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TREP$

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Meeting Room
Award-winning “TREP$”, short for young enTREPreneurS, teaches children in grades 4 through 8 everything they need to know to start their own businesses. The series of six carefully planned weekly workshops are information-filled and action-packed. The kids just love them! But it’s the TREP$ Marketplace that defines this program, giving the children the memory of a lifetime: the day they launched their own businesses.

The TREP$ Marketplace will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 11 am to 2 pm. There are five preparation classes, starting October 11, and one wrap-up class on November 15. Please sign up for either the Wednesday track of classes or the Friday track.  Students are expected to make their best effort to attend all workshops. If a workshop is missed, students must make up the work. Students are expected to purchase a workbook for the program ($13). Students must register by October 2, so that workbooks can be ordered. We must have at least 10 participants for this program to run.

Parents, you must provide an email address at which you can be reached for additional information and updates. We will use Google Classroom for this program, to track and share information.

Ages 9-13 (Grades 4-8). Registration required.
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Quick Craft: Halloween

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)
Meeting Room
Design a Day of the Dead bag, and make a dancing skeleton. Supplies limited. Registration required. Ages 5-12.
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Friday STEAM: Glowing Ghosts

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Use simple supplies and basic electronics to make glowing, light-up ghosts to decorate for Halloween. Ages 5+. Children under 9 years of age will need an adult helper. Registration required. 
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Scooby-Doo Kids' Craft

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
For ages 3-8. Ruh-oh! It’s almost Halloween. Watch classic episodes of Scooby-Doo while putting together some simple Scooby-Doo crafts. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.
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Adult Craft- Autumn Monogrammed Mason Jar

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Please join us to make a Fall themed mason jar craft.  You can choose to monogram a burlap circle to adhere to your jar.  Adorn with ribbon, acorns and pine cones.  Can be filled with candy, potpourri or a candle.
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Open Makerspace Hours

11:00 AM - 1:00 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
Arduino Uno
Raspberry Pi
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Squishy Circuits
Legos
Lincoln Logs
K'Nex
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Cricuit Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units
Assorted hand tools
Soldering irons
Assorted craft supplies
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Maker Monday: Making Monsters

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Meeting Room
Halloween is coming, but we aren’t scared. We’re making our own monsters to share! Let’s have some fun as we build our own crazy creatures using candy. Then we’ll put our science skills to good use as we make spooky slime monsters. Ages 5+. Children under 9 should have a guardian. Registration required.
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Pumpkin Decorating Party!

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)
Meeting Room
Bring the family and join us for a pumpkin decorating extravaganza! We provide the pumpkins, you provide the creativity. For ages 5-18.  Please register.
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Harry Potter Potion Class

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Headquarters Branch (White Twp)
Meeting Room
Join us in a night of magic making. First get sorted into your Hogwarts house, then join us in Potions class to make potions both edible and non-edible. Everything from Polyjuice potion, to Butter Beer, and liquid luck Felix Felicis. Registration required. Ages 12+. 
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Savvy Seniors

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Come to the Makerspace for some adults-only time to learn new skills or work on your own projects. Great for retirees or grandparents looking to learn something new! Whether you like scrapbooking, tinkering with electronics or just chatting with other Savvy Seniors, the makerspace is open for you! Registration required.
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TREP$

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Meeting Room
We have consolidated our TREP$ sessions to the Friday afternoon class.
Award-winning “TREP$”, short for young enTREPreneurS, teaches children in grades 4 through 8 everything they need to know to start their own businesses. The series of six carefully planned weekly workshops are information-filled and action-packed. The kids just love them! But it’s the TREP$ Marketplace that defines this program, giving the children the memory of a lifetime: the day they launched their own businesses.

The TREP$ Marketplace will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 11 am to 2 pm. There are five preparation classes, starting October 9, and one wrap-up class on November 13. Please sign up for either the Wednesday track of classes or the Friday track. Students are expected to make their best effort to attend all workshops. If a workshop is missed, students must make up the work. Students are expected to purchase a workbook for the program ($13). Students must register by October 2, so that workbooks can be ordered. We must have at least 10 participants for this program to run.

Parents, you must provide an email address at which you can be reached for additional information and updates. We will use Google Classroom for this program, to track and share information.

Ages 9-13 (Grades 4-8). Registration required.
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Halloween Virtual Reality

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Have some spooky fun as we celebrate Halloween by playing virtual reality games and simulations. There is so much fun to be had exploring this immersive technology. 

Everyone will get at approximately 5-7 minutes to explore inside the VR and will be able to watch other's explore on the big screen. Registration Required. All children must be supervised by an adult or parent regardless of age.

The Virtual Reality (VR) technology requires you to wear a VR headset that covers your eyes and ears.  There are additional handheld controllers as well. 

Bring your phone to use our simple Google Cardboard VR headsets for additional adventures.

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Keep Calm and Relax On: Relaxation Craft for Teens

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)
Meeting Room
Beat the stress of the new school year with cool crafts. Join us as we make Calming Jars and Stress Balls!

Calming Jars are a great tool to use when you need a distraction. Made with glitter, water, and glue, they are mesmerizing to watch and help ease your mind. Just shake it up and watch all of the glitter fall to the bottom of the jar!

Stress Balls are another great tool to use when you are having a tough day. They can help your body release tension, which helps with relaxation.

For those in grades 6-12. 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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Animation Station

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Special Project of the Month: "Ghost" pictures and spooky movies

Explore stop motion, green screening and more using the Makerspace equipment. Develop and make your own creations. Please note this is not a formal class or workshop but provides the opportunity for independent exploration. Not sure where to start? We can help. 

Ages 5+. Children must be comfortable with a computer/tablet or have the assistance of a caregiver. Registration required.
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Open Makerspace hours

7:00 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
Arduino Uno
Raspberry Pi
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Squishy Circuits
Legos
Lincoln Logs
K'Nex
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Cricuit Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units
Assorted hand tools
Soldering irons
Assorted craft supplies
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Registration is closed

TREP$

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Meeting Room
Award-winning “TREP$”, short for young enTREPreneurS, teaches children in grades 4 through 8 everything they need to know to start their own businesses. The series of six carefully planned weekly workshops are information-filled and action-packed. The kids just love them! But it’s the TREP$ Marketplace that defines this program, giving the children the memory of a lifetime: the day they launched their own businesses.

The TREP$ Marketplace will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 11 am to 2 pm. There are five preparation classes, starting October 11, and one wrap-up class on November 15. Please sign up for either the Wednesday track of classes or the Friday track.  Students are expected to make their best effort to attend all workshops. If a workshop is missed, students must make up the work. Students are expected to purchase a workbook for the program ($13). Students must register by October 2, so that workbooks can be ordered. We must have at least 10 participants for this program to run.

Parents, you must provide an email address at which you can be reached for additional information and updates. We will use Google Classroom for this program, to track and share information.

Ages 9-13 (Grades 4-8). Registration required.
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Friday STEAM: Monster Pumpkins

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
This is Halloween! Craft your own foam pumpkin monster and make it light up. Make it cute or creepy -- your choice. Ages 5+. Children under 9 years of age will need an adult helper. Registration required. 
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STEM for Little Ones: Bats

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Headquarters Branch (White Twp)
Meeting Room
Bats are neither monsters nor scary.  We'll share stories and do some hands-on activities to learn about these misunderstood creatures of the night.  For kids age 3 and up.  Registration required.
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Family Craft: Silly Sock Monsters

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Headquarters Branch (White Twp)
Meeting Room
They're colorful, soft, cute, spooky!  They're sock monsters!  Put those lonely, orphan socks to good use and turn them into a lovable friend.  We'll be cutting with scissors and hand-sewing with needle and thread, so younger children will require adult assistance.  Bring orphan socks if you have them, but we'll have some on hand, too. 

All ages are welcome.  Registration is required.
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Open Makerspace Hours

11:00 AM - 1:00 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
Arduino Uno
Raspberry Pi
littleBits
Snap Circuits
Squishy Circuits
Legos
Lincoln Logs
K'Nex
Green Screen
Umbrella Lights
Projector
Singer Sewing Machine
Large Ellison Die Cut Machine
Silhouette Digital Cutting Machine
Cricuit Digital Cutting Machine
Assorted craft supplies
Google Cardboard units
Assorted hand tools
Soldering irons
Assorted craft supplies
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Registration is open

Family Craft: Caramel Apple Decorating

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)
Meeting Room
Join us for some Fall Family Fun when the whole family is invited to decorate caramel apples. Limit 1 apple per child (ages preschool - teen).  Parent/Guardian is required to attend program with child.  Please register as a family.  Be sure to list the total number of family members attending program. 
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Maker Club: Making Monsters

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Halloween is coming, but we aren’t scared. We’re making our own monsters to share! Let’s have some fun as we build our own crazy creatures using candy. Then we’ll put our science skills to good use as we make spooky slime monsters. Ages 5+. Children under 9 should have a guardian. Registration required.
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Homeschool Makers

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
A special time just for our homeschool makers to code, craft and create. This is the perfect time to come to the makerspace, meet new maker friends and learn new skills. All ages. Children 9 and under must have an adult present. Registration required.
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Mad Scientist Club- Whirling Witch Hats

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Maker Space
Join us at the Mad Scientist Club as we make paper witch hats and see if we can make them fly!! 
Younger children may need an adult to help.  

Ages 6+ please.
Registration required for each participant.



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