Maker Day is a celebration of all things Do-It-Yourself. It’s an opportunity to explore the practice of learning and doing, and to share discoveries, novel ideas, and inventions. Join artists, inventors, robots, carpenters, and more for this hands-on day of exploration and creativity.
Discovery Center Museum
InterKnit Machine Knitter’s Guild
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
SciTech Hands on Museum
Calling Robotics fans ages 12-19! In these Lego Mindstorms workshops participants will learn how to program an EV3 robot so it can perform various actions. Registration is limited to 6 due to high demand. The same lessons will be taught at each session.
Register for April 18
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Learn how to transfer VHS, Sony Hi-8, mini-DV and audio cassette tapes to DVD and digital using equipment available at the library. Registration Required (15 patrons any age).
Saturdays, September 6 & 20, October 4. . . 10:30-11:30am
Register for September 6
Register for September 20
Register for October 4
Patrons ages 12 and up will learn the basics of music recording using software available on our MacBook computers.
Registration is limited to 9 participants. Must be an STDL cardholder.
Tuesday, September 30. . . . 1-2pm
Register for GarageBand 101
If you just received an iPad and would like to know more about its uses and apps for school, we can help at these informal sessions. Registered teens going into grades 9-12, bring your iPad or share one of ours. Registration required.
Register for Saturday, August 2nd
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Calling Robotics fans ages 12-19! In this Lego Mindstorms workshops participants will learn how to assemble and program a digital EV3 robot so it can perform various actions. Registration is required and limited to 12 teens. These sessions are the same as previously offered sessions.
Saturday, August 23. . . 10:30am – Noon
Tuesday, September 23 [...]
Thursdays, August 14, September 11 . . . 6:30-8pm
Teens ages 12-19 can play locally hosted Minecraft with other teens. Registered teens will also have time to share Minecraft tips/tricks and enjoy some open Minecraft gaming time. Registration is required and limited to 10 teens per meeting.
Register for August Minecraft Guild
Register for September Minecraft Guild
Wednesdays, February 12, March 12. . . 6-7pm
Enjoy making creative projects with technology in this new club for teens ages 12-19. Registration required.
Register for Creative Computing February 12
Register for Creative Computing March 12
Monday, September 30 . . . 7-8pm
Teens ages 12-19 will gain the necessary skills to edit video footage using iMovie software.
Register for September 30
Tuesday, August 13, September 10 . . . 6:30-8pm
Saturday, September 28. . . 10:30am-12pm
Teens ages 12-19 will learn how they can design games and other apps using Gamesalad and Google App Inventor in these hands-on sessions. Registration is limited to 15 teens per session. Registration is required.
Register for App Design, Tuesday, September 10
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