Adult Services, Digital Literacy & Makerspace Events Week of August 17, 2015

Tuesday, August 18, 2015:

Friday Night Free Film Selection Meeting: If you attend our Friday Night Free Films series and would like to offer suggestions as to which films the library should show as part of the 2015-2016 series – join us for our movie selection meeting!

If you cannot make the meeting and have titles you’d like to suggest you can send them to Michelle Wells, our head honcho in charge of the Friday Night Free Film Series, at the following email address: wellsm@stls.org.

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Creation Station, The Southeast Steuben County Library’s Makerspace, will be open from 1 – 4 p.m.

About Creation Station: Creation Station (Makerspace) projects that will be available to be created at the Southeast Steuben County Library include:

3 D Printer created projects*

Computer created projects

Sewing projects*

Scanning

Art projects*

Scrapbooking projects*

Drawing

All Patrons interested in using the Creation Station will be required to receive training before using the space.  Projects that require training are only accessible upon staff availability.

*Some projects will require a small fee for materials.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015:

Walking Club: Using Fitness Trackers, Mobile Music Players and Fitness Apps: Join the Digital Literacy Services Team and learn how to use a fitness tracker, MP3 player and health apps to improve your walking experience.  We will have a brief presentation each week discussing popular fitness trackers, MP3 Players and health apps available.  Then, we will put on our walking shoes and hit the pavement for a nice walk around our new Tioga Avenue walking park and utilize some of those devices to see how they work!  Bring your walking shoes, bottled water and any new health tracking device you might already own or try one of ours!

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Thursday, August 20, 2015:

Creation Station, The Southeast Steuben County Library’s Makerspace, will be open from 5-8 p.m.

About Creation Station: Creation Station (Makerspace) projects that will be available to be created at the Southeast Steuben County Library include:

3 D Printer created projects*

Computer created projects

Sewing projects*

Scanning

Art projects*

Scrapbooking projects*

Drawing

All Patrons interested in using the Creation Station will be required to receive training before using the space.  Projects that require training are only accessible upon staff availability.

*Some projects will require a small fee for materials.

Corning Area Writer’s Group: Inject some socialization into your solo writing time by join the library’s Adult Creative Writers Group for conversation, inspiration and feedback on writing projects. No sign up is required. This group meets every Thursday from 6-8 pm. On the third Thursday of the month the group meets in the library. On the other Thursdays the group meets at Soul Full Cup CoffeeHouse.

For more information, please call Adult Services Director Michelle Wells at (607) 936-3713 ext. 209 or email wellsm@stls.org.

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Spin a Yarn! Bring in a knitting or crochet project you are working on, get instructions or help or use club materials to make something for a greater good. For more details, call (607)936-3713. All skill levels welcome.

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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