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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Presentation, Maker
Event Details:

It’s National Week of Making! Drop by anytime from 10am to 7pm to learn more about the new equipment at the Library Makerspace! Join us and get inspiration for projects and ask questions!

Disclaimer(s)

Equipment Training

Like what you see? Staff can help you! Contact the LPCPL Exchange by email or phone to set up your one-on-one training.

 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Making with the X-Carve Machine

10:00am - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:

It’s National Week of Making! Drop by anytime from 10am to 7pm to see a demonstration of how the X-Carve CNC machine works, get inspiration for projects, and ask questions.

Disclaimer(s)

Equipment Training

Like what you see? Staff can help you! Contact the LPCPL Exchange by email or phone to set up your one-on-one training.

 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Making with the Precision Lathe

10:00am - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:

It's National Week of Making! Drop by anytime from 10am to 7pm to see a demonstration of how these lathes work, get inspiration for projects, and ask questions. Discover what makes this lathe different from wood-turning lathes.

Disclaimer(s)

Equipment Training

Like what you see? Staff can help you! Contact the LPCPL Exchange by email or phone to set up your one-on-one training.

 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Making Jewelry with the UltiMaker 3D Printer

10:00am - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:

It's National Week of Making! Come see how the UltiMaker 3D printer works and get inspiration for projects. We'll have pre-printed "Summer Under the Stars" themed pieces for making jewelry that you can use why supplies last.

Disclaimer(s)

Equipment Training

Like what you see? Staff can help you! Contact the LPCPL Exchange by email or phone to set up your one-on-one training.

 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Art Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Local Interests
Event Details:

Are you into textiles, clay, coloring books, pastels, or paints? Come and share your artistic side with others!

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Making with the Resin 3D Printer

10:00am - 5:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:

It's National Week of Making! Drop by anytime from 10am to 5pm to see how the resin 3D printer works, how you clean and cure your print, and ask questions. Discover how resin printing is different from the more common 3D printers.

Disclaimer(s)

Equipment Training

Like what you see? Staff can help you! Contact the LPCPL Exchange by email or phone to set up your one-on-one training.

 

Independence Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Book Bike, Coolspring Branch, Fish Lake Branch, Hanna Branch, Kingsford Heights Branch, LPCPL Exchange, Main Library, Mobile Library, Rolling Prairie Branch, Union Mills Branch, Library in the Community, Online
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Performance
Event Details:

Crikey! Join the Caterpillar Hunter on another exciting adventure as he travels around the world to rescue a rare endangered parrot known as the Kakapo from New Zealand.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Salsa Making

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Gardening and Nature
Event Details:

Using the fresh herbs and veggies that we have grown here at the Kingsford Heights Branch, we will be making and then tasting our own homemade salsa! Feel free to bring your own salsa recipe to share with others. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Art Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Local Interests
Event Details:

Are you into textiles, clay, coloring books, pastels, or painting? Come and share your artistic side with others! Bring your work and materials and spend some time sharing, being inspired by others, and creating what you like to do best.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Carts in the Park: FOAM and Bubble Party!

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Games and Play
Event Details:

LPCPL is bringing FOAM to Carts in the Park! Join your friends and family at the Hanna Park for a bubble-tastic Foam Party. Fair weather event only.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Make It! Dial Up the Sun

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:

Dial up the Sun! - Use a 3D printing pen to create a sundial to tell time by the hour! Investigate the Sun's journey through the seasons while learning about gnomons, angles, shadows, and rotation. Did time change with the solar eclipse?

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Chalk Up the Summer

10:00am - 12:00pm
Fish Lake Branch
Library Branch: Fish Lake Branch
Room: FL-Outdoor Space
Age Group: Everyone, Family
Event Details:

Looking for one last fun, and creative summer outdoor activity before school starts? Draw your favorite summer memory using sidewalk chalk on the Fish Lake Branch walkways and create a colorful, interactive, outdoor art gallery!

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Art Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Local Interests
Event Details:

Are you into textiles, beads, clay, coloring books, pastels, or paints? Come and share your artistic side with others!

Labor Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Book Bike, Coolspring Branch, Fish Lake Branch, Hanna Branch, Kingsford Heights Branch, LPCPL Exchange, Main Library, Mobile Library, Rolling Prairie Branch, Union Mills Branch, Library in the Community, Online

Thanksgiving Day Eve

5:00pm - 8:00pm
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Book Bike, Coolspring Branch, Fish Lake Branch, Hanna Branch, Kingsford Heights Branch, LPCPL Exchange, Main Library, Mobile Library, Rolling Prairie Branch, Union Mills Branch, Library in the Community, Online

Thanksgiving Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Book Bike, Coolspring Branch, Fish Lake Branch, Hanna Branch, Kingsford Heights Branch, LPCPL Exchange, Main Library, Mobile Library, Rolling Prairie Branch, Union Mills Branch, Library in the Community, Online