PG) and crafting your own version of Toothless. Popcorn and hot chocolate included. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.
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Crafty Ladies

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
If you like to knit or crochet, or would like to learn, join our crafty ladies!
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Skill Builders: Introduction to Javascript

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Javascript is a computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. This introduction will show some of the uses of Javascript through hands-on coding.

Ages 12+. Registration required. 
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Makerspace Open

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

Please note that the Makerspace is not childproofed for young children. Parents are responsible for their child's safety. The Makerspace Coordinator and library staff reserve the right to limit or restrict access to the Makerspace and its equipment as deemed appropriate or to protect the safety of our patrons.

Item available for use during Open Makerspace sessions include:
Laptop computers
iPads
Hive VR
Makey Makeys
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Legos
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units

Follow our Makerspace at http://blog.seesaw.me/wclms

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Frozen Karaoke

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
For all ages. Dress up as your favorite character from Frozen and sing along to the songs! Craft your own crown as well. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.
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Adult Craft-Valentine's Day Mason Jar Luminaries

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Meeting Room
Please join us to create a Valentine's Day Mason jar craft using paint, ribbon, and led string lights.  The end result will be a beautiful luminary to display in a window or on a table or mantle.
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Maker Meetup: Upcycled Invent-a-thon

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Start the new year off right with a fun creative challenge: The Maker Monday Invent-a-thon! Using only commonly found objects, old toys, and other leftovers, you'll need to come up with an idea that can make the world better and hack together your creation. Inventors will learn the basics of the design cycle, how to draft an idea on paper and then share their inventions with others. Bring some junk to share. Let's get building!

Ages 5+. Children 8 and under should attend with a parent. 
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Makerspace Open

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

Please note that the Makerspace is not childproofed for young children. Parents are responsible for their child's safety. The Makerspace Coordinator and library staff reserve the right to limit or restrict access to the Makerspace and its equipment as deemed appropriate or to protect the safety of our patrons.

Item available for use during Open Makerspace sessions include:
Laptop computers
iPads
Hive VR
Makey Makeys
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Legos
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units

Follow our Makerspace at http://blog.seesaw.me/wclms

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Registration is open

Maker Mondays: Upcycled Invent-a-thon

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)
Meeting Room
Start the new year off right with a fun creative challenge: The Maker Monday Invent-a-thon! Using only commonly found objects, old toys, and other leftovers, you'll need to come up with an idea that can make the world better and hack together your creation. Inventors will learn the basics of the design cycle, how to draft an idea on paper and then share their inventions with others. Bring some junk to share. Let's get building!

For ages 5 to 12. Those ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please register. 
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